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ACC says 67 of 99 plots illegal in Gyelpozhing

Many of the 67 illegal plots are held by the influential and powerful The Anti Corruption Commission in a press release in its website confirmed that laws and procedures were violated in the allocation of plots in Gyelpozhing town. The ACC in its release said, “Investigation revealed that of the …

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DGPC MD declines DNT party President’s post

DNT still hopes to convince the MD as his decision is expected to impact the 2013 race One of the strongest contenders for the 2013 elections the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) may have to continue looking for a Party President as their current hopeful, Dasho Chhewang Rinzin, Managing Director of …

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Denchi residents unhappy with delayed compensation

Villagers say that PM’s Aunt received bulk of the compensation already paid There is unhappiness among the residents of Denchi over delayed land compensation. Local villagers say that a few have been paid compensation but the bulk of the compensation so far has gone to the Prime Minister’s aunt Aum …

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Mine, not everybody’s business

Business puts its head, where more money lies but maybe not always. And Yangphel as a promulgator for successful ventures in many areas stands testament to it. Yangphel proved its acumen in unconventional areas of business like holding archery tournaments which now has become a massively nationwide popular event under …

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Many chinks in the Gyelpozhing armor

The Prime Minister in a press release (full version on page 3) defended himself and his minister’s on the Gyelpozhing land grab case which is currently under investigation by the Anti-Corruption Commission. The Bhutanese, however, found that several of the arguments put forward in the press release did not match …

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Trowa now valued at Nu 4.7mn

The total estimated value of the 19,500 sq ft land on which Trowa theatre stands according to the Chief Urban Planner of Thimphu Thromde and also one of the committee members of PAVA, Geley Norbu now stands or works out to about Nu 4.7mn. Following  a cyclic carousel of buy …

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