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  1. Endeavouring for peace in South Asia through literatureRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Nerve News

    ... Cour told IANS. FOSWAL is the only organisation in eight SAARC countries: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives and Afghanistan legally authorised to organize literature-related and cultural programmes under the SAARC ...


  2. AFC Cup 2017: Match day one - Playoff and group stage previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sporting News

    ... runners-up Mohun Bagan in the first of the two-legged play-off for an entry to the group stages. The Sunrisers downed Bhutan's Thimphu City in the previous round. They last played in the group stages in 2009 and Hamdhaan Ibrahim will be a key player ...


  3. 22 enroll in MUM's organic ag programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The program has enrolled 22 students, including eight new students from around the U.S. In addition, as many as 13 students are still due to arrive from the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. Thanks to the help of generous donations, construction of a 3,000-square-foot center for the program is set to begin, with completion expected by this summer.


  4. New project aims to build resilience to earthquakes in the remote Himalayan Kingdom of BhutanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | EurekAlert!

    A new interdisciplinary project led by researchers at the University of Bristol aims to develop resilience and research capacity in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan to cope with earthquakes and their cascading effects on the country's environment, business, infrastructure, and society. The project, Building Bhutanese Resilience Against Cataclysmic Events is funded by NERC as part of its Global Challenges Research Fund.


  5. Inside the Land of the Thunder Dragon: Pictures unearthedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Daily Mail

    Inside the Land of the Thunder Dragon: Fascinating 112-year-old photographs reveal the hidden life of Bhutan decades before the remote Himalayan country became open to outsiders They include a picture of a future King and a cliff-side monastery perched thousands of feet above sea level Fascinating 112 year-old photographs of Bhutan taken decades before the remote country in the Himalayas became open to outsiders have been unearthed. The images provide an unprecedented insight into the isolated kingdom nestled between India and China in the heart of the Himalayas at the beginning of the 20th century.


  6. Natural Habitat Adventures Returns to Nepal and BhutanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | PR Log

    BOULDER, Colo. - Jan. 24, 2017 - PRLog -- In 2018 Natural Habitat Adventures returns to Nepal and Bhutan for an immersive journey embracing nature and culture in these two ancient Himalayan kingdoms.


  7. Mark Swinton has been appointed General Manager at Six Senses Bhutan in ThimphuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | Hospitality Net

    Six Senses Hotels, Resorts and Spas Park Ventures Ecoplex, Unit 902 - 904, 9th Floor, 57 Wireless Road Bangkok, 10330 Thailand Phone: +66-2-631-9777 Fax: +66-2-631-9799 Visit Website Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas has appointed Mark Swinton as general manager of Six Senses Bhutan.Mark joins Six Senses Bhutan following his role as general manager of Amanusa in Bali and regional director of Aman Resorts in Indonesia. He brings more than 30 years of hospitality experience across international and independent hotel groups covering food and beverage, room divisions, resident manager roles and general manager assignments.


  8. Guterres appoints Derk Segaar as Director of UN information centre in DelhiRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 |

    New Delhi , Jan.20 : United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Derk Segaar of The Netherlands as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in New Delhi, covering India and the Kingdom of Bhutan. Mr. Segaar assumes his duties from today .


  9. World's top 10 scariest airports for take-offs and landingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Bhutan's only international airstrip, Paro Airport sits in a serpentine river valley shadowed by mountains that crest 3000 metres above the runway. The approach requires a series of aerial gymnastics through the valley, the aircraft skimming close to forested ridges.


  10. How a monk's gift taught me a valuable lesson about trustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    I was in Bhutan, a tiny kingdom wedged in between China and Tibet, about to enter my hotel in Thimphu. Suddenly a monk, wearing the traditional maroon robe stood in front of me, his thick black hair pulled into a ponytail.


  11. Bhutan comes to West MoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Western Gazette

    A few years ago Rosemary Legrand fulfilled a long held dream of visiting the tiny Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan on the eastern edge of the Himalayas and trekked to a height of 14,000 feet in search of rare plants. She will be telling her story 'Bhutan, Kingdom of Rare Plants', in which you meet the people and the animals and wonder at the scenery, flora and fauna in her illustrated presentation at St Martin's Discovery Group.


  12. A Layap woman leads donkeys in Bhutan's remote Laya Valley. Photos: Chris DwyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    No there are two in the landlocked, mysterious Himalayan Buddhist kingdom whose name means "land of the thunder dragon". One is Como Uma Paro, close to Bhutan's airport and its most famous monastery, the Tiger's Nest; the other is Como Uma Punakha, three hours' drive away, in a valley on the bend of a sacred river.


  13. Guardian recommends...Read the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | Leyland Today

    Singing for Health and Well-being! is at Astley Coach House on Thursday January 19 from 10.30am to 11.30am and at Buckshaw Village Community Centre on from 1.30pm to 2.30pm. An Illustrated Talk by Boyd Harris - People and Mountains of the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan - takes place at South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre, in Church Road, at 11am.


  14. President Mukherjee releases book containing PM Modi's speeches on foreign policyRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 |

    ... policy. The Prime Minister's speech comprises of his very first speech abroad, his address to the Parliament of Bhutan at Thimphu, to the UN General Assembly, his addresses at Nazarbayev University, Astana, the Digital India Event at San Francisco, ...


  15. Top things to do at the weekendRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Chorley Guardian

    ... would be Saturday February 4. An Illustrated Talk by Boyd Harris - People and Mountains of the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan - takes place at South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre, in Church Road, at 11am. The presentation focuses on the British ...


  16. Thailand and Bhutan: A growing bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Her Royal Highness Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck of Bhutan takes a look at the exhibition held in Thimphu to pay tribute to King Bhumibol. photos courtesy of MINISTRY OF CULTURE As a Thai awkwardly dressed up in a gho, the Bhutanese traditional dress for men, wandering through Bhutan's capital city of Thimphu, I found myself amid interesting scenes where Indian pop culture seems to top the interest of young Bhutanese with Indian songs played in cafes and bars and Bollywood movies shown on television.


  17. The 10 things in advertising you need to know todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... marketing agency. 8. The former CEO of Adblock Gabriel Cubbage has left the company to run tours of the Kingdom of Bhutan . Cubbage got the inspiration for his new company after experiencing a 12-day guided tour of the Kingdom of Bhutan, according ...


  18. The former CEO of Adblock has quit to run tours of the Kingdom...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    Gabriel Cubbage, the former CEO of Adblock, is leaving the ad blocking company to start a new venture selling tours of the Kingdom of Bhutan in Asia. US-based Adblock - not to be mistaken with the Germany-based Adblock Plus - is the popular free ad blocking tool that was created in 2009, initially as an extension of the Google Chrome web browser.


  19. State of happinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    Isolated for most of the 20th century, the Kingdom of Bhutan is not like the rest of the world. This obscure Himalayan country is blessed with stunning landscapes and a way of life that has stayed largely unchanged for generations.


  20. Support to the South Asian Cultural Landscape Initiatives: A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | World Heritage Centre News

    The two years 2016-2018 UNESCO/Japanese Funds-in-Trust project "Support to the South Asian Cultural Landscape Initiatives" was officially approved by the Japanese authorities on 31 May 2016. The project aims to support the South Asian State Parties, particularly Bhutan, in understanding, conserving and raising awareness of cultural landscapes.