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Teacher gets 9 years for student murder

Sentence: Yebilaptsa Middle Secondary School’s (YMSS) Assistant Principal Karma Sangay, who murdered a 14-year-old student on October 16 last year, has been handed a nine-year term in prison.

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Special van to speed up fixing of severed internet cables

Cable cuts occur as a result of construction activities in Thimphu city 

ICT: In what should allow Bhutan Telecom to fix internet cables that have been severed by construction activities in a faster and more efficient way, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) donated a Nu 4 million specially equipped “splicing” van to the company, yesterday.

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Mongar hospital’s water woes

Health: It is not yet monsoon, yet taps in Mongar regional referral hospital these days run with dirty and muddy water posing serious risks to patients and equipment.

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Answers to EV policy-II

Study: The luxurious electric car, Tesla, will not be seen on Bhutanese road as the car is expensive and the manufacturer finding Bhutan a too small market.

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Bumthaps still spend GDG on non-economic activities

Maintenance of farm road and lhakhangs priority of people

Fund: Gewog officials in Bumthang are putting the brakes on funding cultural and religious activities from the gewog development grant (GDG) following a directive from the government to channel the fund to income generating activities in 2014.

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