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Landslides close seven highways to traffic

Falling boulders block the Chazam - Doksum road on the Trashiyangtse highway yesterday afternoon (Photo: DoR)

A ‘small’ flashflood was reported at the sites of Cherichu in Thimphu around 8.45PM yesterday, according to Flood Monitoring and Command Room officials. An official said there was no major impact and that they are still monitoring the situation.

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Two men electrocuted

Two police personnel were electrocuted and four others injured in Zawakha, Wangdue on August 11. The incident occurred at the Zawakha police compound.

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Landslide kills one, cuts off gewogs in Chukha

A 60-year-old woman from Darjaygang in Phuentsholing gewog died on impact when a landslide struck her makeshift hut at Chamkuna on the early morning of August 12. The woman’s daughter and two grandchildren survived with minor injuries.

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MPs on table tour, shows report

While the National Assembly (NA) Secretariat is compiling reports for the NA annual report 2016-17, which according to the secretary general Sangay Duba will be published by the end of this month or first week of September, the duration and frequency of constituency visits by members reflected in the 2015-16 report had raised many brows.

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