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ACC charges two former land commission officials

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) forwarded its investigation report on fraudulent registration and encroachment of 1.33 acres of government land at Chang Debsi, Thimphu, to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) on June 6 for probable prosecution and restitution of six plots.

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His Holiness appoints new Yonten Lopon

His Holiness the Je Khenpo conferred the ceremonial scarf to Trulku Thinley Lhundup appointing him as the new Yonten Lopon of the Zhung Dratshang, the Central Monastic Body in Tashichhodzong, coinciding with Lord Buddha’s Parinirvana yesterday.

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Caged in Phanas

The village of Phanas (also known as Phanasi) sits on the uneven and a rather difficult incline in Ngatsang gewog in Mongar. It’s a lovely village with friendly, almost shy, residents whose homes are scattered and stand aloof from one another. Outside one such home, during certain hours of the day or night, passersby may witness a woman struggling alone in violent fits, raising a living hell.

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