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JWPTI to churn out skilled manpower for hydropower sector

Jigme Wangchuck Power Training Institute (JWPTI) was consecrated in Dekiling, Sarpang by Labour and Human Resources Minister, Nyeema Sangay Tshempo, accompanied by President of the Republic of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, during his state visit to Bhutan, in November 2014. JWPTI was initially planned as one of the technical training …

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Six apprehended for stealing antique elephant tusks

Thimphu police apprehended four persons on March 24 for the theft of two elephant tusks, and an additional two persons also involved in the theft on March 25. Six people arrested include three police personnel, one army personnel, one JSS security guard and one driver. JSS security guard, who was …

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RBP to start Neighborhood Watch program

With the help of Friend of Police (FoP), RBP are coming up with a new program called Neighborhood Watch in Changjiji. This program is also a part of crime prevention measures whereby every household in one building will be keeping in touch and will be watching over the house if …

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Man arrested for cheating dollar seller


Bumthang police arrested a 26-year-old man, a freelance driver, from Dagarthang village under Tshenkhar Gewog in Lhuntse, on April 5 for larceny. A man was conned and robbed during a sales transaction. He filed a complaint with the police that subsequent to his advertisement for USD 8,000 sale on Facebook …

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Women detained for accident with no license

Thimphu police arrested a 29 year old woman on 7th April after a car she was driving hit a class 7 student in Motithang, on the road just above the Motithang BoD. The accident took place in the morning at around 8 AM when the father went to drop his …

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