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The fewer the better?

With the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) denying registration to Druk Kuenphen Tshogpa, there is only Druk Gaki Tshogpa putting its effort to register with the commission.

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Sarpang local leaders object to quartzite mining proposal

Local leaders of Sarpang rejected a proposal to extract quartzite from Dekiling gewog in the recent dzongkhag tshogdu (DT). Two Gelephu residents, Sithar Dorji and Kinley Wangdi, had submitted a proposal to mine quartzite from Pharkay during the second DT session.

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Supreme Court upholds Gida mining case judgment

The Supreme Court (SC) upheld the Thimphu dzongkhag court’s judgment and asked the defendants, the four mining companies in Gida, to compensate Nu 748,530 to the eight households in Gidawom and Jamdo villages that suffered damages as a result of blasting at the mines yesterday.

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Gelephu-Zhemgang highway unstable

A landslide causes roadblock at Ossey, 24km from Gelephu towards Zhemgang

The Gelephu-Zhemgang highway is not stabilized after a landslide washed away about 200m of the road’s formation width at Ossey, which is about 24km away from Gelephu towards Zhemgang, on the evening of October 4.

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Road to Pasakha industries in bad condition

The one-kilometre stretch between Baunijhora and Bhalujhora is riddled with potholes

With numerous potholes along the one-kilometre (km) stretch of the Pasakha road between Baunijhora and Bhalujhora streams, officials of the association of Bhutanese industries’ (ABI) say it is time the road is maintained.

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Picture Story

Implementing Agencies from 6 SAARC member states (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) met in Thimphu and Paro on 4-5 October 2017 for the Combined Meeting of the Project, Post-Harvest Management, and Value Addition of Fruits in Production Catchments in SAARC Countries.

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OAG charges 22 involved in RICBL’s embezzlement case

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) after investigating for more than 18 months increased the alleged embezzlement amount of the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan’s (RICBL) Nu 91.6M (million) embezzlement case from Paro branch office to Nu 141M.

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