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Woman causes scene at court

Raises questions on whether mentally challenged detainees should be tried separately
Crime: Thimphu police charged a 24-year-old woman from Wanduephodrang on eight counts of offences with each ranging from one month to a year prison terms for alleged battery of a taxi driver at Thimphu taxi stand on August 24.

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2.1 billion Yen grant for Bhutan

Assistance: The signing ceremony of the Exchange of Notes (E/N) for “the Project for Reconstruction of Bridges on Primary National Highway No.4” will be held on December 16 in New Delhi, according to a press release issued by the Embassy of Japan.

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The pilgrimage to Bodhgaya begins

But lack of Indian Rupees may mean less pilgrims this year
Pilgrimage: More than 200 Bhutanese set off on their journey to Bodhgaya in Bihar, India from Phuentsholing yesterday evening.

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Nyerachu stone quarry lease renewed

Quarry: Villagers of Taksha and Silli are hopeful that the Punatsangchhu Hydropower Project Authority (PHPA)-I will practice its corporate social responsibility following the renewal of the Nyerachu stone quarry lease agreement.

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Thromde yet to decide on diplomatic enclave

Case goes to court Land: Thimphu thromde, in a public notice issued to the 104 landowners in Hejo, Thimphu, affected by the planned Diplomatic Enclave informed the landowners that the thromde’s announcement on November 25 is rescinded till further notice.

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Lack of bus stops irk commuters

Connectivity: It is a windy Sunday evening in Thimphu. Tshering Wangmo, her six-month-old daughter and her 54-year-old mother have been waiting for the city bus for the last 20 minutes.

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