BUSINESS

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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RMA launches Commemorative Gold and Silver coins

Her Royal Highness, Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck on Thursday graced the launching ceremony of the gold and silver coins at the Royal Monetary Authority. Four types of commemorative coins, two in gold and two in silver have been minted as a onetime limited edition released. The gold commemorative coins are …

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Helicopter to focus mainly on rescue, health and social needs

PM dedicates helicopter launch to 60th anniversary celebrations Helicopter services have been introduced in Bhutan for the first time and it is a history in the making for the aviation sector in Bhutan. Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay launched the helicopter services in commemoration of the 60th Birth Anniversary of the Fourth …

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