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How prepared is the nation for an earthquake

The seven-year long findings on Bhutan’s geodynamics makes it pronounced that a major earthquake of magnitude 8.5 or higher is due to hit the country in the future though the time period is not known. In the wake of such a revelation, the question remains as to the nation’s preparedness …

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MOIC to adopt electric vehicles to reduce emission

In order to reduce emission and provide safe, reliable, accessible and affordable transportation system, the Ministry of Information and Communication (MOIC) will conduct a pilot project on viability of electric vehicles by replacing 300 internal combustion engine taxis with electric vehicle, and on the same line, has plans to install …

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First ever shelter for disadvantaged children

The children’s shelter in Changgedaphu is the first ever interim children’s shelter home established by Nazhoen Lamtoen to provide aftercare services to disadvantaged children. Nazhoen Lamtoen provides aftercare services to children and youth in conflict with law and in difficult circumstances. In the past, children were sheltered in hotels until …

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