Young aspiring entrepreneurs attended the coursekuensel

Aspiring entrepreneurs attend virtual training 

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Since mid-December last year, 82 aspiring entrepreneurs attended virtual training during lockdown which ended last week. 
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Internet slows as more remain online

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Online engagement for work and entertainment have caused frequent internet network congestion. 
Construction materials cost up by 30 to 80 percentkuensel

Cost escalation and skilled labour shortage impede construction

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Cost of construction materials increased by 30 to 80 percent, according to a survey conducted by the Construction Association of Bhutan (CAB).
Vegetable market running out of green chillieskuensel

Samdrupjongkhar thromde grappling with green chilli shortage

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With chilli growing scarce in Samdrupjongkhar thromde, residents say they are making do with less spicy meals. Vendors at the vegetable market are running out of fresh chillies.
The current school system and curriculum are perfectly designed to create unemployment (File photo)kuensel

Thimphu and Paro begin unlocking

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Much to the relief of residents in Thimphu and Paro, the national Covid-19 taskforce (NC19TF) has initiated the first phase unlocking in the two red zones since Sunday. 
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Man absconds after stabbing another

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Phuentsholing police are on the look out  for a 32-year-old man, who absconded across the border after allegedly stabbing a 33-year-old man in the Toorsa temporary settlement.
The current school system and curriculum are perfectly designed to create unemployment (File photo)kuensel

Easing the lockdown with mega zones 

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With more than 5,785 samples cleared of Covid-19, South mega zone in Thimphu Thromde is declared a yellow zone. The relaxation of lockdown in the zone will begin from today. 
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Business picking up in Trashigang

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With the second phase of unlocking in Trashigang, Trashigang town is coming back to life. Traffic is becoming busier and shops and restaurants are opening to business. 
Second nationwide lockdown affected the extraction, dredging and supply of sandkuensel

Sand demand at lowest in 2020

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With an average of 60 truckloads every day, the sand demand has reached its lowest in Wangdue. 
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Lockdown delays Dagana’s tourism plans

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Dagana dzongkhag was about to begin developing a trekking route to begin its much-awaited tourism programme, but the nationwide lockdown ground all activities to a halt. 
De-suups deliver essentials to hotspot buildingskuensel

Taking challenges as experience

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De-suups, who beat the harsh winter cold to ensure people do not breach lockdown protocols, say they are taking challenges as experience and enjoy their duty.
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Gelephu residents question lack of accountability

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Gelephu residents are questioning why officials, who helped the businesswoman avail documents to travel to Thimphu without staying in mandatory seven days quarantine last year were not held accountable.
The current school system and curriculum are perfectly designed to create unemployment (File photo)kuensel

Reforming the education system

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Following His Majesty The King’s National Day address, on December 17, calling on systemic reforms in the education system, the education ministry has been working on to create an education reform team.