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Bridge inventory to complete this December

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) handed over 41 bridge inspection tools, and two vehicles (Toyota Hiluxes) to the Department of Road (DoR) on October 13 in Thimphu under the Technical Cooperation for Capacity Development in Construction and Maintenance of Bridges (CAMBRIDGE) project.

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Gaeddu College celebrates 9th Foundation Day

Observing the ninth Foundation Day on October 14, the Gaeddu College of Business Studies (GCBS) in Gedu, Chukha once again illustrated promotion of cultural values with students competing zhungdra, boedra, and traditional mask dance. Rigsar dances were also not allowed in the Foundation Day competition keeping the practice of the ...

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Picture Story

The Lhabsang ceremony of the newly renovated Kidu Guest House was held yesterday coinciding with the auspicious occasion of the Royal Wedding Anniversary.

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Team to validate fake trulku issue

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay

The Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs has formed a team involving relevant agencies to look into the issue submitted by the Trashigang’s dzongkhag tshogdu (DT) seeking intervention to authenticate the legitimacy of two individuals who claimed to be reincarnated trulku.

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Inconsistencies found rampant in national standards

In 2015, when a testing machine broke down at the Bangladesh - India border, Bhutanese oranges were denied entry across the border. The reason - Bangladesh did not accept the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority’s (BAFRA) certification, as it not the national standards body.

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