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Thimphu Tshechu- Day 3


Rain did not deter thousands from attending the third day of Thimphu Tshechu yesterday. The tshechu concludes today with the Guru Tshengye cham (eight manifestations of Guru Rinpoche). 

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JDWNRH to establish forensic lab next year

Forensic: The forensic department of the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital in Thimphu will have laboratory facilities for DNA analysis, basic forensic toxicology and basic forensic histo-pathology analysis by June next year.

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His Majesty The King grants Dassain tikka

Their Majesties and HRH The Gyalsey with representatives of the Hindu community in Bhutan at the Lingkana Palace. His Majesty The King granted Dassain tikka to the representatives at the Palace.

His Majesty The King granted Dassain tikka and blessings to representatives of the Hindu community at the Lingkana Palace yesterday. The representatives were led by Lyonpo DN Dhungyel and Lyonpo Dawa Gyaltshen.

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Apple production falling

Attributed to urbanisation

Exports: More than half of the apples produced in the country are exported and yet Bhutanese apples constitute only 3.55 percent of the total apple market in India and just 1.22 percent in Bangladesh.

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