English | Dzongkha Monday, December 18, 2017

Thimphu residents swarm at BOD for a share of kerosene

Shortage of kerosene at the capital for the last few days led to a huge rush at the Bhutan Oil Distributor’s retail outlet in Thimphu, today. Many people, with their empty Jerry cans, queued at the outlet uncertain of getting their share of fuel.

Guidelines to cover women and children launched

All the media houses in the country will now have a guideline while reporting on issues related to women and children. Bhutan Media Foundation in collaboration with the National Commission for Women and Children and other media houses developed the guidelines.

Tendrel Initiatives to be undertaken for Heir Apparent

For the Nation to welcome the Heir Apparent to the throne with prayers and deep symbolism, various activities titled ‘Tendrel Initiatives’ will be undertaken. The Tendrel Initiatives will be launched tomorrow.

RMA suspends Deputy Governor

The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) suspended its Deputy Governor, Eden Dema, today. The move comes after the Anti-Corruption Commission asked the central bank’s Governor to suspend her service with immediate effect, yesterday.

JPLP tax evasion case hearing deferred

Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court has deferred the hearing of the JPLP tax evasion case. The hearing was supposed to be held today.

Revised immigration rules will have negative impact, hoteliers say

The hoteliers say the recently revised immigration rules will have negatively implicate their business. They say working experience is much more important than qualification and that they could face labour shortage in the country.

Just one contesting for Thimphu Thrompon post

Former Thimphu Thrompon, Kinlay Dorjee is the lone candidate contesting for the post of Thimphu Thrompon. Of the 137 voters from the Babesa Constituency, 133 voters nominated him. Other six constituencies, within the thromde, have no candidates.

Four candidates vie for Phuentshogling Thrompon post

Phuentshogling Thromde has four candidates contesting for the post of Thrompon. One lost his nomination during the zomdu, yesterday.

Three nominees for the post of Gelegphu Thrompon

Gelegphu has three nominees for the post of Thrompon. The nominees are Tshering Norbu from Tashiling, Tika Ram Khafley from Jampeling and Harka Bahadur Gurung from Samdrupling.

Chhukha Dzongkhag Court changes verdict of immigration officials

Chhukha Dzongkhag Court changed the imprisonment period, of the seven immigrations officials, from three years non-compoundable to one year compoundable. It means the officials can pay in lieu of imprisonment which was not the case earlier.

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