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The legal liabilities of the Gyelpozhing case

With a senior Election Commission official saying that politicians who have a court case registered against them, will not be allowed to participate in 2013 the nature of the potential legal charges against them in the Gyelpozhing case have taken center stage. This is in the backdrop of ACC’s ongoing …

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Environment in the way again

The Gasa-Tongchudrak farm road between Gasa and Laya was Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley’s promise to the people of Laya during the Mid-Term Review. It so happens, the PM just might not be able to keep his words, that is if the National Environment Commission (NEC) has its way. Conservationists through …

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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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