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The neo-election model in camps of exiled Bhutanese in Nepal

As Nepal waits for a decision on elections for a Constituent Assembly, another group has held its own, peaceful vote to elect its representatives. Starting last Tuesday, Bhutanese refugees in Nepal cast their ballots to elect representatives for camp management. There was a festive mood as over the course of three days – from May […]

Published on May 24 2006 // Opinion

Bhutan Communists Urge Financial Support

Kathmandu May 23: Communist Party of Bhutan (Marxist-Leninist-Maoist) held open meets with Kathmandu based exile Bhutanese students, youths and teachers urging them to extend possible moral, logistic and financial support last week. According to Nabin and Chintan Chhetri they are holding such meeting as directed by the central office. Chintan said they are including all […]

Published on May 24 2006 // Main News

Nepal Government mulls for TD issuance to refugee communities

Kathmandu May 24: The Nepal Government has decided to resume the issuing of travel documents to Tibetan and Bhutanese in exile on Tuesday. Foreign affairs officials said they will issue the documents to them, allowing them to go abroad to attend meetings or for other necessary purposes. But they must receive recommendation from the home […]

Published on May 24 2006 // Main News

Nepal Government slashes king&#039s power

Declaration of House of Representatives in Nepal on May 19 has drastically cut off traditional powers being held by the monarchy since its inception some 237 years ago. Details:  1. LEGISLATIVE 1.1 All the rights regarding the legislative body of Nepal shall be exercised through the House of Representatives. The procedures for formulating laws shall […]

Published on May 24 2006 // Main News

BIMSTEC culture minister meet in Bhutan

Paro, May 23: Ministers of culture and culture secretaries of the BIMSTEC member countries- Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand- started discussion on cultural exchange in their first ministerial meeting in the Bhutanese trade capital of Paro on Tuesday. Nepal is not attending. The meeting will run through May 25. The leaders will […]

Published on May 24 2006 // Main News

TBR May 2006

No 19 May 2006

Published on May 01 2006 // The Bhutan Reporter