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An air lift could have saved the baby says Lyonchhen

Medical air lifting services are used in emergencies to evacuate patients who are far away from hospitals and in need of immediate medical attention. Such air lifts are also used during disasters, such as fire incidences. However, the air lifting services could not be provided to the one month and 14 …

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A new CSI bank in the offing

During the Friday Meet, the Finance Minister was asked if the ministry is doing something to ensure access to credit and reducing Non-Performing Loan (NPL) as a custodian of REDCL which is a state owned enterprise. The Finance minister said that the government is going very strong on establishing a …

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Talking about suicide gives an opportunity to save a life

Call 112 for support through tough times As per the National Suicide Prevention Program (NSPP) record, for the last 2 years, there were suicide incidents reported in all 20 dzongkhags. 88 percent of suicide deaths have occurred in rural areas with 66 percent among married person and those with less …

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Dengue cases in the country climbs to 2,640 from 1,989

Phuentsholing hospital contributed the highest (77 percent) and people residing in Pasakha contributed the second highest case load As of 5 September, dengue positive cases reported from 19 dzongkhags (except Lhuentse) in the country has reached to 2,640. Four deaths were reported so far due to dengue complication. As per …

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