The occurrence of a second roadblock at the same location in less than six months near Mongar town has infuriated travellers. The road has been closed for about a week now and people are diverted to a new route. But travellers are frustrated with the slow progress of the clearing works and the risky nature of the alternate route.
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With the completion of the installation of genome sequencing technology at the Royal Centre for Disease Control in Thimphu, it will now be easier to confirm COVID-19 new variants with a proper laboratory test. In absence of such a facility, the health ministry has been sending samples to Thailand.
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More than two hundred Lunaps will cast their votes from Punakha during the third Local Government elections this month. This comes after the Election Commission’s arrangement of initiating a Postal Ballot Facilitation Booth for their convenience. For decades, Punakha has been a home for the highlanders of Lunana during winter.
Four chiwogs in Pema Gatshel do not have Tshogpa candidates for the third local government elections. This has worried the people of the four chiwogs.
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For many years, the areca nut has been one of the main sources of income for the people of Sharriphu village under Senggey Gewog in Sarpang. But people will now be able to earn an extra income by making biodegradable plates using areca leaves. Tarayana Foundation installed the areca nut plate making unit for the community recently.
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