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The never-ending Paro thromde story

 Thromde map to be tabled in the Parliament again

Parliament: The Paro dzongkhag thromde map is set to change again. The dzongkhag tshogdu (DT) will submit to the government a new thromde map, which will be tabled in the upcoming Parliament session.

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Eight arrested in relation to kidnaps

Update: Almost three weeks after two men abducted from Bhur in Gelephu returned following payment of ransoms, Indian police have arrested eight men alleged to be involved in the kidnapping.

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Gewog over thromde

Seven households appeal after becoming a part of the thromde

MTR: Seven households in Chakhar village and Jambay Lhakhang area that have come in the new thromde’s jurisdiction want to stay out of the thromde.

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Celebration: Museum displays rare gems for public viewing

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It is believed that some of the statues on display have in the past spoken, even

Exhibition: It is dim and shadowy – the main room where the exhibits are carefully lined; there is a presence of special aura in this dark compartment. Representations of revered historical and religious figures – of clay made mostly – look back straight as if they are going to move any minute and speak to you in a language so ethereally distant yet so strangely familiar.

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Haa BHU reduced to rubble

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Fire: An ultrasound machine, a refrigerator, complete blood count machine and the drug store were all the rescue team could save in a fire that lasted for two hours completely destroying the grade I Bali basic health unit (BHU) in Haa yesterday.

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New arrival terminal at Paro operationalized

No congestion despite four flights landing in quick succession 

Aviation: Travelers can now expect to complete arrival procedures quicker following the operationalization of Paro international airport’s arrival terminal yesterday.

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TVET blueprint, a must to move ahead

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MoLHR: If Technical and Vocational Education and Trainings (TVETs) in the country is to produce a skilled workforce, the government needs to pump in money in the sector. The current share of the government budget for the TVET sector is just over one percent.

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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