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Public dismay over the OAG report

The Office of the Attorney General’s ‘opinion’ that there is no legal basis to pursue the matter through the court and that no laws were broken in the Gyelpozhing case has provoked a strong public reaction. The Acting Prime Minister Lyonpo Yeshey Zimba said,” They (OAG) are the legal experts …

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OAG gives a clean chit to the Gyelpozhing case

Says no laws were violated and there is no legal basis to pursue the case against anyone Twenty days after the Gyelpozhing land case investigation report was submitted by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), in its ‘opinion’ found no legal basis to pursue the …

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Bhutan’s growing ‘Hepatitis B & C’ problem

Both diseases if not addressed will have a huge health and socio-economic impact on Bhutan   Though HIV, Malaria, Dengue, Cholera etc. may have grabbed the national headlines for decades there is increasing concern over the rise in the number of Hepatitis B and also C cases.  High prevalence of …

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Inevitable Diesel price hike hits Bhutan

A drastic Nu 5 per liter or 12% hike on diesel price in the country starts today Bhutan is directly hit by India’s first diesel price hike, a substantial increase by Indian Rupee (INR) 5 per liter after more than a year. As usual Bhutan felt the pinch today that …

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