English | Dzongkha Wednesday, July 17, 2019

His Majesty The King grants citizenship kidu to 287 individuals

His Majesty The King granted citizenship kidu to 287 individuals yesterday.

His Majesty appoints Dasho Ugen Chewang as the new DHI’s chairperson

His Majesty The King appointed Dasho Ugen Chewang as the new Chairman of the Druk Holding and Investments Limited (DHI) yesterday.

National Assembly to dissolve on August 1

The National Assembly will complete its five year term next week. The secretariat says the house will dissolve on August 1 with offering of Zhabten and Tashi Moenlam.

RSTA revises public transport fares for Thimphu-Phuentshogling

The Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) has revised the fare for the public transport along the Thimphu-Phuentshogling from July 25.

Acceptance by society still remains a challenge, say aspiring women politicians

Aspiring women politicians say acceptance by the society still remains the biggest challenge.

Law review taskforce recommends restriction of candidate replacement after primary elections

The National Law Review Taskforce’s report on the harmonization and consolidation of laws in Bhutan has recommended amending the Election Act to restrict political parties from replacing candidates after the primary round of election.

Supreme Court passes judgement on MoWHS vs. Gaseb construction case

The Gaseb Construction Private Limited will have to refund nearly 81 million ngultrum (Nu 80,980,714.75) to the Ministry of Works and Human Settlement, ruled the Supreme Court.
In the judgement passed on Wednesday, the court said the payment has to be made in two instalments within six months from the day of the judgement.
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Migration within the country increases

The people migrating within the country increased to 39.8 percent in the last 12 years, according to the Population and Housing Census of Bhutan (PHCB) report 2017.

Yangchu Goenpa in Paro consecrated

The Dorji Lopen of the Central Monastic Body consecrated the Yangchu Goenpa at Nagya Gewog in Paro yesterday.

BKP replaces Nubi_Tangsibji’s candidate

Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) has replaced its candidate from Nubi-Tangsibji constituency in Trongsa.

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