Friday , September 30 2016
  • Chief  Election Commissioner, Chogyal Dago Rigdzin, officially releases the results of the second local government elections held on September 27, yesterday

    Second LG elections historic: ECB

    Two women have been elected gups
    LG: Tuesday’s local government (LG) elections saw a voter turnout of 55.8 percent. This is a slight decrease from 56.23 percent in the first LG elections.

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Most former gups in Chukha to re-contest

LG: The former gups of Getena, Metedkha, and Phuentsholing in Chukha will not re-contest in this upcoming Local Government (LG) elections, while the gups from Bongo, Dungna, Geling, Darla, and Sampheling will.

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India provides Nu 15M for Nehru-Wangchuck Scholarship

Fund: The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) received a sum of Nu 15 million for the Nehru-Wangchuck Scholarship from the Government of India (GoI), yesterday. The scholarship programme provides opportunities for Bhutanese to study in premier Indian institutes, according to an RCSC press release. The programme is expected to develop ...

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September 27 is poll day

LG: The election period of the second phase of the “historic” second local government (LG) elections began yesterday, with the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) announcing September 27 as the poll day.

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132-decimal Govt. land grabbed through collusion

Corruption: A total of 1.32 acres of government land at Gangchey and Chang Debsi in Chang gewog, Thimphu, were illegally encroached, measured and registered as private land during the new sathram compilation (NSC) survey in 2000.

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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