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Ratings website launched

Tech: An online platform,, which will benefit the hospitality services in the country, was launched by Lyonpo Ngeema Sangay Tshempo yesterday. Users can search for information on restaurants, cafés, bars, bistros, drayangs, and other establishments, among others. Users can accordingly rate and review these establishments.

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His Majesty appoints secretaries and grants promotions of Armed Force officers

His Majesty The King granted promotions to 14 officers of the Royal Bhutan Army and six officers of the Royal Body Guard. From Left to Right: Col. Sonam Wangdi, Col. Lhatu Tshering, Col. Tshering Dorji, Col. Rinzin Penjore, Col. Kinley Namda, Col. Thinley Gyeltshen, Col. Tshering Namgyel, Col.Karma Thrinlay, Col. Kinzang Wangdee, Col. SP Tshering, Col. Karma P Chophyl, Col. Ngawang Jigmie, Col. Wangchuk, Col. Kinzang Thinley

His Majesty The King appointed four secretaries and promoted 20 Armed Force officers.

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Tough call for ECB

The ECB is expected to allow the affected voters to vote from their respective gewogs  

LG Election: Following the recent Supreme Court (SC) writ declaring the newly established thromdes unconstitutional, confusion over whether the people can vote from their gewogs that form part of the thromdes has become an issue.

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DNT stopped from visiting schools

Govt. maintains that the education ministry’s prior approval is required Politics: The Ministry of Education (MoE) stopping Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) from visiting central schools to conduct research is being dubbed as discriminatory and conflicting with the provisions of the political party rules, 2015.

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Korean company to carry out community work in Bhutan

Volunteers: A South Korean company, Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) as a part of its corporate social responsibility will create a children’s playground, conduct an eye camp, and install solar street lighting in Bhutan, according to a press release issued by the Tarayana Foundation.

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Lightning kills one in Gomtu

Hazard: Just a few days after a student was killed by lightning in Samdrupjongkhar, a 22-year-old truck handy man died yesterday in Gomtu after also being struck by lightning. The incident occurred at around 1pm at the Jigme mining site in Pagli, Gomtu, Samtse .

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