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Truckers to raise concerns on motor vehicle agreement

A number of concerns on the BBIN MVA, ranging from business to culture, will be submitted to the gov’t today

Transport: Truckers from across the country will present their views against the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicle Agreement (MVA) to the information and communications ministry today in the capital.

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A bleak tourist season to begin with?

Most tour operators and hoteliers witnessed a drop in arrivals this spring

Tourism:  If the spring season is an indication of the international tourist arrivals in the country, the tourism industry is not in for a good year with the numbers not encouraging in the first quarter, from January to March.

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Tax revenue swells by more than Nu 2B

While the increase is attributed to fiscal measures, concerns that the measures did little to curb imports are rife  Economy: The tax revision, introduction of new taxes and lifting of import restrictions in 2014 helped the country’s tax revenue swell by Nu 2.2 billion (B) in the fiscal year 2014-15.

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CDCL ready for hydropower works

Construction: Nearly 37 years after the first hydropower project was constructed in Chukha, the Construction Development Corporation Ltd (CDCL) is preparing to take up tunnelling works in hydropower projects.

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