Sunday , June 26 2016
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    His Majesty The King with the people of Jomotshangkha, Samdrupjongkhar. His Majesty spent the day ...

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Monitoring irrational medicine prescription

The health ministry is conducting a survey to study prescription patterns
Medical: The health ministry is monitoring and studying the irrational prescription of medicines in the hospitals across the country.

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Govt. cyber security team formed

ICT: With the country developing, both public and private organisations are focusing on e-governance. Various agencies are now rolling out many of their services online.

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Project MyBhutan comes online

Each trip to Bhutan purchased on the travel platform will contribute to Tarayana Foundation's efforts to empower rural communities 
Tourism: MyBhutan, a social enterprise that aims to create a better Bhutan through initiatives that target Bhutan’s most pressing issues, was launched April 25, according to a press release from the project.

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Relocation to Denchi to begin soon

Land: Questions are being raised in Pemagatshel on the delay to relocate the town to Denchi. It has been more than a decade since the intention to relocate the present town to Denchi, 18km away, was announced.

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Majority accepts Wangdue thromde structure plan

Thromde: The existing telecom office near Wangdue Dzong and Wangdue lower secondary school will be relocated to create space for the dzong on completion of the reconstruction project, as per the draft structure plan of Wangdue thromde.

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Drukair’s aircraft grounded for five more weeks

Drukair is currently awaiting a ferry clearance from Airbus to fly the aircraft to Singapore 

Aviation: The national airline’s Airbus A319 that was damaged by a freak hailstorm over Guwahati, India on April 16 will remain grounded for about four to five more weeks.

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Non-functional public toilets in Trongsa town

With the town’s only two public toilets closed for renovations, residents are relieving themselves in the open

Service: With the only two public toilets in Trongsa town closed for renovations, visitors especially if new to the town should be mindful of not loitering around for long unless they are okay with relieving themselves behind bushs.

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My Country, My Town

  • Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
    Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
  • Dancing goat: Sometimes one just gets the urge to get up and shake a leg Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Tempting the foots: While recycling is all very well, these might revive long dormant soccer skills Photo by Ugyen Kencho
  • About to be pole-axed: With the ground beneath about to give away, it may not have long to stand Photo by Phuntsho Tenzin
  • From head to bed: A helmet finds an afterlife as a pot for a flowering plant. Photo by Sonam Wangdi, GAO, Dewathang