Friday , May 27 2016
  • Fronting a chronic problem: ACC

    Corruption: An investigation by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has revealed how fronting in Phuentsholing thrived at the backdrop of the severe Indian Rupee (INR) shortage since 2011.

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Lhakhang saved from fire

Update: Firefighters yesterday saved the Tsiphu village and Jatoe lhakhang in Paro from the Chuzom fire that is now spreading inside Paro.

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Second phase of LG elections in July

LG: Incumbent members of the local governments (LG) wishing to re-contest in the upcoming local government elections will be allowed to complete their term, and perhaps even receive retirement benefits.

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Man hit by arrow recovering at JDWNRH

Safety:  38-year-old man who was hit by an arrow on the forehead on February 15 is now in stable condition at Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) in Thimphu.

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Prime supplier of brown sugar arrested

seized-drugs

Police recovers 17.34 grams of brown sugar 

Crime: After being on police radar for almost two years, a tour operator along with his accomplice, who is also a businessman, was arrested by the Thimphu police when they were abusing brown sugar in their car on the night of February 15.

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JPLP refutes OAG’s liability figure

Case: At the hearing yesterday at the Phuentsholing drungkhag court, Jatan Prasad Lalchand Prasad (JPLP) submitted that its actual tax liability amount is Nu 8.69 million and not Nu 184.90 million as reflected by the Office of Attorney General (OAG).

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My Country, My Town

  • From head to bed: A helmet finds an afterlife as a pot for a flowering plant. Photo by Sonam Wangdi, GAO, Dewathang
  • Dog’s best friend: It’s not often one sees a municipal garbage truck with just one dog in attendance. Photo by Ezoo Kee
    Dog’s best friend: It’s not often one sees a municipal garbage truck with just one dog in attendance. Photo by Ezoo Kee
  • Hanging by a thread: Wonder how the streetlight got that way and when it will get fixed.
  • Playing deadly dodgem: A safety wall at an archery tournament ironically doubles as a vantage point. Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
    Playing deadly dodgem: A safety wall at an archery tournament ironically doubles as a vantage point. Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Guess wh- -’s missing? A prominent blooper, this, and in a gold frame, no less! Photo by Pema Wangmo, SDFSec, Thimphu
  • Lock up: No cigar for guessing who occupies these premises Photo by Dorji Wangdi
    Lock up: No cigar for guessing who occupies these premises Photo by Dorji Wangdi