Samuh launches โ€˜Talent Himalayaโ€™, Bhutanโ€™s first talent management service

The platform will be a one-stop marketplace to find and discover talent from Bhutan and the Himalayan region Samuh Mediatech, the pioneer OTT service in the country, launched โ€˜Talent Himalayaโ€™, Bhutanโ€™s first talent management platform, which will aid and facilitate anyone looking for professionals such as a Bhutanese model, an actor or a fashion designer. […]

A woman charged for making false rape claim

For making a false report to the police, the victim has been charged for an offense which is a petty misdemeanor A 36-year-old married woman has been charged for reporting false information to the police in Punakha.  Initially when making a complaint to the police, the woman, who is a farmer and from Lhuentse, had […]

Man sentenced to 12 years in prison for rape of a minor

The Trashiyangtse district court sentenced a 30-year-old man to 12 years in prison for the rape of a 13-year-old girl in Trashiyangtse early this month. Background of the case: On September 17, 2021, at around 9:15 pm, a doctor at the Trashiyangtse District Hospital reported to the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) that a 13-year-old was […]

BIT collection drops to Nu 1.08bn in FY 2020-21

It has dropped by 5.30% compared to FY 2019-2020 The Business Income Tax (BIT) has further declined to Nu 1.08bn (net amount) during the FY 2020-2021. It has not only dropped by 5.30% compared to the FY 2019-2020, but also contributed only 3% to the total revenue. According to Finance Minister Namgay Tshering, the decline […]

INR reserve drops to Rs 25.8bn

The Rupee reserve dropped by Rs 9.7bn in September compared to last year The countryโ€™s international reserve position as of September this year was at USD 1.59bn, of which the Rupee reserve forms Rs 25.8bn, and convertible currency reserve USD 1.25bn, according to the monthly statistical bulletin of the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA). The Rupee […]