Wednesday , September 28 2016
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    Election results to be announced today

    LG Elections 2016: A new chapter was added to the history of Bhutan’s local government system as the second local government (LG) elections concluded yesterday after the completion of the tenures of the first democratically-elected local governments.

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Defamation case will be a landmark case: PM

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Social Media: With the recent defamation case between a businessman and a freelance journalist  underway for the sharing of a post on social media, proper use of the platform was discussed during the 26th Meet the Press yesterday.

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Three-time Gosaling gup defeated

LG: The former gup of Gosaling gewog, Tsirang KB Tamang was eliminated from the ongoing local government elections, after he was defeated by a former private employee in the zomdu held in Pemathang chiwog, on August 18.

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Rock slip at PHPA-I dam axis concerns commuters

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Precautionary measures in place says economic affairs minister 

Safety: Following a rock slip (overburden) at the Punatsangchu Hydropower Project Authority (PHPA)-I dam axis on August 12, commuters have been raising safety concerns about the road above the dam on the Wangdue-Tsirang highway.

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Buyers of govt. pool vehicles dismayed

They claim that the vehicles were not in running condition as stipulated in the auction notice

Auction: Some people who secured the bid for government pool vehicles at an auction on August 6 were left dejected after they took ownership of the vehicles.

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Police make more arrests in relation to Thimphu burglaries

Crime: A 29-year-old man who was arrested in July for being involved in a series of burglaries confessed to police that he was the masked man who attempted to vandalise a Bank of Bhutan (BoB) Automated Teller Machine (ATM) located behind MKTS building on May 19.

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My Country, My Town

  • Nothing is safe nowadays: Still it’s hard to figure out what exactly is under lock and key here Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS, MoAF
  • Crate expectations: Either a bumper apple crop is expected or the harvest turned out to be below par Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu
  • Plastic in place of plants: The presence of this manmade material is all-pervasive on the planet Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu