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Convenience available, but people unaware

The number of users are still very less Despite a pre-paid card system in place there are only a few that use it. Most complained that paying via cash everyday is difficult and also expensive. The Bhutanese has followed this particular issue for a very long time and in the …

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Indian External affairs Minister to visit Bhutan

The lndian Minister for External Affairs, H.E. Mr. Salman Khurshid, will visit Bhutan from 14-15 January 2013. The visit is in keeping with the tradition of regular high level exchanges between the two Countries. Mr. Khurshid’s visit to Bhutan will further strengthen the excellent state of cooperation and friendship between …

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Devotees at Punakha Wang pleased with B-Mobile services

Despite there being more than 150,000 devotees which formed a huge crowd for the Wang in Punakha that concluded recently, the B-Mobile network which took measures to ensure effective communication succeeded in its objective. The people at the Wang say they are pleased with the B-Mobile network performance which was …

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People busy with the first harvest of their produce

Groups of people of Samtenling have reaped the fruits of their hard labor with their first harvest of vegetables. The vegetables were planted three months back on 35 acres of land. Vegetables grown by the people of Samtenling are Cabbages and Carrots while other kinds of vegetables are grown in …

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DPT’s last mile, a review on performance compact

A short review on DPT’s progress against its commitments It’s agreed, Bhutan became a ‘thought leader’ internationally, and this happened under the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s (DPT) tenure. Nevertheless it also cannot be swept under the rug that the ‘economy’ of the country almost toppled down. This too, can be unquestionably …

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Bhutan starts growing potatoes on air

Considered as one of the major breakthrough in agricultural research and innovation, aeroponics is the latest discovery that could open a world of opportunities for potato growers in the country. Aeroponics is in essence a method of growing plants in air or moist environment in a closed or semi-closed environment …

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