Men at work (transhipment): Loaders busy at the Allay LCS in Pasakhakuensel

Allay LCS gets formal nod as an additional route

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The Government of India (GoI) has officially recognised Allay Land Customs Station (LCS) in Pasakha as a trading route.
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OAG creates a Governance and Corporate Legal Service Unit

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The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has created a Governance and Corporate Legal Service Unit. 
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Two Bhutanese patients test false positive for Covid-19  

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Two Bhutanese referral patients tested positive for Covid-19 on reaching Kolkata, India last weekend. One of them tested negative in the second test the next day. 
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Wamrong assault case hearing to continue on October 27

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Trashigang dzongkhag court held the opening statement for the battery case yesterday after one of the litigants, Tshering Yangki, appealed against the lower court’s judgment last week. 
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Paro after 100 percent dog sterilisation

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Paro, the gateway to Bhutan is also the dzongkhag with the high density of the dog population. It has become unsafe for both pedestrians and cattle.
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e-LaYog to save time and money for jobseekers

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An entrepreneur had found a solution to cut down expenses when applying for a job. e-LaYog, a web-based application for recruiting employees, brings the employers and job seekers together on one online platform to save cost and time.
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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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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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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.