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When is it “contempt of court”?

Judiciary: Questions are being raised on when and how ‘contempt of court’ can be applied.

Contempt of court is often used during judicial proceedings when persons involved in the trial fail to comply with court orders. However, media professionals who have approached judiciary officials for stories have also been cautioned with contempt of court.

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Yes, I am Populist: PM

If that means strengthening the local government by providing utility vehicles  says Lyonchoen 

Politics: In the last Five Year Plan, the former government purchased 686 vehicles spending Nu 1.17 billion but not even a single vehicle was given to the gewogs, according to Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay.

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No large gatherings for festivals: ECB

LG: As the September 27 poll day nears, the Election Commission of Bhutan  (ECB), on September 12, notified that no large gatherings, including archery and khuru matches, will be allowed during ‘Blessed Rainy Day’.

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Taba to get facelift


The World Bank is funding the project at a cost of Nu 252 million 

Urbanisation: Residents in Taba will have improved roads, footpaths, streetlights and underground sewerage and drinking water facilities by the end of 2019.

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Human-wildlife conflict resolution critical to LG elections


The wildlife menace is causing them huge losses in yield, farmers say

LG: The fields are golden and almost ready for harvest. In a few weeks, villagers in Damji, Barsha, Khailo and Panikong of Khamae gewog, Gasa will swarm the fields to reap the yield of their year-long hard work.

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Former monks and former teacher contesting for Toedpaisa gup


LG: It’s 6:30pm in Lemjakha village in Toedpaisa. Except for dogs barking and insects chirping, the village is silent.

The village has basic amenities. All the houses are connected with electricity and fitted with water taps. Motorable roads connect every village to the main highway.

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DPT’s North Thimphu candidate withdraws

Politics: The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) North Thimphu candidate for the by-election has decided to withdraw his candidature, just days after 30-year-old Chencho Nidup from Kawang gewog was revealed to the media in a press conference.

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Improve judicial efficiency in financial sector: ADB

Report: While the private sector is citing access to finance as a constraint to growth, banks are forced to rely on collateral rather than cash flow because only about half of the commercial firms in Bhutan prepare certified financial statements.

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