Wake up civil servants!

Our government agencies and civil servants have a lot to work on. Apart from the fact that the authorities have many development activities to their credit and made service delivery easier and more accessible through  modern, online facilities like the G2C, many glitches still exist in customer service delivery. If you have to shuttle to […]

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Physical impairment cases see steady rise

The annual health bulletin 2018 revealed that the population of impairment is highest in the southern parts of Bhutan. The report revealed that Samtse Dzongkhag has the highest physical, speech and multiple impairments when compared to other Dzongkhags. The highest number of people with physical impairment is seen in Samtse with 162 followed by Wangduephodrang […]

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Spending the holidays fruitfully

Kanglung in Trashigang turns into a dead town during the vacations. College and schools are closed and students and staff leave for the holidays rendering the town quiet and still. However, the new construction site in Kanglung is filled with music, loud laughter, fresh dust and different working materials. Summer vacation has been a busy […]

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Amochhu bridge inaugurated today

The cost escalated to Nu 354mn from the initially estimated Nu 245mn Amochhu bridge is finally complete and will be open to traffic from today. The works and human settlement minister, Dorji Choden will inaugurate the bridge. The final cost of the bridge escalated to Nu 354mn while initially it was estimated at Nu 245mn. […]

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Confusion looms over GST impact

It has been a year since the Indian government started implementing the Goods and Services Tax (GST), a uniform tax slab, which was expected to have significant impact on the Bhutanese economy. However, prices at the retail level have not changed much except for a few goods and services. Experts are of the opinion that […]

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