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Bhutan to import 150MT of onions a month until December

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Beginning this month, the Government of India (GoI) has approved import of 150 metric tonnes (MT) of onions a month until December.  The Embassy of India in Thimphu announced this on October 16 in a formal notification.
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Entertainment business: Down and out

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Two weeks ago, a Karaoke owner opened her shop. She turned it into a bar. The idea was to save her investment, especially furniture and furnishings from pests.
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Layaps build their own school

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More than 100 residents of Laya are today engaged in construction of classrooms in Laya Central School and staff quarter at the Basic Health Unit (BHU).
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Thimphu TechPark employs more than a hundred

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While many sectors have laid off their employees, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) companies in the Thimphu TechPark Limited (TTPL) employed more than a hundred individuals recently since March.
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Bolstering Bhutan’s agriculture production

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When UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) received the Nobel Peace…
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NCOA releases six climate resilient rice varieties

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The National Centre for Organic Agriculture (NCOA) in Yusipang has released six climate-resilient rice varieties last week.
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Yaks treated against hypodermosis

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Every October, livestock officials scale the snow-covered peaks in Laya and Lunana, the northern-most parts of Bhutan, with a single mission to eliminate hypodermosis. 
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No uniformity in treatment of corruption cases?

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Zhemgang’s Goshing gewog has been without a gup for two years and three months now with the gup suspended by the Department of Local Governance (DLG) following an embezzlement case.
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City leads at the end of the first round of BPL 

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Tensung FC defeated Druk Stars FC 3-0 in the final match of the first round of the BoB Bhutan Premier League at MTC ground in Wangdue yesterday.
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Rescued from Baghdad

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Sonam was 25. She had gone to a primary school and a nunnery. She had never heard of Iraq, forget Baghdad, the capital city of the war-torn country in the Middle East.  She would never want to remember anything of the country where she had a torturous six months before finally being rescued in March this year along with eight other women. 
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Export of potatoes and four other agri-products resume

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Export of potatoes to India, via Jaigaon or any other place, will not be a problem hereafter.  Along with potato, areca nuts, orange, apple and ginger have also been sanctioned for export from Bhutan to India as all these produce have been listed in India’s import list from Bhutan. 
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Haa IMTRAT mela cancelled

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The popular Haa IMTRAT Mela has been cancelled this year given the Covid-19 pandemic concerns. 
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High-risk area still vulnerable to Covid-19 outbreaks   

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Restaurants and bars are teeming with crowds. Shops and public institutions are swarmed by shoppers and clients. The Norzin Lam area is buzzing with people like before. This is Thimphu, after almost two months since the first-ever nationwide lockdown was enforced.