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NA lock horns over nomenclature

The house spent hours deliberating whether they should address each other by constituency or name 

Title: What’s in a name, asked Shakespeare. A lot, going by the hours the National Assembly members spent on deliberating how they should address each other yesterday.

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Council calls for specifications in Jabmi bill

There is a need to define legal qualification for legal representatives, say members

NC: The National Council yesterday resolved to revisit some of the clauses of the Jabmi  (amendment)Bill that some members felt needed further discussion.

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Japanese Ambassador bids farewell

Ambassador of Japan to Bhutan, Takeshi Yagi bid farewell to Lyonchoen Tshering Tobgay yesterday. The Prime Minister conveyed his deep gratitude to the Ambassador for rendering steadfast support to Bhutan and working in his best interests during his tenure as the Ambassador to Bhutan.

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Safety for guides, first or last?

The incident has pushed the tourism industry to call for safety measures at all tourist sites 

Tourism: Despite sending an additional team from Thimphu to assist the search team in Bumthang following the November 4 mishap in Mebartsho, the body of the tour guide is yet to be recovered.

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Lhuentse celebrates Nov 11 with the Je Khenpo

His Holiness the Je Khenpo hosted a tokha for hundreds of people of Lhuentse who had gathered at the Namdroling Monastery in Tshenkhar to commemorate the 60th Birth Anniversary of The Fourth Druk Gyalpo on November 11.

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Cabinet decides to close down BOiC

A new SOE would takeover the BOiC affairs in few months time

SOE: The Cabinet has decided to close down Business Opportunity and Information Centre (BOiC) and institute a ‘special financial agency’ as a state owned enterprise (SOE) to continue the services offered by the centre.

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Nation celebrates the news of Royal heir

His Majesty announced that the heir will be born around Losar in 2016

Royal Family: The past, the present and the future, converged at Changlimethang, yesterday, as the nation was celebrating His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo’s 60th birth anniversary when His Majesty The King fulfilled the wishes of the people.

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