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    High Court orders OAG to prosecute

    Laws and the constitutional roles of ACC and OAG should not be intermixed or encroached upon each other, says  the High Court Lhakhang Karpo: The High Court Bench I issued an order yesterday asking the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to continue prosecuting foreign minister Rinzin Dorje in the Lhakhang Karpo case it appealed to the court.

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Nu 1M reward for information on RICBL employee

It was increased from Nu 100,000 following an emergency board meeting yesterday Embezzlement:The Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Ltd. (RICBL) will pay Nu 1M (million) as reward for information that leads to the arrest of its employee who absconded after siphoning off Nu 91.605M.

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CBS questions credibility of reports

Survey: The Centre for Bhutan Studies (CBS) has questioned the credibility of two recent reports that ranked Bhutan poorly when it comes to well being and moderately for happiness.

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Series of burglaries at NHDC colony

Crime: With almost all units reporting robbery last week, tenants of the old National Housing and Development Corporation (NHDC) colony in Samdrupjongkhar say the colony has become unsafe to stay in.

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No budget for voter education

As the commission’s proposal was not within the budgetary ceiling Election: The election commission’s proposal for a separate budget to carry out voter education programme was turned down and not included in the annual budget.

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Thromde asks Amochhu residents to vacate

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But residents claim they have nowhere to go Housing: The settlers at Bangay bazaar along the Amochhu embankments in Phuentsholing, who were asked to vacate immediately may not leave the place anytime soon.

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  • The price of appeal

    The judiciary had been busy in the last many days. There were orders issued, interpretations made and a call for uniformity in application of laws. These are welcome moves in the interest of dispensing fair trials and judgments, besides bolstering trust in the judiciary.

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My Country, My Town

  • The old and the mule: Both the taxi and the ass do not belong any longer on the road Photo by Arjun Subba, Kheyrig Institute
  • Street art: A stone sculpture of sorts in still water presents a Zen-like creative expression Photo by Phuntsho Wangdi, BoB, Thimphu
  • Nipped in the bud: Whatever plant there once was in that pot has long ceased to exist and there’s the reason why Photo by Kinley Tshering, Gedu College, Gedu
  • Canine comfort zone: Man’s best friend in his master’s best chair Photo by Kinley Tshering, Gedu College, Gedu