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Beldangi-II Fire March 2, 2012 : BNS

Fire that started at about 1_10 am in Sector B/2 of Beldangi-II refugee camp is reported to have come under control at about 2_30 a.m. , Friday. Talking to R...

Bhutan PM declines revised salary

Jun 21, 2014    

Thimphu, June 20 (IANS) Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has refused to take his enhanced salary, and announced he would donate the additional Nu 50,000 (Rs.50,000) from his revised monthly salary to charity.While presenting the state of the nation report to parliament Thursday, the prime minister said many people have criticised the salary for members of parliament and cabinet ministers."I'll not defend the increase or argue whether it's too high or not," he said. "However, on the prime minister's salary, I also agree that it's too high.""Our country can't afford...

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