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A hostel for jobseekers in Samdrupjongkhar

…to help jobseekers take up internship programmes in the dzongkhag

Employment:  A jobseekers’ hostel in Samdrupjongkhar, expected to help jobseekers take up internship programmes in the dzongkhag, was inaugurated on April 9.

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Bhutanese man found dead in Bangkok

Police are tracing those suspected by Thai police to have been involved in the man’s death

Crime: The foreign ministry has sought a detailed report from the embassy in Bangkok on the discovery of the body of a Bhutanese man in Bangkok on April 3.

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Entertainment businesses urged to close on time

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Meeting: At a meeting with owners of more than 100 bars, discotheques, drayangs and karaokes yesterday, Chief of Police Brigadier Kipchu Namgyel urged the owners of entertainment businesses to abide by Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority’s (BICMA) regulations.

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Need for regional tourism to be managed more efficiently

… this was the consensus among both Bhutanese and Indian participants at a tourism seminar that concluded yesterday

Tourism: There is huge potential in connecting Bhutan and North East India as a high-end tourist destination given the commonalities and proximity.

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My Country, My Town

  • Innovative thinking: A novel cycle stand that addresses the handlebars rather than the front wheel Photo by Dorji Phuntsho
    Innovative thinking: A novel cycle stand that addresses the handlebars rather than the front wheel Photo by Dorji Phuntsho
  • A plethora of pigeons: With no predators around their number will abound Photo by Birkha B. Singer, Thimphu
    A plethora of pigeons: With no predators around their number will abound Photo by Birkha B. Singer, Thimphu
  • Goenpa guard dogs: Feed this trio some tidbits before setting foot on these sacred premises. Photo by Ten Dorji, Barshong PS, Trashigang
  • Catch in the act: Costly high-tech gadgets make sure crime doesn’t pay. Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai
    Catch in the act: Costly high-tech gadgets make sure crime doesn’t pay. Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai