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Opportunities slipping by?

Growing food in Bhutan has always been difficult. If what we grew was considered sufficient, it was because we didn’t have to feed many mouths. What was grown in the backyard and dried for the winter was enough.

Gelephu businesswoman rebutts

The Umling drungkhag court in Gelephu conducted the first rebuttal hearing of the 37-year-old businesswoman, who was charged for breaching mandatory quarantine protocol, yesterday.

Police in Gelephu charged the woman for breaching public order and tranquillity as per section 448 of the Penal Code of Bhutan in November last year.

“Bilateral relationship geared to respond to the needs of the 21st century”

 Q&A:Indian Ambassador to Bhutan, Ruchira Kamboj talks to Kuensel on a host of issues 

The government has requested GoI for a million doses of Oxford vaccine (Covishield). With India starting the vaccination program from January 16, when can Bhutan expect to receive the Covishield vaccine?

January 20, 2021 was a historic day for the unique and special friendship between our two countries when Bhutan was the first among our neighbours to receive the Made-in-India vaccine.