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NFI turns out to be vastly expensive campaign

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Foresters share stories of experience and challenges  Survey: The National Forest Inventory, the fieldwork for which concluded a month ago, claimed a life and many narrowly escaped death treading over cliffs, glaciers, in extreme weather conditions.

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Effort to save energy with LED bulbs begins

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The government hopes to eventually replace all bulbs in the country with more efficient LED

Energy: In an effort to reduce electricity consumption, a project to provide the public with subsidized Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs was launched at the Changjiji housing complex in Thimphu, yesterday.

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Patient airlifted from Tsirang

Health: A 28-year-old woman with postpartum complication, who was airlifted from Damphu, Tsirang yesterday is recovering at Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) in Thimphu.

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Gaur runs riot in Samtse

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Injures one while another narrowly escapes

Wildlife: The 10-year-old boy gored by a Gaur on Saturday was referred to a hospital in Siliguri yesterday.

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IT park running out of space

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FDI:In what could rid its image as a white elephant, there are more than 600 Bhutanese employed at the IT park today and almost all of its office space has been rented out.

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My Country, My Town

  • Innovative thinking: A novel cycle stand that addresses the handlebars rather than the front wheel Photo by Dorji Phuntsho
    Innovative thinking: A novel cycle stand that addresses the handlebars rather than the front wheel Photo by Dorji Phuntsho
  • A plethora of pigeons: With no predators around their number will abound Photo by Birkha B. Singer, Thimphu
    A plethora of pigeons: With no predators around their number will abound Photo by Birkha B. Singer, Thimphu
  • Goenpa guard dogs: Feed this trio some tidbits before setting foot on these sacred premises. Photo by Ten Dorji, Barshong PS, Trashigang
  • Catch in the act: Costly high-tech gadgets make sure crime doesn’t pay. Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai
    Catch in the act: Costly high-tech gadgets make sure crime doesn’t pay. Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai