English | Dzongkha Saturday, December 16, 2017

OAG yet to file new charges even after two years

Even after almost two years, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is yet to file new charges against 12 Bhutanese. They are accused of deflection of Indian currency, forgery, and bribery.

RIM suspends diploma courses

Class XII graduates are losing one of their in-country study opportunities as the Royal Institute of Management in Thimphu suspends admission for Diploma courses, beginning this year.

Government failing to fulfill priorities: Opposition

The government is failing to fulfill the needs and priorities of the people, according to the Opposition.

Nganglam approves first draft structural plan

Except for a few reservations regarding land issues, residents of Nganglam in Pema Gatshel approved the town’s first draft structural presentation. The consultative meeting, chaired by the Works and Human Settlement minister Dorji Choden, was held yesterday.

BFA to revoke best screen award given to Drukdra Lingpai Tashi

Bhutan Film Association (BFA) has decided to revoke the award for the best screen play of the Bhutanese movie “Drukdra Lingpai Tashi”. Screenplay writer Gyem Dorji, who bagged the best screenplay, will have to surrender the award to the Bhutan Film Association, according to a letter issued by the association yesterday.

Opposition questions methodology used to measure MTR achievements

During a press conference yesterday, the Opposition Party questioned the methodology used to measure achievements for midterm review.

His Majesty visits Drugyel Dzong reconstruction site

His Majesty The King visited the Drugyel Dzong reconstruction site in Paro, yesterday. His Majesty explored the ruins of the Dzong, and interacted with officials carrying out the preliminary works for the Dzong restoration.

Driglam Division drafting a book to reinforce use of Adha Rachu

Driglam Division, under home ministry, is drafting a book to reinforce the ministry’s circulation on the mandatory use of Adha Rachu.

National Earthquake Plan being formulated

The Department of Disaster Management is preparing a National Earthquake Plan.

Serving LG leaders not entitled for PF

Local Government members, who complete their tenure of five years this June, will not get provident fund as retirement benefits. No deduction was made from their monthly salary for the provident fund.

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