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Agriculturist to contest for NC from T/gang

Twenty-five year old Ugyen Phuntsho will contest for the upcoming National Council (NC) elections from Trashang village in Bartsham gewog under Trashigang Dzongkhag. Ugyen Phuntsho holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Population Studies from Sherubtse College from where he graduated in 2015. He said he was waiting for the 2018 elections

Clogged traffic eases in Phuentsholing

Clogged traffic in the border town of Phuentsholing, which has been a persistent problem for years now, is finally showing some signs of easement. Traffic congestion, which happens mostly during winters and during the morning office hours and evening, has become lighter last year compared to the situation that was there

MHPA to be commissioned by Oct-Nov this year

Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority (MHPA) is scheduled to be commissioned by October-November this year coinciding with the 50th anniversary celebration of diplomatic relations between Bhutan and India. The 720-MW Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project, a run-of-the-river scheme located in central Bhutan is one of the 10 hydroelectric projects under the 10,000 MW hydropower

No acts of corruption – PM

Urging the ACC to take up the investigation on the fiscal incentive case seriously, Lyonchhen also requested the DPT to support the ACC The government has invited the opposition party to take them to court or to ask the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for investigation if they find any acts of corruption

Youngest council aspirant from Paro inspired by former US President, Barack Obama

Twenty-eight year old Jangchub Dorji who runs a successful family mushroom growing business in his own hometown is the youngest National Council (NC) aspirant from Paro. From Gatana village under Luni gewog, Paro, Jangchub Dorji completed his Bachelors in English in Environmental from Royal Thimphu College. After completing his studies, he went

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