Husband detained for beating wife

The Thimphu police have detained a 24-year man for beating his 23-year old wife, The incident, which occurred on the night of on the night of August 28, was reported to the police by an unidentified caller . Police, on reaching the location near the IT Park area in Babesa, …

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Ministries explain audit discrepancies from 2009 to 2013

In line with the resolution of the sixth session of parliament requiring different all agencies to resolve all audit discrepancies from 2009 to 2013, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) conducted a public hearing with the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and Ministry of Labor …

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Women Poenkhas across Bhutan receive Gyentag


Women Poenkhas across the country have received Gyentag, an insignia equivalent to the Patag worn by men, from His Majesty The King. Gyentag which translates to “Symbol of Responsibility”, is worn pinned like a brooch. As with the Patag, His Majesty The King confers the Gyentag to those women who have received the red scarf, or have been appointed …

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His Majesty Grants Dhar to Secretaries, RBA, RBG Officers

L-R Rinzin Dorji, Karma Tshering Namgyal, Thinley Namgyel, Chencho Norbu.

His Majesty The King appointed 4 secretaries and promoted 20 Armed Force officers on 17th August 2016 in the Tashichhodzong Rinzin Dorji, formerly the director general of the Construction Development Board, was appointed as the secretary of the ministry of agriculture and forests. Karma Tshering Namgyal, formerly the consul general …

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650 viral hepatitis cases reported every year

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Viral hepatitis is caused by infection with one of the five known liver infecting viruses, which are hepatitis A virus (HAV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), hepatitis D virus (HDV), and hepatitis E virus (HEV. The most common features of infection …

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Bhutan to play friendly vs India at 4pm

After diplomatic encumbrances led to the cancellation of India’s preseason USA tour, the blue tigers and Bhutanese dragons will take to the Changlimithang stadium in a last minute arranged friendly at 4 pm on Saturday. The Indian players arrived Monday to acclimatize to the altitude change from 216m at Delhi, …

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Prime Minister leads from the front


When the full fury of the monsoon season struck and washed away Sarpang town, cut roads and started threatening Amochu’s embankments the Prime Minister was on a visit to the highlands of Soe and Lingzhi to meet the people there. However, on 23rd July concerned with the situation and in …

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