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Tshogpa’s voice necessary

Trashigang’s Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) has arrived at a decision to forward to the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs a case involving two men who have been for significant while now posturing themselves as reincarnate religious figures.

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Trade must receive priority

Given the close relation between the two countries and India being Bhutan’s biggest trade partner, the Bhutanese economy is beginning to feel the impacts of the recent tax reform in India.

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Give housing priority

The ministry of works and human settlement’s announcement during its recent session at the orientation programme that it has drafted a housing policy is a much-awaited intervention.

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Partnership calls for change

Police-Public Partnership (PPP) could be a story of great success. It is already, but we could do more to make our communities not only safe but also peaceful. PPP has a scope to grow.

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A message from the east

At a time when most of the youth are on social media, there are three siblings in Trashigang, who have come to almost resent the medium,​ ​not so much because of the hype that is the social media,​​ but because they are more often then not portrayed as victims.

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On fiscal incentives again

The issue ​of the legality of fiscal incentives has resurfaced. The Cabinet has decided to propose the amendment of all laws that empower the government to grant fiscal incentives.

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Good intent gone wrong

The National Assembly secretariat has clarified that the data ​concerning members of parliaments’ constituency visits highlighted in its annual report was based on tentative travel days.

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Such mistakes are pathetic

Reports of National Assembly MPs doing table tours seem to have kicked up quite a rumpus in the House. The day after this newspaper picked up the issue and brought it to the notice of the electorate, the MPs were seen darting about frantically to authenticate their tour details with the accounts.

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