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With numbers stacked against it govt withdraws BBIN


In an extraordinary move the government has decided to withdraw its BBIN (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal) motor vehicles agreement from the Parliament. The government’s decision was communicated to a plenary session of the National Assembly where it received support from the Opposition members as well. It was felt that it …

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Government provides relief to SMU students

Thousands of Bhutanese graduates from Sikkim Manipal University’s (SMU) have had an uncertain future ever since the university started mentioning ‘Directorate of Distance Education,’ on the graduation certificates as of 2016. The problem is that correspondent or distant learning degrees are not recognized as a standard academic qualification to say …

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