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DNT has registered, the ball is now in motion

A primary round is now a reality as the fifth party, the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) formally registers with the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) and marks its position at the 2013 election race   Consider the playing field open for the 2013 elections, as the last of the aspiring …

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“Very positive, on India-Bhutan relations”

As far as first impression goes, the Indian Ambassador to Bhutan, V.P Haran is most pleased with ‘the beautiful place and its warm and friendly people’ but he intends to do more than just that. First off on his roster is to strengthen the bond between India and Bhutan. “Indo-Bhutan …

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Bhutan’s biggest industrial SEZ opens for bidders

733 acres Jigmeling to be Bhutan’s industrial heartland once it takes off In what could be an important step in Bhutan’s industrial development DHI Infra floated a global request for proposal (RFP) for the 733 acre Jigmeling Special Economic Zone on 28th December, 2012. The last date for bid submission …

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Four Bhutanese detained in Nepal

Four Bhutanese citizens have been detained in Kathmandu the capital of Nepal after they were caught by custom officials for carrying banned Rs 1,000 denominations coming to Rs 98,000 and also 3,000 USD. In Nepal, like in Bhutan the carrying of Rs 1,000 note denominations is forbidden and people entering …

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