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Opposition enquires about RTI Bill

Assembly: Opposition MPs yesterday stood against introducing the Information Communications and Media (ICM) Bill 2016, saying that they wanted the Right to Information (RTI) Bill to be tabled first.

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23 HIV positive cases detected in six months

Health: With 23 new Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) positive cases detected in 13 males and 10 females including a minor since June this year, the total number of HIV cases detected this year stands at 55.

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NC unsatisfied with agricultural sector growth

Council: A report by the Natural Resources and Environment Committee (NREC) of the National Council (NC) highlights issues plaguing the agriculture sector and offers recommendations to improve agricultural output.

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Preparing for seismic hazards

Workshop: More than 30 scientists and engineers, both local and international, met at a two-day workshop to understand seismic hazards and on-going risk reduction initiatives in the country.

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PM praises Desuups for dedicated service

A total of 125 are participating in the 22nd batch

Desuung: Speaking to the 22nd batch of Desuung trainees at the Tencholing Military Centre in Wangdue, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay praised Desuups across the country for their continued services during disasters, emergencies and various events.

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Marriage bill to be tabled in summer session of 2017

If endorsed, it will nullify the Marriage Act 1980

Assembly: The National Assembly, to the surprise of many observers, decided to repeal the 16 clauses proposed by the women, children and youth committee (WCYC) for inclusion in the Marriage Amendment Act 2016, on November 21.

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