Man arrested and detained for ‘raping’ a cow

In what may seem unbelievable, a rape case has been filed against a man for raping a cow in Beldro village, Kazhi gewog under Wangduephodrang last month. The man, in his 20’s, was arrested from his house in Wangdue after the matter was informed to police by the owner of the cow. The owner of the cow told the police that she caught the man in her cowshed, More...

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By tb admin On Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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MoA suspends formation of community forests, only for the time being

A community forest in Umling Gewog under Sarpang dzongkhag (pic courtesy- bbs.bt)   The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) will not discontinue the practice of community forests, says the Minister More...

By tb admin On Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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Police on the lookout for second suspect involved in a gang rape

Police have arrested one of the two suspects A 24-year-old woman was admitted to the Wangduephodrang hospital on the evening of January 23 after she was found in an unconscious and half-naked state by her employer, More...

By tb admin On Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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MoA suspends formation of community forests, only for the time being

A community forest in Umling Gewog under Sarpang dzongkhag (pic courtesy- bbs.bt)                     The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) will not discontinue More...

By tb admin On Monday, January 27th, 2014
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More than 3 months, drowned body not found

The search for the body of a 23-year-old woman, who drowned in the Punatsangchhu on the morning of October 24, is still ongoing. Sources in contact with this paper said police personnel and army soldiers volunteered More...

By tb admin On Monday, January 13th, 2014
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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 More...

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...