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Condom vending machines expected to reduce STIs

A pilot project involving the installation of seven condom vending machines in Phuentsholing is expected to reduce cases of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and unwanted pregnancies in town. The Department of Public Health under National HIV/AIDS and STIs Control Program installed the condom vending machines in Phuentsholing. Phuentsholing, being the business hub

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Indian consignments delayed due to confusion over exports

Most business communities in Phuentsholing are yet to receive consignments post-Goods and Services Tax (GST) imposition in India. For the past one and half months, no new consignments have reached the shops despite placing supply orders. Godowns are running empty with existing stocks being depleted. Grocery retailers who have been importing from

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Three new snail species discovered

The National Biodiversity Center (NBC) in Serbithang, Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Naturalis), Netherlands and Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER), Bumthang have discovered three new species of snails. The three newly described species are: Rahula Kleini, Rahula Trongsaensis and Erhaia Wangchuki. The type materials of these newly described species are

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