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Race for third National Council begins

The race for National Council has finally formally begun with 130, almost double to last election, aspirants from 20 districts vying for 20 positions. Most of the candidates are young and some recent graduates too. Of the 130 candidates running

Bhutan graduates from LDC

Bhutan has finally graduated from the list of Least Developed Countries (LDC), the United Nations’ Committee for Development Policy has announced. Bhutan has become the second country in South Australia to graduate after Maldives. Along with Bhutan, Kiribati, Sao Tome

भुटानमा फिल्म तीन महिना चल्छ

भुटानकी महारानी आसी साङदे छोदेङ वाङचुकले आफ्नो भ्रमणदलसहित बुद्ध जन्मस्थल लुम्बिनीको दर्शन गरिरहेका बेला राजधानीको भुकृटीमण्डपस्थित पर्यटन बोर्डमा भने महारानी जस्तै मौलिक परिधानमा सजिएकी भुटानी अभिनेत्री उगेन छोदेन नेपालीहरूमाझ भिज्ने कोसिस गर्दै थिइन् । आफ्नो फिल्म ‘दोङफु दिङफु’ (वान्स अपन द

लागूऔषध केन्द्र बन्दै शरणार्थी शिविर

अर्जुन राजवंशी/कान्तिपुर भुटानी शरणार्थी शिविर लागूपदार्थ प्रयोगकर्ताहरूका लागि ‘केन्द्र’ बन्दै गएकोमा स्थानीयले असन्तुष्टि प्रकट गरेका छन् । उनीहरूले पछिल्लो दुई वर्षयता शिविर आसपासमा लागू पदार्थको कारोबार बढेको जानकारी दिए । स्थानीयले लागू पदार्थ प्रयोगकर्ता तथा कारोबारीका लागि शरणार्थी शिविर सुरक्षित क्षेत्रका रूपमा

बुद्धस्थलमा भुटानी मुमा-महारानी

भुटानकी मुमा महारानी आसी साङदे छोदेङ्ग वाङचुकले बुद्धस्थलको अवलोकन भ्रमण गरेकी छन् । मुमा महारानीसँगै राजकुमारी पनि आएकी छन् । उनले कपिलवस्तु नगरपालिका बार्ड नं. २ स्थित भगवान गौतम बुद्धले ज्ञान प्राप्त गरेपछि पहिलोपटक आमाबुवालाई भेटघाट गरेको स्थल निग्रोधारामको अवलोकन

Lily Wangchuk abandons her party DCT for DPT

Bhutan will have one less political party in the upcoming National Assembly elections, likely to he held in August-September this year. With Druk Chirwang Tshogpa (DCT) president Lily Wangchuk securing candidacy with Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), the DCT is likely

A prolific Bhutanese writer in US dies

One of the prolific songwriters of the Bhutanese community in diaspora Rakesh Kafley has died on Sunday. According to Bhutanese community members in Iowa, US, he died on Sunday 3.00 am local time. His Facebook post for last several months

Bhutan and China to hold border talks

Bhutan and China are scheduled to hold another round of border talks in Thimphu in March – shortly after the secret visit of top Indian officials – National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and Army chief General

Parties gear up for elections

As the country prepares for the third parliamentary election, political parties are busy making several changes in their structures, prepare strategies, hold conventions, elect leaders and nominate candidates. Other than Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) currently

India’s army chief secretly visits Bhutan

India has not trusted China with regard to the agreement reached on encroachment of Doklam plateau in Bhutan and it is taking every possible steps to ensure the northern giant does not come in again. Indian Army Chief General Bipin