Tuesday , April 24 2018

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Dagachhu restarts operation

…  after three months of shutdown 

Hydropower: Dagachhu Hydropower Corporation Limited has rectified the fault in the tailrace tunnel (TRT) and begun generating power since last week.

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Target was set too high for Gasa: Dzongdag

Update: Following the midterm review of Gasa, where the dzongkhag requested reducing some of the production targets, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has directed the agriculture ministry to verify if the set targets were unrealistically high.

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Japan presents 29 new ambulances

Grant: Marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between the two countries, the government and people of Japan gifted 29 ambulances worth about Nu 124.7 million to the Bhutanese people yesterday.

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Zimdra donates van to RENEW

Community: Vehicle dealer Zimdra donated a van worth Nu 411,280 to RENEW, the organisation concerned with the protection and education of women and girls, yesterday.

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Religious personnel: an agent for change?

A survey was conducted to assess their knowledge, attitude and practice on social issues

Survey: The understanding of social issues among religious personnel need to be improved going by the findings of a survey conducted among 3,242 religious personnel.

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Migration hinders Gasa’s agriculture objectives

Road constructions and landslides are other reasons for some targets not being met

MTR: While Gasa has achieved 67 percent of its 11th Plan activities, the dzongkhag has requested reducing the targets of paddy, wheat, barley, potato and egg production during its midterm review (MTR) held yesterday.

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