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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...

‘Bhutanese Weren’t Treated as They Deserve’

Ramesh Prasai, a radio journalist affiliated with Dharan-based Ganatantra FM, has spoken exclusively on the Bhutanese Refugee issue with Vidhyapati Mishra of Bhutan News...

The Silent Cost of Shangri-La? The Human Rights Controversy in Bhutan

For many in the Western Buddhist world, Bhutan has become a quasi-mythical land. Bhutan is an officially Buddhist Kingdom with ties to internationally popular...

The heroic saga of Bharat Rai

Barat Rai was born on July 14, 1924 at Nimring VDC of Bhojpur district that lies in the eastern part of Nepal. At a...

Moments of transitioning history…

On the 29th morning of July 2012, the sun was just a nascent orange glow above the eastern horizon when dozens of relatives gathered...

Bhai Tika celebrated in camps

Exiled  Hindus from Bhutan celebrated Bhai Tika, the last and last day of Tihar, the festival of lights, in all six camps, Friday. Marking Bhai...

BMS elects new executives

Following an election of new executives, three separate media entities have come up to work under same platform of Bhutan Media Society (BMS) and...

Legendary man longing to visit Kathmandu for treatment

Interestingly, Chhetri had visited Kathmandu in 1951 along with his mother. "That is a long story," says he," When my father was thrown alive into the Sunkosh River, I and my mother were brought to India and then to Kathmandu by some well-wishers of the Bhutan State Congress." The Gorkhaland National Liberation Front leader Subash Ghising, 75, was the driver of the Indian jeep that transported the Chhetris to Darjeeling from Bhutan, as per his narration."Such feeling is gradually fading away," Chhetri explains," Even my neighbours have stopped inquiring about my health when I am forced to struggle for survival in my bed." [...]

Scholarship declaration by Punya Foundation

Following a report on World Refugee Day, you can listen to a brief update on the Bhutanese youths missing from Washington, USA. In...

Thinley’s verbal assurance will remain as it is : Paudyal

Prime Minister Jigmi Y Thinely, who paid his three-day visit to Nepal as SAARC chairperson, said Bhutanese refugees in the UN-monitored camps of Jhapa and Morang were refugees, but not Bhutanese refugees. Organizing a press meet in Kathmandu on Saturday PM Thinely said, "They are economic refugees. They are environmental refugees. They are refugees of political instability. They are victims of circumstances that are beyond their control." As he wrapped up his visit, Vidhyapati Mishra of Bhutan News Service talked to Bhutan Peoples' Party President, Balaram Paudyal, on issues raised by the PM's visit. Paudyal opined that nothing miraculous will be seen in near future. He said that Thinley's verbal assurance to resolve the refugee issue will remain as it is. According to him, the refugees will see nothing in action. However, changes around the world indicate that Bhutan will not remain intact forever, he said [...]
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