Thursday , June 30 2016
  • Cases involving police personnel dealt with strictly

    Council: Five policemen are either on suspension or under trial for various crimes.

    The ministry has revealed this in a written response to the National Council (NC), which in the wake of media reports of police personnel being involved in crimes, had enquired what actions were taken on the accused. The house received the written response earlier this month.

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Latest News

Woman dies in truck accident

Accident: A woman was killed on the spot when the truck she was travelling in went off the road and fell 60m below the road on April 17 at Broksar in Saling gewog, Mongar.

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His Majesty The King’s address

If is most auspicious for all of us to have gathered here today to observe the sacred occasion of Zhabdrung Kuchoe at Pungtang Dewachenpoi Phodrang, the principal seat of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel.

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UK visa application centre to open in Thimphu

Visa: Following the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s successful visit to Bhutan, the UK has announced the opening of a new Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Thimphu to further strengthen ties between the two countries.

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Drukair’s aircraft damaged by hail

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Fortunately the pilots landed KB-140 safely in Guwahati 

Aviation: A Drukair aircraft with 103 passengers aboard was damaged after flying through hail while on approach to Guwahati airport in India yesterday.

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Picture story

20160415-5P1A2519 His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen offered prayers at the Changangkha Lhakhang along with His Royal Highness The Gyalsey before Their departure to Punakha yesterday. 

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My Country, My Town

  • 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
  • Tempting the foots: While recycling is all very well, these might revive long dormant soccer skills Photo by Ugyen Kencho
  • About to be pole-axed: With the ground beneath about to give away, it may not have long to stand Photo by Phuntsho Tenzin
  • From head to bed: A helmet finds an afterlife as a pot for a flowering plant. Photo by Sonam Wangdi, GAO, Dewathang
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