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Diaspora

A mother’s frantic hope for reunion

January 5, 2014 Editor 0

Left arm rested on top of the head. A skinny body, obviously frail, side-back leaned against a couch. Her eyes brimmed with tears, about to trickle down. She stares, clearly appearing to be in a […]

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Diaspora

BNS participates in int’l sports media forum

November 28, 2013 Editor 0

Bhutan News Service (BNS) has participated in an ongoing three-day Turkmenistan International Sports Media Forum 2013 (TISMF) in the capital city of Turkmenistan. BNS received the invitation for this selective participation on Oct 14. The invitation sent […]

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Bhutan coverage

Sherubtse college and BMF signed for collaboration

October 1, 2013 Editor 0

Bhutan Media Foundation and the first college of Bhutan, Sherubtse college, Kanglung, signed an understanding to foster collaboration in the field of training journalists and provide continuous education to working journalists in Bhutan. The MoU […]

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Media

BICMA hunts newspapers

May 20, 2013 Editor 0

The media regulatory authority of Bhutan, Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA), has been out in the hunt of some newspapers who are not able to adhere to the licensing terms and conditions, as outlined […]

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Media

Bhutanomics dead in Bhutan; Surviving outside

March 20, 2013 Editor 3

Shortly after Paris-Based Reporter sans Frontier (RSF) published the Press Freedom Index in which Bhutan’s press freedom index is shown to be dropped by 12 positions in 2012, Royal Government of Bhutan completely blocked one […]

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Druknet blocks Bhutanomics in Bhutan

February 2, 2013 Editor 5

The Bhutanomics.com has accused the country’s ISP, Druknet, of blocking the site from browsing inside the country. According to the website, internet users of the Druknet have no access to the website contents from Bhutan. […]

Diaspora

Bhutanese-run radio program bags excellence award

November 26, 2012 Editor 4

A weekly Nepali language radio program, Yuba Sansar, operated by resettled Bhutanese youths in South Australia, was awarded the ‘multicultural youth program of the year 2012’, Sunday. Given by the National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters’ […]

Diaspora

YFC begins journalism training

September 24, 2012 Editor 0

The Youth Friendly Center (YFC) said it has begun four-day long Journalism and Creative Writing Training from Monday in Beldangi-II. According to Damber Kumari Rai, YFC Coordinator, altogether twenty four youths from all camps are […]

Election

EC withdraws its ad decision

August 31, 2012 Editor 0

The Election Commission(EC) has finally revoked its earlier decision to distribute election advertisements only to state-owned media. A circular issued by the EC on Tuessday said that its advertisements would go to all media, as […]