Three youths arrested for attacking bus passengers

Taba Community Police Center (CPC) arrested three youths for battery on November 5 before noon. The three are 17, 15 and 18 years old and two of them are school going while one is a school dropout. On November 4, at around 6 pm, Mr. Phub Dorji, the driver and …

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RBP book commemorates 6oth Anniversary

“Royal Bhutan Police: Journey Thus Far (1965-2015)”, a golden jubilee publication of RBP to celebrate its 50th anniversary was launched on November 7 at the RBP Headquarters by the Home Minister, Dawa Gyeltshen. The publication is dedicated to the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo Jigme …

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His Majesty concludes Royal Tour to Chhukha

His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen concluded the Royal Tour of villages across Chhukha Dzongkhag with a visit to the Dokhachoe Gonpa in Chapcha on Thursday. His Majesty offered prayers for the continued wellbeing of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, and for eternal peace and prosperity …

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Special dedication for His Majesty the Fourth King held in schools

The schools in Thimphu observed a week-long dedication time, starting in October 26 till yesterday, to express their gratitude to the Fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck, as part of the 60th Birth Anniversary celebrations. Schools also reflected on how the Fourth King worked tirelessly to provide free education to every …

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Couple to adopt an abandoned infant

A couple has decided to adopt a baby boy who was found abandoned on October 11. They have already put up an application for adoption of the baby to the National Commission of Women and Children (NCWC). “We are waiting for the formalities to be done for the adoption of …

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40 yrs of Bhutan-Helvetas partnership


Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay attended the 40 Years of Bhutan-Helvetas Partnership celebration in Thimphu yesterday. On behalf of His Majesty the King and the people of Bhutan, Lyonchhen extended a warm welcome to Mr. Elmar Ledergerber, President of HELVETAS and his delegation, who have traveled all the way from Zurich to celebrate 40 …

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Cardamom replacing paddy in drought areas


Many farmers in cardamom producing dzongkhags, like Sarpang, Chukha, Tsirang, Samtse and Dagana are reaping the benefits from their cardamom plantations. The profit is considerably huge compared to other cash crops. The steady source of revenue from cardamom business has helped the farmers to live a relatively comfortable life. Farmers …

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