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Amochu Township expected to kick off by early 2017

First draft of Integrated Project Development Report to be ready by mid May 2016 as DHI works to get international funding There is good news for both Bhutanese residents residing in Jaigaon and Bhutan’s business community as the Amochu Land Reclamation and Township Project (ALRTP) is expected to take off …

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MoF: New SOE to sort out fake Indian lotteries

The Finance Minister, Lyonpo Namgay Dorji said that the ministry would let the new State Owned Enterprise (SOE) for Bhutan Lottery handle the issue of 17 Indian lottery companies falsely claiming to be Bhutan Lottery and representing the Bhutan government since 2011 onwards. An investigation by this paper showed that …

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The dilemma of reassigning the two secretaries

On 28th February 2015, the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) in its decision had announced its intention to ‘reassign’ the three government secretaries. Since then the former Cabinet Secretary has already retired completing his term but the question over the former Secretary of Ministry of Economic Affairs Dasho Sonam Tshering …

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The rise of Bhutan’s vegetarian right

India is undergoing some domestic political turmoil over the issue of consumption of beef and meat. It is motivated by religious sentiments that have been stoked, emboldened, exploited and overtly politicized by various politicians for getting votes and political power. This politics has now come to West Bengal as the …

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