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Minor detained for cannabis possession

On June 16, Wangdue police arrested a 16- year-old boy, an ex student of Wangdue primary school, who is from Marlung, Thedtsho, Wangdue. Along with him, the police arrested a 19- year-old man and a 21-year-old man. However, after investigation, police have released the two after taking their undertaking letters. …

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Drayang employee drowns herself in Phuentsholing stream

Phuentsholing police recovered the body of a 21-year-old woman from Bebari, India on June 16 at around 1 pm. The deceased had committed suicide by jumping into Dotikhola (Omchu) in Phuentsholing. The incident was reported to Phuentsholing police on June 15 by the manager of Norzang Builder. The incident took …

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Regulating the unregulated regional tourists

The ever increasing number of regional tourists, was discussed in the National Assembly. Member of Parliament of Chhumig Ura, Tshewang Jurmi, asked the Economic Affairs Minister for an update on the number of regional tourist arrival in the country as of now, and also if regional tourism is governed by …

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NC to discuss unimplemented Acts

During the 17th session of the National Council, the members will be deliberating on issues related to delays in implementation of Acts and also on issues related to illegal migration under the heading of policy review issues. Sangay Khandu, Chairperson of the Legislative Committee and National Councilor of Samtse said, …

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Highest SP seizure by RBP

Thimphu police seized 23,464 capsules of Spasmo-proxyvon (SP) and 88.064 grams of marijuana from a 26-year-old man Arjun Subba from Norbuzingkha, Tshedagang, Dagana. He was arrested in Olakha on the night of May 26, behind ECB building, and was supposed to be the master source. Upon searching his apartment, police …

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