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Bhutan Day held in Frankfurt

The Bhutan Day Annual General Assembly of the German-Bhutan Himalaya Society was held on April 28 in Frankfurt, a press release from the Royal Bhutanese Embassy in Brussels states. Three speakers – the Vice President of the German Bhutan Himalaya Society and Buddhist scholar, Gregor Verhufen; Lama Kelzang from the …

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Zorilla is Trashigang’s nyagoe

After two consecutive unsuccessful attempts, Karma Wangchuk, 38, who is popularly known as Zorilla is selected as Trashigang dzongkhag’s nyagoe (strong man). He will represent the dzongkhag during the final nyagoe competition in Thimphu, which will be held later this year.

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110th National Day Awardees

47 individuals from the Ministry of Health and 34 from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests were awarded the National Order of Merit

Ministry of Health National Order of Merit, Gold Dr Kunzang Gyaltshen, eye specialist, Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan, Thimphu. Dr Ugyen Tshomo, Gynecologist, JDWNRH, Thimphu. Dr Duptho Wangmo, Gynecologist, Royal Bhutan Army, Thimphu. Pema Dorji, Sr. Staff Nurse, JDWNRH, Thimphu. Jigme Tenzin, Sr. Lab Technician, JDWNRH, Thimphu. …

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Camp Raven in S/J concludes

More than 200 students participated in the camp Youth: This time, instead of spending his winter vacation doing temporary jobs at construction sites, 16-year-old Samten Dukpa participated in Camp Raven instead.

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11 gups elected in Punakha

LG: It’s September 27, 10pm. Dzomie gewog centre in Punakha is crammed with local government (LG) election contestants from four gewogs. The candidates await their results. A candidate peeps through the curtain into the adjacent room where the  returning officer (RO) is carrying out the final crosschecking. “So I lost …

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