Man detained under bribery case

A 29 year-old, non-national, man who tried to bribe police constables at the main gate was arrested and detained by Phuentsholing police on January 5. The suspect was trying to enter Phuentsholing town with a cardboard box filled with seven Chinese brand and four old repaired mobile phones. The suspect went back to Jaigaon, India to fetch the documents More...

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By The Bhutanese On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
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Gamblers arrested

A majority of the lot comprised of civil servants The Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) in Wangduephodrang have arrested 23 people in the last few months for the offence of gambling that included mainly civil servants, More...

By The Bhutanese On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
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BDBL launches ATM services and celebrates 25 years

To further enhance the banking services the Bhutan Development Bank Limited (BDBL) launched its first Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in four Dzongkhags in the capital on 14th December 2013. The ATM services are More...

By The Bhutanese On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Re-arrested suspect gets 15 years in prison

The convict had been at large for 25 years and was re-arrested in May, this year The 48-year-old suspect involved in robbing a lhakhang in Rubisa gewog, Wangduephodrang in 1988, who had been at large after his arrest More...

By The Bhutanese On Monday, December 9th, 2013
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JYT steps down

The Opposition Leader has been elected as the new DPT president Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) president Jigmi Y Thinley on Tuesday made way for Opposition Leader (OL) Dr Pema Gyamtsho to fill in his position. Having More...

By The Bhutanese On Monday, December 9th, 2013
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‘Chuut Wai’ the film: Entertainment or more?

Phuntsok Rabten The often-heard refrain about films is that it is a medium of entertainment. And the first question in a viewer’s mind would be- is the film worth the winter chills, the price of the popcorn, the More...

By tb admin On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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Rapist sentenced to 9 years of imprisonment

The Wangduephodrang Dzongkhag Court, last week, pronounced its verdict on Dorji Gyeltshen who was alleged of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl on the night of June 26. The court found him guilty of the offence More...

By tb admin On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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Lyonchhen concludes constituency tour

Lyonchhen talks to villagers in his constituency               Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay reached Samtse Dzongkhag yesterday after an official tour to his constituency by walk from More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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Guidelines for implementation of the Gewog Development Grant (GDG)

The Nu 2mn Grant shall be used to create income and employment generating programs and activities in the gewogs To further strengthen good governance, decentralize power and responsibility at the grass root level, More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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Stalled gewog road constructions resume after delayed budget reach dzongkhags

Delays in budget release have left the construction of gewog connectivity roads, assigned to the Department of Road (DoR) under Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS), incomplete or stalled. Six projects More...