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Cardamom price plummets

Fresh cardamoms have arrived in the market in Phuentsholing but with price plummeting in the last two years, the spice is today fetching one of the lowest prices.

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Paro students to monitor traffic near schools

Paro police trained students of five schools on basic traffic rules and traffic controlling methods last week. About 20 students from each school will monitor traffic during peak hours in the mornings and evenings at the road junction near their schools.

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You are what you eat!

For a healthy life, one should be aware of the power of food and have self-control and determination towards the choice for healthy food.

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Picture story

As part of the Nationwide Financial Literacy Roadshow, the Governor and officials of the Royal Monetary Authority and financial institutions were in Paro on August 25.

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Machinery distributed

In a handing-taking ceremony, agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji handed over an excavator and a backhoe each to the 20 dzongdags in Bumthang yesterday.

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First six years determines the child’s future

Adulthood depends on how the first six years of a child is forged. During a lecture on ‘zero to six’ on August 29, senior consultant and pediatrician Dr Ang Poon Liat, said that nurturing a child properly would help prevent diseases such as obesity, allergy, strokes, cancer and alzheimers in adulthood and old age. “The first six year is dedicated to the maximum brain growth.”

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Preparing for earthquake in Bhutan

Sitting on an earthquake belt in the Himalayas, Bhutan has preparation issues to work on. The two-day consultation workshop on earthquake preparedness in Bhutan that ended yesterday at Paro was aimed at aligning the international and national emergency coordination structure and developing a contingency plan.

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