English | Dzongkha Monday, July 13, 2020

EDP lacks rural enterprise development: NC

The Economic Affairs Committee of the National Council presented the review of the Economic Development Policy (EDP), 2010 to the House. The review circled mostly on the rural people who comprise majority of the population being excluded while formulating the Policy.

Man killed in an accident in Zhemgang

A 56-year-old man died on the spot when the maruti van he was travelling in went off the road at Chandigang in Zhemgang.

Land compensation to those affected

The Dzongkhag administration of Sarpang has agreed to compensate land to those affected landowners for the construction of domestic airport in Gelephu.

Suspension bridge damaged

Villagers of Tongzgang and Yangtse Geogs in Trashiyangtse are facing inconvenience after the suspension bridge at Somed was damaged.

It's all about making a living

Increasing number of young women and men earn their living by working in Drayangs. Some are compelled by circumstances to work in Drayangs. But for those with singing and dancing talent and wanting to make it their profession, Drayangs provide them a platform to do so. For them working in Drayang is all about pursuing their dream.

Sales tax and custom duty on imported vehicles revised

The sales tax and custom duty for import of vehicles have been revised beginning today. Earlier a custom duty of 20 percent and a sales tax of 15 percent were levied on all kinds of vehicles.

Bees that are stingless

Have you ever heard of a stingless bee? Yes, there is. Not only are they stingless, their honey is believed to have medicinal values. Many households in Dubidangra in Bhur Geog rear these bees. The stingless bees come in two colours- black and yellow.

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