Monday , October 5 2015

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  • Four e-taxi drivers switch cars, one sues dealer

    Save for one, Thunder Motors has taken back all second hand electric-taxis 

    Transport: Almost two months after they executed a legal agreement, four electric car drivers have returned their cars to the vehicle dealer, Thunder Motors while one has filed a case at the Thimphu district court.

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ACC nabs kingpin in ATM fraud

Meanwhile, more than 50 Bhutanese ATM cardholders have been interrogated 

Corruption: In continuation to the ongoing investigations, the Anti-corruption Commission (ACC) has detained one more Bhutanese, the kingpin, in connection with the illegal transaction of currency using Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards in Phuentsholing.

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Mitigating slides at Reutala and Box Cutting roads


A plan to protect the formation of the roads would be discussed this winter Highway: A multi-pronged solution is planned this winter to address the perennial roadblocks at Reutala between Trongsa and Zhemgang and Box Cutting in Gelephu, according to the works and human settlement minister (MoWHS), Dorji Choden who ...

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Student drowns in Kurichu

Tragedy: A 17-year-old student of  Thimyul Lower Secondary School in Gangzur, Lhuentse drowned in the Kurichu river at noon yesterday.

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National workforce wage rate revised

Officials are hopeful the revision would encourage the workforce to be skilled workers

Wage: The National Workforce (NWF) wage rate is revised by about 30 to 35 percent starting September 1.

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Imported vegies and fruits safe

More tests will be conducted to see winter crops are contaminated 

Food: Vegetables and fruits from across the border imported for sale in Phuentsholing are safe to consume, Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) officials have confirmed.

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My Country, My Town

  • Stuck or ensconced? Can’t really tell if that dog’s looking embarrassed or just comfortable. Photo by Sonam Jamtsho
  • Diversionary tactic: One of a pair of gumboots finds a renewed purpose after falling into disrepair. Photo by Sonam Jamtsho
  • From bear to bearer! Guess who’s the ultimate loser in the ongoing human-wildlife conflict? Photo by Tshering Palden, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Weighing up weigh-in: Guy on the left looks bigger; so the one to the right must have heavier bones Photo by Yonten Jamtsho, Lecturer, Sherubtse College