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Agriculture ministry will promote quinoa production

Agriculture: Three years after the Research and Development Centre (RDC) in Yusipang conducted a trial on a native South American crop, quinoa known for its high nutritious value, agriculture ministry will now promote its production.

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Man detained for traffic accident

Crime: Police in Gelephu detained a 22-year old man in connection with a vehicle accident that resulted in the death of a 65-year-old man in Gelephu on November 8.

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Dairy farming popular in S/J

Groups export more than 345 metric tonnes of fresh milk in a year on an average

Livestock: With no religious sentiments attached and an option to earn income everyday from selling milk and dairy product, dairy farming is picking up in Samdrupjongkhar, a report compiled by the dzongkhag’s livestock sector indicated.

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Financial institutions open new offices

Banking: In order to enhance customer service and easy access in the service delivery, the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited (RICBL) opened three new offices: a branch office at Tsimasham in Chhukha and two extension offices at Motithang in Thimphu and Gyalpoizhing in Mongar today.

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Elderly monks content at monastic home

An elderly monk at Gangzhay Kepiling centre

Welfare: Less than two years since 76-year-old Chathey from Phangyul, Wangdue shifted to stay at the first elderly monastic homes in Limukha, Punakha, and he has already found a “heaven on earth”.

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Omchhu bridge misses deadline

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Connectivity: The construction of 46-metre girder bridge over Omchhu that commenced last year has missed its deadline because of specification changes in between.

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