His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the director general of the Border Roads Organisation of India, Lt General Suresh Sharma, AVSM.

His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the director general of the Border Roads Organisation of India

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His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the director general of the Border Roads Organisation of India, Lt General Suresh Sharma, AVSM.
His Majesty The King graced the groundbreaking ceremony (Sa-Lhang Tendrel) for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law at Pangbisa, Paro

Parliament passes companies bill

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Legislation: The joint sitting of Parliament yesterday passed the Companies Bill 2015 after deliberations on 12 disputed sections.
His Majesty The King graced the groundbreaking ceremony (Sa-Lhang Tendrel) for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law at Pangbisa, Paro

Reclaiming fallow land for farming

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More than 200 acres have been reclaimed by the agriculture ministry so far
Agriculture: The agriculture ministry planted paddy in three acres of fallow land below Dechenphug monastery on May 28. This was part of the national programme to develop fallow land for crop cultivation.
His Majesty The King graced the groundbreaking ceremony (Sa-Lhang Tendrel) for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law at Pangbisa, Paro

37 percent of workforce economically inactive

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Employment: The economically inactive population of the country stands at 206,007, which is 36.9 percent of the country’s total working age population (15 years and above) according to the Labour Force Survey 2015.
His Majesty The King graced the groundbreaking ceremony (Sa-Lhang Tendrel) for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law at Pangbisa, Paro

Inflation up by 0.15% in April

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Economy: The price of goods and services last month increased by 0.15 percent compared with the previous month, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
His Majesty The King graced the groundbreaking ceremony (Sa-Lhang Tendrel) for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law at Pangbisa, Paro

Managing our land sustainably

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Bhutan is losing about 3.34 tonnes of topsoil per hectare every year. Where sustainable land management techniques and practices are not implemented, soil loss increases eightfold to 24.61 tonnes a hectare.
His Majesty The King graced the groundbreaking ceremony (Sa-Lhang Tendrel) for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law at Pangbisa, Paro

Family accuses Nganglam doctor of negligence

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The doctor has dismissed the allegations
Medical: A team of four officials in Pemagatshel are investigating an allegation against a doctor of the Nganglam Basic Health Unit (BHU) for negligence that led to the death of a farmer following a snake bike.
His Majesty The King graced the groundbreaking ceremony (Sa-Lhang Tendrel) for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law at Pangbisa, Paro

33 fall ill after consuming beef

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15 have recovered so far
Medical: Fifteen of the 33 people from Serthi gewog in Samdrupjongkhar who grew sick after consuming beef suspected to be infected by anthrax have recovered and are now in stable condition.
The suspension bridge was constructed in the 1980s

Panbang honours the late Dasho Nishioka

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History: While a motorable bridge now connects Panbang town in Zhemgang, a pedestrian-only suspension bridge located beside it will continue to remain.
Himalayan Marathon

Himalayan Marathon

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Nima Dorji bagged the first position at the 2016 Himalayan Marathon on May 29 in Paro. He participated in the 42km full marathon organised by Blue Poppy Tours and Treks in collaboration with 2:09 Events, a UK based company.
His Majesty The King graced the groundbreaking ceremony (Sa-Lhang Tendrel) for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law at Pangbisa, Paro

Record holder for memorisation in Thimphu

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… he is conducting a workshop that is expected to help in storing information
Skills: More than a hundred students and parents attended a free session on training the brain to remember more and for longer periods of time at the Kelki higher secondary school auditorium in Thimphu yesterday.
His Majesty The King graced the groundbreaking ceremony (Sa-Lhang Tendrel) for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law at Pangbisa, Paro

His Majesty graces Sa-Lhang Tendrel of first law school in Bhutan

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His Majesty The King graced the ground-breaking ceremony (Sa-Lhang Tendrel) for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law at Pangbisa, Paro.
His Majesty The King graced the groundbreaking ceremony (Sa-Lhang Tendrel) for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law at Pangbisa, Paro

WB recommends uniform national base rate

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Banking: While the central bank is discussing the possibility of lowering loan interest rates, the World Bank has recommended doing away with the present base rate system.