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CodeMonkey: A gift from His Majesty The King

By Phurpa Wangmo One of the most cherished dreams of His Majesty the King, Bhutan is gradually taking baby steps towards becoming an IT-enabled society with the launch of CodeMonkey, an online platform, to make coding more fun and engaging for students. On a historic note, the Royal society of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (RSSTEM) of His Majesty’s Secretariat …

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Incessant rain disrupts power generation at Tala

As intake tunnels gets clogged due to debris from the surging river, millions of revenues are lost in a day By Tashi Namgyal Tala Hydroelectric Plant suffered a daily revenue loss of around Nu 55 million since 6PM of July 19 when the plant had to be completely shut down due to debris from incessant rainfall over the past week …

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Criminal conspirators slapped five to ten years

By Tashi Dhendup The most recent highlight on the high-profile criminal conspiracy case saw the Thimphu District Court sentencing the four individuals involved from five to more than a decade in prison. Supreme Court Justice Kuenlay Tshering, Pemagatshel Drangpon Yeshi Dorji, former Royal Body Guard Commandant Brigadier Thinley Tobgay and Khandu Wangmo were sentenced to a concurrent prison term ranging …

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Wamrong Battery Case: High Court Upholds Dist. Court Verdict

Staff Reporter In the most recent development to the Wamrong battery case whereby a wife of a Drangpon has been alleged of battery and trespassing case, the High Court’s Bench II on Thursday affirmed the Trashigang District Court’s judgment. The court stated that Tshering Yangki must pay the compensation and medical expenses to the victim within a month from the …

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Inoculation of children begins from South

By Sonam Choki The Ministry of Health kick-started the vaccination campaign for children aged 12-17 years with more than 800 school children in Phuentsholing and another 700 plus in Samtse inoculated as of today. The children were inoculated with N-biotech’s Pfizer vaccine and this is the first time the government has initiated the drive as it wanted more time to …

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