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Gov’t exploring to give a tablet phone each to student: PM

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The Ministry of Education is developing Learning Management System (LMS), an e-learning platform, to prepare the ministry to tackle situations like the ones Covid-19 has brought about. 
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55 primary contacts of the two Bhutanese in Kolkata test negative

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Health ministry officials, as of last night, have traced and tested about 55 primary contacts of the 47-year-old patient and another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Kolkata, India.  The contacts include 35 staff at the Royal Bhutan Army (RBA) hospital in Lungtenphug and nine family members of the 47-year-old patient. He was admitted at the RBA hospital since last month. Eleven   primary contacts of the 55-year-old man who was escorting a patient were also tested. 
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Building specialist pool: long-term investment  

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To address the shortage of medical specialists in the country, the government earlier this year brought in 19 specialists from Bangladesh on a two-year contract.  The specialists included seven anaesthesiologists, five general and an orthopaedic surgeon, three paediatricians, a gynaecologist, a medical specialist, and a nephrologist (sub-specialist). 
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Samrang-Jomotshangkha highway construction incomplete

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Seven months after the construction of Samrang-Jomotshangkha highway in Samdrupjongkhar resumed, promising the road beneficiaries that it would complete in two to three months, the construction remains incomplete.
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Gender-based violence increases by 36.6 percent this year

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Gender-based violence (GBV) increased by 36.6 percent this year, according to records maintained by a non-governmental organisation, Respect, Educate, Nurture, and Empower Women (RENEW).
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Rationalisation of gewogs exercise to take time

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People following the National Assembly (NA) sessions expressed their surprise when the NA shared its final agenda last week.
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Medical evacuation saves more than 500 lives so far

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In the past five years, 646 patients, mostly from the remote parts of the country, were airlifted to the national referral hospital with the helicopters evacuating an average of 11 individuals every month. 
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Bear quarantine or face another lockdown: experts

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While the seven-day quarantine protocol is an inconvenience for many, experts say, it is the most effective way to prevent another local Covid-19 outbreak. 
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Archery: a dangerous national pastime?

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The national sport is entertaining. It is also dangerous. On November 14, a 36-year-old man was hit by an arrow on the head during a friendly archery tournament in Doongna, Chukha. The man succumbed to his injuries two days later.         
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Landslide victory for DNT’s Dawa

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The promises to blacktop three farm roads and equip the Wangdicholing hospital with four specialists have succeeded in convincing the people of Chhoekhor and Tang gewogs to vote for Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT), the ruling government.
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Breaking: Dawa wins Chhoekhor-Tang bye-election

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DNT’s Dawa has won the bye-election in Chhoekhor-Tang constituency, Bumthang, with a huge majority, according to preliminary results.
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Ministry ready to adopt NEAF to access health of school education

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The National Education Assessment Framework (NEAF), launched yesterday in Thimphu, is expected to help Bhutan Council for School Examinations and Assessment (BCSEA) assess and monitor Bhutan’s school education system.
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Mines and minerals Bill to harmonise conflicting provisions

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The National Council will deliberate the Mines and Minerals Bill of Bhutan 2020 which is expected to harmonise conflicting laws to resolve the legality issue over surface collection of riverbed materials and also address the loss of government revenue.