His Majesty graces opening session of Third Parliament

His Majesty The King graced the Opening Ceremony of the 5th Session of the Third Parliament on 27th May 2021.  Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen also graced the ceremony, accompanied by Her Royal Highness Princess Eeuphelma Choden Wangchuck and His Royal Highness Prince Ugyen Jigme Wangchuck.  Following the official opening of …

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Govt clarifies National Lockdown rumors

Says same measures whatever the variant With a rise of cases in Phuentsholing and with cases in Samdrupjongkhar, Samtse and now Merak-Sakteng there has been increasing rumors of a National lockdown being planned by the government and the Central COVID-19 Task Force. However, the Foreign Minister and member of the …

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No Cordyceps auction due to pandemic

In line with the ensuing risks and government advisory to refrain from crowding, the Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives (DAMC) said it will not be in the position to facilitate auction for cordyceps, this coming season. However, to ensure uninterrupted business the DAMC announced the introduction of direct buying …

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