• Trongsa Court orders Anti-Corruption Act amendment

    In the 3,767-page judgment Trongsa dzongkhag court passed in the land case between the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the 10 defendants, the court pointed out anomalies in laws, particularly the Anti-Corruption Act and issued other directives.The court ruled that ACC and the Parliament should amend the Anti-Corruption Act to ensure the care and custody of immovable properties once ACC seizes it.

    Read More »

Latest News

Empowering women through waste

In a month, about 2,000 kilograms of paper, plastic and textile waste is used to produce crafts

Art and craft products that housewives, physically-challenged individuals and women in difficult conditions from Bumthang and Thimphu made from recycled paper, plastic and textile waste were displayed for sale at Namgay Heritage in Thimphu yesterday.

Read More »

Picture story

His Holiness the Je Khenpo yesterday conferred Dhar to five lams of the central monastic body at the Tashichhodzong. Lopen Sha Thinley from Ruebisa, Wangdue was conferred Dhar for Toedsey Jim, Lopen Sherub Tharchen from Haa was appointed the new Chief Administrative Officer of Punthim Dratshang, Lopen Pelbar from Khelakha, …

Read More »

All courts to have mediation unit

HRH Sonam Dechan Wangchuck with officials from the judiciary

The president of the Bhutan National Legal Institute (BNLI), Her Royal Highness Sonam Dechan Wangchuck and Chief Justice Lyonpo Tshering Wangchuk inaugurated the opening of the Court-Annexed Mediation Unit (CAMU) at the Punakha dzongkhag court on October 28.

Read More »

Fire guts hut in Martsala

The victim lost all belongings in the fire

A fire at Somoshing village in Martshala gewog, Samdrupjongkhar razed a hut to the ground around 6am on October 28.No casualties were reported. However, the victim lost all belongings in the fire.

Read More »

No regulatory changes in ease of doing business

The country’s ranking on the ease of doing business has slipped for the fourth consecutive time to 89th position.The former government has pledged to take the country to the top 50 position but the best position Bhutan could obtain was 73rd during its tenure.

Read More »

Doma chewing bad for alcohol consumers

What is the relation between doma chewers and alcohol consumers?A study to see the relation found that doma (referred as betel quid in the study) alone caused substantial reactions among alcohol consumers. When betel quid is combined with disulfiram, it was observed that some of the patients showed severe aversive reactions.

Read More »