BUSINESS

Convict who escaped in 2014 is re-arrested

Thimphu police re-arrested an escaped convict on 5th July 2018 from Khasadrapchu at around 10:30 AM. The 45-year-old convict who is from Paro was initially arrested on 2nd December 2013 for illegal transaction of controlled substances. The convict managed to escape on 27th January 2014 when he was taken to …

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2-day Bhutan film festival in Sikkim

A 2-day film festival titled “Bhutan Film Festival” will be organized from 23 – 24 June 2018, in Gangtok, Sikkim, India, as a part of the celebration to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Formal Diplomatic Relations between Bhutan and India. The event is being organized by the Ministry of Information …

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BOB observes 50th Anniversary

The Bank of Bhutan (BoB) with both present and former employees, partners and shareholders gathered together to mark the 50th anniversary of BoB, with the theme ‘Embracing Happiness’, on 28 May. The event was celebrated in the convention centre in Thimphu, with the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Tobgay as …

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Thimphu’s high street address Motithang is drying up

With three water sources drying up, in large probability due to climate change, the residents of Motithang are facing an acute ongoing water shortage. Although the residents of Changzamtog, Zilukha, and Jungshina also face water shortage from time to time, those living in Motithang are the hardest hit as Motithang …

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