Yangchengatshel Middle Secondary School staff prepare the dry ration items that will be distributed to students as part of the project’s launch todaykuensel

S/jongkhar makes tobacco import easier

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To curb tobacco smuggling, Samdrupjongkhar dzongkhag has allowed import of tobacco within the permissible limits as per the laws. 
Yangchengatshel Middle Secondary School staff prepare the dry ration items that will be distributed to students as part of the project’s launch todaykuensel

Govt. won’t meddle in private school fee issue: Education minister

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It is now left entirely up to the private schools whether or not to collect school fees. 
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Covid-19: Health ministry prepared to handle birth and death

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Pregnancy, with all its agony and pain is a joyous occasion for every mother. However, in the current pandemic situation, the experience is filled with anxiety and uncertainty. 
Yangchengatshel Middle Secondary School staff prepare the dry ration items that will be distributed to students as part of the project’s launch todaykuensel

Finance minister to unveil new budget on Monday

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All eyes will be on the new annual budget when the winter session resumes on Monday. The government is expected to ramp up public spending to stimulate the economy hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Better hand-washing stations at CFM

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The Mawongpa Water Solution has installed four water taps at the Centenary Farmers Market (CFM) replacing the temporary hand-washing stations at the market.
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Needy students get feeding take-home ration

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Ngawang Sherub, a Class-V student of Yangchengatshel Middle Secondary School (YMSS) in Thimphu comes running when he sees his mother coming home with a heavy-looking carton box.
Yangchengatshel Middle Secondary School staff prepare the dry ration items that will be distributed to students as part of the project’s launch todaykuensel

May sees a huge spike in Covid-19 cases

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After recording the biggest jump of five new cases within 24 hours on May 14 and three cases each on May 22, 24 and yesterday, Bhutan today has 31 Covid-19 positive cases, one of the lowest in the world.  
Yangchengatshel Middle Secondary School staff prepare the dry ration items that will be distributed to students as part of the project’s launch todaykuensel

Illegal entry across the International border

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Three foreign workers without any documents issued by the Department of Immigration were apprehended by the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) on May 26. 
Yangchengatshel Middle Secondary School staff prepare the dry ration items that will be distributed to students as part of the project’s launch todaykuensel

Re-opening the schools is dangerous

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Health Minister Dechen Wangmo has said that she is not comfortable with the idea of reopening the schools. This is a serious message because Covid-19 is a major threat still.
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Local economy bounces back in Phuentsholing

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There is normalcy returning to Phuentsholing, the busiest commercial hub in the country.
Yangchengatshel Middle Secondary School staff prepare the dry ration items that will be distributed to students as part of the project’s launch todaykuensel

Covid-19, a blessing for a poultry farmer in Tsaenkhar

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Covid-19 pandemic has come as a blessing in disguise for Kinzang Wangchuk, a poultry farmer in Lhuentse. Unlike in the past, he can now sell the eggs without having to struggle for the market.
Yangchengatshel Middle Secondary School staff prepare the dry ration items that will be distributed to students as part of the project’s launch todaykuensel

Differences in opinion hold work at the PHPA I

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The Punatsangchhu Hydroelectric Project I (PHPA I) is yet to receive a report to resolve issues related to the dam and the sliding on the dam’s right bank. 
Yangchengatshel Middle Secondary School staff prepare the dry ration items that will be distributed to students as part of the project’s launch todaykuensel

10,000 needy students to get ration in Covid-19 response

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The education ministry will cater dry ration to more than 10,000 vulnerable children identified by the government across the country from this month.