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Students worried after Dzongkha becomes a must pass

The 18th annual National Education Conference (NEC) endorsed some strategies to promote the Dzongkha, in schools of which the strategy to make Dzongkha a compulsory pass subject has generated much attention. The NEC decided that Dzongkha will be a main subject in that students have to pass the subject to …

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Dasho Benji to be awarded Nu 450,000


The Bench five of the Thimphu district court has allowed the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) to withdraw the defamation case against Dasho Benji in accordance with section 153 of the Civil and Criminal Procedures Code (CCPC). However, as per the indemnity rule enjoined in the same section the plaintiff Dasho …

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OAG drops Trongsa land case but ACC disagrees

In a stunning turnaround of events, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has dropped the entire Trongsa land case which consisted of multiple land transactions involving six people like former Trongsa Dzongdag Lhab Dorji, his wife Karma Tshetim Dolma, former Dragten Gup Tenzin, former Nubi Gup Phuntsho, National Land …

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