Thursday , February 11 2016

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ACC orders RMA to suspend deputy governor

Suspension: The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on December 28 has written to the governor of Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) to suspend its deputy governor Eden Dema from her service for the alleged corrupt practices.

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Paro DT stands by its decision

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Taktshang: Opposing the recent decision on the closure timing for Taktshang, the Paro Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) chairman said he would take up the issue with relevant agencies.

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Samkhar tshogpa suspended

LG: For the last eight months, Khaptoe tshogpa Chola Samten has been suspended by the Samkhar gewog administration for misuse of public funds.

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Tourist dies in Gangtey

Accident: A 63-year old female tourist was found dead in a hotel in Gangtey gewog, Wangdue at around 1:30pm on December 28.

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Kholongchhu to raise Nu 33.2B loan

Hydropower: In the latest development on the 600MW Kholongchhu project, the board of directors has approved the management’s decision to raise Nu 33.2B by June next year as the loan component of the project.

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Drug trafficking on the rise

Crime: Although police have arrested several individuals in connection to illegal possession and smuggling of controlled narcotics and psychotropic substances in the country, drug trafficking continues to rise.

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Tough issues to be discussed in first Children’s Parliament

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Democracy: Tshering Yangden, an elected member of Samtse’s Ugyentse-Yoeseltse constituency wants to raise the issue of declining use of the national language, Dzongkha, during the first Bhutan Children’s Parliament (BCP)-National Assembly (NA) that will convene on January 4 to 6, 2016.

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My Country, My Town

  • From work to play: If it’s got wheels, so goes kid’s logic, it’s got to be a ride! Photo by Karma Tenzin
  • Role change: This defunct outdoor tap now serves as the next best thing: a soap-dish hanger. Photo by Tulsi Subba, Dagana
  • Toilet humour: A left-handed compliment is a welcome change from the usual gender discrimination. Photo by Sonam Tobgay
  • Role change: This defunct outdoor tap now serves as the next best thing: a soap-dish hanger. Photo by Tulsi Subba, Dagana