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‘Life In Refugee Camp Taught Me More’

Akron-based Bhutanese composer, Amber Subba, has said that life in the refugee camp taught him more insights into music than in the country of resettlement. In an interview with Vidhyapati Mishra of Bhutan News Service, artist Subba said that despite challenges and difficulties, the refugee camp was definitely a learning...

U.S. Envoy to Nepal Visits Refugee Camps

The U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry visited refugee settlements in Jhapa and Morang Districts to gain first-hand impressions about the situation of Bhutanese refugees earlier last week. The Ambassador was accompanied by Dr. Leah Zilversmit Pao, Deputy Regional Refugee Coordinator from the U.S. Embassy, Nepal. During the trip, Berry met...

Himalayan Taekwondo becomes Team Champion

Himalayan Taekwondo, based in Harrisburg PA, became the champion among other 40 teams from different states in a championship organized at Reston Virginia,  on 30th of March 2019. Himalayan Taekwondo was able to achieve the first place (Team Champion) out of 35 schools in the 40th Annual National Capital open...

Padam Rizal missing, Police on the look (Update)

A briefing session was held yesterday around 11 am in Harrisbug to release the latest update on the search mission by Susquehanna Township police department. Community leaders of BCH interacted with police, fire, local elected officials and commissioners Patty Kim and Tom Lee. According to the briefing, the police...

Award ceremony for music, film, media and social sector

An international award ceremony titled ‘Global Nepali Film, Music, Media and Social Award 2018’ concluded December 22 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The event was hosted by Love and Support Foundation. The event attracted more than 200 artists, media persons, and social workers among others from various places across America and ...

LCOB elected governing body:Board to complete

Literature Council of Bhutan (LCOB) transferred its interim leadership role to Shivalal Dahal after the international conference held in Cincinnati, last June. Shivalal and his team was entrusted to form an elected body of Board of Directors. The election date was agreed upon by the interim members for December...

Exiled Citizens Rally Seeking Repatriation 

Dozens of exiled Bhutanese from Jhapa-based Beldangi camps rallied on December 10 demanding dignified repatriation to Bhutan. The rally was organized coinciding the International Human Rights Day.  Over 300 Bhutanese refugees took out a rally in Beldangi refugee camp appealing the various agencies and Government of Nepal to help them...

Night inferno destroys refugee-owned shop in Sanischare

Un unidentified night inferno destroyed a shop owned by a Bhutanese refugee in Pathri camp based in Sanischare Morang, Friday.  Inspector from Sanischare Police Station, Kamal Bajgai, has been quoted by news reports from Jhapa estimated that the shop owned by Tek Bahadur Rai from Sector K-3, Hut No. 14,...

LCOB announces election of governing body

Literary Council of Bhutan, the primal literary body of Nepali speaking southern Bhutanese announces the first election of Board of directors after it was formally registered as non-profit in the state of Ohio. According to a email circulation by the interim chairman, Shivalal Dahal, the election shall take place through...

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