Considered one of the biggest hydropower projects in the country, the 2,560 megawatt Sankosh hydropower project, is all set to get a green signal from the Indian government, but the commencement of the joint venture project will mean serious implications on the environment. According to the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) report for Sankosh Hydroelectric project conducted by the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Dehradun, the construction of the hydropower will have impacts...
Many Indian goods easily make their ways into the Bhutanese households. But as we, lured by advertisements and catchy statements, consume them, it might be worth rethinking the promises made by the very goods. The Indian Food Safety and Standards Authority has found out that several household food manufacturers in India as have misleading and deceptive promising while selling their products. The brands are currently being prosecuted for violations of Indian food regulations. The companies have been...
The Bhutanese private sector has been working as a dissected body with most of the associations that make up the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), working on their own. This is one of the major setbacks faced by the chamber and the biggest challenge for the newly elected President of the BCCI, Ugyen Tsechup Dorji. The Chairman of Singye Companies was unanimously elected as the seventh president of the BCCI, on Thursday. He was elected by a unanimous 47 ‘Yes’ votes out of the 50...
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Because of this award, my family can raise their heads and walk with pride. I have no regrets in life even if I die now.
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The consultation was considered timely and relevant for Bhutan as the outcome would help in providing future directions in the agriculture sector Yangchen Zam from Thimphu A regional consultative conference… Read more
The scheme provides loans to entrepreneurs who would have been denied of credit facilities under the normal banking system With more than Nu 78.5mn disbursed this year alone and the… Read more
Considered one of the biggest hydropower projects in the country, the 2,560 megawatt Sankosh hydropower project, is all set to get a green signal from the Indian government, but the… Read more
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