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Bhutan announces dates for 3rd general elections

The election date was announced by the Chief of the Election Commission, after the approval by the King of Bhutan, through a televised programme on the National television -- Bhutan broadcasting services, Xinhua news agency reported.

THEQUINT.COM - 2018-08-19 12:32:14

Nepal lose to Bhutan

The match was decided on penalties after both the teams were deadlocked at 2-2 in regulation period. In tie breaker, Saraswoti Hamal, Priti Rai and Saloni Magar converted their kicks for Nepal, while Sabita Rana Magar and Chandra Bhandari failed to score from the spot. Sonam Lhamo, Chhiting Yangchen

HIMALAYAN TIMES - 2018-08-19 05:05:07

Doklam a year on: Bhutan more worried about India than China

Last week, anIndian parliamentary panel fluttered the dovecotes in Thimphu – Bhutan’s capital – by recommending New Delhi encourage Bhutan to deploy more soldiers in the disputed Doklam area, where a year ago several hundred Indian and Chinese soldiers stood eyeball-to-eyeball, raising real fears of

MSN.COM - 2018-08-18 11:30:02

Bhutan beat Nepali eves in playoff

The match was decided from the spot after regulation time finished at 2-2 deadlock. Deki Lhazom gave an early second minute lead to the hosts to the delight of home crowd. Nepal’s quest for equaliser remained unfulfilled until the interval. Chandra Bhandari, who entered as a substitute at the restar

EKANTIPUR.COM - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Bhutan is all set to host the ninth edition of Mountain Echoes lit fest - The Sunday Guardian Live

This August, Bhutan beckons all as the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival returns with its ninth edition. An initiative of the India-Bhutan Foundation and India’s leading literary agency, Siyahi, the festival will be held this year from 23-25 August in the Bhutanese capital of Thimphu.

SUNDAYGUARDIANLIVE.COM - 2018-08-18 13:28:14

Bhutan Travel Guide: Important Things You Need To Know Before You Go To Bhutan - Out of Town Blog

If you were to re-enact the story ofThe Lost Horizon,it would not take a lot of imagination to choose Bhutan as Shangrila, that mythical place of harmony and peace, where time stands still. This is the reputation of the Kingdom of Bhutan, a landlocked country in South Asia, which never even heard of


Bhutan King arrives Delhi to attend Vajpayee's cremation, other dignitaries expected

Dr Mohammad Faisal, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Pakistan, said in a tweet:


Mauritius, Bhutan King, British HC Pay Homage To Vajpayee

“Following the passing away of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the government has decided that both the Mauritius and India flags will remain at half mast from sunrise to sunset on Friday,” a directive issued by the office of Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said.


These Rarely Instagrammed Spots Should Be On Your Travel Bucket List

For better or worse, we document pretty much every second of our lives now. Then, we put thephotographic highlightsonline for mass consumption. It’s such a part of our at the present that sometimes it’s hard to know whether we’re justdocumentingthe amazing experiences we’re having or if we’re having

UPROXX - 2018-08-18 14:52:31

Celebrating 50 Years of India-Bhutan Ties Amid Mountain Echoes

Image used for representational purposes.(Photo: The Quint)Celebrating 50 Years of India-Bhutan Ties Amid Mountain Echoes

THEQUINT.COM - 2018-08-18 10:37:07

Blessed by Indo-Bhutan wealth, stage set for annual literary retreat in the Himalayas

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) In the #litfest age of selfies and celebrities, Bhutan's annual literary retreat resonates with a mix of the old-world charm and the contemporary vibe. Set to take place in the coming week amid the surreal setting of Thimphu, the extravaganza will open its doors to over 75 e

THEQUINT.COM - 2018-08-18 08:48:06

India break Bangladesh hearts to lift SAFF U-15 Women’s C’ship

A file photo from Thursday shows Bangladesh Under-15 women’s football team players posing for a group photo before the start of their semi-final match against Bhutan at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu. — BFF photoBangladesh Under-15 women’s football team’s hopes of retaining the SAFF Under-15 W

NEWAGEBD.NET - 2018-08-18 21:37:00

U15 girls in SAFF final thrashing Bhutan 5-0

Thimpu: Bangladesh U15 women’s national team have secured their place in the final of the SAFF U15 Women’s Championship 2018.The Red and Greens crushed hosts Bhutan 5-0 in the second semifinal of the tournament at the Changlimithang Stadium, Thimpu on Thursday.Maria and co began to dominate Bhutan f


Bangladesh to take on Bhutan in SAFF U-19 Women’s Champs semi

On completion of the group matches, Shamsunnahar of Bangladesh and Silky Devi of India dominated the scorer list making four goals each while three players-Tohura Khatun, Sajeda Khatun (Bangladesh) and Sonam Lamho of India followed the leaders scoring three goals each.


Foreign Dignitaries Reach Capital to Attend Vajpayee’s Funeral

The body of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, wrapped in the Indian national flag, taken in full state honour to the BJP headquarters for people to pay their last respects.(Photo: AP)


Under-15 girls face Bhutan in semis today

‘The striking thing is that, these girls played their last nine games with the same rhythm and speed,’ said Choton, who had been in charge of the team for the last two-and-half years.


Flavors of Bhutan found at Druk Cuisine Kitchen in Tonawanda

Himalayan cuisine includes dishes from their native country of Bhutan, and similar fare common in Nepal, they said. Druk is a thunder dragon in Bhutanese and Tibetan mythology, and a Bhutanese national symbol.


Former Afghan Prez, Ministers from Pakistan, Bangladesh attend Vajpayee's funeral

New Delhi, Aug 17 (UNI) King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk, Pakistan Information Minister Barrister Ali Zafar and other dignitaries from neighbouring countries paid glowing tributes to Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was known for his unique blend of diplomacy and statecraft.

UNIINDIA.COM - 2018-08-17 20:45:00

CubeSats from Malaysia, Bhutan & the Philippines deployed from the ISS | SpaceTech Asia

On 10 August 2018, Japan’s space agency JAXA deployed three CubeSats from the International Space Station (ISS), using the JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD).


Bhutan Airlines to start Paro – Mumbai service

Bhutan Airlines (Paro) is planning to commence a new route from Paro to Mumbai starting on October 13, 2018.The route will operate seasonally on a weekly basis until November 17, 2018 according to Airline Route.Top Copyright Photo (all others by Bhutan Airlines): Bhutan Airlines Airbus A319-112 A5-B