‘हामी भुटानै फर्कन चाहन्छौं’

‘हामी भुटानै फर्कन चाहन्छौं’

पर्वत पोर्तेल शरणार्थी पदमलाल तामाङ विपनामा शिविरमै हुन्छन् । सपनामा सधैं भुटानमा । भुटानको चिराङमा खानेपानी विभागमा जागिरे रहेका बेला उनी लखेटिएका थिए । ‘सपनामा भुटानकै गाउँमा हलो जोतिरहेको हुन्छु,’ ६१ वर्षीय More »

Bhutan Faces an Important Test of Press Freedom

Bhutan Faces an Important Test of Press Freedom

By KAI SCHULTZ In what rights advocates regard as an important test case for press freedom in Bhutan, a prominent journalist is facing a defamation suit for sharing a Facebook post documenting More »

Indian currency crisis puts stress on Bhutanese economy

Indian currency crisis puts stress on Bhutanese economy

Sudden withdrawal of INR 500 and 100 notes by the Indian government has created ripples in Bhutanese trades and businesses as well. The central bank has requested the government of India to More »

Dashain event in The Netherlands

Dashain event in The Netherlands

Bhutanese Community in The Netherlands (BCN) has successfully organized its planned program for Dasain and Tihar (2016) on 16th. October 2016 at a community hall in Beusichem, a small Dutch town at More »

Bhutanese man dies in car crash

Bhutanese man dies in car crash

A Bhutanese man has died after a car crashed into a tree and caught fire in Downer, Canberra on Sunday morning. The car crashed into the tree on the median strip of More »

 

‘हामी भुटानै फर्कन चाहन्छौं’

पर्वत पोर्तेल शरणार्थी पदमलाल तामाङ विपनामा शिविरमै हुन्छन् । सपनामा सधैं भुटानमा । भुटानको चिराङमा खानेपानी विभागमा जागिरे रहेका बेला उनी लखेटिएका थिए । ‘सपनामा भुटानकै गाउँमा हलो जोतिरहेको हुन्छु,’ ६१ वर्षीय पदमलालले भने, ‘परिवारसँगै बसेर हाँसिरहेको हुन्छु ।’ सन्

Tobgay mulls re-deliberation on BBIN

Seeing it as a threat to relations with India, Tobgay government has started a fresh attempt to pass the BBIN motor vehicle agreement through the parliament. The upper house National Council had rejected the agreement citing it to be a

Bhutan Faces an Important Test of Press Freedom

By KAI SCHULTZ In what rights advocates regard as an important test case for press freedom in Bhutan, a prominent journalist is facing a defamation suit for sharing a Facebook post documenting a property dispute involving a local businessman. The

Indian currency crisis puts stress on Bhutanese economy

Sudden withdrawal of INR 500 and 100 notes by the Indian government has created ripples in Bhutanese trades and businesses as well. The central bank has requested the government of India to put special arrangement place for notes exchange in

Dorji wanted to finish Wangchuks

By Maharajakrishna Rasgotra Bhutan was different from both Nepal and Sikkim. The King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, who ruled the country from 1952-1975, was apprehensive about China’s expansionism and wanted india to strengthen its defences by reorganising, reaffirming and training its

Bangladeshi immigration holds Chencho

Chencho Gyeltshen has reached in Dhaka to play for Chittagong Abahani in the second leg of the Bangladesh Premier League, but the first day experience of the Bhutan striker at the Shahjalal International Airport was not good at all. The

Dashain event in The Netherlands

Bhutanese Community in The Netherlands (BCN) has successfully organized its planned program for Dasain and Tihar (2016) on 16th. October 2016 at a community hall in Beusichem, a small Dutch town at eastern part of The Netherlands. One minute silent

Bhutan football star to join Bangladeshi team

Bhutan’s football forward star Chencho Gyeltshen is all set to join Chittagong Abahani of Bangladesh ahead of the second leg of the Bangladesh Premier League. He is travelling to Bangladesh within a week to join the team. The 20-year-old spent

Bhutanese man dies in car crash

A Bhutanese man has died after a car crashed into a tree and caught fire in Downer, Canberra on Sunday morning. The car crashed into the tree on the median strip of the Antill St about 6am, and left debris

Tobgay in Australia; Australian-Bhutanese lobby for repatriation

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay is starting his first four-day Australia tour on Monday. This is the first formal visit of the Bhutanese Prime Minister to Australia since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 2002. Bhutanese living in Australia have

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