Thursday , November 26 2015

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    Bhutan – 87th freest economy

    Ranking: Bhutan was declared as the 87th freest economy among 157 countries and territories gauged by Fraser Institute, a Canadian public policy think tank.

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Suicide rising in Trashigang

School counsellors call for a need to assess the benefits of awareness programmes

Health: Jampeling Middle Secondary School (JMSS) in Trashigang was electing school captains when they heard the news a few weeks ago.

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Alipurduar police sensitise Bhutanese travellers


Booklets with emergency contact numbers and police stations were distributed  Traffic: To make travelling along the Indian highways safe and better for Bhutanese, the Alipurduar district police organised an awareness program at the border gate yesterday.

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When livelihoods and compassion clash

Cattle sellers and the tshedar tshogpa members are at odds over the export of cattle to India for slaughter

Livestock: In what is a case of compassion and livelihoods clashing, a group of people, claiming to be members of a Tshedar tshogpa, an informal committee engaged in rescuing animals, are stopping cattle that are purchased within the country from being sold across the border in Samdrupjongkhar.

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Labour shortage impedes dzong construction


Construction: With the large volume of work at the Pemagatshel Dzong construction in Denchi, the project officials said there is a need for labour contributions, especially in the field of masonry from the eight gewogs.

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My Country, My Town

  • New use for old caps: While the bench may gain a longer innings, the butt may not feel so grateful Photo by Dorji Pelzang
  • Welcome, have a bite of maize while you wait: Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home Photo by Sonam Jamtsho, Paro
  • Starting young: Pup showing signs of either potential to be, or previous life as, a sheepdog? Photo by Tashi Dawa, Tingtibi
  • Multitasking radish: Though if to be eaten later, one hopes that’s ara and not kerosene in the jerry can. Photo by Bidur Rai