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Accident kills two and injures four

Accident: A 35-year old man and his nine-year old daughter died after the bolero pick up truck they were travelling in veered off the road at Rabuna on the Wangdue-Trongsa highway on April 30. Four others travelling in the same vehicle were also injured.

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Opposition encourages Gelephu to vote against BBIN

Politics: Among the many issues the Opposition Leader (Dr) Pema Gyamtsho highlighted during his meeting with the people of Gelephu yesterday, the negative impact of signing the Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal (BBIN) transportation agreement tops the list.

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Norzin Lam to close for one-day every month

Tshogde: Norzin lam will be closed for vehicular traffic on the first Sunday of every month starting June this year.

This was one of the resolutions of the Thimphu Thromde Tshogde, which was held yesterday.

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Aspiring local leaders appear for FLT today

Election officials in Lhuentse brief invigilators of FLT (Photo credit: ECB)

The ECB says 4,785 voters have registered for the test nationwide

LG: Aspiring local leaders from across the country will appear for the mandatory functional literacy and possession of skills test (FLT) today.

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  • World Press Freedom day

    Some journalists were recognised and rewarded for their achievements on press freedom day, May 3. For a profession that requires working longer hours than average on almost a daily basis, and with perhaps a little more stress, any credit would be welcomed and appreciated, no doubt.

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  • Honouring our lopens

  • A pedestrian street

My Country, My Town

  • Lock up: No cigar for guessing who occupies these premises Photo by Dorji Wangdi
    Lock up: No cigar for guessing who occupies these premises Photo by Dorji Wangdi
  • Spring is in the air: Ripening tomatoes bear testimony to the bounty of the season Photo by Sonam Gyeltshen
    Spring is in the air: Ripening tomatoes bear testimony to the bounty of the season Photo by Sonam Gyeltshen
  • Dry as dust: In these water shortage days the flush toilet may soon be found only in museums Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai
    Dry as dust: In these water shortage days the flush toilet may soon be found only in museums Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai
  • 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