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Accident kills one, injures two

Traffic: A 42-year-old woman died on impact when the Toyota Hilux she was travelling in veered off and fell about 20 feet below the road near Changzamtog Lower Secondary School in Thimphu on August 24.

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BCSE 2015: Preliminary Examination result

Breaking News: The Royal Civil Service Commission is pleased to announce the result of BCSE 2015: Preliminary Examination. The Commission during a special meeting held on August 24, 2015 has decided 50% as the cut-off percentage of the Preliminary Examination (P.E.) to qualify for the Main Examination.Candidates who have achieved …

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Problem of waste (mis) management

Weak implementation of polices have compounded to the country’s mounting garbage problem Garbage: Legislations and rules concerning waste are aplenty, yet the problem of waste continues to mount. It is not waste in itself that is the problem; failure to implement the rules is. And if so it goes along, …

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23rd round of Bhutan-China border talks held

Diplomacy: Bhutan and China held the 23rd round of border talks at the banquet hall in Thimphu, yesterday. The outcome of the meeting is currently not known. Foreign minister Damcho Dorji, who was leading the Bhutanese delegation, did not comment as an official press release was being prepared. The Chinese …

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Gas leak fire burns two

A 33-year-old man and his 21-year-old niece suffered second-degree burns when a gas leak in the kitchen is suspected to have caused a fire in one of the flats in Motithang, Thimphu on August 23.

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28 convicted in immigration fraud

Verdict for the remaining 55 cases are expected today and tomorrow Court: Phuentsholing dungkhag court yesterday sentenced 28 defendants up to 15 months imprisonment for their involvement in bribery and illegal entry and exit of foreign workers. The accused include five immigration officials, two assistant inspectors, a police personnel, four …

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