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Her Majesty in Zhemgang

img_1222Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck graced the ground breaking ceremony for the Jangchub Choeten in Buli, Zhemgang yesterday. Her Majesty the Queen Mother also raised awareness on HIV/AIDS, non-communicable and communicable diseases, and RENEW, among the students of Buli Central School. 

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Household food insecurity drops five-fold

Less than 2 percent of households worry about food Food: Household food insecurity in the country has been reduced by five-folds in the last five years, according to the national nutrition survey conducted by the public health department.

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The One Ngultrum Initiative

Community: With the hope of educating people on the lowest denomination note, Jigme Namgay, a graduate, started the One Ngultrum Initiative in July this year.

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Bhutan has 96 snow leopards survey finds

The estimated population of the endangered cat globally is between 4,080-6,590

Wildlife: Bhutan has 96 snow leopards (Panthera uncia) according to the first national snow leopard survey carried out by the Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS).

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Journalist accuses Chief Justice of prima facie

Judiciary: In a major development to the ongoing defamation case between an independent journalist and a businessman, the journalist in a letter written to the Prime Minister and all members of Parliament, has accused the Chief Justice of prima facie and is calling for an enquiry.

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