His Majesty visits Lungnyi gewog

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Royal visit: It was a special day for the people of Wochu and other villages in Paro’s Lungnyi gewog, who welcomed His Majesty The King to their homes and fields, before enjoying a public Tokha granted by His Majesty, together with their friends, neighbours, and their King.

3,154 households identified the poorest

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SAARC: In an effort to narrow down poverty alleviation strategy, the government has identified 3,154 poorest households in the country.

Dire need to conserve intangible cultural heritage

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ICH: At the rate Bhutan is developing and modernising, there’s little time to preserve and promote its rich intangible cultural heritage (ICH), researchers say.

Eight graduates for one vacancy in the civil service

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BCSE: At least eight graduates will be vying for one slot in the civil service this year. The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) yesterday announced 434 vacancies in the civil service, less by two from last year, for the 3,647 graduates, who have registered for preliminary examination (PE) this year. The number of graduates this year is 393 more than last year.

Monks meet to straighten urgent issues

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Religion: The annual meeting of Trashigang Rabdey that ended on July 28 resolved that kenyers (care takers) of the religious organisations under the Trashigang Dratshang will be paid a monthly stipend of Nu 1,700.

Expedition member to be airlifted today

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Update: The member of an expedition to Memari Lake who was admitted at Laya BHU for mountain sickness would be airlifted to Thimphu today between 7-8am.

Fire guts two houses, partially burns another

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Disaster: A fire suspected to have started from a bukhari, razed two traditional houses to the ground and partially burnt another in Tshesar, Dhur in Chokhor, Bumthang around 7:30am yesterday.

BFF-FIFA trains goalkeeping instructors

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Football: A five-day FIFA GK Intermediate Course began at the Changjiji ground yesterday to train goalkeeper coaches on the technical and tactical aspects during the game.

Channel blockage causing problem for farmers

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Agriculture: The new Taklai irrigation channel that was inaugurated in April this year has not been of much help to the people of Chuzargang and Sershong gewogs in Sarpang because of blockage at the source.