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  • OAG to appeal on use of DCM truck, not Lhakhang Karpo

    Even after appealing the case to the High Court, the OAG had maintained that there were no grounds to appeal 

    Update: Although it has maintained that there are no grounds of appeal, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), has five days to submit its grounds of appeal to the High Court after it appealed the on going Lhakhang Karpo case.

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First small step, giant leap for public e-services

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The launching of the G2C Wallet allows online payments for public services for the first time 

Tech: In a development that marks another major transition towards e-governance, an online payment system for G2C (government to citizen) services, the G2C Wallet, was launched, yesterday.

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Are collectors hiding cordyceps?

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i>With better price in the black market, govt. could lose revenue from royalty

Royalty: The government could lose hundred of thousands of ngultrums from royalty imposed on cordyceps if legitimate collectors are skipping the auction to evade royalty.

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Cyclone Komen to trigger heavy rain

Heavy rain is expected in most parts of the southern and eastern Bhutan during next 48 hours, the Department of Hydro-Met Services forecasts. A cyclonic storm ‘KOMEN’ had developed on July 30 over northeast Bay of Bengal, which has now weakened into Deep Depression over the Chittagong, Bangladesh, according to ...

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Chiwog boundaries will be redrawn

Gewog boundaries, however, will remain same

Delimitation: New chiwogs will be carved out in the two gewogs affected by the demarcation of Paro dzongkhag thromde boundaries to ensure Wangchang and Hoongrel remain as gewogs.

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My Country, My Town

  • Waifs but well fed ones: Either these pups have a guardian angel or there’s a butcher nearby Photo by Yash Wangchuk, Gelephu
  • From wheel to wall: A bicycle ringer finds a more static use in the form of a makeshift doorbell Photo by Bidur Rai, Mountain Hazelnut, Risrrbu, Wamrong
  • Shooting the messenger: An electric fence and a signboard mutilated by those shocked by the former Photo by Janga Bdr MoAF, Yusipang, Thimphu