Nu 60,020 tobacco fines collected in seven hours in Thimphu

Within a six-hour time frame, the Entertainment Licensing Committee (ELC) comprising of BNCA, RBP, Trade, Custom, Thromde and Care Bhutan collected a fine of Nu 60,020 during an inspection carried out on 7 September. Two teams, one at Olakha while the other deployed in main town area, began their inspections …

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Shortage of morphine and controlled drugs in JDWNRH

Morphine drugs used mainly to relieve pain for cancer and terminal patients A shortage of controlled drugs including morphine, which is used on cancer patients to relieve pain, has raised concerns among the health officials at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH). The controlled drugs are Morphine, Pethidine, …

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1 life lost in Yusipang accident

A 49-year-old woman lost her life in an accident at Yusipang, Thimphu on 15 August after the Santro taxi she was travelling in veered off the road, 30 feet below the road. The accident took place during early morning hours at around 5:30 AM. Along with the deceased, there were …

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