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Thrimshing’s longest farm road in need of maintenance

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The farm road that connects Berdungma-Thungkhar chiwog in Thrimshing in Trashigang has not seen any major maintenance in the last 12 years.
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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.
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Watermelon cultivation grows

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Farmers in Mongar are venturing into commercial watermelon cultivation given the easy market and the minimal input it needs. 
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Shumar farmers see potential in onions

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There is potential for people in Pemagatshel’s Shumar gewog to cultivate onion on a mass scale going by the trial productions in the gewog.
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Hailstorm leaves farmers distressed

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Hailstorm on May 28 destroyed acres of potato sprouts.
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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.  
About 23 acres of trees are lost to bark beetle along Chelela bypasskuensel

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. 
About 23 acres of trees are lost to bark beetle along Chelela bypasskuensel

Thimphu highlanders lose 23 animals to Amphan 

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Cyclone Amphan, which originated in the Bay of Bengal, has caused havoc in the highlands of Thimphu with freak weather killing numerous cattle in three gewogs of Soe, Naro and Lingzhi.
About 23 acres of trees are lost to bark beetle along Chelela bypasskuensel

Amphan increases Bhutan’s energy production

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The cyclone Amphan may have caused disruption and damaged infrastructure, but it has also contributed significantly to rise in the overall power generation from hydropower plants in the country.
About 23 acres of trees are lost to bark beetle along Chelela bypasskuensel

Cleaner’s wife alleges drangpon’s wife of assault

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To avoid conflict of interest, the alleged battery case involving the Wamrong drangpon’s wife and the drungkhag cleaner’s wife, which was registered at the drungkhag court will be registered at the Trashigang court.
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Gasa PS gets a new female changing room

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Coinciding with the menstrual hygiene day yesterday, the Gasa Primary School (GPS) gifted its six female staff and around 10 girl students, who are at the age of menstruation, a new changing room. 
About 23 acres of trees are lost to bark beetle along Chelela bypasskuensel

Robed community observes Red Dot 

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Zooming in on the menstrual hygiene challenges among nuns, the Menstrual Hygiene Day was observed at Tshalumaphey resource and training centre for nuns in Thimphu yesterday. 
About 23 acres of trees are lost to bark beetle along Chelela bypasskuensel

Bark beetle ravage trees along Chelela bypass

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Acres of trees along Haa-Chelela bypass are felled, as the forest had been infected by the bark beetle beginning April last year.