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First sighting of white-bellied heron in Bumdeling

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White-bellied heron (Ardea Insignis) was sighted for the first time along Kholongchhu in Trashiyangtse on April 12.
The road is blocked at about 24 kms from Gyalpoizhing side (Photo: DoR Lingmethang’s Facebook page)

Shooting boulders block Gyalpoizhing-Nganglam highway

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Before the roads department could mend the first block on the Gyalpoizhing-Nganglam highway, a rockslide blocked the highway yesterday at around 24km from Gyalpoizhing towards Nganglam.    
Multipurpose halls in schools are temporarily used to store essential itemskuensel

Govt. stocking essential items to last six months

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The government has stocked essential items enough to last for four months—worth Nu 104 million. By mid-May, the country will have stocked essential items to last for six months.
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We’ll come out of this as a more united and resilient nation: Health Minister

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While the whole world is struggling to cope up with the novel Coronavirus pandemic, Bhutan could not be any more prepared for the health emergency of this magnitude than it is today.  Bhutanese had just recently elected a new government that prioritised streamlining and upgrading the country’s entire health care system. 
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Covid-19 fear sends people looking for sublime sanctuaries

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Covid-19 may have limited the movement of people, particularly in the usually-crowded parts of the capital, but go to the hills and mountains to really understand the true terror of the pandemic.
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Coal company compensates for damages

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Kuchi from Rishor in Dewathang gewog, Samdrupjongkhar received Nu 1.1 million (M) from the SD Eastern Bhutan Coal Company (SDEBCC) yesterday for the damages to her house.
Agro processing unit in Mongarkuensel

Youth group’s business comes to a halt

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Not allowing people to gather in big groups has directly affected a small, but growing business on the outskirts of Mongar town.
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Militia group launches campaign materials

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The militia group (2003) launched physical distancing awareness campaign materials for Covid-19 at the World Wildlife Fund office in Thimphu yesterday. 
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Material and labour shortages to impede economy revival efforts

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Shortages of construction materials and labourers are expected impede the government’s efforts to sustain the GDP growth and prevent the economy from going into a recession.
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House owners come to the rescue

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If the fiscal measures are helping house owners, they are letting the benefit trickle down to the tenants who are affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Phuentsholing.
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Changes at CFM to ensure physical distancing

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Shopping for vegetables at the Centenary Farmers Market (CFM), Thimphu, would be different from today.
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Children at increased online risk during Covid-19 pandemic

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Children in Bhutan are at increased risk of harm as their lives move increasingly online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 
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Canine distemper outbreak in Wangdue

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A Canine Distemper outbreak in Bajo town and nearby areas in Wangdue has so far killed more than 10 stray dogs and infected about five pet dogs.