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Inconsistencies found rampant in national standards

In 2015, when a testing machine broke down at the Bangladesh - India border, Bhutanese oranges were denied entry across the border. The reason - Bangladesh did not accept the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority’s (BAFRA) certification, as it not the national standards body.

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Boy drowns in Sarpang

Sarpang police fished out the body of a seven-year-old boy from Shariphuchu or Balatung River in Sarpang’s Singye gewog on October 11.

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Jamkhar GC road opens in Trashiyangtse

The 5.57km GC road is expected to benefit some 350 households in Jamkhar gewog

The road to Jamkhar gewog in Trashiyangtse was recently blacktopped. Human Settlement Minister Dorji Choden inaugurated the 5.75km gewog centre (GC) road from Tshergom to the gewog office in Woongchilu yesterday.

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