Latest News for: Bhutan capital


New taekwondo facility to be ready by 2025

Kuensel 25 Jan 2023
His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, President of the Bhutan Olympic Committee, Health Minister Dechen Wangmo, dignitaries, and civil servants, among others attended the ceremony ... Bhutan can host international championships after its completion ... “The new facility will further promote taekwondo in Bhutan.

Walk the Trans Bhutan Trail – a 400km hike through a Himalayan hideaway

Irish Independent 13 Jan 2023
But an ambitious project instigated by Bhutan’s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck – also a keen hiker – has been undertaken to repair and restore these historic routes.“I think this may be the greatest, long-distance trail in the world,” says Sam ...

‘A lifeline’: mental health camps bring peace of mind to thousands in rural Assam

The Observer 13 Jan 2023
It is Saturday morning, and some 40 people on foot, bikes and rickshaws begin trickling into Kuklung village ... Among those seated is Ayesha Ali*, 32, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia as a teenager ... In the past, she sometimes had to travel 200km from her home in Kuklung, near the Bhutan border, to the state capital Guwahati for treatment ... Show ... .

Best Limited Release Movies 2022

Rotten Tomatoes 12 Jan 2023
Best Limited Release Movies 2022. Happening depicts a teenager’s pregnancy in 1960s France, and is lauded for Anamaria Vartolomei central performance and director Audrey Diwan’s restraint and tone on the subject ... #1 ... 99%. #1 ... #2 ... An aspiring singer living with his grandmother in the capital of Bhutan dreams of getting a visa to relocate to...

Why Himalayan hideaway Bhutan is becoming a walker's paradise

RTE 09 Jan 2023
But the unusual mural, I later learn, belongs to one of Bhutan’s most renowned Buddhist teachers ... When we meet at the Khang Residency hotel in Bhutan’s surprisingly modern capital Thimphu, Sam speaks enthusiastically about an ancient network of pathways he’d heard about 40 years ago and always dreamed of walking.

List of top 5 visa-free countries you would relish to travel

The Siasat Daily 06 Jan 2023
The capital city of Mauritius is Port Louis ... The capital city of Thailand is Bangkok ... Bhutan. Bhutan, which is officially known as the kingdom of Bhutan is known as one of the cleanest countries in South Asia ... Bhutan is known for its simplicity and warm hospitality ... The capital of Bhutan is Thimphu ... The capital city of Indonesia is Jakarta.

Govt. approves eight FDI projects

Kuensel 06 Jan 2023
With the government approving eight new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth Nu 356.29 million (M) in 2022, Bhutan now has 101 projects worth Nu 43.62 billion (B) today, according to the FDI annual report 2022 ... In 2021, Bhutan received capital inflow worth Nu 680M, up from Nu 423M in 2020.

FY24 budget to press for energy transition

Live Mint 20 Dec 2022
... states aims to facilitate the establishment of these projects, as many of them lack the resources to contribute their equity share for these capital-intensive projects. The total hydropower generation potential of India’s northeastern states and Bhutan is approximately 58 GW.

Shillong: Narendra Modi stress on border projects

The Telegraph India 18 Dec 2022
The Northeast shares a border with China, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Bhutan. Modi addressed a public meeting each in Shillong and Agartala, the capitals of Meghalaya and Tripura respectively. He stressed the efforts of the BJP-led central government to secure and develop the border areas ... “This was the belief... I cannot even imagine it ... .

Druk Gyalpo Jigme Wangchuck

Kuensel 16 Dec 2022
1931– In June 1930, I received a cordial invitation from His Highness the Maharaja of Bhutan to visit him at Bumthang, the capital of his State ... Weir reported, ‘Education in Bhutan is limited ... After the official visit, the royal entourage travelled to Bodhgaya and Sarnath before returning to Bhutan.

Thimphu gears for National Day celebration

Kuensel 16 Dec 2022
As a part of the celebration, Tashi Cell and Bhutan telecom will be providing a certain amount of free data package to all users on the day. To attend the event at Changlingmithang, citizens are required to register through the Bhutan App ... Ugyen Wangchuck was enthroned in Punakha, the old capital of Bhutan.

Recurrent budget cut for financial prudence: FM

Kuensel 16 Dec 2022
The recurrent budget was Nu 36.44B or about 47 percent and Nu 40.31B or 53 percent for the capital budget ... However, he said Bhutan did not default on the loan repayment unlike other countries of the same economy size ... Bhutan has seen growing recurrent expenditure as compared to the capital expenditure since the start of the country’s five-year plan.

Is Bhutan, the ‘World’s Last Shangri-La’, Worth the Hype—and the Price Tag?

The Daily Beast 02 Dec 2022
They say nothing worth having comes easy, and that’s certainly the case with Bhutan ... One might be tempted to say a journey to Bhutan begins with the long flight to Asia, but more than most destinations, a trip to Bhutan begins at home ... Getting to Bhutan from the U.S ... An aerial view of Thimphu, the Capital of Bhutan, and its surrounding area.

WB: Northeast Frontier Railways to operate evening service of 'Joyride' during annual Ghum Festival

Beijing News 11 Nov 2022
Darjeeling (West Bengal) , November 10 (ANI) ... The train would run for 8 trips ... To strengthen the rail network in the northeastern region of the country, the Northeast Frontier zone of the Indian Railways has even planned to lay railway tracks right upto the China border in Arunachal Pradesh, all state capitals, besides connecting neighbouring Bhutan.

Indian Railways expansion plans in Northeast include laying tracks till China border

Beijing News 10 Nov 2022
To strengthen the rail network in the northeastern region of the country, Indian Railways has planned to lay railway tracks right upto the China border in Arunachal Pradesh, all state capitals, besides connecting neighbouring Bhutan ... Railways also plan to connect neighbouring Bhutan.

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