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TashiCell fair at Clock Tower begins

Event: A three-day event organised by telecommunications company TashiCell, to showcase and market their products and services, began at the Clock Tower Square in Thimphu, yesterday.

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Paro DT endorses Jitsiphu as the yenlag thromde

DT will request Parliament to revisit the issue on the dzongkhag thromde

LG: Following extensive deliberations on the yenlag thromde, the Paro dzongkhag tshogdu (DT) yesterday decided Jitsiphu in Tsento gewog as the yenlag thromde.

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RAA suspends two senior officials

Two senior officials of the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) at the Phuentsholing regional office were suspended last month  for their alleged involvement in corrupt practices.

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Formalise regional tourism, say Bhutanese tour operators

Bhutan needs to also start harnessing the potential of tourism market in India

Tourism: The influx of Indian tourists into the country without routing through local tour agents, known as informal tourism, has become a major problem for the tourism sector.

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Bridge planned over Taklaichu, says PM

The PM’s visit to gewogs of Sarpang has got the attention of the government to build a bridge over the river 

DoR: Gelephu residents’ long wait for a bridge over Taklai river may be soon coming to an end.

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PM’s visit to Sarpang concludes

Visit: Prioritising healthcare, sanitation and quality education were some of the issues Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay talked about with the people of Sarpang during his recent visit to the gewogs.

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Council’s development plan and virtual zomdu launched

The plan charts out objectives and activities to be implemented to achieve the National Council’s vision

NC: Human resource shortage that plagued the National Council (NC) for the past seven years could ease with the launch of the house’s strategic development plan 2015-2019 yesterday.

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Permanent campsite allegations at Bumdra baseless

A verification team from Paro dzongkhag found all claims as untrue 

Update: The allegations of a private permanent campsite being set up at Bumdra, above Taktshang monastery are baseless, according to Paro dzongkhag administration officials.

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