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Massive treatment plant to keep up with growth

The one at Babesa cannot handle the growing waste  in Thimphu

Sewage: Should everything go well, residents of Babesa and Olakha might soon be able to enjoy fresh air without ranting about the stink from the sewerage tank they have been living with to date.

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Revising the tsamdro rule

Consultation on the draft tsamdro lease guidelines underway  across the country 

Rule: Tsamdro (pastureland) reverted to government reserve forests (GRF) as per the land act 2007, could still be used as tsamdro by individuals and communities engaged in livestock rearing across the country, the draft tsamdro lease and management plan guideline states.

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Windstorm damages maize in Tsirang

Storm: A powerful windstorm hit Tsirang on Saturday. Almost 80 percent of maize field in the dzongkhag has been destroyed. Farmers are now worried about the maize seed for next year.

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Bhutanese speakers for Mountain Echoes 2015

HMHer Majesty The Royal Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck is the author of Treasures of the Thunder Dragon: A Portrait of Bhutan and Of Rainbows and Clouds: The Life of Yab Ugyen Dorji as told to his Daughter.

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High Court to hold show cause hearing today

The appeal cases have been divided between the two benches, one for the foreign minister and the other for the rest of the defendants  

Judiciary: Bench I and II of the High Court will hold two show cause hearings today to ascertain the grounds of appeal, issue a show cause order and set the date for preliminary hearings for the Lhakhang Karpo conservation project case.

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The authorised absence’s dilemma

The case of foreign minister’s absence from office has raised several questions on how long a MP can be on leave

Politics: Should foreign minister Rinzin Dorje continue to defend himself in the High Court, he will, as a Member of the Parliament (MP) seek leave of absence from the National Assembly (NA) Speaker.

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People of Wangchang and Hoongrel reject Parliament’s decision

LG: Following an instruction from the Speaker, deputy speaker Chhimi Dorji yesterday led a team of officials from the Works and Human Settlement Ministry (MoWHS), the Election Commission and Lamgong-Wangchang MP Khandu Wangchuk to Wangchang and Hoongrel gewogs of Paro to study the thromde boundary issue.

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