• Record fatalities from vehicle accidents in 2018

    With 942 people involved in motor vehicle accidents, 2018 recorded the most number of accidents in the last seven years and the highets number of deaths in the past 13 years. According to the Annual Info-Comm and Transport Statistical Bulletin 2019 released this week, 135 lost their lives while 807 sustained injuries in accidents.

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High Court convicts former FM Rinzin Dorje

Breaking news:  Reversing the Haa dzongkhag court’s ruling, the High Court Bench I yesterday convicted former foreign minister Rinzin Dorje to one year in prison for misusing dzongkhag DCM pool vehicle to transport his private timber from Thimphu to Haa.

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Reliable hydromet data becomes crucial

Bhutan among the most disaster prone country in the region

Disaster: Floods, cyclones and storms claimed more lives in Bhutan than earthquake accounting for about 95 percent of the 304 deaths related to natural disasters in 17 years (from 1994-2011). The remaining 5 percent were from earthquakes, a World Bank report points out.

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Mongar DT rejects decision on central school

Resolves that Gyalpoishing HSS should be upgraded into a college

Education: Mongar Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) in its ninth session on August 31 resolved that Gyalpoishing Higher Secondary School (HSS) would be upgraded into a college and not turned into a central school as the education ministry has decided.

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