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Dagana Dzongkhag hopeful for smooth digital transition

Connectivity still an issue Bhutan which was gradually moving into a new phase of Information and Technology (IT) had to adapt to an unprecedented scenario due to the pandemic. With physical communication limited to telecommunication or the internet, avenues were many but not everyone was brought up in the age …

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Opposition gives 9 recommendations to the Govt

The Opposition Party raised 9 issues with the second lockdown and accordingly gave 9 recommendations. With regard to the issue of thousands of people being stranded, especially in Thimphu and Paro, the Opposition recommended develop standard protocols and procedures for facilitating both the categories of emergency and normal travels to …

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Farming activities in Thimphu and Paro allowed despite the lockdown

Despite the lockdown in Thimphu and Paro dzongkhag, the people are allowed to carry out their farming activities except for the people in red clusters who are restricted. Paro Dzongda Tenzin Thinley said that the farming activities within the peripheral areas are allowed while farming activities in the red clusters …

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Southern Dzongkhags unlock smoothly as people provide full cooperation

Dzongkhag heads from four southern Dzongkhags along the border shared that people are very cooperative with the implementation of unlocking phase one. They have shared how careful people are in handling the situation now. Chukha, Sarpang, Samdrupjongkhar and Samtse Dzongkhags have shared their do’ and don’ts of unlocking phase one …

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MoH urges people not to harass COVID-19 patients

Ministry of Health (MoH) is appealing to the general public to stop harassing the COVID-19 patients and their families. The nature of the disease is such that it is highly contagious and spreads without one’s knowledge.  Prime Minister Dasho Dr Lotay Tshering said that positive patients are getting harassed as …

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