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Resettled Bhutanese join Gutterres to celebrate refugee day

Washington DC (USA), June 22: The Bhutanese citizens, Khagendra Baral and wife,Ganga spoke on behalf of fellow-Bhutanese at a gathering at National geographic Society ,Grosvenor Auditorium on the occasion of World Refugee Day on June 18. Khagendra (left) with the UNHCR good-will ambassador (middle) and his wife, Ganga “We were invited to give a small presentation […]

Published on Jun 22 2009 // Main News

Australian award to Bhutanese citizen for outstanding contribution

Twenty-one refugees including the Bhutanese citizen who have made remarkable contributions to Victoria were added to the Victorian Refugee Recognition Record (VRRR) at a ceremony on June 17 during refugee week.

Parsuram (right) with Rob Hulls, deputy Premier and Attorney Genaral of Victoria (middle) and wife, Tanka Maya Sharma LuitalAmong the recipients of VRRR award included Parsuram Sharma Luitel

Published on Jun 22 2009 // Main News

Three died from poisonous mushroom consumption

Dharan, June 16, 2009: Three exiled Bhutanese have died and seven others have fallen critically ill due to the consumption of poisonous mushroom in Ilam, eastern Nepal. Identified as Tul Bahadur Tamang, Phurba Tamang and Man Maya Tamang, residents of Bhutanese refugee camp, Timai in Jhapa died while undergoing treatment at BP Koirala Institute of […]

Published on Jun 16 2009 // Main News

Resettled Bhutanese to share stories at WRD

Khagenra Baral and wife, Ganga, are scheduled to speak on behalf of the resettled Bhutanese at the World Refugee Day event on June 18, wrote the Catholic News Agency quoting a press release of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

Published on Jun 13 2009 // Main News

Non-Bhutanese proceeds process for resettlement

An exiled woman has disclosed that a non-Bhutanese has become successful to proceed his process for third country resettlement up to cultural orientation classes, the last step before receiving the departure date.  According to  Phul Maya Rai of Beldangi-II extension, Hira Shrestha of Kathmandu valley in Nepal, was pushed for getting the official ‘refugee identity card’ […]

Published on Jun 08 2009 // Main News

REVA to keep Bhutan’s environment clean

Bhutan that rejected the TATA nano, has now accepted the electric car that will obviously help keep the environment clean and reduce the carbon emission. The cars were introduced on the occasion of World Environment Day

Published on Jun 08 2009 // Main News

A school for textile and fashion

Royal family has initiated construction of a textile school in the country within the next five years, which will also incorporate yarn dyeing and modern fashion and design besides traditional weaving

Published on Jun 08 2009 // Main News

First disc golf course starts this week

Disc Golf Bhutan will introduce a new game for Bhutanese – disc golf – this week, as its founders plan to open the course in Thimphu

Published on Jun 08 2009 // Main News

NC plans stronger question-answer session with ministers

The upper house National Council, which was ignored by the government in the past, has begun working on giving a tough time for ministers in the upcoming parliament session

Published on Jun 08 2009 // Main News

Temporary bridge in Dagana

Authorities in Dagana said that the road communication in the district, disrupted by the recent floods, will be restored by Tuesday

Published on Jun 08 2009 // Main News