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Three-time Gosaling gup defeated

LG: The former gup of Gosaling gewog, Tsirang KB Tamang was eliminated from the ongoing local government elections, after he was defeated by a former private employee in the zomdu held in Pemathang chiwog, on August 18.

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Rock slip at PHPA-I dam axis concerns commuters

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Precautionary measures in place says economic affairs minister 

Safety: Following a rock slip (overburden) at the Punatsangchu Hydropower Project Authority (PHPA)-I dam axis on August 12, commuters have been raising safety concerns about the road above the dam on the Wangdue-Tsirang highway.

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Buyers of govt. pool vehicles dismayed

They claim that the vehicles were not in running condition as stipulated in the auction notice

Auction: Some people who secured the bid for government pool vehicles at an auction on August 6 were left dejected after they took ownership of the vehicles.

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Police make more arrests in relation to Thimphu burglaries

Crime: A 29-year-old man who was arrested in July for being involved in a series of burglaries confessed to police that he was the masked man who attempted to vandalise a Bank of Bhutan (BoB) Automated Teller Machine (ATM) located behind MKTS building on May 19.

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My Country, My Town

  • Nothing is safe nowadays: Still it’s hard to figure out what exactly is under lock and key here Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS, MoAF
  • Crate expectations: Either a bumper apple crop is expected or the harvest turned out to be below par Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu
  • Plastic in place of plants: The presence of this manmade material is all-pervasive on the planet Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu