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Yab Dasho Ugyen Dorji (93), and Yum Thuji Zam (86), under whose patronage the Khamsum Namgyel Choeten was built in Zomlingthang, Punakha was consecrated yesterday.

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Foreign lotteries using Bhutan Lottery brand

The Royal Bhutan Lottery Limited (RBLL) is in the process of submitting an appeal to the Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA) seeking intervention to block six foreign lottery websites that are operating using Bhutan Lottery brand.

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Two missing after vehicle plunges into Drangmechu

About 300 people are involved in the search of a 23-year-old Mahindra Bolero driver and a 29-year-old teacher of Shingkhar primary school in Trashiyangtse after the vehicle veered off road and plunged into the Drangmechu on June 10.

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DoR, not DANTAK to construct Shingkhar – Gorgan road

Works and human settlement minister Dorji Choden said the road construction work from Shingkhar in Bumthang to Gorgan in Lhuntse would not be awarded to Project DANTAK. The Department of Roads (DoR) will construct the 56km road from Shinkhar to Gorgan.

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ACC charges two former land commission officials

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) forwarded its investigation report on fraudulent registration and encroachment of 1.33 acres of government land at Chang Debsi, Thimphu, to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) on June 6 for probable prosecution and restitution of six plots.

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His Holiness appoints new Yonten Lopon

His Holiness the Je Khenpo conferred the ceremonial scarf to Trulku Thinley Lhundup appointing him as the new Yonten Lopon of the Zhung Dratshang, the Central Monastic Body in Tashichhodzong, coinciding with Lord Buddha’s Parinirvana yesterday.

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