‘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 theatre admission fee, and the babysitter in-charge at home? Fair questions all. To take a frivolous example -look at our cross-dressing More...

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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...

By Tanden Zangmo On Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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Film policy expected to facilitate growth of Bhutanese cinema

      For the first time, a national policy for the film industry is finally materializing that would define the roles and responsibilities for the Bhutanese film sector. The primary purpose of this More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 15th, 2013
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The Drametse Kangso Chhenmo

Drametse Dzong               The Three day annual festival locally known as Kangso Chhenmo will be held on 15th November, 2013 at Namdroel Ugyen Chholing at Drametse under Mongar More...

By tb admin On Friday, November 15th, 2013
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RBP solves the year’s first reported murder case

Three men, detained by Thimphu police in connection with the murder of an Indian national on November 7 at Changjalu, have confessed to the crime With clues and evidences collected from the crime scene, the Royal More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 15th, 2013
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Enforcing civil service rule of law for good governance

As an opportunity and platform to understand the challenges, strengths and weaknesses faced by Human Resource Officers (HROs) of various civil service agencies in the country, the Royal Civil Service Commission More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 15th, 2013
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Arson and theft charges laid

The Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) in Wangdue Phodrang has arrested a 56-year-old woman and her brother for several crimes committed, to which the suspect confessed and cited frustration and jealousy as the reason. The More...