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News Bhutan » Culture: Remembering The Ethnic Cleansing of Bhutan’s Lhotshampas

News channel or source: https://www.mintpressnews.com/remembering-ethnic-cleansing-bhutans-lhotshampas/237880/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“In the late 1980s, Bhutanese elites regarded a growing ethnic Nepali population as a demographic and cultural threat. The government enacted discriminatory citizenship laws directed against ethnic Nepalis that stripped about one-sixth of the population ...

News Bhutan » Culture: Time to reflect on advancing ties with Bhutan: Sushma

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/time-to-reflect-on-advancing-ties-with-bhutan-sushma/articleshow/63013005.cms
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

"It is a unique partnership built on the historical and cultural linkages between the two countries." The minister also welcomed the opening of a Consulate of Bhutan in Guwahati in the golden jubilee year, and said this would further strengthen contacts ...

News Bhutan » Culture: Cultural evening to celebrate India-Bhutan friendship

News channel or source: http://www.kuenselonline.com/cultural-evening-to-celebrate-india-bhutan-friendship/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

As part of 50 years of India Bhutan friendship celebrations, the Nehru-Wangchuck Cultural Centre is organising a Cultural evening on “Music and Dances of North East India” at the RUB’s Convention hall on February 24. The colourful and vibrant culture ...

News Bhutan » Culture: Bhutan Happiness exhibit opens in late February

News channel or source: http://www.kitv.com/story/37532903/bhutan-happiness-exhibit-opens-in-late-february
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Unlike many historic Himalayan kingdoms, Bhutan was never conquered or colonized. The country is blessed with peace, prosperity, and an ancient culture that is still alive and vibrant. Bhutan’s fourth monarch, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, led his people from ...

News Bhutan » Culture: Why Bhutan’s the buzzy travel destination everyone’s going to be talking about

News channel or source: https://www.wellandgood.com/good-travel/bhutan-healthy-travel-guide/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“Within the Kingdom of Bhutan, Gross National Happiness (GNH) is a way of life, not just a theory, and our wellness concept will be to introduce GNH and the nine domains of happiness: psychological wellbeing, health, education, cultural diversity and ...

News Bhutan » Culture: Bhutan Through The Lens Of Travel Tastemaker Rachel Rudwall

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/breannawilson/2018/02/13/bhutan-through-the-lens-of-travel-tastemaker-rachel-rudwall/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

I love all my children equally!” That’s kind of how I felt about the cultural sites in Bhutan. They’re all breathtakingly beautiful, and each one of them left me pretty well dumbstruck. I particularly enjoyed the scale of Punakha Dzong (“dzong ...

News Bhutan » Culture: India, Bhutan resolve to further advance 'exemplary ties'

News channel or source: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/india-bhutan-resolve-to-further-advance-exemplary-ties-2513283.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

"We are proud of the special and exemplary ties of friendship and cooperation that we share with Bhutan, which are built on shared values and aspirations, utmost trust and mutual respect. It is a unique partnership built on the historical and cultural ...

News Bhutan » Culture: Bhutan's Alcohol-Fueled Archery: It's Nothing Like The Olympics

News channel or source: http://wamc.org/post/bhutans-alcohol-fueled-archery-its-nothing-olympics
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Bhutan claims archery for its national sport ... Doesn't anybody ever get injured in this sport? "It's very traditional and cultural to drink alcohol during matches," Norbu says. "And sometimes some players drink too much." And when they do, he says ...

News Bhutan » Culture: Bhutan Faces Challenges As it Sits Between Asia's Biggest Powers

News channel or source: http://kuow.org/post/bhutan-faces-challenges-it-sits-between-asias-biggest-powers
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Bhutan and India have a unique rapport ... They use the valley's renowned dzong, or fortress, which is also a Buddhist monastery. Kado calls it a cultural affront. KADO: (Foreign language spoken). MCCARTHY: "We told Parliament that the dzong should ...

News Bhutan » Culture: Iranian President Rouhani's visit to India to focus on connectivity, culture and energy trade

News channel or source: http://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/Latest-News/2018-02-16/Iranian-President-Rouhanis-visit-to-India-to-focus-on-connectivity-culture-and-energy-trade/359473
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Earlier, it was only allowed for Nepal and Bhutan. Rouhani will meet PM Narendra Modi on Saturday ... Sources stated that the key pillars of President Rouhani’s visit include connectivity, culture and energy trade. In the coming months, Jordanian ...