Saturday , June 25 2016

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Aircraft windshield cracked, nose punctured

Full damage assessment to be carried out in Paro

Aviation: The national airline’s Airbus A319 that was damaged by a freak hailstorm over Guwahati on April 16 was in no real danger despite the extent of damages sustained.

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Chopper helps school start early

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Luana: For the first time in its history, the Lunana primary school will start their academic session two months early. Usually the school starts only in the third week of June because Lunana remains inaccessible due to snow.

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Work on Dagapela-Dalbari road to resume soon

MTR: Works on the Dagapela-Dalbari secondary national highway in Dagana will resume soon, the Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has assured, following concerns raised during the midterm review of Dagana last week.

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Woman dies in truck accident

Accident: A woman was killed on the spot when the truck she was travelling in went off the road and fell 60m below the road on April 17 at Broksar in Saling gewog, Mongar.

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His Majesty The King’s address

If is most auspicious for all of us to have gathered here today to observe the sacred occasion of Zhabdrung Kuchoe at Pungtang Dewachenpoi Phodrang, the principal seat of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel.

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UK visa application centre to open in Thimphu

Visa: Following the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s successful visit to Bhutan, the UK has announced the opening of a new Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Thimphu to further strengthen ties between the two countries.

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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
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