Category Archives: Youth

BES celebrates five year success

Bhutanese Ethnic School (BES) in South Australia has marked its fifth annual school day with cultural and literary presentations on Saturday amidst a big crowd of community members who attended to grace the success. BES was establish in 2012 with

Arati is Miss Bhutan US 2017

Aarati Ghising has succeeded Bimla Siwakoti to become the next Miss Bhutan US 2017. The contest is annually organised by Himalayan Festivals USA. Susana Pradhan from North Carolina and Simian Basnet from Pennsylvania became first runner up and second runner

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

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

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

Indian rein Bhutan on friendly football

Bhutan lost to India’s new football team 3-0 in an unoffical friendly palyed in Thimphu this week. India scored three within the first 21 minutes. A goal each from the two strikers Sumeet Passi and captain Jeje Lalpekhlua, and another

Bhutanese student dead in Gujarat, India

A 21-year-old engineering student from Bhutan was found dead from a bungalow in Chandkheda, in the Indian state of Gujarat on Saturday night, where he was staying as paying guest (PG) with other students. Chandkheda police have registered a case

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

Bhutan women enjoy first international win

Bhutanese women’s national basketball team picked up their first international win by defeating Bangladesh 61-29 at the first South Asian Basketball Championship (SABA) in Kathmandu, Nepal on April 1. That is yet another attempts of muscle flexing by the tiny

First Bhutanese gathering in Australia concludes

By Devi Pokhrel The first national level consultation, named Australian Bhutanese Conference Sydney 2016, gathering of the Bhutanese in Australia concluded successfully in Sydney on Sunday. Over 100 Bhutanese delegates from Bhutanese community organisations in South Australia, New South Wales