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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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Flood affects Amochhu Bridge completion

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Contractors need at least six months more to complete the country’s longest permanent bridge

Disaster: The recent Amochhu flood has caused the ongoing Amochhu Bridge construction damage worth more than Nu 10M (million), officials from the department of roads (DoR) confirmed.

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Gasa may miss January’s thromde elections

The yenlag thromde has no registered voter while voters for dzongkhag thromde are yet to transfer their census LG: Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) is gearing up to conduct dzongkhag and yenlag thromde elections across the country in January next year, but could miss Gasa.

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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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  • 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