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Sonam Tamang’s life support removed

Sonam Tamang’s life support system was removed on 13th April 2020 witnessed by four people and a funeral was held for her on 14th April according to Yumiko Kan, a social worker in Japan who has been helping Sonam Tamang’s family. This is after consent for this was given by …

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Bhutan to get around 100,000 testing kits

Countries around the world are finding out that one of the best strategies to deal with the COVID-19 virus is to conduct large numbers of tests followed by contact tracing, quarantine, isolation and treatment. The World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros A. Ghebreyesus himself gave the message of ‘test, …

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His Majesty The King is in Phuentsholing

His Majesty The King is in Phuentsholing to inspect the plans put in place to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential goods from India, in light of the closure of our borders, and the 21-day lockdown in India. While in Phuentsholing, His Majesty also inspected the Amochu Land Development and Township …

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{Step 1} Govt stops vegetable import on March 24, Minister announces it (Step 2) Faces panic buying, price rise and strong public backlash [Step 3] Issues circular on March 26 saying there never was a ‘ban’

The common English Dictionary says that the words ‘Stop’ and ‘Put a Stop to’ are similar to the word ‘Ban’ At a time when clear and well though out decisions and transparent communication is the need of the hour, The Bhutanese has found that the government first tried ramming in …

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