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Dagana farmers await replacement for felled citrus trees

Until 2015, Phurba Motkan in Tashiding, Dagana used to earn at least Nu 50,000 from his citrus orchard. Since then he has been struggling to earn cash income to feed his family and educate his children. After his citrus trees were felled in 2015, he opened small shops in three different locations to earn cash income. “Three because income from one is barely enough to buy ration”, Phurba said.

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AT celebrated its 55th Raising Day in Haa with various cultural and martial arts programmes including sky diving.

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Hundreds of devotees gather every evening to witness mask dances that are performed at the annual Thurpai Drupchen at the Memorial Choeten in Thimphu. The two-week drupchen ends tomorrow with Nydrup Lawang or blessing to the public.

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Boost innovation in agribusiness: WB

The level of innovation in Bhutan’s agribusiness firms is low, according to a World Bank report, which calls for the government to establish entrepreneurship and innovation hubs.

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LPG counter in Babesa closed

The LPG counter was run from a makeshift hut in Babesa

The supply of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Babesa, Thimphu has stopped for over three months after the distributor faced problems finding a place to run the branch.

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Phuentsholing town gets a facelift

Zangdopelri lhakhang after the beautification works

Over the past three years, Phuentsholing town has been getting a makeover. With the second phase of the four landscaping projects in the town completed, the country’s commercial hub wears a new look today. These projects comprisec beautification work from the main gate until the RBA arc along the Phuentsholing-Thimphu highway.

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