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Two elephants plague Gangtokha

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Conflict: Carrying a rudimentary torch to light up their trail, four forest officials ready to patrol the maize and paddy fields at around 8:30pm looking out for two elephants terrorising villages in Gangtokha of Nichula gewog, Dagana.

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A village still waits for electricity

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Without electricity, the residents of Reutala depend on firewood

Electricity: As the day gets darker, Sangay Lhamo, 60, walks towards her kitchen embracing a bundle of firewood. She makes a fire in her kitchen.

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JICA supports improvement of medical equipment

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Assistance: The Ministry of Health, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Gross National Happiness Commission signed the minutes of the discussions on the preparatory survey report for the project of Improvement of Medical Equipment at the national and regional referral hospitals yesterday.

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Prados will be returned: PM

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, in a Facebook post, clarified that the Cabinet ministers will not be allowed to keep their duty vehicles after the completion of their tenure.

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ICIMOD looks to continue partnership with Bhutan

icmodICIMOD's director general David James Molden spoke with Kuensel’s Dechen Tshomo  Q&A: What has been some major ICIMOD interventions or work areas in Bhutan in the last Medium-Term Action Plan (MTAP) III? We work in the Kangchenjunga landscape that covers Bhutan, Sikkim and Nepal, where we work on conserving natural resources and community development work in these high mountain areas. Bhutan has been a very active partner.

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AIIB and SDF to collaborate

Collaboration: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to work with the SAARC Development Fund (SDF) to co-finance cross border projects and programmes in the areas of rural energy,

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Local government capacity questioned

Assembly: Local governments have been found to have inadequate human resources which resulted in poor quality and delay of the of gewog development grant-funded (GDG) activities.

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My Country, My Town

My Country, My Town