The first two Covid-19 patients recover

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Early detection and containment approach, which Bhutan has adopted to fight against Covid-19, has worked well for the country.
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Businessman waives off rent worth Nu 2.6M

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About 121 tenants renting space for business and residence in the SD PLAZA in Thimphu need not have to  pay their rent for the months of March and April.
Well-distanced: Dorji Wangmo and her friends weed potatokuensel

Villagers well aware and cautious in Bartsham

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With their heads almost kissing their knees, three women are busy in a potato field in Bartsham, Trashigang. There is enough distance between them, about three meters or more.
Godhak Singh Ghalley in his chili farm yesterdaykuensel

Covid-19 is a boon for Samtse farmers

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Covid-19 has renewed economic opportunities for farmers in Samtse. Farmer Godhak Singh Ghalley, 35, of Lamithang village has been into chilli business for the last three years but he said this year was the best, both in terms of harvest and price.
Guides and drivers engages in agriculture in absence of tourists in the countrykuensel

Embassy of India begins online yoga class

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The Embassy of India in Bhutan has started an online yoga class for all Bhutanese irrespective of yoga enthusiasts, yoga beginners or yoga practitioners since yesterday.
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Free Dzongkha and English primary e-books launched

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Bhutan Foundation has launched three free e-books in both Dzongkha and English for children to read during free time.
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Giving back when it is needed

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Up above the Sangaygang hill, a group of men are busy. Armed with spades and pickaxes, the men, nine of them, donning shades and caps, dig out hard soil to be turned into agriculture land.
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Contributions pouring into the Covid-19 relief fund

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In a show of gratitude and solidarity, Bhutanese contributed millions of Ngultrums to the Covid-19 relief fund in the past week. 
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Telecos propose students’ data quota to MoE

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Bhutan Telecom (BT) and TashiCell have submitted proposals for additional data for educational purposes to the Ministry of Education (MoE) in the wake of disturbances due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Farmers keen on taking up vegetable farming

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Padam Lal, 42, is a vegetable farmer in Pemathang, Tsirang. These days he can almost always be seen watering his vegetable garden. Demand for local vegetables has increased sharply because of import difficulties due to Covid-19 scare.
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Trongsa running out of chillies

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While the National Food Security Reserve (NFSR) and Food Corporation of Bhutan (FCBL) stocked all basic necessities in Trongsa, the town is running short of the most important spice or vegetable.
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A lone farmer tries spring paddy in Mongar

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Dechen Norbu from Sangnyerphai in Chali is the only farmer growing spring paddy in Mongar.
Guides and drivers engages in agriculture in absence of tourists in the countrykuensel

Farm road without bridge not benefitting villagers

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Almost two years after remote Yangmalashing village in Dechenling gewog, Pemagatshel, is connected with a farm road, farmers couldn’t use it as there is no bridge over Kerongdrang stream.