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Ministers meet graduates

NGOP: It was the perfect forum for the 2,700 graduates to question the government when seven members of the Cabinet opened themselves to questions yesterday at the ongoing orientation programme.

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Whose electric fencing will stay?

The mega farm will install its fencing at the same spot where the gewog’s efencing has been installed

Farm: Villagers of Samrang are concerned that a section of the solar electric fencing installed last year to save their crops from wildlife might have to make way for the upcoming livestock mega farm project.

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High Court convicts former minister

Transporting private timber by using a pool vehicle while being a dzongdag was not an emergency but a violation of laws

Judiciary: Reversing the Haa dzongkhag court’s ruling, the High Court’s Bench I yesterday convicted former foreign minister Rinzin Dorje to a year in prison for misusing the dzongkhag’s pool vehicle to transport private timber from Haa to Thimphu.

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High Court convicts former FM Rinzin Dorje

Breaking news:  Reversing the Haa dzongkhag court’s ruling, the High Court Bench I yesterday convicted former foreign minister Rinzin Dorje to one year in prison for misusing dzongkhag DCM pool vehicle to transport his private timber from Thimphu to Haa.

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Reliable hydromet data becomes crucial

Bhutan among the most disaster prone country in the region

Disaster: Floods, cyclones and storms claimed more lives in Bhutan than earthquake accounting for about 95 percent of the 304 deaths related to natural disasters in 17 years (from 1994-2011). The remaining 5 percent were from earthquakes, a World Bank report points out.

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