Thursday , July 19 2018

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Where are the turkey eggs?

Farmers wait for the birds to lay eggs even if they are meant for meat

Livestock: Recognising turkey farming as a good source of cash income, Tsirang farmers were introduced to it. The dzongkhag livestock office distributed 235 poults to 46 farmers.

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Apple orchards shrinking

…Govt to survey the actual acreage decline this year

Horticulture: The agriculture ministry’s 11th Plan goal to enhance food and nutrition security through the production of fruits and nuts has crashed into the urbanisation hurdle.

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ACC nabs kingpin in ATM fraud

Meanwhile, more than 50 Bhutanese ATM cardholders have been interrogated 

Corruption: In continuation to the ongoing investigations, the Anti-corruption Commission (ACC) has detained one more Bhutanese, the kingpin, in connection with the illegal transaction of currency using Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards in Phuentsholing.

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Mitigating slides at Reutala and Box Cutting roads

A plan to protect the formation of the roads would be discussed this winter Highway: A multi-pronged solution is planned this winter to address the perennial roadblocks at Reutala between Trongsa and Zhemgang and Box Cutting in Gelephu, according to the works and human settlement minister (MoWHS), Dorji Choden who …

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Student drowns in Kurichu

Tragedy: A 17-year-old student of  Thimyul Lower Secondary School in Gangzur, Lhuentse drowned in the Kurichu river at noon yesterday.

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National workforce wage rate revised

Officials are hopeful the revision would encourage the workforce to be skilled workers

Wage: The National Workforce (NWF) wage rate is revised by about 30 to 35 percent starting September 1.

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