Alipurduar police arrests 8 highway robbers and impounds their vans

In a major breakthrough, the Alipurduar District police under North Bengal recently arrested eight people responsible for robbing Bhutanese passengers along a deserted highway. The police has also seized and impounded some Maruti vans used by the eight in their highway robbing operations. Bhutan’s Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs was informed More...

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By tb admin On Friday, December 26th, 2014
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Violence in Assam’s Bodo regions affects Bhutan

Bhutan’s neighbor Assam, or at least its Bodo dominated areas consisting of four districts including adjoining areas are up in flames after 81 people got killed in violence initiated by militants of the National More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, December 26th, 2014
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Land Kidu of 123,071 acres granted to 102,336 beneficiaries so far

His Majesty The King granted land kidu to 9,758 beneficiaries from 11 gewogs in Samdrup Jongkhar. The beneficiaries received a total of 15,328.28 acres of land as Kidu, as well as excess cost exemption and refund. With More...

By tb admin On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Cabinet Secretary admitted to not informing Cabinet on CoS issue

Meanwhile a letter and CoS minutes throw more light on the issue A senior Cabinet Secretariat official told The Bhutanese, on the condition of anonymity, that the Cabinet Secretary Dasho Penden Wangchuk in a 9th More...

By tb admin On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Govt refutes unsigned letter leaked on Social Media

Just a couple of days after the Cabinet announced the handing over of three secretaries; the social media went into a tizzy over a leaked letter allegedly written by MoEA Minister Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk to the Prime More...

By tb admin On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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His Majesty asks nation to guard against corruption

In a clear and unequivocal message His Majesty the King in the 107th National Day Address said that the highest risk to development in Bhutan is corruption. “Our national development efforts will be hindered More...

By tb admin On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Opposition says reinstate secretaries while Govt says don’t politicize issue

The Opposition party has called on the government to reinstate the three surrendered government secretaries while the RCSC carries out an investigation, effectively adding a political twist to a bureaucratic drama More...

By tb admin On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Three Secretaries surrendered to RCSC and Committee of Secretaries discontinued

The government, in a press release issued on yesterday morning, announced its decision to hand over three Government Secretaries to the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC), and also discontinue the Committee of More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Government hands over BVT and BHEL case to the ACC

In a press release issued by the Cabinet the government has decided to handover the BHEL-BVT case to the Anti Corruption Commission. The release says, “The Royal Government has requested the ACC to undertake More...

By tb admin On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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The letter that got three secretaries to surrender

The Bhutanese is in possession of the letter sent by the Foreign Secretary to the Indian Ambassador on 2nd December 2014. The letter was sent on the instructions of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS) to protest More...