11 black-necked cranes arrive in Phobjikha

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The cranes will continue to arrive until December and stay till March 
Migration: Around 11 black-necked cranes have arrived in Phobjikha as of yesterday, with the first lone adult crane arriving on October 22.

32 HIV positive cases so far this year

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HIV: Of the 20 dzongkhags, only 18 have reported Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) positive cases in the country, so far.

A manual for consistent laws

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Legislation: Clear, specific, and unambiguous legislation is necessary for the country to be governed well, for the state apparatus to function appropriately and for state finances be managed effectively. Otherwise, misinterpretations or disputes, could delay governance.

BKP appoints director for youth and media issues

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Politics: In a bid to reach out to the youth and the media, the Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP), yesterday appointed Kunga Tenzin Dorji as their director of Youth and Media Affairs of the party.

Parliament media must increase transparency

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Parliament could soon have its own radio station, and if budget allows, a TV station as well.

Most parliaments globally have their own TV stations. Some also have radio stations. Most have strong web presences, through websites, and social media platforms.

MHPA to downsize workforce

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A petition was submitted to the finance minister by those affected 

Employment: Some 16 households in Dangdung village that have lost land to the Mangdechhu Hydropower Project Authority (MHPA) submitted a petition to the finance minister Namgay Dorji on October 30.

Dangchhu project techno-economically favourable says study

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Hydropower: The preliminary findings of the recently completed pre-feasibility study on the Dangchhu hydropower project shows that the project is techno-economically favourable.

A father refuses to send his children to school

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Education: While many parents put in all their effort to get their children educated, 55-year-old Kota from Khenadang in Zobel gewog believes in not educating his children.

HH the Je Khenpo presides over 17th Moenlam Chhenmo

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Religion: In front of the largest Buddha statue that overlooks Thimphu valley is His Holiness the Je Khenpo.