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Bonding during a crisis

  The rupee crisis has not only hit Bhutan’s economy but it has also stung our national pride and confidence. This is not just an economic crisis for the nation but also a painful and uncertain time for every Bhutanese from humble farmers to business tycoons. However, it is only …

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6,300 blood units needed but only 50 collected so far

The blood bank in Thimphu Hospital requires 6,300 units of blood to meet emergencies but it has collected only 50 units so far this year. Last year, the blood bank collected 3,804 units of which 78 percent came from voluntary donors including mobile camps and walk-ins. Patients’ family members donated …

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