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ACC implicates 3 for FCBL embezzlement worth Nu 2.5M

Anti-Corruption Commission recommends persecution of former FCBL manager and restitution of Nu 2.519M

Corruption: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has implicated three men, including a former manager, for the alleged embezzlement of property and shortage of food grains amounting to more than Nu 2.519 million from the bulk depot, Food Corporation of Bhutan Ltd (FCBL), in Phuentsholing.

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Civil servants dissatisfied with new RCSC reform

Civil service: The recent reform of the Bhutan Civil Service System (BCSS) by the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) to introduce a new concept of Senior Supervisory (SS) to the Supervisory and Support (S&S) category has left most civil servants in this group disgruntled with the commission’s new regulation.

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Govt. questions opposition’s credibility on PIT

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Tax: The opposition’s claims on the government refusing to introduce the new tax slab of 30 percent for the upper income group stating that ministers fall within this bracket, is an act of undermining the government by misrepresentation of truth, the Prime Minister said.

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Samdrupjongkhar to have two thrompon candidates

However, zomdu results were not accepted by a third aspiring thrompon candidate who is now demanding clarification on some issues 

LG: Amid much confusion, the zomdu results were not accepted by aspiring thrompon candidate, Sangay Tenzin from Kipse constituency under Samdrupjongkhar thromde, who did not receive enough “Yes” votes during a Zomdu held on August 19 in Dewathang.

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Gasa wants stronger local BPC presence

The dzongkhag faces frequent power cuts whenever it rains or there are strong winds, and during the winters

Electricity: To provide faster restoration works and help reduce frequent power fluctuations in Gasa, the dzongkhag has recommended that Bhutan Power Corporation (BPC) strengthen its human resources in Gasa.

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