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SAARC secretary general in Bhutan

His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Amjad Hussian B Sial at the Tashichhodzong yesterday.

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60 percent of PTA budget released

India and Bhutan reviewed the progress of the Government of India’s Project Tied Assistance projects in the 11th Plan at the second project monitoring committee (PMC) meeting in Thimphu on April 26.

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Sanitation policy to manage liquid waste

To focus on the management of liquid waste in the country and to have a single policy that will look into sanitation and hygiene issues in both urban and rural Bhutan, a National Sanitation and Hygiene Policy has been drafted.

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TCB clears tour guide of sexual harassment and fraud charges

The penalty of Nu 10,000, which the Tourism Council of Bhutan imposed on a tour guide on April 14, was for breaching two sections of the guides’ code of conduct by being in a relationship with the tourist and soliciting money, and not for alleged sexual harassment, fraud and providing the tourist non-prescribed antibiotics.

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Promoting innovation and creativity 

Recognising their innovation, an incense maker, a milk processing unit, a baker, and a traditional paper maker, bagged awards at the Bhutan Enterprise Awards coinciding with the World Intellectual Property (IP) day in Thimphu yesterday.

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