Local News

Father arrested for raping 11-year-old daughter

Panbang police apprehended a 36-year-old man from Goshing gewog in Pangbang. He was arrested for raping his biological daughter, who is just 11 years old and a fifth grader. The incident was informed to police by the school principal at around 10 am on 21 December. Police said that the …

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Bhutan urges on Paris Agreement

A delegation led by the Secretary of the National Environment Commission, Mr. Sonam P. Wangdi, attended the United Nations Conference on Climate Change Conference of Parties 24 (COP 24) in Katowice, Poland. The Leader of the Delegation made a statement at the High Level segment of COP 24 on December …

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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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