A campaign to clean public toilets across Bhutan gathers steam


A concept to bring together all concerned individuals who care about public health and sanitation has become a reality with the Bhutan Toilet Organization (BTO). Headed by a group of enthusiastic volunteers BTO is on a tenacious spree of cleaning public toilets in almost all the Dzongkhags. Since the Ministry …

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Man arrested for cheque fraud

A 34 years old man from Jabcho under Chukha Dzongkhag was arrested from Phuentsholing on 31st October, 2015 for cheque fraud. He is from Tshimasham. Police official said that, “He was arrested by Phuentsholing police in relation to deceiving shopkeepers”, adding that he issued eight cheques amounting to more than …

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Two men caught stealing flowers from highway

The three flowers that were stolen

While the nation was busy preparing for celebrating the 60th birth anniversary, a few chose to take a detour by stealing the flowers planted by the National Biodiversity Center under the Ministry of Agriculture. The culprits, a hotelier and one of his staffs aged 56 and 29 years respectively were …

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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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