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Govt. to establish redress mechanism

Industry: A grievance redress mechanism will be established to receive and facilitate the resolution of concerns, complaints and grievances of affected people and relevant agencies on the social and environmental performance of the proposed Pasakha Dry Port project.

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Film is a reflection of society: Tabu

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Tabu is an Indian actress who has been in the film business for the past 25 years. During her three-day stay in Thimphu, for the recent Mountain Echoes literary festival, she learnt the art of Mandala painting at Dechenphodrang monastery. She spoke with Kuensel’s Thinley Zangmo.

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Importer charged with tax evasion

Tax: An importer in Phuentsholing, the country’s commercial hub, has reportedly evaded sales tax and customs duty amounting to more than Nu 11.045 million (M) for goods imported from third countries.

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18 gup candidates in Haa

LG: Two women gup candidates from Haa will contest against 16 men candidates in the up coming local government election on September 27.

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My Country, My Town

  • Nothing is safe nowadays: Still it’s hard to figure out what exactly is under lock and key here Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS, MoAF
  • Crate expectations: Either a bumper apple crop is expected or the harvest turned out to be below par Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu
  • Plastic in place of plants: The presence of this manmade material is all-pervasive on the planet Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu