Nurses, technicians disgruntled as JDWNRH freezes EOL

The committee decided to freeze EOL because of the acute shortage of staffs in the hospital The recent circular from the HR Management and Development Division of the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) dated 28th February on freezing of Extraordinary Leave (EOL) for technicians and nurses has not gone down well with these […]

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Rabies outbreak under control in Phuentsholing and Samphelling

The disease was first reported in January 25 The rabies outbreak in the four villages of Phuentsholing and Samphellinggewogs in Chhukha has been brought under control, according to officials from the Regional Veterinary Hospital in Tsimasham. The disease was first reported in January 25. Ahalley and Majuwa in PhuentsholingGewog and Pana B and Rangeytung in […]

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Bhutanese organic essential oil hits the market

Kingdom Essences began with the motive to support the Nubi Menjong Nyamley Tshogdey (NMNT) in rural Trongsa comprising about 150 households by helping with income generation through value addition of local produce. Kingdom Essences (K.Essences) are tiny bottles of natural local made-in-Bhutan essential oils. The products include caraway essential oil which is good for seasonal […]

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Potato price soars, farmers happy

Farmers this year are content with the potato prices which have soared overtime. The price reached up to Nu 35/kg at the Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited’s (FCB) Phuentsholing auction yard this week. Of different potato varieties categorized into small, medium and large, the auction price ranged from Nu 9.80 to Nu 34.30. The farmers […]

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Bhutanese children at risk despite significant socio-economic progress

Chief Advisor to the Interim Government, Chief Justice Tshering Wangchuk, discussed on the importance of childcare and protection, proper hand washing and UNICEF plans in the country with UNICEF Resident Representative Beate Albine Dastel yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Dastel thanked the Chief Advisor for the Royal Government’s initiative on the prayer ceremony conducted for Late Kofi […]

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