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The Unseen Walls Along the Boulder Trade Route

Bhutanese boulders bound for Bangladesh gets a stone-cold welcome along Indian Territories By Tashi Namgyal/Thimphu Boulder exports from Bhutan to Bangladesh, one of the chief natural resources the two countries share, have to go through a long bumpy ride along Indian highways. The growing export of Bhutanese boulders to Bangladesh has faced some problems recently while crossing the Indian Territory. …

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dis-Ability with traits to lead

Five persons living with disabilities come forward as aspiring local leaders for the third LG elections By Tashi Namgyal/Thimphu ยญยญยญยญยญยญยญยญยญยญยญยญยญยญFor the first time, two male and three female persons living with disabilities formed the cohort of 2,195 eligible citizens who sat for the Functional Literacy Test (FLT) conducted by the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) ahead of the Local Government …

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Economy in Doldrums: Dips past minus10

With no respite at sight, the economy is expected to tumble further down in the coming months By Phurpa Wangmo Bhutanโ€™s economy recorded a growth of -10.08 percent in 2020, by far the lowest. This is one of the most striking figures, which is 15.83 percentage points drop as compared to a growth of 5.76 percent in 2019. The National …

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MoH to Prioritize Signage for Senior Citizens

โ€ฆand also to people living with disability By Phurpa Wangmo In line with the governmentโ€™s commitment to narrow the gap and to promote people-centered health services with care and compassion, the Ministry of Health (MoH) launched the packages for the elderly population coinciding with the International Day for Older Persons on Friday. Priority Signage for 65 years and above and people …

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