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Govt. open to discuss thromde issues, not boundary

Thromde: The government is open to discuss issues on taxation, use of land or any other matters concerning the Paro dzongkhag thromde except for the delimitation of the dzongkhag thromde boundary, which the Parliament endorsed in June.

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Dorokha dungkhag court inaugurated

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Construction of court buildings has been an integral part of reforms in the judiciary

Judiciary: Signifying that infrastructure is vital for the delivery of justice, the newly constructed dungkhag court in Dorokha, Samtse was inaugurated on July 25.

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First small step, giant leap for public e-services

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The launching of the G2C Wallet allows online payments for public services for the first time 

Tech: In a development that marks another major transition towards e-governance, an online payment system for G2C (government to citizen) services, the G2C Wallet, was launched, yesterday.

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Are collectors hiding cordyceps?

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i>With better price in the black market, govt. could lose revenue from royalty

Royalty: The government could lose hundred of thousands of ngultrums from royalty imposed on cordyceps if legitimate collectors are skipping the auction to evade royalty.

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  • The new dispensation

    It was busy yesterday (Friday), with Thimphu residents engaging in another round of exchange of goodwill and offering of khadars, as a new group of officers take up important posts in the government and constitutional offices.

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My Country, My Town

  • Waifs but well fed ones: Either these pups have a guardian angel or there’s a butcher nearby Photo by Yash Wangchuk, Gelephu
  • From wheel to wall: A bicycle ringer finds a more static use in the form of a makeshift doorbell Photo by Bidur Rai, Mountain Hazelnut, Risrrbu, Wamrong
  • Shooting the messenger: An electric fence and a signboard mutilated by those shocked by the former Photo by Janga Bdr MoAF, Yusipang, Thimphu
  • The old and the mule: Both the taxi and the ass do not belong any longer on the road Photo by Arjun Subba, Kheyrig Institute