Organic potatoes surpass yield expected

The National Center for Organic Agriculture (NCOA) has demonstrated that a new potato variety Yusimaap under the organic crop management yielded comparatively good to the conventional method of growing defying findings from studies that it would be drastically low. The National Potato Program (NPP) under NCOA carried out the Yusimaap cultivation under organic management at […]

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Bhutanese willing to go back to work in the Middle East

But they must sign an undertaking issued by the MoFA The corona-virus pandemic has been devastating for Bhutanese workers abroad. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues worldwide, Bhutanese workers have returned to the country. As of September 29, 2020, there were 9,111 Bhutanese workers who had returned to the country. Due to the pandemic, most Bhutanese […]

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Hydropower constructions challenge Bhutan’s forest cover goals?

Hydropower is a major economic sector and revenue generator for Bhutan. In fact, over the years, the country has made huge investments in mega hydropower projects along its river basins, which have had obvious tangible impacts on the environment and habitat of both wildlife and human settlements. According to a report ‘Drivers of Deforestation and […]

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BICMA asks PDP to stop publishing e-newsletter

Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA) wrote to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to stop publishing and circulating their e-newsletter on June 10, the day the inaugural edition of its quarterly e-newsletter was launched. PDP published its e-newsletter titled PDP Today on PDP party official Facebook page. Accoring to BICMA, as per the section 202 […]

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More than 700 Indian laborers want to return home

More than 700 Indian laborers working at ongoing hydropower project sites want to return home. Currently, there are more than 5,700 laborers working at Nikachhu project, and Punatshangchhu l and ll. Most of them have already returned with the help of agencies concerned. Laborers want to return because most of them have personal problems at […]

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