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Clear Dzongkhalum block by September 22: PM


Connectivity: Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay instructed the Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority (MHPA) the dzongkhag, the Department of Roads and the contractor, Bhutan Engineering to clear the Dzongkhalum roadblock by September 22.

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Date for Goling chiwog’s common forum not yet decided


… following a complaint of a crime record against one of the candidates

LG: The Zhemgang dzongkhag election department has not yet decided on when to conduct the common forum for Goling chiwog under Nangkor gewog as they are waiting for the election commission’s decision.

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Human values course changes students’ behaviour

… at least according to the College of Business Studies where the course was available 

Values: Universal human values can be an effective agent for positive change in traditional societies, which are breaking down under the effects of modern civilisation and education, it was pointed out at a conference held in Lobesa.

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DPT nominates party candidate from Taba


By-election: Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) has nominated thirthy-year-old Chencho Nidup from Taba, Kawang gewog in Thimphu as its North Thimphu candidate for by-election after the party’s member of parliament Kinga Tshering tendered his resignation last month.

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Tough choices for Bji gewog in Haa


LG: A 60-year-old gup aspirant from Bji gewog in Haa, Kaka Tshering has dedicated 39 years of his life serving the government and he still feels he can do a lot more to make a difference.

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My Country, My Town

  • Spice and safe: While garlic keeps vampires away, one wonders what chilis will do Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Back-up security: Just the sheer number of locks on this gate, it is hoped, will dissuade any would-be burglar/s Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS, MoAF
  • Ominous sign: If such is the state of the instructions, one shudders to countenance the shape of the equipment Photo by Dawa Yoezer
  • The perils of alcoholism: Wonder how much the sleeper will get charged for parking Photo by Tshewang Chogyel, DBCW, Khasadrapchu, Thimphu
  • 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