• Only 2.5 percent of audit irregularities from 2010-2016 resolved 

    Despite the resolution of the past two sessions of the second Parliament to resolve pending irregularities between 2010 and 2016 by June 30 this year, only 2.5 percent of the total irregularities have been resolved. This according to the Public Accounts Committee is a consequence of inadequate actions taken by the concerned agencies to resolve their irregularities.

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e-receipt to curb fuel misuse

Similar system to be introduced in all BOD fuel stations

Fuel: Drivers of government agencies and corporations who are used to making “side income” in collusion with fuel attendants, while fuelling pool vehicles, will see their source of income gone.

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The rice mill that was never utilized

Seven years had gone by since it was bought Electricity: Dungkarling chiwog’s electric rice mill installed about seven years ago has never been utilized with villagers still waiting to assemble the motors of the mill.

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Toorsa after murder

Update: Life has changed for the people living along the Toorsa embankment after the murder of a 23-year-old taxi driver on January 15. When people find anything unusual or anyone with suspicious look they report to the police immediately.

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Kuenray of Wangdue dzong to be completed in March

Dzong completion date deferred to 2021 from 2018

Reconstruction: The three-storied Kuenray of Wangduephodrang dzong will be completed by the end of March to mark the Zhabdrung Kuchoe, which celebrates the 400th year of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal’s arrival in Bhutan.

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Strong wind forecast

Weather: Strong gusty wind of around 30 meter per second over the northern and northwest parts of Bhutan has been forecasted in the next 72 hours.

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Next LG election in June

Election: The second phase of the 2016 local government (LG) elections will be held in June, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) announced yesterday.

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Checks guarantee high level of safety: BCAA

Aviation: The country’s aviation regulator, the Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) while having no opinion on Drukair’s poor safety rating by an aviation website, says it ensures a high level of safety by conducting checks on Bhutanese airlines or aviation companies based on international standards.

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