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ACC implicates 11 for fraud, encroachment of Govt. land

Corruption: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has forwarded its investigation findings of fraudulent registration and encroachment of 1.37 acres of government land in Tshalumaphey, Babesa to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) for criminal prosecution.

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PM quizzed on MTR target figures, media independence

Assembly: Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay was questioned on the varying figures of agriculture and livestock production targets in the dzongkhags and the situation of media independence in the country at the National Assembly’s question hour session yesterday.

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Fire razes five houses in Bajo

At least 13 families affected

Disaster: A fire during the early hours in Bajo yesterday destroyed a two-storey traditional house, and four one-storey houses.

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Review GC road blacktopping specifications: NC

Gewog Roads: The National Council discussed at length on the need to review the existing construction manual and specification for blacktopping of gewog centre roads during its budget appropriation bill deliberation yesterday.

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Farmers learn how to manage their land

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Land management: Joining the rest of the 194 countries of the United Nations to Combat Desertification, Bhutan observed the World Day to Combat Desertification and Land Degradation in Wooling Chiwog in Orong gewog, 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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