English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Chang Ugyen’s case to unfold in High Court

The Office of Attorney General (OAG) has appealed to the High Court concerning Chang Ugyen’s land case verdict by the Thimphu District Court. OAG has appealed that the sentence is not proportionate to the degree of the crime committed.

Students risk trek following roadblock

Many are students, from the hundreds of travellers, stranded in a roadblock at Rewtala, about 30 kilometres from Zhemgang towards Trongsa. They are returning to schools after summer break.

Fuel price to decrease

Fuel price in the country will decrease from midnight, today. While a litre of petrol will become cheaper by Nu 2.19 to 2.24, price of diesel will be reduced by Nu 2.19 to 2.22 a litre at various locations in the country.

Samdrup Jongkhar’s remote gewog to be connected by road

The construction of Gewog Connectivity Road to Lauri Gewog in Samdrup Jongkhar is nearing completion. Of the total stretch of almost 60 kilometres, works for only about five kilometres remain.

Contract agreement fails to facilitate jobs for graduates

Close to 50 university graduates are still unemployed, even though a contract agreement had assured them employment. It has been three months since 70 graduates completed their Construction Management Training.

Taktsang Zhenta Detsuen’s positive impact

The coming together of horse owners, in Tsento Gewog under Paro Dzongkhag, to form an association, has brought about positive impacts in horse riding business.

RICBL embezzlement a case of huge collusion: CEO

Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan’s Chief Executive Officer, Namgyal Lhendup says the recent embezzlement of Nu 92 M from its Paro Branch was a case of huge collusion. He said it was three-way collusion,which even the best of CEO and the system would not have been able to prevent.

PHPA-1 top officials toured 200 days a year, states report

Top officials of Punatshangchhu Hydropower Project Authority-1 were on tour for more than 200 days in one year, according to an audit report. The officials include Managing Director, Joint Managing Director, Engineers, and Finance Officers. Some employees were in the duty station for less than one month in a year.

Truckers block road after Jaypee Associates disallow unloading

About 50 truckers have blocked the road to Mangdechhu Hydropower Project Authority’s dam construction area in Trongsa. They are demanding the officials of Jaiprakash Associates Limited, the contractor building the dam, to allow them to unload the cement, as soon as possible.

PM meets Special Envoy of Kazakhstan

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay met with Askar Mussinov, Special Envoy of the President of Kazakhstan and Dy. Minister of Foreign Affairs who was accompanied by the Ambassador of Kazakhstan at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang, this morning.

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