Date archive forApril, 2012
By Thinley Wangmo On Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Forty-five gewogs surveyed for road feasibility

Forty-five gewogs have been surveyed for road feasibility under the gewog connectivity (GC) road project 2011 including two remote gewogs – Soe and Naro under Thimphu dzongkhag, and Merak and Sakteng under More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Wednesday, April 4th, 2012
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Accidents at Centennial Market pose questions to street safety

On March 28, a four-year old boy was knocked down by a speeding car at the Centennial Farmers’ Market. He sustained serious injuries on his thigh and ankle. This is the third accident case reported till date at More...

By Kuenzang Choden On Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Hundreds of acres in Thimphu confiscated from illegal land owners

Of the total 45 cases in the 2003 High Level Committee report on land grabs and excess land in Thimphu around 35 cases involving mainly high profile people were reported as solved as of 2007. The report also looks More...

By Tashi Wangmo On Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

MoF releases Nu 18 mn to avoid legal suit by Bangkok hospitals

Ministry says that it will release money for unpaid bills but will have to be refunded by ‘memory loss officer’ Chenda Topgay The ministry of finance (MoF) recently released 13mn bhat or Nu 18mn as funds for More...

By Minjur Dorji On Wednesday, April 4th, 2012
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Govt. clueless about National Council RTI bill while its own seems unlikely to come through

With just two parliamentary sessions left before the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) government’s term comes to an end, certain quarters are raising concerns on the Right To Information (RTI) Bill that prime minister More...