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International designers and models will participate in the Project Bhutan Season 6 – The Global Edition event tomorrow at Taj Tashi, Thimphu.
The team from Kora Tigers cycling with agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji

ACC asks Bhutan Duty Free Ltd. to revoke 10 appointments

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has asked the chairman of the Bhutan Duty Free Ltd (BDFL) to revoke the appointment of 10 officials who were recruited without meeting the employment criteria.
The team from Kora Tigers cycling with agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji

Labour shortage affects agriculture sector

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According to the latest agriculture reports, large movement of people from rural to urban centres is hurting the agriculture sector badly. Fifty-three percent of farming households faced labour shortage in 2016.

Black-headed Bunting spotted in Gelephu

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A female black-headed bunting (Emberiza melanocephala) was sighted at 9:07AM in Gelegphu, a kilometre away from the town, on September 17.
The team from Kora Tigers cycling with agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji

Bhutan Airlines signs lease agreement for two aircrafts

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Bhutan Airlines (Tashi Air Pvt. Ltd) signed aircraft lease agreement for two Airbus A319 aircrafts (2010 vintage) with AerCap on September 28 in Thimphu.

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A total of 96 students from Thimphu schools attended the Gyalsey Nachung Camp from September 23- 26 at the Hongtsho Primary School. Themed ‘Success through synergy’, the camp is expected to support 11 and 12-year olds in their physical, mental and spiritual development.
The team from Kora Tigers cycling with agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji

Counsellors recommend understanding the basics of mental health

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There is a need for collective collaboration to detect, prevent and treat mental disorders in the country.

Guesthouse opens in Mongar for retired armed force personnel

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The Office of the Gyaltshab started the operation of the Guesthouse of His Majesty’s Retired Armed Force Society in Mongar yesterday. The Guesthouse will provide free accommodation to retired armed force personnel and their immediate family members while visiting Mongar on medical treatments or during transits. Dining facilities will also be available on payment of minimal charges.
The team from Kora Tigers cycling with agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji

Health ministry revises infant mortality target for 12th Plan

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Following intense deliberation on the impossibility of achieving the health ministry’s target to achieve zero infant mortality by the end of the 11th Plan, the ministry has now revised the targets for the dzongkhags.
The team from Kora Tigers cycling with agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji

Counsellors look at communicating and dealing with persons with disability

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Communicating with a person with disability and dealing with a family impacted with addiction were among the many workshops provided to certified counsellors at the fourth biennial Bhutan counselling conference in Thimphu yesterday.
The team from Kora Tigers cycling with agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji

Best diagnosis for better treatment

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Diagnosing a person correctly is crucial for right treatment especially in cases involving trauma. This was discussed at the fourth biennial counselling conference in Thimphu yesterday.
The six unit classroom will be ready by next year

Local leaders suggest campus swap for convenience of students

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More than a hundred students of Drujyegang Central School have to walk about two kilometres to and from school every day.
The team from Kora Tigers cycling with agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji

Bhutan Foundation and Amankora donate for tiger conservation

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To strengthen tiger conservation efforts in Bhutan, Amankora in partnership with the Bhutan Foundation handed over Nu 630,000 to the Regional Centre for Tiger and Cats Research (RCTCR) in Thimphu on September 28.