Business woman aspires for NC from S/Jongkhar

Business woman Tshelthrim Dukar from Samdrup Jongkhar is the lone female upcoming National Council (NC) aspirant candidate from Samdrup Jongkhar. Tshelthrim Dukar, 38, and a mother of two is from Batsung, Wooling village under Orong gewog in Samdrup Jongkhar. Tshelthrim Dukar had always been keen to keen to participate in the council elections but this […]

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Taxi drivers do not follow revised fares

Though public transport fare revision was supposed to come into effect since December 1, the passengers are still paying the previous fares. The Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) revised fares for public transport with drop in the price of petrol and diesel in November. The information and communications ministry approved the revised fares since […]

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Ambiguities exist in penalties over consensual sex among minors

Lawyers say consensual sex among minors should be legal Following the criminalization of many young people because of the criminal proscription of sexual intercourse with a child between 12 to 18 years, some lawyers feel that some sections of the Penal Code of Bhutan (PCB) 2011, particularly the offences for consensual sex with minors, need […]

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