RBP anti-drug drive finds increasing number of youth selling and abusing drugs

The latest report on the drive against drug abuse and trafficking conducted by the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) found that the youth are increasingly getting involved in the illegal business of drugs and its abuse. Starting from December last year, a total of 562 people have been arrested till date in connection to illegal transaction and possession of More...

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By tb admin On Friday, September 19th, 2014
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Financial watchdog RMA dogged with its own irregularities in RAA report

The country’s Central Bank, the Royal Monetary Authority, tasked with minding the health and transparency of the financial sector has not been good at monitoring its own finances and functions according to a Royal More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, September 19th, 2014
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His Majesty grants Land Kidu to 6,718 households in Zhemgang

His Majesty The King granted land Kidu to 6,718 households including those who were eligible for land substitution in Zhemgang on 16th September 2014 in Zhemgang The Kidu is part of His Majesty’s ongoing Land More...

By tb admin On Friday, September 19th, 2014
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ACC forwards Lhakhang Karpo case to OAG

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) forwarded the Lhakhang Karpo case to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) for prosecution on, 17th September, Thursday. Both ACC and the OAG were tight lipped about the More...

By tb admin On Friday, September 19th, 2014
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Lowest bidder files ACC complaint after MoWHS tender committee ignores MoF letter to follow tender rules

In what is turning out to be a tale of two ministries having different interpretations of tender rules, the Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) has ignored a letter from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) More...

By tb admin On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Cabinet approves a comprehensive development plan for six Eastern Dzongkhags

A common and often repeated narrative in the national discourse is on the relative backwardness of Bhutan’s Eastern region compared to other regions of the country. The government, in an ambitious effort, has More...

By tb admin On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Eastern Development Initiative identifies 3 Regional Growth Centers in the East

The Eastern Development Initiative (EDI) identified and prioritized Kanglung, Nganglam and Gyalpoizhing as the regional growth centers based on multi-criteria analysis which include poverty rate, rural-urban migration, More...

By tb admin On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Bringing Tourism to the East

The government’s East Development Initiative (EDI) which aims to bring about economic development in the six eastern Dzongkhags of Lhuentse, Mongar, Trashigang, Trashiyangtse, Pemagatshel and Samdrup Jongkhar More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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His Majesty asks graduates to never give up and to strive for excellence

22 August 2014: His Majesty The King granted an audience to the 2315 graduates who are attending the National Graduate Orientation Programme this year His Majesty addressed the graduates on issues of nation building, More...

By tb admin On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Controversy over recruitment tender in Kholongchu project

There is more to the recent and heated Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) meeting in Trashiyangtse, in which local government leaders expressed apprehensions against the Kholongchu project hiring outsiders instead of the locals More...