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Where wealth is measured by smiles

Monastery in Punakha Dzong Ambika and her husband Chandrasekar headed to The Land of Happiness, on a nature appreciation and bird-watching trip My husband and I are avid bird-watchers, so we never miss an opportunity to go on a sojourn. Bhutan, usually known ... Asian Age, 1 month ago

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Gasa wants stronger local BPC presence

The dzongkhag faces frequent power cuts whenever it rains or there are strong winds, and during the winters Electricity: To provide faster restoration works and help reduce frequent power fluctuations in Gasa, the dzongkhag has recommended that ...
 Kuensel Online2 days ago

Punakha Valley, Bhutan: A Subtropical Paradise In The Mountains

On Thursday, March 17th (St. Patrick's Day, but that means nothing here in Bhutan -- they are basically leprechauns dancing on a rainbow everyday of their life) we slowly made our way to the Punakha Valley. The road was unpaved, dusty and extremely ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Geoscience on Film: Innovation meets tradition for earthquake safety

Traditional Bhutanese rammed-earth houses sit amid rice terraces in Punakha Valley. Credit: Diane LaMacchia Doug Prose, formerly a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, and his wife, Diane LaMacchia, have produced documentaries showcasing ...
 Earth Magazine1 month ago

Bhutan Airlines launches direct flight from Paro to Delhi

Promotions: read all the news stories August 17, 2016According to Sayacinta Airpost:Bhutan Airlines, operated by Tashi Air Pvt Ltd, announces that it is launching direct flight from Paro to Delhi on 15 September 2016. It will fly five ...
 Just 4 Airlines6 days ago Thimphu Bhutan, The Kingdom's Capital  Huffington Post2 months ago

Keeping the tradition alive

Main story: It's 6am. Gangzur, a village in Lhuentse, is covered in thin mist as the sun breaks through the gaps from the clouds. In one of the traditional houses in the valley, Sonam Tobgay, is wide-awake and active. He is getting ready for the ...
 Kuensel Online1 week ago

Bhutan's King and Queen share photos of little prince on royal visit

The six-month-old heir apparent to the Bhutanese throne Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck made an appearance at the kingdom's Bumthang district on Tuesday with his parents, attracting a huge crowd paying homage to the popular royal family. Photos of ...
 Asiaone2 weeks ago

Vacationing without a visa

Holidays nowadays are a lot different from holidays that used to be and given a long run of vacation days, our plans tend to become bolder. Many families, now opt to spend their vacations abroad, rather than going back to their hometowns, as was the ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 weeks ago

Preparing for future disasters

Construction of National Emergency Operation Centre and 10 helipads on the cards Preparedness: Should disasters like the recent flash floods or even bigger ones strike the country in the near future, Bhutan would be better prepared. The ...
 Kuensel Online3 weeks ago

Tashigomang- The portable temples of Bhutan

The sacred national treasure, Tashigomang is largely indigenous to Bhutan. It stands out as one of the symbols of the country's national heritage. The three dimensional miniature portable temples represent the genius of Bhutanese craftsmanship. July ...
 Kuensel Online1 month ago
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