Monday , June 27 2016
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    His Majesty The King with the people of Jomotshangkha, Samdrupjongkhar. His Majesty spent the day ...

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Latest News

Athang connected with a bridge

Bridge-Inaugural

Japanese ambassador and health minister inaugurated the Deychu bridge yesterday

Infrastructure:  Japan’s ambassador to Bhutan, Kenji Hiramatsu and health minister Tandin Wangchuk inaugurated the government of Japan funded Deychu bridge in Athang gewog, Wangdue, yesterday.

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Dagachhu restarts operation

…  after three months of shutdown 

Hydropower: Dagachhu Hydropower Corporation Limited has rectified the fault in the tailrace tunnel (TRT) and begun generating power since last week.

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Target was set too high for Gasa: Dzongdag

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Update: Following the midterm review of Gasa, where the dzongkhag requested reducing some of the production targets, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has directed the agriculture ministry to verify if the set targets were unrealistically high.

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Japan presents 29 new ambulances

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Grant: Marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between the two countries, the government and people of Japan gifted 29 ambulances worth about Nu 124.7 million to the Bhutanese people yesterday.

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My Country, My Town

  • Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
    Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
  • Dancing goat: Sometimes one just gets the urge to get up and shake a leg Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Tempting the foots: While recycling is all very well, these might revive long dormant soccer skills Photo by Ugyen Kencho
  • About to be pole-axed: With the ground beneath about to give away, it may not have long to stand Photo by Phuntsho Tenzin
  • From head to bed: A helmet finds an afterlife as a pot for a flowering plant. Photo by Sonam Wangdi, GAO, Dewathang
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