Mountain echoed in Thimphu

Mountain echoed in Thimphu

The eighth edition of the three-day Mountain Echoes Literary Festival culminated Sunday in Thimphu which saw literary stalwarts from India, Bhutan and a few other countries participate in debates, discussions and topics More »

जब देश खोज्नेहरु नै हराएपछि…

जब देश खोज्नेहरु नै हराएपछि…

प्रकाश गुरागाई घाम तल ओर्लिंदै छ । पृथ्वी नै पहेँलपुर देखिन्छ । कच्ची सडक पछ्याउँदै एक हुल साइकल बेतोड दौडिरहेका छन् । साइकल कुदाउने केही किशोर छन्, अरू अधिकांश २२–२५ का युवा More »

भुटानी शरणार्थी : देशले बोलाउने आस

भुटानी शरणार्थी : देशले बोलाउने आस

दस वर्षअघि निर्देशक प्रकाश आङदेम्बेले प्रदर्शन गरेको भए दमकस्थित सानो सिनेमा हलमा फिल्म’देश खोज्दै जाँदा’ हेर्नेहरूको सायद भीडभाड हुन्थ्योे । तर, साउनको अन्तिम आइतबार आफ्नै कथामाथि बनेको फिल्म हेर्न आउने भुटानी शरणार्थीको More »

Doklam Plateau And The Shifting Tri-junction Points

Doklam Plateau And The Shifting Tri-junction Points

By Yeshey Dorji As much as I try to desist from writing on the issue of Doklam that has prompted a hoard of ill-informed and poorly educated people around the world to More »

Indian communist leader cautions India over Doklam stand off

Indian communist leader cautions India over Doklam stand off

India’s top politician has cautioned India for taking Bhutan as granted to deal with the stand-off with China in Doklam area. “India must seriously consider ways to diffuse the situation with China More »


Indian Bhutanese FMs to discuss Doklam

Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj has mentioned she will hold a bilateral talks with Bhutanese counterpart on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC foreign ministers’ meeting in Kathmandu. The foreign ministers of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and

India must respect Bhutan’s sovereignty

By I P Adhikari The muscle flexing of the two rising powers in Asia is posing serious threat to the very stability in Himalayas this summer. The tussle is between the uncompromising New Delhi and Beijing whereas pain is transferred

नेपालमै रहन दिन भुटानी शरणार्थीको माग

१ लाख १० हजारको संख्यामा भुटानी शरणार्थीहरु तेस्रो मुलुक पुनः स्थापना भइसकेपछि उक्त विकल्पमा जान नचाहनेहरुले नेपालमै बस्ने इच्छा व्यक्त गरेका छन्। झापा र मोरङका पाँच स्थानमा भुटानी शरणार्थीका शिविरहरु थिए। अमेरिका, अस्ट्रेलिया लगायत विभिन्न युरोपेली मुलुकहरुमा १ लाख १०

Exiled Bhutanese leaders advocate for repatriation, assimilation

Bhutanese in exile who are still living in refugee camps in Nepal have made an appeal to the government of Nepal to facilitate opening options for local assimilation and repatriation based on the wishes of the individuals. UNHCR estimates over

OBCA elects new leaders

The recently concluded annual convention of the Organization of Bhutanese Communities in America (OBCA) has elected a new executive committee headed by Dillip Dahal. Aita Rai is new chairman of the organisation while Jiden Rai, Padam Bharati, Krishna Sapkota, Jitu

Bhutan and China: Clues to crisis from 1979

By Saeed Naqvi Thumbing through old files in the context of the India-China standoff on Doklan, a headline caught my eye: “Need for talks with China: Bhutan King”. The dateline is September 11, 1979. The King who made that bold

शरणार्थी हत्याका अभियुक्त १६ वर्षपछि पक्राउ

झापाको बिर्तामोडस्थित इलाका प्रहरी कार्यालय अनारमनीले कर्तव्य ज्यान मुद्दामा १६ वर्षदेखि फरार अभियुक्तलाई पक्राउ गरेको छ। २०५८ फागुन २६ गते खुदुनाबारी शरणार्थी शिविर ए २ हट नम्बर ३१ मा बस्ने ५५ वर्षीय भुटानी शरणार्थी शन्त बहादुर अधिकारी क्षेत्रीको हत्या गरी

Advanced cancer treatment to be installed in Bhutan

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) announced today that it has been chosen to deliver the first ever radiation therapy system to the Kingdom of Bhutan. The National Referral Hospital, the largest hospital in the Kingdom, will install an Elekta Compact™ linear accelerator during

More than the Doklam issue, Bhutan worried about hydropower projects and trade

By Tenzing Lamsang in Indian Express The Doklam standoff on territory claimed by Bhutan has gone on for a full 45 days and is expected to go on longer. In this short period there has been a profusion of articles

Aussie and NZ diplomats visit refugee camps

As the large-scale resettlement programme for exiled Bhutanese draws to a close, the Australian Ambassador to Nepal Peter G. Budd visited the Bhutanese refugee camps in eastern Nepal on Tuesday where he met with exiled Bhutanese and observed programmes designed