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Nine of 10 soelra lottery prizes claimed

The soelras included farm machines, power tillers and Jersey cows Event: Most people, who queued to enter the Sherubling Higher Secondary School ground yesterday morning, had prayers on their lips. People not only prayed for a successful celebration of the 109th National Day but also for the soelra lottery prizes.

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P’ling expands city bus fleet

Transport: Coinciding with the 109th National Day celebrations yesterday, Phuentsholing thromde and Bhutan Post included a new bus, increasing its fleet to three buses.

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Norbugang orange growers escape demonitisation woes

After three years of poor produce and prices, orange growers here are reaping the results of hard work

Agriculture: Villagers of Norbugang gewog in Nganglam dungkhag are brimming with joy this year. Not only are they enjoying a bumper harvest of high quality oranges, they have also managed to escape the pitfalls other orange growers are facing as a result of the demonitisation process in India.

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Japan provides Yen 2.16B for bridge reconstruction

Aid: Ambassador of Bhutan to Japan, V Namgyel and Ambassador of Japan to Bhutan, Kenji Hiramatsu, signed the Exchange of Notes under the Japanese Grant Aid ‘The Project for Reconstruction of Bridges on Primary National Highway No 4’ on December 16 in New Delhi, according to a foreign affairs ministry press release.

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