The black elephant

In a turn of events, the IT park is shedding its image as a white elephant.

By the end of this year, there could be a thousand Bhutanese, the majority youth, employed at the park. It may not have met initial expectations of bringing in a large IT company like Infosys or Genpact but it seems to be headed in the right direction in terms of employment and local skills development.

Low production forces orange depots to close early

Export: The poorest mandarin yield in years has forced orange exporters to close shop early this season.

Gaur runs riot in Samtse

Injures one while another narrowly escapes

Wildlife: The 10-year-old boy gored by a Gaur on Saturday was referred to a hospital in Siliguri yesterday.

Involving CSOs paramount in drafting policies

Course: Understanding the ground realities is important if the gap between policy formulation and its implementation is to be narrowed.

Disturbing trend among media houses: Auditor

Newspapers have been inflating circulation 

Audit: Inflating number of sold copies of newspapers, maintaining fictitious receipts, depositing money into the bank from personal accounts and reflecting it as money collected from sales and non-enforcement of rules were some of the major findings, the circulation auditing for print media houses revealed.