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Amochu bridge to miss another deadline

The 175ms long Amochhu Bridge that will connect Phuentsholing and Samtse is likely to miss another deadline. This is because the Department of Roads (DoR), while concreting the deck, found a problem with the k-beam of the bridge.

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About 180 fined for non-compliance to trade and tobacco law

A joint inspection conducted over the last month has collected a fine of about Nu 391,780 until yesterday for non-compliance to controlled substances law. The amount also includes fines collected from business units that were found selling alcohol without licenses and for not using commercial gas.

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A three-member delegation led by health minister Tandin Wangchuk attended the sixth SAARC health ministers meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka from July 27 to 29.

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Narphung landslide washes away a hut

The landslide in Narphung that went viral in social media where a portion of a ridge came down blocking the Samdrupjongkhar-Trashigang highway left more than 100 vehicles stranded on either side of it.

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The Samdrupjongkhar-Trashigang highway, which was blocked by a landslide in Narphung on July 29, was cleared yesterday afternoon. The landslide washed away a hut where the caretaker of the Hindu temple lived.

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