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Bhutan , Friday 20 April 2018

News Bhutan: 'White Gold': Discovering Bhutan’s natural energy treasure

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/white-gold-discovering-bhutans-natural-energy-treasure/story?id=54532668
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Since the time I first visited Asia about 30 years ago, my dream had been to witness the stunning beauty and culture of the country of Bhutan, known as “the kingdom of the thunder dragon." To date, I have visited about 120 countries in my life and Bhutan ...

News Bhutan: In Bhutan, gross national happiness more important than GDP

News channel or source: http://www.tbo.com/features/travel/In-Bhutan-gross-national-happiness-more-important-than-GDP_166411629
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Prayer flags whip in the wind, flying across steep valleys and roads. Buddhist temples, stupa shrines and majestic fortresses called zhongs dot the landscape. Giant water-powered prayer wheels spin from tumbling falls. Farmers tend yaks. Never conquered ...

News Bhutan: Drukair Opts For A320neo

News channel or source: http://www.aviationpros.com/press_release/12408837/drukair-opts-for-the-a320neo
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Drukair’s A320neo will be the biggest aircraft able to operate from Bhutan. Paro,, one of the world’s highest altitude airports at 7,300 feet. Paro, located at an altitude of 7,300 feet and surrounded by high mountains, is one of the world’s most ...

News Bhutan: Bhutan set to go to National Council polls

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2018/apr/19/bhutan-set-to-go-to-national-council-polls-1803759.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

THIMPU: Bhutan is all set to go to the National Council polls on Friday. The country will elect 20 council representatives from across 20 districts, who will be joined by five eminent members appointed by the King of Bhutan, Xinhua news agency reported on ...

News Bhutan: Mukesh Ambani's wealth towers over GDPs of Bhutan and Afghanistan; know other interesting facts on business tycoon's b'day

News channel or source: http://www.catchnews.com/business-news/mukesh-ambani-s-wealth-towers-over-gdps-of-bhutan-and-afghanistan-know-other-interesting-facts-on-business-tycoon-s-b-day-108846.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

It is 61 st birthday of the Indian business tycoon and the chairman of Reliance empire, Mukesh Ambani. He is receiving congratulations and greetings from all over the world. Almost everyone wants to know about him and even more about his secret to success.

News Bhutan: Bhutan's 'Shangri-La' caught between two rival superpowers

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-43655391
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

With its scenic mountains and stunning Buddhist monasteries on hilltops, Bhutan is a traveller's dream and described by some as the last Shangri-La - a mystical beautiful place where everything is perfection. The country's capital, Thimphu, is a refreshing ...

News Bhutan: Bangladesh drawn with Nepal, Pakistan and Bhutan in Saff Championship

News channel or source: https://www.dhakatribune.com/sport/football/2018/04/18/bangladesh-drawn-nepal-pakistan-bhutan-saff-championship/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Host Bangladesh were drawn with Nepal, Pakistan and Bhutan in Group A as the draw ceremony took place in Dhaka Wednesday, ahead of the Saff Championship 2018, scheduled to be held from September 4-15. Seven-time winner India, Maldives and Sri Lanka make up ...

News Bhutan: As Bhutan’s economy grows, so does its waste problem

News channel or source: http://www.eco-business.com/news/as-bhutans-economy-grows-so-does-its-waste-problem/
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

Despite its tiny population, Bhutan’s economic growth has led to increasing urbanisation and problems associated with biodegradable waste, which threatens the beauty of one of the most pristine environments in the world. The Dzong of Punakha, located at ...

News Bhutan: Bhutan lottery earns Nu 20.9M in profit

News channel or source: http://www.kuenselonline.com/bhutan-lottery-earns-nu-20-9m-in-profit/
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

In its first year of business, Bhutan Lottery Limited (BLL) made a net profit of Nu 20.9 million (M) last year. The lottery business paid about Nu 6.3M in tax. BLL also announced an 11 percent dividend amounting to Nu 6.16M, officials at the head office ...