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Constant parental control needed to address rising youth crime: Police chief

Newly appointed police chief Colonel Chimi Dorji spoke to Kuensel’s Tashi Dema on his plans and the future of the RBP Q&A: What are some of your goals as police chief?  The dream and aspiration of every Chief of Police is to take the RBP to a higher platform. Mine is no different. Even though we are at a fairly comfortable level of professionalism, we still need to walk an extra mile to be one step ahead of the criminals. My goal as the police chief is to clear the obstacles on that extra mile.

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The rising burden of cancer

Cancers of the head and neck topped the list of referral cases to India

Health: The steady increase in cancer cases in the country is fast emerging as a major burden on the health ministry’s coffer.

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Bhutan’s parks in good state

Environment: Bhutan’s forest cover as of 2016 is 70.59 percent and the protected areas in Bhutan are well managed, the first ever status report on Bhutan’s 10 wildlife parks and the Royal Botanical Park in Lamperi reveals.

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Taksha Silli farm road to be realigned

The realignment is expected to prevent villages and a school from being cut off every year 

Infrastructure: The people of Taksha and Silli villages will no longer have to worry about repeatedly clearing the only farm road connecting it with other places in Wangdue as the gewog is planning to re-align the farm road to avoid a slide zone.

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