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Trongsa drayang owner charged for child abuse

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) charged a 36-year-old man from Kuengarabten in Trongsa for child abuse earlier this month after police forwarded them the case of a drayang owner employing a minor. The case surfaced in June this year after the drayang owner lodged a complaint against the kidu officer in Trongsa for an alleged …

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DPT submits Letter of Intent

DPT members submit the LoI to the ECB yesterday afternoon

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) submitted Letter of Intent (LoI) to Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) yesterday to participate in the upcoming elections to the National Assembly.  Among the four political parties, DPT was the last to submit LoI.  LoI was filed as per section 198 of the election Act, which …

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PDP submits Letter of Intent

Members of PDP submit the LoI to the ECB yesterday to contest the primary elections

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) submitted its letter of intent to the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) yesterday, to secure a berth in the primary round of election on September 15. “We are humbled and honored to have been able to participate in the third election,” the party president Tshering …

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Widened road benefits Karmaling and Nichula gewogs

A bolero pickup drives through the improved road in Jigmethang

The widened 8.75kms road that connects Lhamoizingkha to the 80.5kms Lhamoizingkha-Dagapela road at Dalbari has benefited people of Karmaling and Nichula at large. The residents of Karmaling and Nichula gewogs use the road to come to the drungkhag office and Lhamoizingkha town. This road had never seen formal maintenance in …

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Attracting companies a challenge for TechPark

The major challenge facing Thimphu TechPark Limited (TTPL) is attracting new Information Technology (IT) and IT-enabled service companies to establish their branch offices at the Park, according to the TTPL’s annual report 2017. Other challenges include retention of companies and reliability and speed of the Internet. With the development of …

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ACC appeals to SC against HC’s decision

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) appealed to the Supreme Court yesterday after the High Court’s larger bench dismissed their appeal to pursue the DeSuung training fund embezzlement case on August 17.  High Court bench III acquitted two individuals in the embezzlement case earlier this month.  The prosecutor, Royal Bhutan Army, did …

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Stepfather accused of raping a minor

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her stepfather, a Peljab with the Royal Bhutan Police, in Thimphu. According to sources, the last sexual assault occurred on July 10 around 9pm after the girl’s mother left for work.  The girl, a student in one of the schools in Thimphu shared …

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Picture Story

An electronic sign of the royal decree calling the National Assembly elections runs on the Democracy House, the Election Commission of Bhutan’s headquarters in Kawajangsa, Thimphu 

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Two men caught with 35kgs of cannabis

Samdrupcholing out-post police in Samdrupjongkhar detained the two suspects involved in cannabis smuggling in Assam, India after they were handed over along with the seized items by the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) yesterday.  The SSB at the border out-post in Samrang in Samdrupjongkhar along the Indo-Bhutan border in Udalguri in …

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