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Southern Bhutanese aren't people of Nepal

I have often heard that some of our Southern Bhutanese people do not consider themselves as true Bhutanese. Those of you, who think this cannot be true Bhutanese because our people of Southern Bhutanese are not people of Nepal nor are you Indians from Kalimpong and Darjeeling. But, there is a great difference and that difference is because you all are people of the Pelden Drukpa. All of us are like one family. From tomorrow onwards we will be holding developmental meetings and I will be meeting your representatives and mandals. I would like you to know that as far as the development of Southern Bhutan is concerned in the field of animal husbandry, agriculture, schools, hospitals, cash crops and overall

Published on Nov 15 2010 // Opinion

King to visit India

September 10, 2009: King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wanghuck has been scheduled to go for India visit in the third week of October this year. During his visit to India, he is likely to hold key discussions with top honchos – president and prime minister of India among others. He will visit National Defence College in […]

Published on Sep 10 2010 // Main News

King visits flood affected south, avoids Lhotsampa settlements

King Jigme Khesar completed his weeklong tour to southern districts, inspecting the areas ravaged by the recent torrent rains. He turned to capital Friday

Published on May 30 2009 // Main News

THIMPHU JOURNAL: Recalculating Happiness in a Himalayan Kingdom

THIMPHU, Bhutan — If the rest of the world cannot get it right in these unhappy times, this tiny Buddhist kingdom high in the Himalayan mountains says it is working on an answer. “Greed, insatiable human greed,” said Prime Minister Jigme Thinley of Bhutan, describing what he sees as the cause of today’s economic catastrophe […]

Published on May 07 2009 // News Analysis

King visits Lhuentse, Mongar

King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk, who is currently in visit to Lhuentse and Mongar districts, met and interacted with local people and students on several problems they face

Published on Mar 21 2009 // Main News

On his second birthday as King

The youngest monarch of today’s world King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck turns 29 on Saturday celebrating his second birthday as king. Born on February 21, 1980 the fifth Dragon King and head of the Wangchuck dynasty became king on December 14, 2006, and was officially crowned on November 6, 2008

Published on Feb 20 2009 // Main News

RUB convocation: King asks students to improve Math, English and Science

King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk has asked the students from Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) to concentrate more on Mathematics, English and Science

Published on Feb 17 2009 // Main News