Blogs

All you need to know about Bhutan
18
Jun

Thangkhas in Bhutan’s monasteries restored

Thangkhas and statues are important artifacts of any monastery around which many mysteries lie veiled. These artifacts can date back to centuries ago when myth and mysticism were common as...
17
Jun

Bhutan Nuns’ Foundation holds first conference

The Bhutan Nuns’ Foundation held a conference for the first time in Bhutan focusing on social issues and challenges among the nuns in the country and to improve their living...
17
Jun

Bhutan also signs SAFTA

To reduce customs duties of all traded goods to zero by the year 2016, a South Asia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA) was signed by the foreign ministers in 2004. 20...
16
Jun

More than half of Bhutan’s population owns a cell phone

In a span of eight years, the total percent of the population using mobile phones in Bhutan has increased by nine times. Bhutan has around 400,000 cell phone users and...
16
Jun

Climate summit held in Bhutan

Four countries will come together this October to discuss climate change during the Bhutan Climate Summit 2011 in an attempt to make a difference. Ban­gladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and India were...
13
Jun

Bhutan’s first Local Government Elections

The first ever local government elections for Bhutan is due on June 27, 2011. Almost three years after Bhutan became a Constitutional Democracy the much delayed local government elections will...
13
Jun

Bhutan – India delegations to meet for hydropower talks

Bhutan’s fast flowing rivers make it possible to tap energy for domestic consumption as well as for export to neighboring countries. Hydropower generates the maximum revenue for Bhutan’s economy beside...
11
Jun

Bhutan in the World Transplant Games

This year Bhutan will be represented at the 18th World Transplant Games in Goteborg, Sweden on June 17 to 24 for the first time. Tashi Namgay, 26, working in Thimphu...
1 33 34 35 36 37 38