His Majesty The King grants an Audience to the participants of the inaugural Foundational Leadership Programme, at the Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies during a Royal Visit to Phuentsholing on June 28

His Majesty The King grants Audience to the participants of FLP in RIGSS

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On June 28, His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the participants of the inaugural Foundational Leadership Programme (FLP), at the Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies (RIGSS), and visited several other places during a Royal Visit to Phuentsholing.

Road construction inside Bhutanese territory violates agreements: MFA

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Bhutan has conveyed to China, both on the ground and through the diplomatic channel that the construction of the road inside Bhutanese territory is a direct violation of the agreements and affects the process of demarcating the boundary between the two countries, the foreign ministry has stated in a press release it issued yesterday.
About 20 workers are involved in the temple’s construction

Jaiprakash takes over construction of Hindu temple

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The Hindu temple at Kuensel Phodrang in Thimphu, which should have been completed in 2014, will be completed only by June 2018. The construction began in 2012.

Typhoid outbreak in Changzamtok

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With 13 cases reported to the hospital, the Royal Centre for Disease Control (RCDC) concluded that there is typhoid outbreak in a private apartment building in Changzamtok, Thimphu.

Misplaced priorities?

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Either we are not doing enough or we are not doing it right. But we seem to have gone wrong somewhere in our fight against drugs and alcohol.
High Court Justice Lungten Dubgyur talks to the participants

Judiciary and media shared expectations from each other

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Judiciary and media shared their expectations regarding judgment interpretation, need for assigned representatives from both sides and disclosure of source, among others.
Canadian Ambassador Nadir Patel

Ambassador Nadir Patel shares his view of Canada-Bhutan friendship

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Kuensel Reporter Tshering Palden caught up with him to ask about the past, present and the future of the Bhutan-Canada relationship
For want of space, the clinic has been shifting from one room to another

Indigenous clinic in need of adequate space and facility

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The indigenous clinic in Jomotshangkha hospital receives about 20 patients, mostly elderly as far as from Lauri and Serthi gewogs, every week.
Temporary dinning hall for day students

Students of Kilikhar Central School study in temporary sheds

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Starting from the academic session this year, students of pre-primary to class five of Kilikhar Central School study in temporary sheds. The staff room and meeting hall are used for class six and seven.
GNHC director Rinchen Wangdi launches the two applications

BMF launches mobile Apps for local news

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Anyone with access to the Internet can access Bhutanese news and programmes on their mobiles through the two new applications the Bhutan Media Foundation (BMF) launched yesterday.

Misuse of SIMs cards across border still rampant

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Gelephu police received information from police in the neighbouring district of Assam, India, that a Bhutanese SIM card was being used to make ransom calls in a kidnapping case across the border.

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A resident of Tsamang gewog in Mongar raises a question to the Prime Minister and the Speaker during a gewog visit yesterday. The people of Tsamang gewog asked the government to build a road from Pam and Tokari villages to connect them to Dorjilung, which would shorten the travel distance.

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Ophthalmologists from Thammasat University of Thailand donated 1,000 eye glasses to be distributed for children in Bhutan. The mission was Led by Dr SakchaiVongkittirux and Dr ManchimaMakornwattana.