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Securing Bhutan’s Cyber Security

The Department of Information Technology and Telecom (DITT) under Ministry of Information and Communication (MOIC) in collaboration with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), conducted a Cyber Incident Simulation exercise on 27 November. The simulation exercise was designed exclusively for heads of government, policy makers and other high ranking figures to …

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25-year-old arrested for stabbing ex girlfriend

Thimphu police apprehended a 25-year-old man for stabbing his 24-year-old ex girlfriend on 20 November. The suspect is from Thinleygang, Punakha while the ex-girlfriend who was stabbed is from Pemagatshel. The police received a phone call from the victim’s friend to report the stabbing. The incident took place in the …

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For a  healthier & happier nation: Health Minister

The lone female minister in the Cabinet is hopeful to contribute largely to the health ministry, given her years of experience in public health and social development. On her list of things to do immediately, Lyonpo Dechen Wangmo plans to review the reports and consult with the team regarding the …

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19-year-old arrested for statutory rape

Thimphu police apprehended a 19-year-old man on 26 October in connection to a rape of a child above 12 years of age. The initial complaint was lodged at Paro police by the parents of the girl since she went missing. The 16-year-old alleged victim went missing fromthe Haa Mela this …

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Pledges for better roads

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) pledged to bring in better road connectivity in the country in order to reduce poverty, enhance socio-economic development, business activities, create jobs, and to bring in more of developmental activities so it can narrow the gap between the rich and poor. DNT has pledged to base …

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Two men arrested for false report

On 16 October, Thimphu police apprehended a man in connection to a false report stating that a group of boys had beaten him up and robbed him of his mobile phone. Upon investigation, it was learnt that the man was neither beaten nor robbed of his mobile phone. In addition, …

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Two stabbing cases over wives in Paro

Paro police apprehended a 43-year-old man on 16 October for stabbing a 38-year-old taxi driver to death. The incident took place the same day at around 12:30 AM in the morning. The suspect is from Orong, Samdrupjongkhar and is a petty contractor. The deceased man was from Drametse, Mongar. The …

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