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Leaked letter on ENERTIA misleading public: PMO

The government says the letter, which talks about the ENERTIA Foundation of India, was leaked to the media. It says the letter has created misinformation and is misleading the public.

Class XII English paper leaked?

Class XII English paper leaked-

The Bhutan Council for School Examinations and Assessment (BCSEA) has received complaints that the Class XII English II paper was leaked.

Opposition asks government to reinstate “surrendered” secretaries


The Opposition Party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), is asking the government to reinstate the three government secretaries. A press release from DPT states they are calling for the reinstatement of the officers while a transparent investigation process by the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) is being conducted.

His Majesty says corruption is the biggest concern

His Majesty says corruption is the biggest concern-

His Majesty the King said corruption is the biggest concern while working for the country’s future development. His Majesty was addressing the nation during the National Day celebration in Kanglung, yesterday.

His Majesty confers Lungmar Scarf to the Prime Minister


His Majesty conferred Lungmar Scarf to the Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay. The Prime Minister had served as the Opposition Leader in 2008-13, during the country’s first democratically elected parliament.

Tens of thousands gather to observe the National Day


Tens of thousands of People gathered at Sherubtse ground in Kanglung, Trashigang, to mark the 107th National Day celebration, today.

Nation to mark the National Day tomorrow

Government offices, schools and institutions will remain closed tomorrow to mark the 107th National Day.

People of eastern dzongkhags line up to greet His Majesty


The people of eastern dzongkhags received His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen by offering Tshogchang, along the way.

Large turnout in Kanglung for the National Day celebration

Large turnout in Kanglung for the National Day celebration--

Scores of people are in Kanglung, Trashigang, to be with His Majesty to observe the National Day, tomorrow. All the hotels have been booked out, every home is flooded with relatives and friends and over a hundred are staying in pitched tents outside.

Taxi drivers unhappy with RSTA’s decision

Taxi drivers unhappy with RSTA’s decision-

The taxi drivers are unhappy with the decision taken by the Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) to stop the issue of professional driving license. They say there were not informed before the decision was taken.



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