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LPG counter in Babesa closed

The LPG counter was run from a makeshift hut in Babesa

The supply of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Babesa, Thimphu has stopped for over three months after the distributor faced problems finding a place to run the branch.

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Phuentsholing town gets a facelift

Zangdopelri lhakhang after the beautification works

Over the past three years, Phuentsholing town has been getting a makeover. With the second phase of the four landscaping projects in the town completed, the country’s commercial hub wears a new look today. These projects comprisec beautification work from the main gate until the RBA arc along the Phuentsholing-Thimphu highway.

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Picture story

A teacher of Wanakha Central School in Paro, Sonam Tshering (left) built a portable planetarium for the school to enhance teaching-learning.

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No EVS examination, clarifies education ministry

Following a circular issued by the Royal Education Council (REC) to schools to conduct examinations on environmental science (EVS), the ministry of education issued a letter on October 13 clarifying that there should be no EVS examination.

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Bhutan receives ASOCIO Digital government award

Bhutan received the Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO) Digital government award at the ICT summit last month ​in​ ​Taiwan for Information and Communications technology (ICT) initiatives that had been undertaken in the country.

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Contractors say blueprint necessary to mechanise industry

Implementation of mechanisation in the construction industry as Economic Development Policy (EDP) 2016 demands will require a blue print to begin with. This is what contractors said at the annual general meeting of the Construction Association of Bhutan (CAB).

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