English | Dzongkha Sunday, July 21, 2019

His Majesty grants Dhar to new gups

His Majesty the King granted Dhar to five new Gups who were elected during local government bye-election, yesterday.

Phuentshogling Thrompon held office of profit in his previous term

The former Phuentshogling Thrompon, who was disqualified from contesting again yesterday, held an office of profit, all along his previous term. Many are questioning how he could possess a valid trade license, all these years, even though the election act forbids. Tsheten Dorji had served as the Phuentshogling Thrompon for the last five years.

Suspect in death of Radio Jockey could be charged for involuntary manslaughter

Thimphu Police say an 18 year-old suspect could be charged for involuntary manslaughter of a 26 year-old Radio Jockey. They had arrested the suspect on January 13. The suspect is a former convict.

His Holiness consecrates chorten and Mandir

His Holiness the Je Khenpo consecrated a Sigdok Chorten and Shivalaya Mandir in Samtse, yesterday. Both were built to commemorate the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, last year.

OAG files a case against revenue and customs’ former RD

The Office of Attorney General (OAG) filed a case against the former Regional Director of the Regional Revenue and Customs office in Phuentshogling with the Dungkhag court. The former regional director has been charged for 15 counts of forgery and two offences relating to witnesses.

Private company tackles waste problem in Bumthang

A first private waste management company in Bumthang is set to reduce waste in the district, to a large extent. Waste Management has always been a major challenge for Bumthang. With increasing population and it being a transit district, the amount of waste produced is increasing, every year.

Bhutan loses millions of Rupees on pilgrimage

In just a week, the Royal Monetary Authority has exchanged over Nu 62 M to the Bhutanese pilgrims going to India and Nepal. Economists from RMA say government loses millions of rupees with thousands of Bhutanese devotees visiting religious sites in India and Nepal, annually.

Case of alleged molestation forwarded to the court

Damphu police forwarded the case, involving a 43-year-old man who allegedly molested his niece, to Tsirang District Court, today. The man is accused of incest and also trying to escape detention.

His Holiness administers Tshewang

His Holiness the Je Khenpo administered the Tshewang or blessing for long life in Samtse today.

OL clarifies elections related rumours

Speaking to the people of Lower Kheng in Trong under Zhemgang, the Opposition Leader, Dr. Pema Gyamtsho said His Majesty the King has commanded that the members of the political parties clarify the rumours.

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