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4 of 5 houses claims insurance

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Of the five households of Kabri village in Haa, whose homes were razed by a fire on 29th September four households were insured with the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan while one house, which did not have a gung, was not insured. This shows the importance of having a gung …

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Seven bear attacks since 2016

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Seven people were mauled by bears since 2016 according to records maintained by the forest department. The victims suffered major face disfigurement and eye damage. According to research the majority of black bear attacks tend to be motivated by hunger rather than territoriality, and thus victims have a higher probability …

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Big Cola in Big trouble due to GST

The new Big Cola plant

With the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India, the promising beverage company Big Cola at Norbugang, Samtse has been directly impacted by the GST rules. The company, popularly known in the domestic market as Big Cola is a Joint Venture that produces all beverage products under …

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Visa processing to Thailand becomes stricter

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If you plan to travel to Bangkok make sure to have a host of documents ready as the visa application rules to Thailand, which where lightly enforced before have become much stricter since last year. The Royal Thai Honorary Consulate in the capital now insists on the mandatory fulfillment of …

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International Day of Democracy celebrated

The Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy marked the International Day of Democracy in the capital yesterday by launching a television series called Jurwa, ‘Changing Times’ and a music video called ‘Dear Prime Minister.” The television series and the music video was screened to the audiences which comprised of members …

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