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Nganglam border gate sealed

… following protests about a fatal accident allegedly involving a Bhutanese truck

Border: The Nganglam border gate has remained closed since the evening of July 18 after Indian police asked the Royal Bhutan Police to seal the border.

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Bank employee nabbed forging documents

Crime: An employee of Bhutan Development Bank Ltd (BDBL), Pema Wangchuk, 23, has been handed a jail term of three years and two months for forging bank documents to avail a loan in his cousin’s name.

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Creating a wholesome mental health system

... in line with the government’s objective to reduce suicide incidents and other youth related issues

Health: In an effort to develop a comprehensive and responsive mental health system in the country, the Faculty of Nursing and Public Health under the Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB) introduced a Bachelor of Science programme in Clinical Counselling yesterday in Thimphu.

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Police save two

Assistance: Police saved a 16-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman from committing suicide during two incidences in Thimphu.

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Online programme to break down medical knowledge barriers

Health: To ensure the continuous professional development of health workers in the country, the Faculty of Nursing and Public Health under the Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB) launched the online Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme yesterday in Thimphu.

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