DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

A reserve must be maintained: DHI

The Druk Holding and Investment has suggested the Government to increase the revenue from DHI to the government in light of the decreasing revenue from the sale of electricity. DHI Chairman Om Pradhan in a press conference yesterday said there is a need to increase revenue from DHI to the …

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PDP not just a show horse, OL

The horse is saddled and the stirrup is set, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has tightened its reigns, with acquired skills from the last elections and the party is raring to go. The PDP has started strengthening its institution in two fronts; fund raising and voluntary contributions, and strengthening its …

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Who can replace the Tshogpon?

Following the surprise resignation put-up by National Assembly (NA) Speaker Jigme Tshultim, clearly announcing withdrawal from his current post as well as from his party, the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) was left with a big void to fill in the Radhi-Sakten constituency. It’s a big shoe to fill and the …

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D.N.T not PDP part 2

The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa has strongly denied all rumors currently doing the rounds in both public domain and in the political fray, about the DNT’s attempt to rope-in all former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) members. “The question of DNT gunning for the Ex-PDP members is not at all true,” clarified …

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PM justifies visit to Haa

“I have bigger reasons for my trip to Haa Sombeykha,” said Lyonchen Jigmi Y. Thinley during the recent ‘Meet the Press’. The Lyonchen was responding to queries by the media and speculation by people about his recent tour to Haa which many quarters had pronounced as premature politicking for the …

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Will the civil service work its magic in 2013?

The civil servants were credited hugely for the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa victory in the 2008 elections; now with increased numbers, will they have a major say in influencing the 2013 election results? The strength of Civil Servants as on 31st December 2011 was 23,151 comprising of 22,170 as regular Civil …

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PDP Convention to elect a President today

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is conducting its second party convention at the National Resource Development Corporation Limited, conference hall. The convention today will be electing a party president and introducing the two appointed candidates, General Secretary, Yogesh Tamang and the Youth Coordinator, Sonam Wangyel. Although, the party has already …

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Bumthang cold water trout project a success

Kuenzang Choden / Thimphu The second phase of fish stocking and monitoring program in Gomthang stream in Bumthang, undertaken by the Wangchuck Centennial Park (WCP), in collaboration with the National Cold Water Fishery Centre (NCWFC) in Haa has concluded. In a news release from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests …

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