DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Road cutting threatens live and properties

Lives of people in Monangkhola in Khaling, Trashigang have become difficult after the recent road cutting was completed but left hazardously without a concrete wall to protect it from landslides. The road-cutting in the middle of human settlements and cultivation, left without any fortification, turned the place into a frequent …

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His Majesty the King on 30 March 2013 granted Land Kidu to 3,173 thram holders in Haa Dzongkhag and Thromde, whose cases were submitted after the completion of the National Cadastral Resurvey. The beneficiaries faced several types of land issues such as excess land, building houses and lhakhangs or cultivating …

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PM meets the presidents of new parties

The Prime Minister, Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley called on the three newly registered political parties yesterday which the party leaders said marked a ‘good precedence’. The party presidents in a press conference yesterday, said pressing issues such as date of general elections, state funding, convenient polling stations were discussed with …

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Former RSTA Director joins PDP

The former Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) Director, Tashi Norbu has joined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ‘to bring equality among the civil servants’. He resigned as the Executive Director of the autonomous Health Trust Fund making him one of the seniormost serving civil servanst to join politics. He …

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Accident kills one

0A 28-year old male was killed on the spot when the truck he was travelling in met with an accident at Taksha farm road which is about five kilometers away from the Taksha Baazar in Wangduephodrang on the morning of 25 March. The victim had sustained head injuries and multiple …

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Gosarling NC nominee promises three Bills

Gosarling gewog in Tsirang Dzongkhag nominated Novin Darlami as their National Council (NC) Nominee on 18 March. The gewog’s nominee credits hard work in preparation for NC by reading books on politics, legal and economic systems and voting rights which paid off with 187  ‘Yes’ votes  against 123 ‘No’ votes. …

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