150 pigs imported to boost piggery industry

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This is expected to help the country achieve sufficiency in pork which has been rising over the years  Livestock: The failing piggery industry has become an increasing burden on the country’s economy and pork self-sufficiency in the past four years.
A committee has decided to employ water pumps to remove the landslide at Dzongkhalum which has cut off access for the past two weeks

Creating a wholesome mental health system

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... in line with the government’s objective to reduce suicide incidents and other youth related issues

Health: In an effort to develop a comprehensive and responsive mental health system in the country, the Faculty of Nursing and Public Health under the Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB) introduced a Bachelor of Science programme in Clinical Counselling yesterday in Thimphu.

A committee has decided to employ water pumps to remove the landslide at Dzongkhalum which has cut off access for the past two weeks

Police save two

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Assistance: Police saved a 16-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman from committing suicide during two incidences in Thimphu.
A committee has decided to employ water pumps to remove the landslide at Dzongkhalum which has cut off access for the past two weeks

15 schools for children with special needs by 2018

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Education: To enhance education opportunities for children with special needs, the education ministry is in the process of identifying the thirteenth school in the country which will cater to the needs of children with disabilities.
A committee has decided to employ water pumps to remove the landslide at Dzongkhalum which has cut off access for the past two weeks

Online programme to break down medical knowledge barriers

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Health: To ensure the continuous professional development of health workers in the country, the Faculty of Nursing and Public Health under the Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB) launched the online Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme yesterday in Thimphu.

More Japanese volunteers arrive

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Cooperation: Japan has increased, by 10 more, the number of volunteers in the country.

Japan has the highest number of volunteers in Bhutan with 22 Japanese overseas cooperation volunteers  (JOCVs) and nine senior volunteers already in various parts of the country.

New gewog office left vacant for two years

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Damage caused by a landslide, lack of internet connectivity, among others, blamed

LG: The newly constructed Nubi gewog office in Bemji, Trongsa, constructed in 2014, is still vacant.

The roadside vendors of Burichu

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Business: It’s a gloomy day and Damphu town is silent.

But about 25km away towards Wangdue there is more excitement.

Gasa Lamai Singye and Changyul Bhum Galem – a tale retold

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Review: A legendary tale of two people who puts love above everything, Gasa Lamai Singye and Changyul Bhum Galem is back on the silver screen at the City Cinema hall in Thimphu.
A committee has decided to employ water pumps to remove the landslide at Dzongkhalum which has cut off access for the past two weeks

Addressing the skilled workforce shortage

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The country has been facing severe shortage of skilled workforce. While unemployment among the young keeps increasing by the year, we continue to hire non-national workers for our projects in various sectors.
A committee has decided to employ water pumps to remove the landslide at Dzongkhalum which has cut off access for the past two weeks

Fentena and Sektena villages to remain in Gakidling

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Gakidling gup says the inconvenience will be eased with the coming of farm roads

LG: A constituency boundary cannot be altered before 10 years from the date of the issuance of its delimitation order.

Moving back to the village

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With the coming of electricity and a farm road, the villagers of Taksa return Migration: After leaving his village in Taksa, Dangchu almost a decade ago, Dorji, 44, now plans to return home and become a farmer.
A committee has decided to employ water pumps to remove the landslide at Dzongkhalum which has cut off access for the past two weeks

Dzongkhalum block clearing to take weeks

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Transportation: Following a committee meeting yesterday, the Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority (MHPA) has decided to deploy water pumps along with excavators to clear the debris above the slide area at Dzongkhalum.