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Most former gups in Chukha to re-contest

LG: The former gups of Getena, Metedkha, and Phuentsholing in Chukha will not re-contest in this upcoming Local Government (LG) elections, while the gups from Bongo, Dungna, Geling, Darla, and Sampheling will.

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India provides Nu 15M for Nehru-Wangchuck Scholarship

Fund: The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) received a sum of Nu 15 million for the Nehru-Wangchuck Scholarship from the Government of India (GoI), yesterday. The scholarship programme provides opportunities for Bhutanese to study in premier Indian institutes, according to an RCSC press release. The programme is expected to develop ...

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September 27 is poll day

LG: The election period of the second phase of the “historic” second local government (LG) elections began yesterday, with the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) announcing September 27 as the poll day.

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132-decimal Govt. land grabbed through collusion

Corruption: A total of 1.32 acres of government land at Gangchey and Chang Debsi in Chang gewog, Thimphu, were illegally encroached, measured and registered as private land during the new sathram compilation (NSC) survey in 2000.

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My Country, My Town

  • Back-up security: Just the sheer number of locks on this gate, it is hoped, will dissuade any would-be burglar/s Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS, MoAF
  • Ominous sign: If such is the state of the instructions, one shudders to countenance the shape of the equipment Photo by Dawa Yoezer
  • The perils of alcoholism: Wonder how much the sleeper will get charged for parking Photo by Tshewang Chogyel, DBCW, Khasadrapchu, Thimphu
  • Nothing is safe nowadays: Still it’s hard to figure out what exactly is under lock and key here Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS, MoAF
  • Crate expectations: Either a bumper apple crop is expected or the harvest turned out to be below par Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu
  • Plastic in place of plants: The presence of this manmade material is all-pervasive on the planet Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu