Wednesday , August 31 2016
  • Villagers disgruntled with urban tax

    Some of the villagers of Weeling paid significantly higher taxes this year as their lands fall under Trongsa town’s extended boundary 

    Tax: The people of Weeling village under Nubi gewog in Trongsa are unhappy with the Trongsa municipal’s office making them pay urban land tax from this year.

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2,659 graduates clear prelims

At least five graduates will be vying for a vacancy in the civil service 
Result: About 75 percent of the 3,536 university graduates who appeared the preliminary examination (PE) on August 7 scored 50 percent and above to qualify for the main examination.

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Bank official fiddles more than Nu 2 million

ACC officials said that the commission is still verifying accounts of the beneficiaries and the embezzled amount could increase 

Embezzlement: Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is investigating misappropriation of Nu 2.4 million by a Bhutan National Bank Ltd (BNBL) branch official in Paro.

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My Country, My Town

  • Road read: The question is whether it’s advice (while good, no doubt) for self or others or both? Photo Bidur Rai
  • Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
    Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
  • Dancing goat: Sometimes one just gets the urge to get up and shake a leg Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu