Poison givers: forbidden tales of suffering

In the remote eastern village of Jalang under Minjay gewog in Lhuentse, a dark shroud of mystery covers 48-year-old Tsheringmo who has been labeled a poison giver, popularly known as dug-bekhan. A sickly mother of four children whose husband works as a farmer, she is ostracized by the villagers who believe that eating or drinking […]

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Cement imports to be cheaper than production post-GST

The overall profit margin of the cement manufacturing industries in the country might decrease after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced in India last Saturday. The import of cement to Bhutan from India would become cheaper by about 10%-15% as export from India will have zero taxes. However, Senior Consultant and Executive Head […]

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Ferrosilicon industries in the dark about GST impact

Resulting in pending consignments to be exported   Most ferrosilicon industries are speculating how the imposition of Goods and Services Tax (GST) would impact them. Without concrete knowledge on the implications, they are wondering how export of their product will be affected post-GST. The Indian government since July 8 imposed 5-18% GST on the export […]

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