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Archive for February, 2009

Hunger strike in Chemgang jail

N. L. Katel has started indefinite hunger strike in Chemgang central jail in Thimphu from Friday putting forward a number of demands

Published on Feb 28 2009 // Main News

The educational blues and DPT promises

The result of the former royal governments to close down schools and stripping license for establishment of new colleges is increasing educations blues in the country in recent years.  For years, large number of young people subdued their yearn for education while many now are facing shortage in their hand of either money to afford […]

Published on Feb 28 2009 // News Analysis

A story of Indo-Bhutanese friendship in US

The exiled Bhutanese recently resettled in Atlanta, United States have demonstrated their spirit of volunteerism and sense of community service in the last eight months and Indian community has been pivotal in all activities

Published on Feb 28 2009 // Main News

‘Human rights improved, not satisfactory’

A new human rights report by US department of state said the human rights situation in Bhutan has improved in the year 2007 but is not adequate for in a democratic nation

Published on Feb 26 2009 // Main News

MOIC secretary assumes office

The newly appointed secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communication Kinley Dorji has assumed his duty at the ministry on Tuesday

Published on Feb 26 2009 // Media Monitor

‘Bhutan Hydel plants not cause of erosion in India’

Rejecting the allegations from the Assam government and local newspapers, the government of India said flood in Assam is not because of the hydro power projects in Bhutan

Published on Feb 25 2009 // Main News

Resettled Bhutanese support Australian fire victims

Resettled Bhutanese in Australia have donated AUS$ 2493.00 to the local Red Cross committee as part of their support for the victims of recent bushfire in Melbourne

Published on Feb 25 2009 // Main News

Bhutanese definition of human rights

In less than a year they adopted the democratic pattern of governance, which was in demand since 1950 in this country, the ‘experts’ who dined under the absolute rule of monarchy have defined what human rights is called in their terms

Published on Feb 24 2009 // Main News

PDP may choose a new leader

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leaders have set the date to choose a new president for the party, after a meeting in Thimphu, Monday

Published on Feb 24 2009 // Main News

MPs in Delhi to learn democracy

As India continues democratic sensitization of the Bhutanese leadership, 11 National Council members have been invited to New Delhi for parliamentary meeting with Indian lawmakers

Published on Feb 24 2009 // Main News