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Inclusion of BBS in DTH packages illegal

Media: The Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA) has completed an investigation to determine where the BBS TV channel is being downlinked and then illegally included in the direct-to-home (DTH) TV packages offered by operators in India, that is being uplinked or beamed back to Bhutan.

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More licenses suspended

Anti-Corruption Commission suspended four more business licenses in Phuntsholing on July 10 after the commission found a prima facie (based on impression)

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Body recovered

The body of a 21-year old woman, which was washed away by the Punatshangchu River in Samthang around 11:30am yesterday, was recovered about a kilometer downstream from Bajothangu village in the evening. The incident occurred while she was washing her clothes by the river. She is a daughter of one …

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Courts should address land disputes: SC

The land commission dealt all land cases since the enactment of the Land Act 2007

Judiciary: To render speedy resolutions to land related disputes, the Supreme Court Chief Justice recently instructed courts to accept four types of cases directly without them having to route through the National Land Commission.

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Dire need for a forensic laboratory

The Royal Bhutan Police is in the process of acquiring land to establish the lab Crime: Six years after her brother was acquitted of an alleged murder, Tshering Dema vividly recalls the ordeal her family was put through as they waited for the DNA test results.

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Aviation regulator to fill decade long vacant post

While the Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority has found a flight safety officer it could not recruit an airworthiness officer  Aviation: In what should improve Bhutan's flight safety rating, the Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) has found a fully qualified flight safety officer after going for more than a decade without one.

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Attorney general’s term should end with the government’s

As a political appointee, a fixed five-year term is not required, legal practitioners say 

OAG: The legal fraternity are questioning the five-year term for the Attorney General, which was one of the provisions that the Parliament endorsed when it passed the Office of the Attorney General’s bill 2014 in the last session.

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