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“I bloody don’t care about the Nu 45,000”

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High drama after high profile defamation suit ends with withdrawal The much publicized defamation suit by Sonam Phuntsho, also known as Ap SP, against Namgay Zam and Dr Shacha Wangmo legally ended after Ap SP withdrew the case, a day before the verdict given on 24th January 2017. However, the …

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Due legal process to takeover in sedition case

Office of the Attorney General & Royal Bhutan Police Headquarters

With the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) not appealing the Dasho Benji case verdict the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) will now be following due legal process, as outlined for it by the District Court order, which directed the OAG to coordinate the sedition investigation. The District Court in its …

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ACC vs OAG over Trongsa Land case

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) and the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) are headed into another headlong clash, this time over the Trongsa land case that implicates the former Trongsa Dzongda Lhab Dorji, his wife and other local government figures at the time. On one side the ACC is …

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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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