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HC to interview Bhutanese marrying foreigners from March 29 Marriage: The High Court will conduct the first interview to issue marriage certificate (MC) between a Bhutanese and foreigner spouse this month.

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OAG explains JPLP tax liability

Rebuts that JPLP is liable for Nu 184.90M in taxes

LAW: In its rebuttal to claims made by Jatan Prasad Lalchand Prasad (JPLP), the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) yesterday presented to the Phuentsholing dungkhag court that JPLP is liable to a tax amount of Nu 184.90M.

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Harvesting love in Bhutan

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Children surrounded with green slopes and mist live in various villages in Bhutan. In the southeastern slopes of the Himalayas, the country paints a picture of inherent love for nature.

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Mandarin production collapses

The repercussions for families solely dependent on the cash crop is expected to be severe 

Exports: A tragedy has struck the citrus industry this season. Farmers in the orange-growing regions wrapped up the year in desperation with production dropping by tens of thousands of tonnes.

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A tale of two thrompons

Early resignation puts retirement benefits at stake, if they at all come through.

LG: Gelephu thromde has two thrompons. While the tenure of the newly elected thrompon, Tikaram Kaflay, has already commenced the thromde’s first thrompon, Namgay is still serving in office.

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Abduction: Revenge could be the real reason

Update: As would naturally, fear has descended on the people of Gelephu following the recent incident where two men were kidnapped from Bhur. Worried residents and their relatives have been cautioning travellers and advising them to be careful.

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My Country, My Town

  • Innovative thinking: A novel cycle stand that addresses the handlebars rather than the front wheel Photo by Dorji Phuntsho
    Innovative thinking: A novel cycle stand that addresses the handlebars rather than the front wheel Photo by Dorji Phuntsho
  • A plethora of pigeons: With no predators around their number will abound Photo by Birkha B. Singer, Thimphu
    A plethora of pigeons: With no predators around their number will abound Photo by Birkha B. Singer, Thimphu
  • Goenpa guard dogs: Feed this trio some tidbits before setting foot on these sacred premises. Photo by Ten Dorji, Barshong PS, Trashigang
  • Catch in the act: Costly high-tech gadgets make sure crime doesn’t pay. Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai
    Catch in the act: Costly high-tech gadgets make sure crime doesn’t pay. Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai