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Bhutan Launches Comprehensive Vaccination Drive Against Lumpy Skin Disease

โ€ฆThe vaccination provides protection for at least one year and highlighted that future vaccination strategies would be contingent on disease prevalence trends both locally and regionally By Phurpa WangmoIn response to the escalating threat of Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) among Bhutan’s livestock, a comprehensive vaccination campaign has been initiated by the National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH) under the Ministry …

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๐€๐ง ๐ž๐ฑ๐œ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ฉ๐š ๐†๐ก๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฒ

Puspa Ghalley, a 24-year-old dancer with over 10 years of experience, is a talented artist who secured a scholarship at the Stance Dance Studio in Delhi in 2017. Her love for dance led her to work as a dance teacher, mentor, choreographer, and facilitator in Gokab. She showcased her exceptional choreography skills in numerous performances she choreographed for UNDP and …

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Bhutanโ€™s Battle Against Corruption, ACCโ€™s Strategies to Forge an Ethical Society

โ€ฆ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘จ๐‘ช๐‘ช ๐’๐’๐’˜ ๐’‰๐’‚๐’” ๐’”๐’‰๐’Š๐’‡๐’•๐’†๐’… ๐’Š๐’•๐’” ๐’‡๐’๐’„๐’–๐’” ๐’‡๐’“๐’๐’Ž ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’„๐’๐’Ž๐’‘๐’๐’Š๐’‚๐’๐’•-๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’”๐’†๐’… ๐’Š๐’๐’—๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’” ๐’•๐’ ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’‚๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’“๐’†๐’”๐’†๐’‚๐’“๐’„๐’‰ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’Š๐’๐’•๐’†๐’๐’๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’†๐’๐’„๐’†-๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’”๐’†๐’… ๐’Š๐’๐’—๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’” ๐’•๐’ ๐’†๐’๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’† ๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’‚๐’•๐’†๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’„ ๐’‘๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’“๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’›๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’๐’ ๐’‰๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’‰-๐’“๐’Š๐’”๐’Œ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’‰๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’‰ ๐’Š๐’Ž๐’‘๐’‚๐’„๐’• ๐’„๐’‚๐’”๐’†๐’” Sonam DekiAs per the National Integrity Assessment (NIA) 2022, Abuse of Power, Bribery, and Embezzlement are the top three perceived prevalent forms of corruption in the country. This is consistent with the analysis …

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Bhutan achieves a new milestone with a 27% increase in the tiger population since 2016

โ€ฆthe increase in the tiger population indicates the success of Bhutanโ€™s conservation efforts โ€“ its commitment to the Global Tiger Recovery Program to maintain a viable tiger population By Phurpa WangmoCoinciding with the International Tiger Day, the Minister for Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MoFAET) , Dasho Dr. Tandi Dorji launched the 4th National Tiger Survey Report of …

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Emerging sports like cricket and baseball, grappling with the scarcity of suitable training facilities

โ€ฆ๐’†๐’๐’•๐’‰๐’–๐’”๐’Š๐’‚๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’„ ๐’‘๐’๐’‚๐’š๐’†๐’“๐’” ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’„๐’๐’‚๐’„๐’‰๐’†๐’” ๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’–๐’ˆ๐’ˆ๐’๐’† ๐’•๐’ ๐’‡๐’Š๐’๐’… ๐’”๐’–๐’Š๐’•๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’† ๐’”๐’‘๐’‚๐’„๐’†๐’” ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’•๐’“๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ, ๐’Š๐’Ž๐’‘๐’†๐’…๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’…๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’๐’๐’‘๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’๐’‡ ๐’†๐’Ž๐’†๐’“๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’”๐’‘๐’๐’“๐’•๐’” ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’„๐’๐’–๐’๐’•๐’“๐’š Sonam DekiThe growing popularity of sports such as cricket and baseball in Bhutan is facing a significant hurdle due to lack of proper practice grounds that inhibit the development and expansion of these emerging disciplines. Enthusiastic players and passionate coaches are …

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Royal Centre for Disease Control Recognised as a NIC in the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System

โ€ฆ๐‘น๐’๐’š๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ช๐’†๐’๐’•๐’“๐’† ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐‘ซ๐’Š๐’”๐’†๐’‚๐’”๐’† ๐‘ช๐’๐’๐’•๐’“๐’๐’ ๐’‚๐’„๐’‰๐’Š๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’” ๐‘พ๐‘ฏ๐‘ถ ๐’“๐’†๐’„๐’๐’ˆ๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’‚๐’” ๐’‚ ๐‘ต๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ฐ๐’๐’‡๐’๐’–๐’†๐’๐’›๐’‚ ๐‘ช๐’†๐’๐’•๐’“๐’†, ๐’ƒ๐’๐’๐’”๐’•๐’†๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’ˆ๐’๐’๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’ ๐’Š๐’๐’‡๐’๐’–๐’†๐’๐’›๐’‚ ๐’”๐’–๐’“๐’—๐’†๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’† ๐’†๐’‡๐’‡๐’๐’“๐’•๐’” Tshering Dorji In a remarkable accomplishment, the Royal Centre for Disease Control (RCDC) has been officially recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a National Influenza Centre (NIC) in the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS). This recognition serves …

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Druk Smart Parking poised to revolutionise the parking system in the capital

