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Nu 10 bn in Fiscal Incentives in last 10 years

Around half the FIs have gone back to government companies or the government The Finance Ministry has compiled the detailed list of the Fiscal Incentives (FI), including the beneficiary companies from January 2008 to February 2018. The cabinet recently authorized the list to be published in its entirety on the …

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DGT files case in High Court against ECB

Druk Gaki Tshogpa (DGT) has filed a case with the High Court against the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) for disqualifying the registration of DGT as a political party. DGT’s application to the high court says, “According to the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan, the Election Commission shall function …

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The RGoB will not tolerate racism: PM

Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Tobgay on Friday made the position of the Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) clear on the issue of racism or attempts to attack and divide people on ethnic lines be it on social media or in the real world. Responding to a question on the issue and …

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Reporting on the GoI

Commentary by Tenzing Lamsang A few days after I joined Kuensel in March 2008, a senior editor took me aside for ‘a talk’ on the sensitive areas of my work that were to be covered, if at all, with kid gloves.  Key among them was the Government of India, its …

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