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September 27 is poll day

LG: The election period of the second phase of the “historic” second local government (LG) elections began yesterday, with the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) announcing September 27 as the poll day.

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132-decimal Govt. land grabbed through collusion

Corruption: A total of 1.32 acres of government land at Gangchey and Chang Debsi in Chang gewog, Thimphu, were illegally encroached, measured and registered as private land during the new sathram compilation (NSC) survey in 2000.

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Truckers to reiterate their request to NC

Transport: The Trucker’s Association of Bhutan say they face a lot of problems while plying in India, and now  want the government to include these problems in negotiations on the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) motor vehicle agreement.

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Contract teachers may get extension

Education: The education ministry has said that the contract period for contract teachers with Bachelor’s of Education (B.Ed) degrees, recruited in 2015, will be renewed based on the requirement proposal submitted by the respective dzongkhags.

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My Country, My Town

  • Road read: The question is whether it’s advice (while good, no doubt) for self or others or both? Photo Bidur Rai
  • Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
    Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
  • Dancing goat: Sometimes one just gets the urge to get up and shake a leg Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu