English | Dzongkha Thursday, October 19, 2017

High court sentences Chang Ugyen to 3 years non-compoundable imprisonment

The High Court, overruling the judgment of the District Court convicted Chang Ugyen to three years non-compoundable imprisonment today. On July this year, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) appealed to the High Court.

Bhutan gets first chopper

The first helicopter of the Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services arrived in the country today. The 7-seater H130 aircraft is designed and manufactured by the Airbus Helicopters, an aircraft manufacturing company in Europe

Inflation remains the same

Bhutan’s consumer inflation remained more or less the same between August and September this year. Inflation rate registered marginal increase from 3.10 percent to 3.14 percent in the same months.

Murder suspect, not yet confirmed

(Update): Police in Trongsa are still waiting for the forensic report to confirm the suspect of the Kuenga Rabten murder case where a 60-year-old women and her grandson were brutally murdered on the night of August 5.

High court convicts three

Overturning the decision of Haa District Court, the High Court convicted three people involved in the Lhakhang Karpo case. Former Project Manager, former Project Engineer and a sand supplier were convicted to prison terms ranging from two months to one year.

Nu 24M worth crops damaged by hailstorm across country

Farming is becoming increasingly unpopular among rural households. While many farmers were affected by the recent hailstorm, there are an equal number of those who lost their crops to wildlife.

High court acquits three men convicted of Chorten vandalism

The High Court’s Bench I on Tuesday acquitted three men who were convicted by the Monggar Dzongkhag Court for vandalising chortens last year. Of the three, the district court had sentenced two to life imprisonment.

His Majesty grants audience to DeSuung volunteers

His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the volunteers who participated in the 17th batch of DeSuung integrated training programme, yesterday.

Remarkable progress in ease of doing business

Doing business in Bhutan has become easier compared to past years. The World Bank’s ease of doing business report, ranked Bhutan 71 out of 189 countries worldwide. Bhutan emerged the highest ranked country in South Asia.

Wild animals damage crops in Tsirang

While untimely rainfall and bad weather has severely affected farmers in some parts of the country, wild animals are destroying rice fields and orchards in other parts.

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