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His Majesty grants Land Kidu in Bumthang

His Majesty the King, granted land kidu of 1,211 acres to 3,009 thram holders in Bumthang on 30th July 2012.  The Kidu recipients were from the four gewogs of Bumthang. His Majesty as part of the Kidu also waived off about Nu 11.79mn which was supposed to be paid by …

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The power of social media, how will it play 2013?

Intricate details explored and discussed repeatedly among a multitude of internet users on the-then infamous and highly active bhutantimes.com, people believe, had strongly brought down the popularity of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and eventually played a most crucial role to ring the death knell for the party who lost …

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HM grants land Kidu in Wangduephodrang

People in Wangduephodrang won’t have to travel all the way to the Capital anymore, to appeal for land kidu. On Thursday His Majesty the king granted land kidu to individuals for 8211 land cases amounting to 1989 acres. It included 5,077 cases of excess land which accounted to 782.5 acres …

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Admissions will be barred for students with criminal records

The Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) has developed a youth-crime history database which records and shares information with core stakeholders. The RBP endorsed specific guidelines for implementation of the Youth Delinquent Monitoring System (YDMS) and information sharing with the stakeholders. The core stakeholders include the RBP, education ministry, Royal University of …

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Overdue Draft RTI Bill opens for public feedback

It’s almost a week since the government’s draft Right to Information (RTI) Bill has been made accessible to the public for the first time. While there are people who applaud the comprehensive draft, there are also those who have their reservations. Also most people including Parliamentarians are still not aware …

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