Learning should continue, e-Learning is optional: PM

Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering said it was not compulsory to teach students through e-learning and there was never a government directive asking to do so.

He emphasised, however, there was a need for students to continue learning.

BIT and CIT deadline deferred to June 30

Business Income Tax (BIT) and Corporate Income Tax (CIT) filing for 2019 has been deferred until June 30.

As if they knew it was coming, not many paid the CIT or the BIT although the deadline to file the tax ends on March 31, two working days from today.

Vegetables, essentials and factory goods keep coming

Despite the complete lockdown ordered by the government of India, the second gate that connects Phuentsholing to the infamous Bau Bazaar in Jaigaon was a busy place yesterday.

Government urges people to maintain physical distance

Physical distancing is one of the most effective ways to prevent the transmission of Covid-19. However, many of the public places in Thimphu are facing difficulty in limiting the number of people coming into close contact.