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A poet with a scalpel in hand

“A hippie in a suit” is how young and charming Dechen Yoesel Choden, a medical student and poet describes herself. The 23-year old recently launched an anthology of poems ‘Calm in Chaos’, her maiden book of poetry. A youth icon in the making, she is an art enthusiast and hardcore poet at heart. She dreamt […]

ABI yet to resolve adulterated ferrosilicon case

Almost 700mt of ferrosilicon have been reportedly adulterated along the highways in India The Association of Bhutanese Industries (ABI) is looking into to resolve adulterated ferrosilicon practices that seem to be happening along the highways in India. The adulterated ferrosilicon consignments are still stuck at respective ports in India.  However, replacement consignments have been dispatched […]

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Cardamom prices continue to fall

Despite the government having had decided to buyback unsold cardamoms from the farmers, the price of this spice which was Nu 500 per kg for two days has plummeted again. The price now ranges from Nu 450 to 500 per kg in the market. Accordingly, the Bhutanese traders are dismayed by the dropping prices, which […]

80% of 12th Plan to be financed through domestic revenue

The total outlay for the 12th Five Year Plan is estimated at Nu 310bn, an increase of 38% from the 11th plan. The resource envelope for the 12th plan is estimated at Nu 280.77bn of which domestic revenue is Nu 217.72bn. Grant covers Nu 63.04bn. The estimated revenue is expected to fully cover the current […]

A tourism office in every dzongkhag in east and central region to promote tourism

The government will establish a tourism office in every Dzongkhag in eastern and central regions of the country. The Economic Affairs Minister, Loknath Sharma, said this at the Parliament session yesterday. Establishing a tourism office in every district will help to promote tourism across the country, said Lyonpo. “Community-based tourism will be continued and we […]