English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Crime rate down in Samtse

Samtse’s crime rate has come down by 60 percent, preliminary figures for the first fourth months show. The records with Samtse police show, the two most common crimes, burglary and battery, has dropped considerably by 75 percent.

The fall of Bhutan national cricket team

The men’s Bhutan national cricket team performed exceptionally well at the international competitions for some years, starting 2004. They even competed the Asian Cricket Council Trophy’s quarterfinal 2004 in Malaysia.

His Majesty grants audience to DeSuups

His Majesty the King granted an audience to the 15th Batch DeSuung trainees at the Military Training Centre in Tencholing, Wangduephodrang.

Bhutan’s team camped near Tirsuli

The special medical and rescue team deployed from Bhutan to lend assistance to Nepal in earthquake relief efforts is now camped near Tirsuli under Nuwakot District. Nawukot, located about 80 kilometre toward south-west of Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu is one of the worst hit districts.

PM visits Samtse-Haa highway

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay visited the Samtse-Haa Highway on Saturday in Haa. The secondary national highway is currently under construction from Haa, and Samtse.

ACC issues notice to freeze land transactions

(Update): The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has yet again issued a notice to freeze land and flat transactions of two individuals in connection with Phuentshogling custom case.

New road to shorten Haa-Chhukha distance

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay on his visit to Haa, said that a new road to shorten the distance between Haa and Chhukha would soon be under construction.

Bhutan’s team to be deployed in Nepal’s Nuwakot District

Rescue team from Bhutan to support Nepal’s relief effort has been posted in Nuwakot District, about 80 kilometers from Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu. The team reached the site at around 11 this morning.

ACC freezes bank accounts in Phuentsholing

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has frozen seven bank accounts belonging to individuals and business firms in Phuentshogling. The bank accounts with Bank of Bhutan, Bhutan National Bhutan and Druk Punjab National Bank will remain frozen until the investigation is over.

Dasho Benji opposes DPT’s intention to withdraw case

Dasho Paljor J.Dorji’s Lawyer said his client will not agree with Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s decision to withdraw the ongoing case between Dasho and the DPT. The Lawyer said Dasho wants to continue the legal battle.

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