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Bhutan Consulate to open in Assam

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Bhutan Consulate to open in Assam

Guwahati:  The Assam and Bhutan governments have decided to share intelligence inputs betweeen them at a meeting (Jan 27) as they discussed mechanism for vibrant entry-exit mechanism to give an impetus to industry and commerce. The state further agreed to a proposal for setting up of a Consulate General Office of Royal Government of Bhutan […]

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India’s cash crunch affects Nepal, Bhutan

 India’s central bank has formed a task force to deal with the issue of providing an exchange facility to people in Nepal who possess Indian currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination that were recently withdrawn. The decision has been communicated to the Nepali side, with the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) saying the […]

Bhutanese Refugee number Ninety Thousand off to the US

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Bhutanese Refugee number Ninety Thousand off to the US

As ‘non-violent’ Bhutan pushes out its ethnic Nepali-speaking citizens, other countries bear the burden. KATHMANDU: The 90,000th Bhutanese refugee, living in Nepal, has left for the  United States along with her four children for the third-country resettlement. US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B. Teplitz bid farewell to Sahri Maya Thatal at the US Embassy in […]

Bhutan can Teach Bihar to spay Barking Strays

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Bhutan can Teach Bihar to spay Barking Strays

They move around in ferocious packs and sometimes scare the living daylights out of kids and older citizens! Towns like Patna with a formidable stray dog population should learn from Bhutan.  The Newsnet team trawled around the web to discover a dog magazine called The Bark! And we got our paws on this fascinating piece […]

What Joy! A son is born to Bhutan

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What Joy! A son is born to Bhutan

“Our happiness knows no bounds, as we announce the Royal Birth of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey on 5th February 2016.” This was the statement of Bhutan’s Queen as she announced her firstborn son on Facebook this week.  Our Prince, the first Royal Child of His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Her Majesty […]