Thursday , January 19 2017
  • REDCL likely to increase rural lending

    Fund: The Rural Enterprise Development Corporation Ltd (REDCL) is likely to increase its rural lending limit to Nu 500,000 from Nu 100,000. REDCL announced this on January 16 during the ongoing ninth Local Government Chairpersons’ Conference (LGCC) in Phuentsholing.

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Enhancing rice production

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Agriculture: The agriculture department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests yesterday signed a Partnership Project with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to conduct a research trial to find solutions to manage weeds in rice cultivation in Bhutan without the use of synthetic herbicides.

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275 receive diplomas at 20th RIM convocation

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and labour minister Ngeema Sangay Tshempo with Post Graduate Diploma in National Law graduates of the 20th Royal Institute of Management convocation

Convocation: Of the 275 candidates who received their diplomas for successfully completing their courses during the 20th convocation of the Royal Institute of Management in Thimphu yesterday, only 95 of them were women.

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Defendants question plaintiff’s reputation in defamation case

Legal: Freelance journalist Namgay Zam, in her third rebuttal yesterday, submitted that if the plaintiff fails to prove the actual damage, the defamation suit be declared cantankerous litigation and the plaintiff, Sonam Phuntsho be held accountable and be made to pay appropriate damages to the defendants.

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Landslides threaten Yomzor village

Local Govt. leaders say budget insufficient to construct retaining walls
Infrastructure: The Khar gup, Ngajay Dorji and Chongshing mangmi, Namkha Dorji, in Pemagatshel requested additional budget from the dzongkhag to construct protection walls and drains along the Tsebar Ngangray to Khawar Gonpa farm road in Khar gewog, during the dzongkhag tshogdu held on October 25.

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Patients irked at having to go to private clinics

Lack of an early-detection test facility is causing the referrals

Dengue: Patients visiting the Phuentsholing general hospital to check if they have been infected by dengue are not happy that they are being asked to go to private clinics instead for the test.

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