Bhutanese complacent despite the spike in Covid-19 cases 

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The recent spike in the number of Covid-19 positive cases in the country has done little to alarm public who have now returned to ‘business as usual’ after the initial scare. 
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Rush to complete Denchi dzong 

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The construction of Denchi Dzong in Pemagatshel is expected to complete at the end of this month, according to the project manager.
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Govt. cancels Chunaikhola mining auction

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In what came as a big blow to the prospective bidders, the government has cancelled auctioning the Chunaikhola dolomite mining rights, which was scheduled to conduct in Thimphu today.
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AMCH- 1,000 Day plus policy unlikely to happen soon

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The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s popular pledge to provide breastfeeding allowance, which is now called Accelerating Mother and Child Health (AMCH) – 1,000 Day Plus, to improve the health of mother and child in the country, is unlikely to happen anytime soon. 
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Budget shows no major change in Govt. policy 

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Despite the unprecedented impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on every sector, a closer look at the budget allocation to various sectors for fiscal year (FY) 2020-21 shows that there is no significant shift in government policies or priorities. 
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Violation of roads rules and regulations concerns DoR

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The Department of Roads (DoR) will conduct a three-day training starting today for road inspectors to enhance issues related with the violations of roads rules and regulations. 
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Fair price vegetable market to ensure affordable purchase

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The National Vegetable Management Taskforce (NVMT) established five fair price vegetable counters in Paro to make vegetables affordable on Saturday. 
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Govt. introduces temporary cost-cutting measures

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In what is a major fiscal measure to cough up the cost of recurrent expenditures from internal resources in Covid-19’s wake, the government announced temporary changes in budget policies. 
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Tobacco use among youth remains high

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Almost 16 years after Bhutan banned the sale of tobacco, use of tobacco is still rampant among youth with more than one in five students currently abusing tobacco products.
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Semester-end exams to be held before September

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Colleges under the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) will conduct their semester-end examinations before September.
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31,257 apply for Druk Gyalpo’s Relief Kidu 

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As of May 28, a total of 31,257 applications were received for the Druk Gyalpo’s Relief Kidu (DGRK), of which 68 percent or 21,195 had applied in April. The maximum number of applications, 4,615 were received on April 15, the second day after the relief kidu was announced. 
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Popular TashiCell data plans to get more data 

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Beginning today, TashiCell subscribers will get additional data at the existing price for six data plans. 
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New lifeline for Jangphutse villagers

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With the construction of a new six- kilometer mule track for Jangphutse and Manam-chemkhar chiwogs, villagers of two chiwog in Toedtsho gewog are looking forward to a better life.