DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Cigarette butt leads to contraband haul

Thimphu police arrested two men for carrying contraband substances in a Bolero pick-up. They had attempted to mix the contraband with vegetables on 10th February. The Bolero was travelling towards Wangdue carrying vegetable. There were two passengers including the driver and the vegetable vendor. Officers were travelling to Hongtsho with …

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One man apprehended for multiple burglaries

A 46-year-old man from Punakha was apprehended by Thimphu police in Changzamtog last month. He is suspected of being involved in 8 different burglary cases that occurred in Taba, Changjiji, Motithang and Chubachu. He was under the close watch of the police. A police team led by an officer was …

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RBP says to beware of bouncing cheques

The next time someone insists on paying you with a cheque, think about it. The last thing you want is have the bank teller tell you that the cheque cannot be cashed in as there is an insufficient balance in the bank account of the cheque issuer. Royal Bhutan Police …

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Bhutan wins 16 medals in 12th South Asian Games

Despite ranking last in the 12th edition of the South Asian Games, Bhutanese athletes could bring home 16 medals in three different sports disciplines making it the highest number of medals that Bhutanese athletes have ever won. The last time that the Bhutanese athletes won many medals was in the …

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PM in Canada

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay left for Canada on Tuesday morning to attend the TED 2016 in Vancouver. Lyonchhen is scheduled to speak at the TED Conference on 19 February and return to the country by 21 February 2016. En route in New Delhi, Lyonchhen met with the Indian Minister of External …

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