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Tax reforms applicable retrospectively from Jan 16

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The overhauling of the tax system, which has been at the heart of the government’s economic reform policies, has come into effect retrospectively from January 16.
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Govt. won’t meddle in private school fee issue: Education minister

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It is now left entirely up to the private schools whether or not to collect school fees. 
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Covid-19: Health ministry prepared to handle birth and death

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Pregnancy, with all its agony and pain is a joyous occasion for every mother. However, in the current pandemic situation, the experience is filled with anxiety and uncertainty. 
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Finance minister to unveil new budget on Monday

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All eyes will be on the new annual budget when the winter session resumes on Monday. The government is expected to ramp up public spending to stimulate the economy hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Time to change gears

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The number of tourists visiting Bhutan - in itself - may not…
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Public service agencies do not have impunity for negligence

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On 23 May, Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) posted on their Facebook…
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Four years on, Jigmeling Industrial Estate not ready

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The Jigmeling Industrial Estate in Sarpang is today a vast span of forest land with paved roads and streetlight poles, but empty and abandoned.
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Better hand-washing stations at CFM

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The Mawongpa Water Solution has installed four water taps at the Centenary Farmers Market (CFM) replacing the temporary hand-washing stations at the market.
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Resurfacing of Sunkosh-Dagapela road to begin in August

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In what would come as a relief to commuters along the Sunkosh-Dagapela highway, work to resurface the 44kms stretch of the road would begin soon.  
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Thrimshing’s longest farm road in need of maintenance

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The farm road that connects Berdungma-Thungkhar chiwog in Thrimshing in Trashigang has not seen any major maintenance in the last 12 years.
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Needy students get feeding take-home ration

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Ngawang Sherub, a Class-V student of Yangchengatshel Middle Secondary School (YMSS) in Thimphu comes running when he sees his mother coming home with a heavy-looking carton box.
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Watermelon cultivation grows

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Farmers in Mongar are venturing into commercial watermelon cultivation given the easy market and the minimal input it needs. 
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Shumar farmers see potential in onions

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There is potential for people in Pemagatshel’s Shumar gewog to cultivate onion on a mass scale going by the trial productions in the gewog.