โ€ฆ๐’‚๐’ ๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’”๐’–๐’‘๐’‘๐’๐’“๐’•๐’†๐’… ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐’‚๐’…๐’—๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’†๐’… ๐’„๐’‚๐’Ž๐’†๐’“๐’‚ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’”๐’†๐’๐’”๐’๐’“ ๐’•๐’†๐’„๐’‰๐’๐’๐’๐’๐’ˆ๐’š ๐’•๐’ ๐’“๐’†๐’—๐’๐’๐’–๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’Š๐’›๐’† ๐’‘๐’‚๐’“๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’†๐’™๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’„๐’†- ๐’†๐’๐’”๐’–๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‘๐’“๐’†๐’„๐’Š๐’”๐’† ๐’‘๐’‚๐’“๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ, ๐’†๐’‡๐’‡๐’Š๐’„๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’‡๐’†๐’† ๐’„๐’๐’๐’๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’, ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’†๐’๐’‰๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’† ๐’„๐’๐’๐’—๐’†๐’๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’„๐’† ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’…๐’“๐’Š๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’” Sonam DekiKCR Private Limited, in collaboration with the Desuung Skilling Program, Thimphu Thromde, and the Traffic Division, is developing an innovative parking system that ensures vehicles are parked within designated lines while providing accurate billing and …

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๐‘ฌ๐’…๐’Š๐’•๐’๐’“๐’Š๐’‚๐’- Addressing Bhutanโ€™s Escalating Fiscal Deficit and Debt

Bhutan is currently facing a significant challenge in the form of a widening fiscal deficit and a rapidly increasing public debt. The latest report attributes this alarming situation to limited revenue growth and a surge in public spending. As of March 2023, the cumulative deficit has reached an astonishing Nu. 267 billion, and the government anticipates borrowing an additional Nu. …

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๐ƒ๐ž๐œ๐ฅ๐ข๐ง๐ž ๐ข๐ง ๐‚๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ฅ ๐’๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐š๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ ๐๐ฎ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ข๐ง ๐จ๐ง ๐–๐จ๐ซ๐ค๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐œ๐ž, ๐‡๐ข๐ง๐๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐๐ฎ๐›๐ฅ๐ข๐œ ๐’๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐ž ๐„๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ข๐œ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ฒ

โ€ฆ๐‘ท๐’–๐’ƒ๐’๐’Š๐’„ ๐‘จ๐’„๐’„๐’๐’–๐’๐’•๐’” ๐‘ช๐’๐’Ž๐’Ž๐’Š๐’•๐’•๐’†๐’† ๐‘น๐’†๐’‘๐’๐’“๐’• ๐‘น๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’‚๐’๐’” ๐‘ถ๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’ƒ๐’–๐’“๐’…๐’†๐’๐’†๐’… ๐‘ช๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’ ๐‘บ๐’†๐’“๐’—๐’‚๐’๐’•๐’”, ๐‘ซ๐’†๐’„๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’”๐’†๐’… ๐‘ด๐’๐’“๐’‚๐’๐’†, ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐‘ฐ๐’๐’†๐’’๐’–๐’Š๐’•๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’† ๐‘ซ๐’Š๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’Š๐’ƒ๐’–๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’๐’‡ ๐‘พ๐’๐’“๐’Œ๐’๐’๐’‚๐’…๐’” ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐‘น๐’†๐’”๐’๐’–๐’“๐’„๐’†๐’” By Phurpa Wangmo & Sonam DekiIn accordance with the report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), there has been a steady decline in the number of civil servants over the past year. Consequently, serving civil servants find themselves overwhelmed by additional responsibilities, mounting …

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Update: Man Bitten by Rabid Dog in Gelephu Still in Critical Condition

โ€ฆ๐‘น๐’†๐’”๐’Š๐’…๐’†๐’๐’•๐’” ๐’‚๐’“๐’† ๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’๐’๐’ˆ๐’๐’š ๐’‚๐’…๐’—๐’Š๐’”๐’†๐’… ๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’”๐’• ๐’‡๐’†๐’†๐’…๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’๐’“ ๐’‘๐’๐’‚๐’š๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ ๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’‚๐’š ๐’‚๐’๐’Š๐’Ž๐’‚๐’๐’”. ๐‘จ๐’๐’š ๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’๐’“๐’Ž๐’‚๐’ ๐’ƒ๐’†๐’‰๐’‚๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’“ ๐’๐’ƒ๐’”๐’†๐’“๐’—๐’†๐’… ๐’Š๐’ ๐’‚๐’๐’Š๐’Ž๐’‚๐’๐’” ๐’”๐’‰๐’๐’–๐’๐’… ๐’ƒ๐’† ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’Ž๐’‘๐’•๐’๐’š ๐’“๐’†๐’‘๐’๐’“๐’•๐’†๐’… ๐’•๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘น๐’†๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ฝ๐’†๐’•๐’†๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’‚๐’“๐’š ๐‘ฏ๐’๐’”๐’‘๐’Š๐’•๐’‚๐’ (๐‘น๐‘ฝ๐‘ฏ&๐‘ฌ๐‘ช) By Phurpa Wangmo In Gelephu, with the current outbreak of rabies, a middle-aged man who was bitten by a stray dog in the last week of May remains in the Intensive Care Unit …

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