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Phuentshogling BAFRA seizes frozen items


The Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) officials in Phuentshogling seized and disposed frozen chicken items, prawns and expired noodles worth over Nu.150,000.

Six sentenced to life imprisonment for chorten vandalism

PunakhaCourt-chorten vandalism

Punakha District Court sentenced six men to life imprisonment for chorten vandalism, today. The men, between the ages of 21 to 31, were pronounced guilty of vandalising four chortens in Punakha in 2013-14.

Police officer sentenced for accepting bribe


The Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court sentenced the traffic police officer, Karma, for three years imprisonment for accepting bribe and misusing Traffic Infringement Notice.

Murder suspect found dead

Murder suspect found dead-Tsirang

(Update): The Tsirang police say the 25-year-old murder suspect, who went missing since August 29 from Tongsingnang, could have died by suicide.

Man detained for alleged rape of a minor

The Lhuentse police have apprehended a 26-year-old man from Maedtsho Gewog for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl student.

Arrests of Telecom CEO and former Chang Gup apparently related


The recent arrests of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bhutan Telecom, Tshewang Gyeltshen and the former Chang Gup, Naku are reportedly related.

Bhutan Telecom CEO in police custody


The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bhutan Telecom, Tshewang Gyeltshen, is in police custody.

Naja Gup in another controversy


Paro’s Naja Gup, Kado, has landed himself in yet another controversy. The villagers of Phirokha are accusing the gup of misusing the funds received for maintenance of a farm road.

Dasho Benji compelled to prove his comment: Representative


Dasho Paljor J. Dorji’s Representative says Dasho was compelled to recite facts to establish as to how Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), during its last five year of governance, has virtually robbed the country blind.

Former Gup of Chang arrested over alleged land scam


The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) detained Naku, the former Chang Gup in Thimphu and handed him over to the police, this morning.



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