Review shows heavy alcohol tax likely to curb consumption 

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More than 767 Bhutanese lost their lives to alcohol liver disease (ALD) in the past six years as per data with the health ministry.  According to the latest annual health bulletin 2020, 139 people died due to ALD in 2019, which was the highest cause of mortality in the country than any other form of diseases combined. 

Increasing number of farmland being left fallow

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Agriculture: With increasing wild life attacks on their crops,…

Commercial cultivation of bamboo yet to take off in Radhi

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Resources: When villagers of Radhi first started planting bamboo…

As for human-wildlife conflict, prevention is better than cure

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Tackling the root cause of the growing problem is the only sustainable…

25 power tillers provided to Mongar and Lhuentse

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The eastern districts are given priority in providing agriculture…

Leak suspect denies guilt

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The council has approached other agencies, like OAG, to pursue…

His Majesty celebrates Chunyipai losar in Autsho

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Celebration: Thousands of people arrived at the Autsho school…

Filling the void left by the CoS dissolution

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Amid talk of a trust deficit between govt. and bureaucracy, the…

Fishing for FDI

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As a small fish in a big pond (read India and China), Bhutan…

Picture story

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His Holiness the Je Khenpo’s representative, the Dorji Lopen…

Teachers undergo crash course in integrated farming

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In pursuance of the broader national goal of food self sufficiency Training:…

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Permanent representative to the UN Daw Penjo presents credentials…

Symposium calls for an effective strategy to address degradation

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Bhutan also expresses concern about degradation and losing forests Environment:…