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New and superior Banana variety in Bhutan


According a Ministry of Agriculture and Forests report the National Seed Centre (NSC) has introduced tissue cultured Grand Naine (G-9) banana variety in 2015 June and July by importing it from India which was initially introduced from Israel. After importing, the NSC started culturing the variety in laboratory and multiplied …

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His Majesty Graces Gomkora Tsechu


The thousands of devotees attending the sacred Gomkora Tsechu were doubly blessed when His Majesty The King graced the historic festival. The people offered Ku Sung Thugten Mendrel and Tshogchang to welcome their King. His Majesty spent the evening meeting with the people. The tsechu was initiated by the 3rd Druk …

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Druk Air gets new Airbus

The Royal Bhutan Airlines will be welcoming its latest generation A319 equipped with “Sharklets to commemorate the 60th birth anniversary of the fourth Druk Gyalpo. The aircraft will be arriving from Hamburg, Germany via Delhi on 15th March at Paro International Airport and will complement its existing fleet of three …

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Druk Midey Scouts gets 30,000 members in 11 Dzongkhags


Two Bhutanese Youth Leaders selected among the community based scouts are in Denmark for a month long exchange program. The two phased exchange program will be held in Denmark and Bhutan where the youth leaders learn each country’s ways of scouting and produce adult leaders who will assist and support …

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Certificates to IMO’S and media equipment to media houses

Minister of Information and Communications, DN Dhungyel, yesterday awarded the certificates to 27 participants from IM0’s who attended the media management and social media management training. With support from the Ministry of Information and Communications, the training was conducted by the Bhutan Media and Communications Institute from 15-19 February for …

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