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Party on school campus involving alcohol and cigarettes?

Concerns raised on social media

The Tendu Tshechu Committee (TTC) in Samtse has submitted a clarification regarding a post that recently went viral on social media, questioning the ethics of Tendu Central School authorities for allowing a party to be organised on the school’s campus.

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Panbang locals lament delayed town plan

In the plains of Tugudemba in Panbang, an old hut, supported by multiple poles, stands perilously about a metre above the ground.

Through the holes in the old bamboo mats that make  up the hut’s wall, people can be seen within.

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Bhutan observes World Kidney Day

Bhutan yesterday observed World Kidney Day for the first time. Bhutan will now celebrate the day every year.

The day highlights the importance of kidney health.

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Combating addiction professionally

The Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority (BNCA) awarded a group of 25 addiction professionals with International Certified Addictions Professional (ICAP) Level I certificates in Thimphu yesterday.

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Supporting the widows of the 2014 boat accident

Almost three years after a boat mishap in Rendibi, Zhemgang, took the lives of nine men in the remote village of Langdurbi, depriving families of their main income earners, a social protection scheme of Nu 568,000 was spent to improve the livelihoods of the victims.

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Tshorwa grabs most awards

Four films, Tshorwa, Pot of Gold, Serga Mathang, and Bum Badha Chen-mi Rinzi dominated the 16th annual film awards held recently taking 21 awards out of 31.

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