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DNT says 40 out of 47 candidates already selected for 2018

DNT leaders in an intercative session with the media this week

The attention of the media in the last few weeks has been on BKP but the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), which was the third largest party in 2013, announced this week that it has already selected 40 out of the 47 candidates for the 2018 polls. DNT General Secretary Tenzin …

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BODs fined and new action plan for all LPG dealers

Officials carrying out a joint investigation at the Mothithang BOD. Photo Courtesy: Gopal Pradhan of OCP

Mothithang and Phuntsholing BOD fined Nu 36,775 for violations A joint investigation by the Office of Consumer Protection (OCP), Department of Trade and Regional Trade and Industry Office (RTIO) found underweight LPG cylinders, leaking cylinders, lack of proper weighing machine and careless handling of LPG cylinders by staff in the …

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HIH Princess Mako on Bhutan visit

His Majesty The King, Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey with HIH Princess Mako of Akishino, at the Lingkana Palace. (The Nation will be celebrating the 27th Birth Anniversary of Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen on 4th June.)

His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen granted an audience to Her Imperial Highness (HIH) Princess Mako of Japan, at the Tashichhodzong on Friday. This was followed by a private lunchoeon hosted by His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen at Lingkana Palace.Princess Mako, is the …

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Dasho Neten joins BKP as President


The rumors had been flying thick and fast in the last few months, but it got finally confirmed on Friday when Dasho Neten Zangmo, the former Chairperson of the Anti Corruption Commission, joined the Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) on Friday. The ceremony occurred below a mango tree planted by the …

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