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‘Hello 112, my dog is in labor, please send Ambulance’

They say, nothing spells joy like the word ‘free’; and the sheer number of prank calls, missed calls and disconnected calls recorded at the Health Help Center (HHC) toll-free helpline is generous proof of it. A record 436,728 calls inclusive of missed calls, nuisance and abused calls, silence and disconnected …

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Gewog to ghost-villages, in absence of services

The urban-drift, a phenomenon that eventually strips every living-soul, from one avenue to relocate them, most often-than-not transitions into an explosive vessel of overpopulation, pollution, litter and other social maladies. It’s fairly a worldwide event but it looks bad when it happens at home. In the gewog of Shingkhar, out …

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REF an NGO aims to enhance Eastern Lives

The Rural Education Foundation (REF) is a public benefit organization which helps the less-privileged children avail the free education facilities provided by Government while it also provides basic necessities of life to brighten their every day. The REF puts this aspect forward as their outstanding feature which also sets them …

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RSPN receives foreign aids for Conservation projects

The Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund (KNCF) has extended support toward a project entitled Enhancement of Black-necked Crane Visitor Information Center in Phobjikha. The project is specifically meant to improve and develop further role played by the visitor information center to enhance local participation in environmental conservation in Phobjikha valley. The …

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