Bhutan ranks 60th among 184 countries in neonatal mortality rate

According to the global campaign launched by UNICEF yesterday titled “Every Child ALIVE”, the report states that eight of the countries with the highest newborn mortality rates are considered fragile states. In these countries, crises including conflict, natural disasters, instability and poor governance have often impaired health systems and hampered …

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From a deaf center to a five star hotel


Silence is a lie that screams at the light. The music, chatting of people in the corridor, the hurly burly of the hotel hardly bothers (Ata) Chenga. The pleasure of living in a quiet world- but still communicating with others through his works. Ata Chenga is hearing impaired. But that is …

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MoAF received 353 power tillers


The Japanese government has provided 353 more power tillers to Bhutan. Japanese Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu handed over the power tillers worth Nu 137 million to the Agriculture Machinery Centre. These power tillers will be used for hiring services. At present, there are 505 power tillers under the hiring services managed …

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