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SKD ALL STARS crowned T20 champions

By Staff Reporter In a gripping finale held at the Jigmethang Cricket ground yesterday, SKD ALL STARS defeated Dragon Strikers by four wickets to be crowned the T20 Smash cricket tournament 2021 champions. It was SKD ALL STARSโ€™ first appearance and maiden win at a tournament final despite having participated in few other editions of the same tournament. However, their …

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PTA to reduce trade barriers with Bangladesh

By Sonam choki The National Assembly this week deliberated on two International Conventions; the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between the Royal Government of Bhutan and the Peopleโ€™s Republic Of Bangladesh, and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) Amendment today. The Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between Royal Government of Bhutan and the Peopleโ€™s Republic Of Bangladesh was introduced to the …

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Tourism: Promoting Destination Chhukha

Action Plan launched for the development of tourism in the Dzongkhag By Tashi Namgyal The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) in collaboration with Chhukha Dzongkhag recently launched a document titled โ€œDestination Chhukha: Tourism Action Plan (2021-2025)โ€. The document is a guide and list of activities to undertake in the 11 Gewogs of Chhukha Dzongkhag to develop tourism products and promote …

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NC deliberates important milestones

By Chimi Wangmo Coinciding with the 31st Birth Anniversary of Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, the Legislative Committee of the National Council presented its report on the background on the need for enactment of Civil Liability Bill/Torts Bill The Deputy Chairperson of the Legislative Committee, Ugyen Tshering presented a report on the numerous incidents of negligent deaths and grave injuries to …

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Service sector the worst hit by pandemic

By Tandin Wangchuk Apart from all the other major sectors that has been affected, the agriculture sector remains the only sector unaffected by the pandemic. Agriculture, livestock, and forestry remains unaffected by the pandemic as the focus has been to ensure uninterrupted food supply under the ECP. Various initiatives like the buy-back program, commercialization of agriculture and livestock production mainly …

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