Category Archives: Top News

Anjana Rai is Bhutanese Achiever of the Year

Anjana Rai is named The Achiever of the Year 2017 from Bhutanese community – a new initiated taken by Radio Pahichan to appreciate and recognise the contribution and achievements made by community members. The award is to be given every

DNC chooses new president

The convention of the Druk National Congress held at exile office in Kathmandu, Nepal unanimously elected Mr. Gedun Choephel, 56, from Pemagatshal District in Bhutan as the new President of the party. He had joined the party in 1994 and

African-American attacks Bhutanese business pretending to be white supremacist

A Bhutanese businessman is the victim of a false flag assault in Charlotte by an African-American man who made the attack on the man’s store appear to be the work of white supremacists. North Carolina police arrested on Sunday the

Fourth multicultural soccer in Hobart

Hobart-based Bhutanese soccer club Druk Sporting United hosted two-day multicultural soccer competition Hobart Friendship Cup that concluded on Sunday, 16 April. The club is holding the annual event for last four consecutive years. According to Bhim Neopaney, chairperson of the

Appeal to locate Lok Nath Acharya

Daughter of the disappeared human rights activists Lok Nath Acharya has made emotional appeal to help find her father. Acharya, 51, was kidnaped allegedly by Bhutanese agents from India in 2014. Even after the resettlement process started and most of

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 drafts code of judges

The Supreme Court of Bhutan has drafted a Judicial Accountability Guidelines 2017 following the pressure of judicial bias on Sonam Phuntsho case. The guidelines gives power to individual citizens to file complaint against judges if they feel judge in High

Controlling fake news in Bhutan

The fake new saga is a world headache. It has impacted every political and social event across the globe now. Bhutan is no exception. Until the second elections, Bhutanese were not acquainted with the social media. That has grown by

Bangladeshi PM to visit Bhutan

Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina Wajed will visit Bhutan in the second half of April (18-20) to attend an inter-national conference on autism and hold bilateral meetings with the country’s top leadership on the sideline. She will hold meetings

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

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