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Jomotsangkha hospital in need of separate space for an indigenous clinic

An indigenous clinic in Jomotshangkha hospital, Samdrupjongkhar, is in need of separate space to improve and enhance its services. The clinic is delivering its services in a small room at the moment and provides only vaccinations and medicines. The clinical in-charge, Pema Wangchuk, said indigenous health workers are trained on …

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DRC asks landlords to issue rental receipts

The Department of Revenue and Custom (DRC) has asked landlords to issue rental receipts to tenants which is expected to help declare the personal income tax (PIT) accurately. It has been noticed that proprietors do not declare PIT in according to their income. To read more, please subscribe by registering …

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RCSC conducts training on ‘search inside yourself’ for teachers

Trainees will be certified as SIY teachers in Bhutan

A total of 104 teachers are participating in ‘search inside yourself’ (SIY) training in Thimphu. The five-day training that began yesterday is expected to help individuals nurture the practice of mindfulness to develop emotional intelligence, improve focus and to become more resilient and compassionate. To read more, please subscribe by …

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Dairy business picking up in Trashiyangtse

Farmers of Trashigantse are pickingup dairy farming

Every gewog in Trashiyangtse has an interested dairy farmers group, supplying more than 700 litres of fresh milk to the milk processing units. This has resulted in an easy availability of dairy products for the town and Doksum residents. To read more, please subscribe by registering at www.ekuensel.com

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Bumthang farmers ask for a potato auction yard

Farmers take their potatoes to Phuentsholing

Farmers in Bumthang are busy harvesting potatoes. The harvest comes after five months of hard work and guarding against wild boars, pest and unfavourable weather. As the farthest dzongkhag from the auction yard in Phuentsholing, most of them say there is a need for an auction yard in the locality. …

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FCBL employees surrender their subsidised LPG

FCBL staff in Phuentsholing surrender their subsidised LPG

In line with the “Citizen’s Initiative: Our Genkhur,” employees of Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL) in Phuentsholing voluntarily surrendered their subsidised Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders for non-subsided cylinders on August 16. A total of 46 subsidised LGP cylinders was surrendered and officials availed 64 non-subsidised LPG cylinders. To …

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Picture story

In honour of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi’s visit to Bhutan, a Royal Luncheon was hosted at the Grand Kuenrey of the Tashichhodzong.  His Majesty The King, His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo, and Members of the Royal Family graced the event, at which the Prime Minister, government …

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Bhutan-India ties: An example of bilateral relations

Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering receives Prime Minister Modi at Paro

The state visit of Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi, who left the country yesterday afternoon, is an example of bilateral relations between nations in the entire world. Dowsed in emotions, the Indian Prime Minister said that his two-day visit to Bhutan is an unforgettable moment and even more is the warm gesture and compassionate hearts of the Bhutanese.

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Find your real calling: PM Modi calls

PM Modi addresses students at the RUB convention hall in Thimphu

Of the several milestone undertakings that commenced during the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s two-day state visit, Bhutanese youth was a major focus of the visit. Addressing the students of the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) yesterday, Prime Minister Modi said, “There is no better time to be young than …

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India assures support to Bhutan’s five-year Plans

The two prime ministers delivered their press statements at Simtokha Dzong

The two-day state visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the country not only reinforced the strong and unique relationship but also India’s continued support to Bhutan’s development aspirations. As one of the closest friends and recipient of support, Bhutan assured India her unwavering support to the nation’s leadership …

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Opposition leader calls on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The two leaders meet at Hotel Taj Tashi yesterday

Opposition Leader Pema Gyamtsho (PhD) called on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hotel Taj Tashi in Thimphu yesterday. The two leaders discussed various issues of mutual interest ranging from renewable energy, environmental conservation and tourism to thriving bilateral relations and cooperation between the two nations. Pema Gyamtsho said that …

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MHPA team celebrates inauguration of project

The celebration began with marchang ceremony

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering inaugurated the 720 megawatt (MW) Mangdechu Hydroelectric Project Authority (MHPA) in Semtokha dzong, residents of Trongsa and MHPA staff watched it live in the powerhouse. Residents of Drakteng and Langthel gewog, the business community and civil servants of …

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Tsirang-Wangdue highway opens to traffic

With about 600 meters of an alternate road constructed between Zawakha and Kamichu, the Tsirang-Wangdue highway has opened to traffic since the evening of August 16. The road remained closed to traffic for almost 10 days after a flash flood from Phangdurongchu in Jarigang created an artificial lake in Punatsangchhu …

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