Bhutanese journal of agriculture launched

The Hon’ble Agriculture Secretary and the Agriculture Director launched the Journal

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests launched the first volume of the Bhutanese Journal of Agriculture on March 8th. It is dedicated to the 38th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The King. The journal provides a platform for researchers to share their findings to wider audience. It is expected to …

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Truck on fire near Kharbandhi BoD


On 20 February at around 11 AM, an Indian truck which was parked near the BoD in Kharbandhi caught on fire. The truck was on start mode. The truck was loaded with 21 tons of coal and was travelling all the way from Orissa in India towards Pasakha, Phuentsholing. A …

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Man arrested for multiple vehicle theft crimes

Thimphu police have apprehended a 26-year-old man who is suspected to have been involved in auto theft and auto stripping. On 22 January 2018, police received a complaint that an Alto car parked near JDWNRH Hospital was missing. Police received another complaint, the same day, on auto stripping. The window …

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Meat van driver arrested with 7,019 capsules of SP+

Thimphu police apprehended a 21-year-old meat van driver on 1st February with 7019 capsules of SP+, a restricted prescription drug. The suspect was driving from Phuentsholing to Thimphu when he was arrested. Meanwhile Thimphu police have seized 11,239 capsules of SP+, 90 N 10 tablets, 296 grams of Hashish, 2.18 …

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Two arrested at pedestrian gate in Phuentsholing with drugs

Phuentsholing police arrested two men, at different times, from the pedestrian entry gate on the morning of January 18, with a stash of controlled substances. Based on a tip off, Phuentsholing police apprehended a 27-year-old man at around 9:10 am with 314 capsules of SP+, 13 tablets of N10 and …

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