Monday , June 27 2016
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    No significant rise in drug arrests since 2010: Health minister

    However the minister said the Govt. cannot afford to be complacent  

    Event: Since 2010, there has not been a significant rise in arrests related to drug use and its illicit trafficking, health minister Tandin Wangchuk said during an event to observe International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, yesterday.

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His Majesty The King granted an Audience to Air Marshal C Hari Kumar, AVSM, VM, VSM, AOC-in-C, Eastern Air Command of India, who is on a 4-day visit to Bhutan.

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Dzongkhag allots plots at Denchi

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Township: Pemagatshel’s dzongkhag administration allotted a total of 27 commercial and 78 residential plots to landowners and business operators at Denchi on June 5.

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Local govt. elections postponed

This will allow current LG members to complete their full term

LG: The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has postponed the upcoming local polls by about one and a half months.

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Chinese back as the top source market

Chinese tourists constituted about 19 percent of total arrivals last year

Tourism: Chinese tourists dominated international tourist arrivals last year, surpassing Thai tourists who topped arrivals in 2014.

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My Country, My Town

  • Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
    Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
  • Dancing goat: Sometimes one just gets the urge to get up and shake a leg Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Tempting the foots: While recycling is all very well, these might revive long dormant soccer skills Photo by Ugyen Kencho
  • About to be pole-axed: With the ground beneath about to give away, it may not have long to stand Photo by Phuntsho Tenzin
  • From head to bed: A helmet finds an afterlife as a pot for a flowering plant. Photo by Sonam Wangdi, GAO, Dewathang
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