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Man in critical condition following assault

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Crime: A 25-year-old man is recovering in the Intensive Care Unit at  Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) after suffering a major head injury following an attack from a 23-year old man.
BOC President HRH Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck during the groundbreaking ceremony

Multi-sports facility to be constructed in Babena

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Infrastructure: Thimphu will soon have a new multi-sports complex at Babena in Jungshina.
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Pelkhil School wins thromde basketball tournament

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Basketball: Pelkhi School emerged as the champions of the Thimphu Thromde Intra-school Basketball Competition 2016.
Members of the LGBT community marked the International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia and Biphobia with the UN Resident Coordinator Christina Carlson and civil society representatives at the UN House in Thimphu on May 17

Seeking space and understanding

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MAIN STORY: The first International Day Against Homophobia,…
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Chocolate mousse with mango salsa

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CHOC-2 RECIPE: Method:  Fill a medium saucepan with 2 inches of water and bring to a simmer over medium heat Place chocolate and 100ml of milk in a large heat proof bowl.  Place the bowl over the saucepan, making sure the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water. Melt chocolate, stirring occasionally with a rubber spatula, until smooth and combined with the milk. Remove the bowl from the saucepan and set aside to cool slightly
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Spinning around the wheel of life

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YOUTH IN FOCUS: Lama, for Saga Dawa, could you simply explain the meaning of the ‘Wheel of Life’ painting that we see at lhakhangs? Thanks. SP, Thimphu
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Local leaders will forego gratuity to re-contest

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In line with the LG members entitlement Act
LG: With most local leaders in Paro completing their tenure in August, should they resign before that, they will have to forego their benefits in line with the local government (LG) members entitlement Act.
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Census postponed

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It is yet to be determined when the population and housing census will be held 
Statistics: In what should put to rest rumours, May 30 and 31 will not be holidays.
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WFP commends Bhutan’s school feeding progress

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Food: The World Food Programme’s Deputy Regional Director in Asia and the Pacific region commended the government’s holistic approach to school meals during her recent call on with Lyonchoen Tshering Tobgay.
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NC to hold regular press conferences for information dissemination

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Governance: The National Council (NC) will call a press conference twice every session – one in the beginning of the session and another at the end. The first conference was held yesterday in the capital.
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Guma gewog searches for more water

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Resources: While construction of the new dzongkhag court above Guma gewog, Punakha is nearing completion, local leaders are worried that there will not be a water supply for the court.
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Need to provide better services

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It has become a familiar sight in Phuentsholing. On some days, especially early in the week, hundreds of tourists and foreign workers crowd the immigration office.
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Panbang to give vegetable cultivation another shot

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Agriculture: Following an awareness programme, residents of Panbang plan to give vegetable cultivation another shot.