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News Bhutan » Samdrup Jongkhar: Democracy enthuses rural Bhutan

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Publication date: Saturday 13 July 2013

There has been high voter turnout for the second parliamentary election to elect the National Assembly in Bhutan. Thousands of locals ... trekked several kilometres across hilly terrain in Samdrup Jongkhar district, which borders Assam, to exercise ...

News Bhutan » Samdrup Jongkhar: Bhutan denies prince injured in army offensive

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Publication date: Saturday 20 December 2003

King Jigme Singye Wangchuk, who is the supreme commander of the army, is overseeing 'Operation All Clear' in Samdrup Jongkhar district, Bhutan government spokesman Yeshey Dorjee told a visiting PTI correspondent. "The operations are on in full swing in ...

News Bhutan » Samdrup Jongkhar: Drive to curb human trafficking in Bhutan

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Publication date: Sunday 31 May 2015

Boys and girls are trafficked from Thimpu and other parts of Bhutan to India and Nepal. Women from West Bengal and Assam have also been forced into the flesh trade in towns like Phuentsholing, Gelephug and Samdrup Jongkhar," a UNODC official said.

News Bhutan » Samdrup Jongkhar: UPDATE 1-Bhutan steps towards democracy in first real poll

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Publication date: Sunday 30 December 2007

“We are not terrorists,” said Dorji, an ethnic-Nepali shop worker who lives in Samdrup-Jongkhar, the district capital on the Indian border. “We want to live in peace in Bhutan but we have not been allowed to vote and we are treated as outsiders.

News Bhutan » Samdrup Jongkhar: Ferrosilicon factory in Bhutan to start production

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Publication date: onday 05 February 2007

It is reported that the SD Eastern Bhutan Ferro Silicon Private Limited, the first ferrosilicon factory at in Phuntshok Rabtenling 7 kilometers from Samdrup Jongkhar town in eastern Bhutan, was inaugurated on February 2nd 2007 and will begin commercial ...

News Bhutan » Samdrup Jongkhar: India to connect Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh through rail link

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 September 2016

There is already a railway link between India and Bangladesh and for the Indian government, the priority is to establish an Indo-Bhutan rail link, for which studies were carried out in 2008, and include Kokrajhar-Gelephu, Rangiya-Samdrup Jongkhar ...

News Bhutan » Samdrup Jongkhar: Registrations open for 6th edition of Royal Enfield's Tour of Bhutan bike ride

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Publication date: Wednesday 27 September 2017

The whole journey from Siliguri, Thimphu, Punakha, Bumthang, Tashi Gang and Samdrup Jongkhar will reward panoramic views for any riding and nature loving aficionados. With an average elevation of 4,500 metres, the Tour of Bhutan promises a riding ...

News Bhutan » Samdrup Jongkhar: Indo-Bhutan Friendship mela begins

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Publication date: Wednesday 18 January 2017

Delegates during the opening ceremony of 7th Indo-Bhutan Friendship mela in Baksa district ... MCLA Bijit Gwra Narzary, DC Baksa and Samdrup Jongkhar, SP Baksa and SP Samdrup Jongkhar and a number of officials of both the countries attended the function ...

News Bhutan » Samdrup Jongkhar: Balle Balle from Bhutan to Punjab

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Publication date: hursday 06 October 2016

As Chimmi Yudon, 22, from Samdrup Jongkhar of Bhutan, clad in bright red Punjabi salwar kameez and dupatta, started showing her ‘balle balle’ Punjabi bhangra moves on stage, the audience was enthralled and there were loud cheers. Clapping her hands and ...