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LGs got larger role to control alcohol use

Health: Local governments (LG) have a bigger role in advocating and controlling the harmful use of alcohol as highlighted in the National Policy and Strategic Framework To Reduce Harmful Use of Alcohol (2015-2020).

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Weather balloon service launched

The balloon will be launched twice a day during the pre-monsoon months of April, May, and June

STORM: An upper air observation service, that will allow more accurate weather forecasts, was officially launched by the Department of Hydro Met Services and Department of Air Transport (DAT) at Paro international airport, yesterday.

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Hitting the right note

Former thrompon begins campaign from his constituency

Campaign: The capital city’s former thrompon knows where to sniff for votes to run for a second successive term.

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Nu 397,490 released for windstorm compensation

Update: The Royal Bhutan Insurance Corporation office in Gasa on January 4 handed over a cheque of Nu 397,490 to the dzongkhag revenue office as rural insurance claim for the houses that were damaged by the December 26 windstorm in Lunana.

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Phuentsholing gets a quaint look

TCC pumped in Nu 20 M to redress the border town

Facelift:  Phuentsholing town is getting a new look altogether. It is no more that dusty, unpretty and vastly congested border town south of the country.

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Man found dead

Crime: A 26-year-old man was found dead near the Thimphu thromde office on January 2. Police identified the deceased as a former radio jockey from one of the private radio stations in Thimphu. He was from Lalikharka village in Tsirang.

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