• Bhutan goes to the polls

    Twenty-six voters of one of the most remote villages in the country, Esuna in Lunana, Gasa will walk for two days to cast their votes at Rakashong polling station today.

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Bhutan Telecom introducing WiFi hotspots

… as another move to decongest its 3G network 

ICT: As part of its effort to decongest its 3G network, Bhutan Telecom (BT) is re-introducing public WiFi hotspots in the Thimphu core area.

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Rain and snow in next 48 hours

Weather: Department of Hydro Met Services has forecast light to moderate rain  across the country within next 48 hours. Places above 2500 meters from sea level and high passes are likely to receive light to moderate snowfalls.

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Desuups collect 10 metric tonnes of waste

Waste: High up north of Thimphu main is a commanding viewpoint that is famous for many other things besides. From here southward, the city sprawls like a sleepless behemoth. This is Sangaygang where BBS’s giant tower stands tall, piercing into the deep blue of the sky on clear winter days.

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Nanong villagers question PM

Lyonchoen is in the east on his tour of the gewogs

Government: Villagers of Nanong gewog questioned Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay on several issues related to pledges and taxes, during his meeting with the people of Nanong and Zobel gewogs, on January 16.

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Former Indian politician speaks on grassroots democracy

Democracy: If a country is to have a truly democratic system, responsibility remains mostly with the electors rather than the elected, according to Indian politician, Mani Shankar Aiyar, who recently spoke at 12th Friday Forum held at the Royal Institute of Strategic Studies (RIGSS) in Phuentsholing.

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