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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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Rating public transport

Only 8% of the households use public transport almost every day, 25% indicated that they use it once a week while 44% use once a month according to the Bhutan Living Standard Survey 2017. Less than one in four households have never used public transport. The frequency of use of …

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