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Man dies after fire engulfs his home

An 84-year-old man died after a fire engulfed his two-storied home in Rezor village of Yurung Gewog in Pema Gatshel yesterday.  

Bailey bridge in Samtse collapses under weight of overloaded truck

A 160-feet Kuchidiana bailey bridge between the Samtse-Tendruk highway collapsed when a truck carrying a load of 30 metric tons was plying over it last night. The bridge’s load capacity was 18 metric ton.

NCWC led pilot project to help prevent gender-based violence

A project called Gakyid-Lamtoen or Bhutan Pilot: Addressing Violence Against Women and Children seeks to prevent gender-based violence or GBV in Babesa community, Thimphu.

International conference on Emerging Social Work Practices and Education held at SCE

The three-day international conference on Emerging Social Work Practices and Education was held at the Samtse College of Education (SCE). Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering graced the opening of the conference on May 1.

Flash flood causes damage in Lhuentse

Flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall have caused several damages in Lhuentse on April 29.

Gups in SJ accused of misusing fund

The Chiwog Tshogpas of Phuntshogthang Gewog in Samdrup Jongkhar lodged a complaint against their gup for the misuse of capacity development grant (CDG) without approval from Gewog Tshogde.

Verification of national artefacts underway in Punakha

The second verification process of the national artefacts is underway in Punakha. The verification is carried out as per the old records of an inventory conducted in the early 1980s and in between 2003 to 2007.

RSEB suspends trading of BCCL & BFAL’s securities

The Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan (RSEB) suspended the trading of Bhutan Carbide and Chemicals Limited (BCCL) and Bhutan Ferro Alloys Limited’s (BFAL) securities beginning today until further notice.

World Immunization Week observed in Laya

Coinciding with the World Immunization Week, 750 people including 90 children in Laya Gewog of Gasa were immunized against polio, measles and rubella. They were between 9 months to 45 years old.

Increasing operation cost worries poultry owners in Norgaygang

Poultry farming was once a lucrative business in Norgaygang Gewog in Samtse. But now with increasing poultry farms and operation costs, farmers say their profits have gone down. 
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