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    Bhutan home to 103 tigers

    The presence of the big cat was higher outside the protected areas

    Report: Bhutan has 103 tigers roaming in the wild, the National Tiger Survey report that was launched yesterday found.

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Search called off for missing man

Missing: Relatives of a 29-year old who went missing on May 31 have called off the search after a search team of about 100 people were involved in the search for days.

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Immigration office needed in Pangbang

Tourism: With increasing inflow of tourists, business community of Panbang, Zhemgang feel the need of an entry point at border in Mathanguri, Assam to ease the travel for international guests frequenting the dungkhag.

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NA’s recommendations for ACC

Assembly: Following concerns raised on the need to enhance Anti-Corruption Commission’s (ACC) system of detention, the National Assembly yesterday resolved that the human rights committee    would review issues pertaining to the common detention centre.

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Minister quizzed on road right of way

NC Q-Hour: It’s mandatory by law to maintain a space of 50 feet on either sides of the highway as per the road right of way for highways, works and human settlement minister Dorji Choden said during a question hour at the National Council (NC) yesterday.

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Electricity Act to be amended

Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk

Legislation: The National Assembly yesterday unanimously decided to amend the Electricity Act 2001 in a future session, based on the Assembly’s economic development and private sector committee’s recommendation.

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Gangola to get a vegetable shed soon

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Market: Local vegetable vendors in Chali gewog, Mongar will soon get a permanent vegetable market shed at a place called Gangola where the two main roads for Mongar and Lhuentse meet.

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My Country, My Town

  • Shooting the messenger: An electric fence and a signboard mutilated by those shocked by the former Photo by Janga Bdr MoAF, Yusipang, Thimphu
  • The old and the mule: Both the taxi and the ass do not belong any longer on the road Photo by Arjun Subba, Kheyrig Institute
  • Street art: A stone sculpture of sorts in still water presents a Zen-like creative expression Photo by Phuntsho Wangdi, BoB, Thimphu
  • Nipped in the bud: Whatever plant there once was in that pot has long ceased to exist and there’s the reason why Photo by Kinley Tshering, Gedu College, Gedu