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Mental health is non-entity in Bhutan:Dr Damber Nirola

Dr. Damber Kumar Nirola is the only practicing psychiatrist in the country.  Nirola talked to Namgay Zam of Radio Valley for her 'let's talk about it' show on 20th August. A range of issues about the state of mental health conditions in Bhutan is discussed. Besides being a psychiatrist looking...

Refugees do have right to sports: Gianni Merlo

During the Turkmenistan International Sports Media Forum (TISMF) in Ashgabat, the capital city of Turkmenistan, in the last week of November, Gianni Merlo, president of Association International de la Press Sportive (AIPS)  took time off to speak to Binod Dhungel, the Consulting Editor of Bhutan News Service on a range of...

JVT disqualifies 174 genuine Bhutanese : Gautam

Coordinator of a group formed by 174 disqualified asylum seekers, Purna Gautam, has claimed that including himself all 174 persons are genuine Bhutanese. In a special telephonic interview with the Bhutan News Service after his release from 11-day custody, Gautam claimed that he possessed sufficient documents to prove him as...

‘Lethbridge shooting was like a nightmare’

 Not only the resettled Bhutanese, several from the local community and organizations joined the funeral ceremony of late Deoraj Puri in Lethbridge of Canada on last Friday. Watch the funeral video here. "The shooting was like a nightmare," President of the Canadian Bhutanese Society Hemlal Timsina recalled, "We have at...

Tornado victims displaced, in need of support

The tornado victims in West Springfield, MA have been in a constant touch with the aid providers like American Red Cross, the latest report from the field says. Talking with Radio Program Saranarthi Sarokar from the disaster venue, Bhuwan Gautam, MA based BNS correspondent, points out that...

Conversation with UNHCR Chief -I

The first part features a conversation with UNHCR Nepal Country Representative, translated into Nepali. In the second half you can listen at separate talks with Jagirman Lama and Dr. Bhampa Rai.

RKD-Nepali PM Meeting

The first part features a conversation with couple from Goldhap on mix-marriage followed by conversation between RK Dorji and Madhav Kumar Nepal, Nepali PM. In the second part, you can listen to Krishna Dharabasi - the writer of a famous novel 'Saranarthi'.

Exclusive with UNHCR Nepal’s Representative

The Country Representative of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees , Stephane Jaquemet, who has been serving Nepal's office from mid January 2010, has said that if everything goes as per his plans, UNHCR would be able to resettle all interested Bhutanese refugees in the next five years. In his...

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