Case of minor being raped by an acquaintance in court

The 17-year-old minor who was raped by a 23-year-old man in the evening of March 11 at around 9 pm in Haa has reached the Haa Dzongkhag Court on April 3 after the completion of investigation by the police. The suspect was slapped with the offence of raping a child above 12 years. Police said the suspect had initially refused to confess the crime, but More...

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By Tashi Deki On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Youth-to-youth initiative program launched in RTC

A comprehensive youth-to-youth initiative program called ‘ Youth Peer Education Network’ was launched in Royal Thimphu College (RTC) with the aim to educate youth on sexual and reproductive health issues that More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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11th National Job Fair concludes

The 11th National Job Fair organized by Department of Employment under the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) concluded on March 28 at the Changlimithang Stadium, Thimphu. Minister, MoLHR, Ngeema Sangay More...

By tb admin On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Bhutan observes World Down Syndrome Day

  In solidarity to create awareness on people living with Down’s syndrome, the Ability Bhutan Society (ABS) observed the 9th World Down Syndrome Day in capital yesterday. The theme of the day, “Health and More...

By tb admin On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Youths to build multimedia wings

MoIC Lyonpo D. N Dhungyel opens the center               A multimedia training is underway at the Youth Media Center (YMC) to provide the youth a chance to develop professional More...

By tb admin On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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A major forest fire contained in Paro, the cause is unknown

A major forest fire in Phubana village of Shaba gewog under Paro destroyed more than 100 acres of blue pine forest along with oak shrubs yesterday. The forest fire was contained after police, army, foresters along More...

By tb admin On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Who is to be blamed for the Lanjophakha fire?

The police are still investigating the case of the forest fire that destroyed 437.81 acres of blue pine forest in Langjophakha in the capital, in the afternoon of February 23. The forest fire was contained after More...

By The Bhutanese On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs declares a holiday on account of snowfall.

The Home Minister Lyonpo Damcho Dorji said that the government had declared Wednesday 5th march 2014 as a public holiday given the snowfall in Thimphu and other parts of the country. This will mean that all government More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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High risk of Black Necked Cranes abandoning its habitat in Bumthang

Bumthang is considered as one of the prime habitat areas for the Black-necked cranes (BNCs), but of late, the number of the birds roosting in the dzongkhag has reportedly plummeted. The conservationist say there More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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Book on late Gayum Ashi Phuntsho Choden Wangchuck launched

Her Majesty the Queen Mother Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck launched a dzongkha biography book of Her Majesty the late Gayum, Ashi Phuntsho Choden Wangchuck at the Convention Centre in Thimphu yesterday. The launch was More...