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Feeding monkeys could result in more crop damages

Report: Damages to farmland and crops from Assamese macaque (Macaca assamensis) can be managed by controlling specific group utilising the area as its home range, according to a pilot study report to mitigate human wildlife conflict in western Bhutan.

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Landslide blocks highway for a day

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Wangdue-Trongsa highway cleared by evening

Accident: A truck travelling from Wangduephodrang to Trongsa was buried under a landslide that occurred between Rukubji and Chazam yesterday morning, blocking the highway for a day.

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Thromde to relocate Lungtenzampa fuel station

Urban: The entrance to the capital city is going to be smoother without vehicles coming from four directions and converging at the busy and confusing narrow cross roads near the Bhutan Oil Distributor fuel station.

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Researchers fill gap about Bhutan’s seismic history

Research: After the massive Nepal earthquake in 2015 that claimed lives and destroyed properties, seismologists have begun ask if the region where Bhutan is located is perhaps the only segment of the Himalayas that has not experienced a major earthquake over the past half millennia.

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Villagers seek land replacement

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… after heavy rains on October 12 damaged their homes

Disaster: Tashi Yangzom, 23, from Nimshong village in Korphu gewog in Trongsa has been living with one of her neighbours for about a month now after heavy rainfall on October 12 damaged her home.

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My Country, My Town

My Country, My Town