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Barshong people’s first meeting with PM

Visit: As a pilot project, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay committed to install a kilometer of electric fencing to address human wildlife conflict for the people of Barshong and Goserling gewogs in Tsirang yesterday.

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More participants for Her Expression

Exhibition: Forty-eight female artists from diverse occupations, backgrounds and age showcased their talents through an art exhibition titled ‘Her Expression’ yesterday in Thimphu.

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All children should have access to science: Lucy Hawking

Lucy-HawkingQ&A: Lucy Hawking is an author and the original creator of the George Greenby books, a series of adventure stories which aim to explain complex science to a young audience through dramatic storytelling. She has also written two books for adults - Jaded and Run for your Life. Lucy spent a year as Distinguished Writer in residence at the Origins Project, ASU where she was also Visiting International Scholar at the Institute of Humanities Research.

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Indian community celebrates 69th Independence Day

The Indian community in Bhutan celebrated India’s 69th Independence Day at the Indian Embassy in Hejo on August 15. His Majesty’s representative, the Gyalpoi Zimpon, cabinet and foreign secretary, chief of protocol and senior government officials attended the celebration. Indian ambassador to Bhutan, Gautam Bambawale, read the President of India, …

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Slide buries five in MHPA dam pit

Recovery works would resume today 

Disaster: Incessant slides impeded recovery efforts to rescue the five workers who got buried under the debris when a natural landslide from the left bank dam abutment in Mangdechu hydropower project authority (MHPA) washed down the dam site around 11am yesterday in Trongsa.

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Pornographic clips go viral

Police requests people to file complaints and cooperate with them 

Pornography: Despite three arrests and a petition filed against locally made amateur pornographic movie clips, circulation of such clips in the public domain continue to increase.

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Expanding diplomatic relations is not a priority right now: Foreign Minister

Q&A: You are the third foreign minister in seven years. The ministry has been able to function without a minister and also without a secretary. Some would say this is because this ministry is not as important or functional as the others. How would you respond to such an observation? The absence of the minister and secretary in the foreign ministry was due to a turn of unforeseen and unfortunate circumstances.

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