Interview With Bhutan Alternatives: A Social Enterprise Which Recycles Printer Cartridges

The firm also employed 17 female and 13 male employees from...

Jun 22, 2018 10:55

Tsirang’s Farmers Grow Broom Grass To Combat Landslide

Coinciding with the World Day to Combat Desertification and...

Jun 21, 2018 18:26

Six Senses Bhutan Preparing For October 2018 Opening

Three of the five Six Senses luxury lodges are now taking...

Jun 21, 2018 10:01

‘Do You Know Your Child’ A Popular Show In Bhutan Helps Parents Bond Better With Their Kids

Since its inception in 2013, about 264 Bhutanese children have...

Jun 20, 2018 18:43

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Bhutan Lifts Ban On Rupee Note, Advises Against Holding Indian Currency In Cash

Bhutanese can now bring new series of INR 500 notes in and out of Bhutan.

Jun 20, 2018 15:17

Bhutan Joins Seeds Without Borders To Import Better Quality Seeds

The seed agreement covers a number of rice-based crops such as maize, wheat, vegetables, pulses and other crops.

Jun 18, 2018 17:40

Bhutan Achieves 47% Self-Sufficiency In Rice Production

Rice constitutes 53 percent of the daily dietary energy requirement for the Bhutanese.

Jun 13, 2018 15:34

Constructive Steps Need To Be Taken For Bhutan To Become 100% Organic

Various measures need to be taken for Bhutan to become 100% organic by 2020.

Jun 06, 2018 15:26

Features

Tsirang’s Farmers Grow Broom Grass To Combat Landslide

Coinciding with the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought on June 17, the Tsirang forest division planted at least 10,000 saplings...

Jun 21, 2018 18:26

International Archives Day Highlights The Importance Of Conserving Rare Bhutanese Artefacts

There are about 30 documents at the library’s exhibition that include gold written scripts, which date back to the 13th century.

Jun 17, 2018 17:51

Biggest Achievement For The 11th Plan Is Happiness In Bhutan

The biggest achievement of the last five years is that people are happy.

Jun 14, 2018 15:38

Tsirang Initiates A Ban On Plastic Bags While Encouraging The Use Of Clean Bhutan’s Biodegradable Jute Bags

The dzongkhag administration has agreed to set up a stall where vendors and customers can buy biodegradable bags and jute bags.

Jun 12, 2018 15:48

Sports

Bhutanese Sonam Rigzin Played As Goalkeeper For His Team ‘King Cobra’ In The F4F World Championship In Russia

Sonam Rigzin walked into the Sapsena Arena in Russia bearing the Bhutanese national flag to open the finals.

Jun 16, 2018 08:45

Off To Russia: 2 Young Ambassadors Gearing Up For Football For Friendship Event In Moscow

Young footballer Rigzin Tenzin and young journalist Kinley Deki Yangzom, both 12, will be on their way to Moscow this Friday.

Jun 06, 2018 12:27

Bhutan-India Friendship Tennis Tournament Underway In Thimphu

The tournament received more than 20 players from the seven states of India and 45 players from Bhutan.

May 31, 2018 18:10

Taiwanese Athlete Tommy Chen Endures Huge Sores On Feet During 200km Marathon In Bhutan

The sores were so bad he said he could see flesh.

May 31, 2018 16:17

Business

Interview With Bhutan Alternatives: A Social Enterprise Which Recycles Printer Cartridges

The firm also employed 17 female and 13 male employees from underprivileged families and high school dropouts.

Jun 22, 2018 10:55

Modern Beekeeping In Dophuchen Yields Much Sought-After Bhutanese Honey, Royal Jelly And More

Other by-products such as wax, royal jelly, pollen and propolis are also in healthy demand in the market.

Jun 19, 2018 18:12

Mountain Hazelnuts Ventures Train Unemployed Youth To Come Up With Feasible Business Ideas

Similar training programmes are in the pipeline and will be held in other eastern dzongkhags in future.

Jun 15, 2018 00:04

Monk Turned Entrepreneur Produces Egg Trays In Bhutan To Minimise Imports From India

Thinley's egg trays are sold at a more competitive price than those imported from India.

Jun 10, 2018 15:42

Travel

Six Senses Bhutan Preparing For October 2018 Opening

Three of the five Six Senses luxury lodges are now taking reservations for travel starting on Nov 3, 2018.

Jun 21, 2018 10:01

Heat Maps Illustrate the Sacred Routes of Buddhist Pilgrims

In Strava’s heat maps, the devotional movements of tired pilgrims become blazing symbols of sacred geography.

Jun 18, 2018 09:32

Man Who Bagpipes Around The World Makes Bhutan The 82nd Country He's Played At

The wandering piper says Bhutan is the only place a “Scottish man feels right at home”, where people don’t question why he’s in a skirt.

Jun 12, 2018 12:50

Birds Of Bhutan

Bhutan is considered one of the top birding spots in the world.

Jun 09, 2018 08:32

Lifestyle

‘Do You Know Your Child’ A Popular Show In Bhutan Helps Parents Bond Better With Their Kids

Since its inception in 2013, about 264 Bhutanese children have participated in the show.

Jun 20, 2018 18:43

Mountain Echoes Literary Festival Returns On Aug 23 - Here's Why You Should Attend

This year's festival celebrates 50 years of diplomatic relations between Bhutan and India.

Jun 15, 2018 00:32

Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown' Episode On Bhutan To Be Aired On June 24

Bhutan will be the finale episode for Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown' Season 11.

Jun 14, 2018 19:48

Art Exhibition ‘Land Of The Thunder Dragon’ Held To Celebrate 50 Years Of Bhutan–India Relations

Artworks by 16 Indian and four Bhutanese artists were shown at the exhibition.

Jun 09, 2018 14:55

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