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About 80 infants contract the virus, all are doing well: TAG member

โ€ฆunvaccinated children are the main concern Puran Gurung Amid the surging cases โ€“ and the caution by the Ministry of Health on the higher transmissibility rate for the infants, and children, the country registered about 74 one-year-old and 13 less than one-month-old infants contracting the virus, and altogether, there are about 500 children below the age of 12 contracting the …

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Bhutan Pavilion at World Expo 2021 – โ€˜meaningful, unique, extraordinary and insightfulโ€™

Puran Gurung At the World Expo 2021 in Dubai that is set to end by April, Bhutanโ€™s pavilion โ€˜Land of Happiness and Opportunitiesโ€™ at the Opportunity District, the international community of 192 countries are phrasing it as โ€˜meaningful, unique, extraordinary and insightfulโ€™, says Tourism Council of Bhutanโ€™s Director General, Dorji Dhradhul.Bhutan Pavilion at Opportunity District showcases Architecture, Arts and Culture, …

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Essential supply transporters face problems in Sorchen

…even business operators appealed to the taskforce Puran Gurung The transporters of essential supplies and restaurant operators at Sorchen are in a difficult situation, and the relevant authorities are yet to give them a definite solution to the problem raised by concerned parties. More than 100 transporters ferrying essential supplies to the rest of the country from Phuentsholing particularly Sorchen …

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Bharat-Bhutan Brotherhood

CONNECTING NATIONS, a monthly magazine publication registered by Government of India clarifies Indo-Bhutan issues: Construction of border walls at Jaigaon-Phuentsholing demarcation: Fact check: On 9th & 10th of September 2021, a โ€œ Joint Technical Level meeting between India & Bhutan on Indo- Bhutan boundary task was held at Chalsa-Malbazaar, Hotel Sinclairs.โ€ During this meeting, representatives from GoI & RGoB were …

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Unemployment rate of Phuentsholing is 4.8 percent, a RIGSS report

Phurpa Wangmo Owing to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak to labour markets, a study by Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies (RIGSS) projects Phuentsholingโ€™s unemployment rate at 4.8 percent. This figure was collected in the working-age population (15 years and above) in the report Comprehensive Household Census of Phuentsholing Thromde and Peri-urban Areas (2021) โ€“ the tally accounts …

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