DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

BKP has a full house convention at RIM hall

With all its 47 candidates set to compete for the 2018 Election, the Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) held its first party convention on 21st July at the Royal Institute of Management (RIM), Simtokha. More than 6,500 people were present at the convention according to the party’s estimate. Overwhelmed by the …

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DNT’s slogan is on ‘Narrowing the Gap’

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) held a press conference on Friday to formally introduce the party’s slogan to the people of Bhutan for the 2018 elections, which is: ‘Narrowing the Gap’. “The ‘Gap’ in DNT’s slogan explicitly implies income inequality between the different sections of Bhutanese society. The word ‘Narrowing’ suggests …

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Swimming death

Thimphu police has retrieved a body of 24-year-old man, a private worker from the Wangchu river in Gepthang, a 1.5 km walk towards Soe-Naro from Cheri Monastery Bazam.  They got a report of a drowning on 28th June at around 6 PM. The original group was seven including two females …

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