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OAG gets 954 cases from RBP, ACC and Ministries in 2018

In 2018, Office of Attorney General (OAG) received a total  of 954 cases for prosecution. However, the office has seen a decrease by 364 cases as recorded from the previous year. They have received 74 cases from Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) ( 23 cases but each case report comprises many cases), …

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How development and modernization has changed the lives of Brokpas

Although people of Sakteng Gewog under Trashigang dzongkhag are happy with development activities like road, electricity, network connection, health and education facilities, they are worried that with such development and with villagers exposed to new things, it might result in destabilization of their culture and traditions. The people of Sakteng …

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Bursting pipes hamper water supply to Thimphu from Dodena Project

After missing several deadlines, Thimphu thromde has finally started supplying water from Dodena Water Supply Scheme Project but is currently facing several problems like bursting of water pipelines particularly in Langjophakha and Samarzingkha, which has not only caused inconveniences but also affected a few households residing near water tanks. Thimphu …

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ACC investigating Thimphu Thromde’s sewer lines

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is investigating Thimphu thromde’s newly constructed sewer lines in Thimphu particularly in Motithang, Taba, Yangchenphug and Kawajangsa after Royal Audit Authority (RAA) found corrupt practices involved in construction of sewer lines. RAA found out that though the placement of manhole at various sites is one of …

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