Dasho Karma Tshiteem conferred Bura Marp


Dasho Karma Tshiteem, 50, the Chairperson of the Royal Civil Service Commission received the Bura Marp for the 108th National Day. His Majesty said, “Karma Tshiteem has been serving in the civil service for 26 years. Formerly, he served in the capacity of the Secretary of Gross National Happiness Commission …

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Four Druk Thuksey Award winners honored this year


His Majesty the King granted the Druk Thuksey award to four individuals who have contributed in an exemplary manner to the nation and its people. Dr. Arthit Ourairat, Dr. Arthit Ourairat 77, the President of Rangsit University is an exemplary citizen of Thailand and a longstanding friend of Bhutan. Over …

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BNCA collects Nu 196,000 in fines during three inspections

Bhutan Narcotic Control Agency (BNCA) along with the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) and other stakeholders has collected a fine of Nu 196,000 in surprise three rounds of inspection carried out in different months. Deputy Chief Program Officer, BNCA, Tshering Dorji, said that the first inspection was conducted in June, followed …

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Skeletal remains found


Babesa Community Police Centre (CPC) has recovered a dead body on December 6 at 20:30 hours after a complaint was lodged by Mangi-Ap of Dagala Gewog under Thimphu saying that one dead body was found in the forest at Dungna Sekha under Dagala gewog, Chamgang. After reaching the scene with …

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BCCI President steps down after submitting resignation

The Bhutan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) no longer has a President as of 1st December after the current President Ugen Tsechup Dorji, put up his resignation on 30th November 2015 and stepped down. The BCCI Executive Committee is expected to meet soon to appoint an interim-President. After this …

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Man arrested for trafficking of drugs

Tshimasham police in Chukha have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection to illicit trafficking of drugs and psychotropic substance on December 1 at around 20:30 hrs. The suspect is from Changzamtog in Thimphu. He was arrested during a routine checking of upcoming vehicles and was heading towards Thimphu in a …

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LPG cylinders shortage issue comes up in Parliament

The Member of Parliament from Nubi-Tangsibji, Nidup Zangpo, during the question- hour session of the National Assembly (NA) held yesterday, asked the Economic Affairs Minister, Norbu Wangchuk, on what is being done for the people in central Bhutan facing acute shortage of cooking gas or Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders. …

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