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Top taxpayers in the country recognised

Customs: In celebration of International Customs Day, the Department of Revenue and Customs (DRC) awarded certificates of appreciation to the top 10 Personal Income Tax (PIT), Business Income Tax (BIT) and Corporate Income Tax (CIT) payers, yesterday.

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Yak herder’s son tops BHSEC with 89.5 percent in Science

Education officials say the overall pass percentage dropped this year
Education: Eighteen-year-old Dorji Phuntsho just returned from the woods in Sakteng when his friends called him to inform him that he topped the 2016 Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate (BHSEC) examination yesterday.

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Man files complaint related to caste system

Complaint: A 36-year-old man from Jigmecholing in Sarpang has lodged a complaint with the Gelephu police, alleging that his in-laws conducted funeral rites for his wife, not because she is dead, but because she married him.

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OAG forwards former RMA deputy governor’s case to court

Eden Dema was charged for alleged fraudulent practices to official misconduct 
Investigation: The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) on January 23 forwarded the case of alleged corrupt practices against Royal Monitory Authority’s (RMA) former deputy governor Eden Dema to the Thimphu district court three years after the case surfaced.

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Vacant LG constituencies to be filled

LG: In what is a relief for Phuentsholing thromde and Lingzhi gewog of Thimphu, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has announced that a fresh round of Functional Literacy and Possession of Skills Test (FLT) will be held on February 3.

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Lack of coordination among city’s departments

Planning: Lack of coordination among departments and agencies is one of the barriers in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to participants who attended a three-day workshop on the SDGs, initiated by the Thimphu thromde on January 21.

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My Country, My Town