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Foreign Minister attends virtual LDC meeting

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Tandin Dorji participated at the Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) on September 17. The ministers of 47 LDCs met virtually on the sidelines of high-level week of 75th United Nations’ General Assembly.
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Coming together important to fight Covid-19 pandemic: PM at the UNGA

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Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering, in his inaugural statement at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 22, highlighted the importance of multilateralism, the theme for this year’s General Assembly, among member countries in the wake of the pandemic. 
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Thimphu devises measures from the lockdown lessons 

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Thimphu dzongkhag charted a long list of things to do after meetings with officials who served during the recent lockdown to improve the arrangements for a future lockdown. 
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Thimphu Thromde ready for a second lockdown

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Suppose there is another lockdown. Thimphu Thrompon Kinlay Dorjee said that the thromde staff were better prepared to provide essential services.
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Phuentsholing truckers are jobless

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Without movement beyond the Rinchending check post, many truckers in Phuentsholing have been rendered jobless.
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Solar fence proves effective in Shongphu 

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Farmers of Kharmi and Gurka in Shongphu gewog, Trashigang are expecting a better harvest this year having beaten the denizens of the forests nearby. 
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No mandate to give a legal opinion: ACC

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The Anti-Corruption Commission has written back to the National Council (NC) stating that the commission has no mandate to give its legal opinion over the government nominating Tenzin Lekphel as the next Secretary General (SG) of BIMSTEC.
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Policeman stabs comrade to death

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A 23-year-old policeman died on the way to hospital after he was stabbed when trying to break a fight between two friends on Tuesday.  The incident occurred at around 11:30pm in Bonday, Paro.   
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Punakha farmers to try growing onion again

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Farmers in north Punakha are well aware of the onion business. They tried their hands, not once but twice. Both times it didn’t succeed.
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Lyonchhen to address UNGA on September 25

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Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering will address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 25, themed “The future we want, the United Nations we need: reaffirming our collective commitment to multilateralism – confronting Covid-19 through effective multilateral action.” 
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DPT reveals Chhoekhor-Tang candidate for bye-election

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Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) yesterday declared a 35-year-old businessman, Tenzin Norbu as its Chhoekhor-Tang candidate for the parliamentary constituency bye-election. 
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Meat shops see more customers

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The meat shops above Centenary Farmers’ Market (CFM) saw a huge crowd rushing for meat yesterday evening. Except for one meat shop in the area, most were out of beef. 
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19 families lose maize to windstorm

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A windstorm destroyed more than four acres of maize belonging to 19 households at Durungri in Dungmaed gewog, Pemagatshel at around 4am on September 20.