Polio vaccine in short supply

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Following a global manufacturing shortage of the vaccine

Immunisation: Bhutan ran out of the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) in the beginning of this year following a global manufacturing shortage of the vaccine.

Choppers airlift supplies to cut off Nimtola

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Relief: Upon the Command of His Majesty The King, Prime Minister…

United we stand

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As the recent disaster continues in our peaceful country bringing along with it devastation and fear, on the positive side, it has also reminded us that we are truly blessed.

Bridge over the river Bhalujhora

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Connectivity: Pasakha. Little has remained of the bright beginning. Now the dark and ominous clouds are gathering in the sky. Four o’clock, evening.

PM cautions media to be wary of creating panic

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Information: While the government commended the role played by the media during disasters, the Prime Minister, however, cautioned the media to ensure that their reporting does not create panic among the people.

Beating the habit

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By 13, Bhup Dhoj Ghalley was experimenting with drugs. For the next two decades of his life he became embroiled in a life of drugs, crime and prison.

Profile: He lost his the trust of his parents and the company of his “good” friends. His wife and daughter left him. Everything was falling apart for Bhup Dhoj Ghalley.

Martshala without a livestock officer for a year

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Livestock: Without a livestock officer, the villagers of Martshala gewog in Samdrupcholing dungkhag are facing problems in carrying out livestock related activities.

Thrompon candidate for Mongar emerges

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LG: Sonam Choiten, 30, from Kedheykhar in Mongar has declared his candidacy to contest for the post of Mongar thrompon.

Tiger claws its way back in Bumdeling

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… after almost two decades

Wildlife: It was a rare sight. A wild tiger roaming the forests of Lhuentse district under the Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary (BWS) was recently caught on camera, the first in almost two decades.

Pemathang still waiting for electric poles

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Electricity: Some households in Pemathang gewog in Samdrupcholing dungkhag have been waiting for more almost two years for the Bhutan Power Corporation to supply poles that would bring electricity to their new houses.

Rain damages three choetens in Bumthang

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Damage: The recent rains destroyed a few choetens in Bumthang. It also left a few people panicked.

College of Natural Resources hosts summer schools

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Education: A three-week summer school programme focusing on foundations and methods of agriculture economics and policy for sustainable mountainous development that was held at College of Natural Resources (CNR), Lobesa ended on July 28.