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Though the constitution gives right to the people to choose the religion they like and conduct prayers as they wish, Bhutan continues to enforce the policy of zero tolerance against Christianity. Bhutan government has not so far recognized any institutions or church for Christians. Buddhists are supported by the state to perform public functions and…

Militant Ambush: A soldier of the royal Bhutan army was killed and another injured last morning, when unknown militants ambushed a regular RBA patrol team near their outpost in Gawaithang in the south central border district of Sarpang. According to Sarpang dzongkhag officials, the incident occurred at around 6:20am, when militants fired at six soldiers…

The authorities in southern districts are extra cautious with the approach of local government election. The extra cautiousness was invited by the two simultaneous explosions on May 24 in Gelephu and Phuentsholing. The extra cautiousness has added panic to the general people. A local resident in Gelephu said her fear of more explosions has risen…