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Scouts leadership training ends

Training: Scouts, the culture education division and the Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpon organised the 6th batch Leadership Training for 125 Scouts (62 Boys and 63 Girls) from 19 dzongkhags and four thromdes.

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RMA to invest in GoI securities

…to better manage the INR reserve
Reserve: The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) is exploring avenues for investment in Government of India securities to maintain a stable exchange rate parity and better manage the INR reserve.

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Be rich enough to be happy

Hydropower: “Do we want Gross National Happiness and be the poorest country in the world?” ssked Dasho Chhewang Rinzin, managing director of Druk Green Power Corporation (DGPC) while speaking at a seminar titled “Powering Bhutan’s Future: The Path Ahead for Hydropower” in Thimphu on July 22.

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Four arrested for drug possession in Thimphu

Abandoned belongings lead to arrest of three for possessing controlled substances in two different incidents
Crime: A police team found a sack thrown under the flyover bridge in Changzamtok, Thimphu on July 23. The team found 912 capsules of Spasmoproxivon (SP), some clothes, and a citizenship identity card along with some documents in the sack. Later, police identified the sack owner and arrested a 30-year-old man from Olakha.

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Nganglam border gate reopened

Search for truck alleged to be involved in fatal accident continues
Border: While the situation has calmed, it has not normalised according to the Nganglam dungkhag administration following the protests in the border town of Dhawdara in relation to a July 19 accident that allegedly involved a Bhutanese truck.

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