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Trashiyangtse river floods

Trashiyangtse river washed away three RCC bridges and an excavator yesterday when its tributary in Bumdelling, Kukturgang river swelled. No casualties were reported as of yesterday.

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Opposition questions legality of water commission

With the Water Act, 2011 mandating the National Environment Commission (NEC) as the sole authority for all matters related to water, the government’s decision to establish a national water commission is unlawful, according to the opposition party.

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Three Bhutanese recognised for excellence in leadership

To recognise and encourage eight individuals, five from from India and three from Bhutan for their excellent contribution in their institutions, the Institute of Management Studies and Global leader foundation organised an Indo-Bhutan Friendship summit and excellence award function yesterday in Thimphu.

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Living with leprosy

Seated on a wheelchair, using only his legs, Gonpo drags himself through the corridors at the Trashiyangtse hospital.

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Picture story

Bank of Bhutan employees in Thimphu and Natural Resources Development Corporation planted 6,400 saplings of Blue Pine and Oak yesterday on four hectares of land in Sangaygang, Thimphu yesterday under the Green Compensatory Plantation initiative of DHI.

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