Category Archives: Misc

Punya Foundation receives charitable status

Punya Foundatin has obtained charitable status in Australia, the organisation said Tuesday. ‘The Punya Foundation is now registered as a Public Benevolent Institution with Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission,’ it said. It also gained Australian Taxation Office endorsement as deductible

Former refugee launches settlement program

As the world celebrates Refugee Week this week, Refugee Week Ambassador Om Dhungel, a former refugee has launched a new consulting service to drive a paradigm shift in Refugee Settlement and Community Development – From Need-based approach to Strength-based approach.

अमेरिका अाएका भुटानीले आत्महत्या गरे

अमेरिकाको टेक्सासमा एक पुनर्वासित भुटानीले आत्महत्या गरेका छन्। भुटानी शरणार्थीलाई तेस्रो देशमा पुनस्र्थापना गर्ने कार्यक्रम अन्तर्गत पूर्वी नेपालबाट अमेरिका आएका हरि अधिकारीले आत्महत्या गरेका हुन्। बिहान काममा जाने भन्दै हिँडेका उनी स्टोरमा नपुगेपछि सोधखोज भएको थियो। घर नजिकैको रुखमा झुण्डिएर

भुटानी शरणार्थीमाथि ‘हन्बेर्नो’

दिनेशकुमार कार्कीले लेखेको उपन्यास ‘हन्बेर्नो’ बजारमा आएको छ । भुटानी शरणार्थीको जीवन–संघर्षमा आधारित उपन्यासको पत्रकार तथा लेखक किशोर नेपाल, आख्यानकारद्वय कृष्ण धरावासी, उमा सुवेदी र कवि केशव आचार्यले संयुक्त रुपमा विमोचन गरे । पुस्तकमाथि टिप्पणी गर्दै लेखक नेपालले भुटानी शरणार्थीको

Nepal discussing repatriation with UN

Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi and Nepal representative of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Kevin Allen discussed possible options for the long-term solutions to Bhutanese refugees’ problems. The duo

Bhutan is not happy – Happiness Report 2017

Bhutan observed International Day of Happiness (IDH) amidst reports Bhutan stands nowhere in the world happiness ladder despite being leader in establishing the index as one the basis for human development. Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the day was celebrated

Australian Bhutanese donate to Dhurmus Suntali

Bhutanese living in South Australia have donated over NRs 221,000 towards the village development efforts of Nepalese actor duo Sitaram Katel and Kunjana Ghimire. Radio Pahichan, run by Bhutanese in South Australia, initiated the fund raising campaign. The money was

New prince is Jigme Namgyal Wangchuk

King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk has announced that his first son will be called ‘Jigme Namgyal Wangchuk’. After the special Buddhist function at Machhen Lhakhang in Punakha earlier today, King Khesar announced the name of the future king. He has

Strong tremor shakes Bhutan

Bhutan and the region have felt the strong shake when a powerful earthquake strikes Myanmar on Wednesday evening. According to the US Geological Survey reports the 6.9 magnitude quake took place at a depth of around 140km, north-west of Mandalay.

Two Bhutanese die in US car crashes

Two more Bhutanese in US lost their lives in car crash this week, continuing to heighten the car crash death of the community in recent years. The Bhutanese community in Tennessee, US lost yet another members from the community at