Eastern farmers cashing in on watermelon cultivation


Farmers that grow watermelons on a large scale are finally seeing their cash income grow from the sale of the crop.  They say growing watermelons is easier than the other cash crops, like chilies and potatoes, since watermelons are less damage by wild animals and also remain unaffected by major …

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HM Grants Audience to 18th Batch DeSuups


His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the participants of the 18th Batch DeSuung Voluntary Programme. His Majesty shared the vision behind DeSuung, and told the Desuups that their service to the nation would help build the kind of future that we envision for Bhutan. His Majesty reminded the …

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RMA open’s rupee counters with Rs 50,000 limit


The Royal Monetary Authority opened rupee exchange-counters at the RMA Thimphu and Phuntsholing branch offices on 12th January for facilitating exchange of Ngultrum notes for Indian Rupee (INR) notes. To start with the facility is for Bhutanese proceeding on pilgrimage to India. Any Bhutanese citizen going on pilgrimage may, in …

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PM takes part in Bengal Global Business Summit 2016


Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay accompanied by Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk and senior officials from RGoB arrived in West Bengal’s capital city, Kolkata on 6th January. The Prime Minister attended the inaugural session of ‘Bengal Global Business Summit 2016’ on January 8 and delivered a keynote address during the event. Lyonchhen and the …

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