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Trashigang fights rabies with mass vaccination

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A mass dog vaccination has begun in Trashigang after a dead dog in Kanglung tested positive for rabies on June 7. 
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For most people, Punakha dzongkhag court is beyond reach

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Eight in the morning, June 15: Rinchen Dem, 69, is heading from Ritsa, Punakha to Wangdue. The distance she has to cover is 26 kilometres, just to fetch a legal document.
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For Bumthaps it’s not a good year for cordyceps collection

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Most of the cordyceps collectors from Chumig, Bumthang have returned home. This year, the quality of fungus has been found to be poor.
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Autsho town residents wait for their plot

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Three years on, shopkeepers in Autsho town, Lhuentse are waiting for the plots at the new town to begin construction. 
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Two men arrested in Jaigaon murder

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Jaigaon police had arrested two men yesterday evening in connection to the brutal murder of two Bhutanese women in Jaigaon.
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Private schools’ fees will be paid: PM

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The government has provisioned budget to pay private higher secondary schools’ tuition fees and boarder fees for Class XI students on government scholarship, according to Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering. 
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Could you be vulnerable to cyber threats? How do you protect yourself?

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In the wake of Covid-19, as remote working grows, hacking and phishing attacks have reportedly increased the world over. Many Bhutanese have fallen prey to such ploys. Lack of awareness and adequate safeguards could leave many vulnerable to cyber threats.
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Nangsel Goenpa in need of reconstruction, yet again

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Nangsel Goenpa Lhakhang in Goenshari, Punakha is in a sorry state of repair—roofless and crumbling.
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A group revives four-decade fallow land in Gangzur

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Three graduates of Gangzur in Lhuentse came together to cultivate in fields that have remained fallow for the past four decades. 
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Civil servants in Sakteng rescue calves 

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In Sakteng, Trashigang, eight women, all civil servants, have built a shelter for abandoned calves.

Bajo welcomes CCTV cameras 

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Bajo town residents were happy with the new 30 closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs) installed on June 12. 
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Yoga gaining popularity among Bhutanese

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Yoga is increasingly gaining popularity among Bhutanese urbanites.
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Deaf students cope up with online education demands

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At 7am Tenzin Wangchuk after a quick breakfast helps his aunt in the kitchen garden. Work done, he returns to begin his study. With the notebooks and his screen cracked Samsung mobile, he sits down to study using the WeChat application.