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Keeping tabs on the environment

A student operates the weather centre Photo credit: WWF Bhutan

Earth Hour: Every morning before the prayers are recited students will learn about how the natural environment around them has changed at the Dungkar Primary School in Lhuentse.

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ABI appeals for status quo of power tariff

Next tariff cycle begins from July 1 Electricity: With only three months left for the next tariff cycle to begin, the Association of Bhutanese Industries (ABI) has again appealed to the government to keep the tariff as “status quo.”

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Gasa plants 138 blueberries

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As part of the one-dzongkhag three products initiative ODTP: Gasa dzongkhag observed the International Happiness Day yesterday by planting 138 blueberry plants in Khatoed gewog.

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23 business entities to restitute Nu 250.60M for fronting

ACC recommends for criminal charges OAG files civil restitution case

Corruption: The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has filed a civil suit against 23 business entities in connection with the ‘fronting’ of trade licenses before the Phuentsholing dungkhag court yesterday.

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My Country, My Town

  • From head to bed: A helmet finds an afterlife as a pot for a flowering plant. Photo by Sonam Wangdi, GAO, Dewathang
  • Dog’s best friend: It’s not often one sees a municipal garbage truck with just one dog in attendance. Photo by Ezoo Kee
    Dog’s best friend: It’s not often one sees a municipal garbage truck with just one dog in attendance. Photo by Ezoo Kee
  • Hanging by a thread: Wonder how the streetlight got that way and when it will get fixed.
  • Playing deadly dodgem: A safety wall at an archery tournament ironically doubles as a vantage point. Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
    Playing deadly dodgem: A safety wall at an archery tournament ironically doubles as a vantage point. Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Guess wh- -’s missing? A prominent blooper, this, and in a gold frame, no less! Photo by Pema Wangmo, SDFSec, Thimphu
  • 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