English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Industries in Pasakha to install pollution abatement equipment: NEC

The National Environment Commission (NEC) has asked the industries in Pasakha to install energy metres for pollution abatement equipment like Gas Cleaning Plants and Effluent Treatment Plants in their respective industries.

NC questions MoWHS Minister on Damchu-Chhukha bypass

The National Council members questioned the Works and Human Settlement Minister, Dorji Choden on the progress of the Damchu-Chhukha bypass road.

Dasho Tshering Wangchuk is Supreme Court’s new Chief Justice

His Majesty the King appointed Justice Dasho Tshering Wangchuk as the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, today.

SAARC member countries adopt Kathmandu Declaration

The member countries of SAARC adopted the Kathmandu Declaration that underlines commitments and determination of member countries to deepen regional integration for peace, stability and prosperity.

NC’s committee points out loopholes in mining and quarrying companies

The government would have earned Nu.1 BN from mining and quarrying companies in the past five years, had there been effective enforcement of tax law and corporate governance.

OAG bill to be deliberated in parliament’s joint sitting

The National Council rejected nine amended sections from the National Assembly on the Office of the Attorney General Bill 2014. The bill will now be deliberated in the Joint Sitting of the Parliament.

Five sentenced for Chorten vandalism

Monggar District Court sentenced five men for Chorten vandalism. Three were given life sentences, one seven years and the other, one three.

NC endorses narcotic drugs bill

The National Council unanimously endorsed the Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substance and Substance Abuse Bill 2014, today.

Ruling and Opposition don’t see eye to eye

The Ruling and Opposition remain clearly divided on commissioners and constitutional offices’ members’ non-resignation from the civil service to take up constitutional offices.

Lyonchhen meets Indian PM

Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi commented that Bhutan would be a powerful nation if all hydro power projects are completed on time. He had met Bhutan’s Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay on the sidelines of the SAARC summit in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, yesterday.

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