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Gelephu as Thrompon hopefuls see

Election: Issues prominent at the common forum of thromde election in Gelephu yesterday were constituency development, building floodbanks and protecting green bent zone.

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KHP to rent 200 housing units at Khetsang township

But Trashiyangtse’s municipal office is yet to allow constructions

Hydropower: With the integrated housing colony at the upcoming Khetsang town approved, Kholongchu Hydroelectric Project (KHP) would rent 200 housing units at Khetsang during its construction phase.

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Measures being tried to reduce taxi number

Transport: An interesting change is in the offing the way taxis operate in the country. Taxis registered in Thimphu, for instance, can carry passengers to Wangdue but will not be permitted to operate ‘local’ in and around Wangdue.

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Members accuse HDSB of mismanagement

Expresses concerns on the body taking two Hindu sects under its wings

CSO: The Hindu Dharma Samudaya of Bhutan (HDSB), a registered religious organization, is coming under close scrutiny from some of its members after it allowed two religious sects under its umbrella.

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Prayer hall collapses in S/J, 10 injured

Ten people suffered minor injuries, while a 62-year old woman, suffering from chest pains, was referred to Guwahati hospital after the choekhang (prayer hall) collapsed during the on-going moenlam chenmo in Samdrupjongkhar. The injured are still in hospital while the woman referred to Guwahati is reportedly in stable condition and …

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Bhutan condemns terrorist attack in Punjab

Bhutan has condemned the terror attack on Pathankot Airbase in Punjab, India, on January 2. India’s Pathankot airbase came under four days of attack from a handful of gunmen killing seven military personnel and left another 20 injured.

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