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Freedom of information is no favour

Thimphu, June 19, 2009 – Opinion The Cabinet finally, on June 16, made its decision on the new corporate pay hike that would affect the lives of about 10,000 corporate employees, kept in the dark for more than five months after the pay raise for civil service employees. Kuensel – being a newspaper with a […]

Published on Jun 20 2009 // Media Monitor

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

I am ready to face punishment : Manorath

Manorath Khanal talks to Sarokar from Arizona regarding a news story of BNS which said he was involved in registering a Nepali youth for resettlement. He says he is ready to face punishment if he is found guilty in the case. “I have got my propoer address, if the autority in the USA want me […]

Published on Jun 16 2009 // Podcast

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

Conversation with Shiva Kumar Rai

Shiva Kumar Rai from New Hemspire talks about the assistance the Nepalese community is providing to the resettled Bhutanese in America.

Published on Jun 10 2009 // Podcast

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

Harkajung Subba talks on Repatriation

HarkajunJ Subba, the coordinator of Senior Citizens Bhutan talks to Saranarthi Sarokar of Bhutan News Service on the latest repatriation initiative.

Published on Jun 08 2009 // Podcast

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