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Weekender Billiard Click Here to Open in a New Window
The food of Bhutan in a snooker hall in Woodside, Queens.
In Bhutan, Happiness Index as Gauge for Social Ills Click Here to Open in a New Window
Dasho Karma Ura has spent years defining Gross National Happiness. But persuading other nations to adopt an index aimed at spiritual well-being has had its challenges.
Bhutan Faces an Important Test of Press Freedom Click Here to Open in a New Window
A prominent journalist has been accused of libel for sharing a Facebook post that alleged corrupt dealings among the elite in the Asian country.
Centuries of Buddhist Tradition Make Room for Bhutan’s First Law School Click Here to Open in a New Window
In a nation with a long-held tradition of resolving disputes through conciliation, a legal education is being melded with old values.
A Guarded Culture’s Old and New Ways Click Here to Open in a New Window
In Bhutan, a small nation with centuries of Buddhist tradition in conflict resolution, a new law school will incorporate those values in its training.
Odd Names for Offbeat Ministries Click Here to Open in a New Window
Government departments around the globe with grand aspirations.
From Bhutan to New York’s Dairy Heartland Click Here to Open in a New Window
A state training program has connected about two dozen Bhutanese refugees who wanted familiar agrarian jobs with farms that needed labor to fuel the yogurt boom in western New York.
Earthquake Strikes Northeast India, Killing at Least 6 Click Here to Open in a New Window
The quake, of magnitude 6.7, left scores wounded, and the death toll was expected to rise.
Last-Ranked Bhutan Stuns Sri Lanka a Second Time Click Here to Open in a New Window
Bhutan advanced to the group stage of Asian qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, an almost unthinkable achievement for a team that sometimes goes years between official matches.
A Moment Atop the World for Bhutan’s Last-Ranked Team Click Here to Open in a New Window
Crediting the ability of the current generation to watch soccer on TV, Bhutan’s national team won its first World Cup qualifying match, beating Sri Lanka on Thursday.
Bhutanese Big Bash League: How Bhutan refugee has used cricket to help his people - Fox Sports Click Here to Open in a New Window

Fox Sports

Bhutanese Big Bash League: How Bhutan refugee has used cricket to help his people
Fox Sports
Members of Bhutan's ethnic Nepalese minority group, the Lhotshampa, Ram's parents Nila and Naina – pregnant with Ram at the time – and their two sons fled the country, fearing persecution by King Jigme Singye Wangchuck. Under Jigme Singye, a “One ...


Bhutan expects a win from the Maldives - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Bhutan expects a win from the Maldives
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
Bhutan lost to the Maldives in all past matches. In December 2015, the Maldivians defeated the national team by 3-1 in the second game of the SAFF Suzuki Cup at the Trivandrum International stadium in Kerala, India. On March 30, 2016, the Dragon boys ...


Bhutan – EU relations beyond development cooperation - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Bhutan – EU relations beyond development cooperation
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
The Members of the European Parliament (MEP) delegation launched a Euro 2.5 million (M) European Union Programme to support civil society in Bhutan yesterday in Thimphu. To be implemented by Helvetas, the project aims at improving the environment ...


Missing Sukhoi Su-30 MKI: IAF expands search into Bhutan; news on aircraft likely today - Firstpost Click Here to Open in a New Window

Firstpost

Missing Sukhoi Su-30 MKI: IAF expands search into Bhutan; news on aircraft likely today
Firstpost
The massive search and rescue operation that has been going on for the missing Sukhoi Su-30 MKI since Tuesday afternoon may end on Thursday after reports began trickling in about some information about the jet. "I cannot confirm (its location) to you ...

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Bhutan making its people healthier, happier by beating noncommunicable diseases - World Health Organization Click Here to Open in a New Window

World Health Organization

Bhutan making its people healthier, happier by beating noncommunicable diseases
World Health Organization
Monks are promoting healthy diets and physical activity. Finance officials are taxing tobacco and alcohol. Local health workers are dispensing heart disease and diabetes care virtually on the doorsteps of villagers. In Bhutan, protecting people from ...


Bhutan: Asia's secret sanctuary - CNN Click Here to Open in a New Window

Bhutan: Asia's secret sanctuary
CNN
(CNN) Tucked away in the Himalayas between the giants of India and China, the Kingdom of Bhutan is one of the region's least-visited countries. In 2016, total visitor arrivals increased to just 209,570 -- a 35% rise over 2015. That could be due to the ...


'India must learn from Bhutan's sustainable tourism model' - Times of India Click Here to Open in a New Window

Times of India

'India must learn from Bhutan's sustainable tourism model'
Times of India
PANAJI: India has much to learn about sustainable tourism from Bhutan, said Amita Prasad, additional secretary, ministry of environment, forest and climate. "The small country focuses on high value, low impact tourism and is not concerned with the ...

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A CSO dreams a clean Bhutan - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

A CSO dreams a clean Bhutan
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
Clean Bhutan was established on February 6, 2014. There was a need to advocate and sensitise Bhutanese citizens on managing waste and behavioural habits. Cleaning rivers, trek routes and highways, and injecting the idea of zero waste in the ...


Civil Engineering in Bhutan – As I think - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

Civil Engineering in Bhutan – As I think
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
If you mention Bhutan today, you would hear about her stories of being the Last Shangrila, the first country to ban tobacco, or the country which formulated Gross National Happiness, a country thriving to be a hydro-power nation, a country nestled and ...







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