Bhutan defeated in SAAF Championship Practice Match.

Nov.29 – Bhutan was defeated by Nepal in a friendly football practice match played  between the national teams of these two South Asian countries at Mohammedan Sporting Club, Kolkata on Sunday, the 28th Nov.
Though both sides strove to lead their rivals, yet, no scores were made in the first half. But early in the second half, Bhutan fortunately got a chance of spot-kick when Nepalese mid fielder, Bijay Rai,fouled at the D box. Continue reading

Bhutanese delegation returns determined from GNH Conference

Nov. 29, Bhutanese delegation, led by the prime minister Jigmi Y Thinley returned home yesterday with deepened commitment to Gross National Happiness (GNH) from the 5th international conference on the subject held in Brazil, writes. Continue reading

साहित्य शनिबार:-

Acme of my Unspoken Love.

The wound of my unspoken love still hurts me;
Deep in my bosom bestowing me an ample woe,
I wasn’t let candid at any juncture of my era-
By my homely enigma to willful my love to her, Continue reading

साहित्य शनिबार:-

एक  मुक्तक

फर्केर के हेर्या थिए गाली दिएर गइन,
आँखैमा तस्बिर  हाली दिएर गइन
गाउँनै नपाई  उनको  गीत मैले,
पहिले पो बेजोड ताली दिएर गइन

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साहित्य शनिबार:-

किन पोल्छ छाती?

पानी झरी नभनेर उन्कै तिर धाये साथी
जुनी जुनी सँघै बाँच्न चोखो माया लाये साथी।

जाली रैछिन उनी सह्रै पैसामा मरी मेटने
मन यौटालाई दियेर, तन अर्कैलाई बेच्ने ।

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Jesuit program breaks culture of violence in refugee camps.

DAMAK, Nepal : The Jesuit Refugee Service(JRS) has stepped in to break a cycle of violence, drug and sexual abuse that had been plaguing thousands of ethnic Nepali youths from Bhutan living in refugee camps in East Nepal. Continue reading

Humanitarian organizations to host live concert

( Nov. 27) On the occasion of the World AIDS Day 2009, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Caritas Nepal are jointly hosting a grand Cultural Program in Damak. The popular Nepali Rock and Pop band, 1974 AD is going to rock the show which is primarily organized to bring awareness among the Bhutanese refugees on HIV AIDS and other sexual diseases. Continue reading

Talking About ‘Rahasya Aafnopan ko’ and its Periphery.

The happy family of six members-parents and their four kids, lead peaceful and contended lives in a small house located in the country side, far away from the city hubbub until their mother is rapped and killed and father hanged to death not withstanding the pangs of the tragedy. The nightmares only begin when one of the four kids is killed brutally by the Village Head(Sumsher). Left at lurch, the orphans scatter around in the quest of some solace. Continue reading

What’s going on in Utah?

By Biren Dulal:
It’s been a long time since the Salt Lake City(SLC) guys had posted their news of progress on What are they doing? What is going on in SLC? Are they passing some dormant stages or in the state of hibernation during this beautiful snowy season? These were some good questions of curiosity raised in the mind of some well-wishers of Utahans, who love to read the progressive stages the Utahans are passing in their new homeland through our common network, Continue reading

Bhutan Bagged The Best Immunisation Award

Bhutan recently has successfully bagged the best immunisation award in its enviable performance in scaling almost 95 percent of coverage in child health and immunisation after three decades long battle to secure an international recognition that held on November 19, 2009, in Hanoi, Vietnam awarded by the Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunisation (GAVI) to amongst fourteen low-income group countries categorizing them into six different groups. Bangladesh, Congo, Djibouti, Gambia and Eritrea also were awarded for the best performance in immunization. Continue reading

Prime Minister speaks at the GNH conference.

Prime Minister of Bhutan, Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley delivered the keynote address at the opening of the Fifth International Conference on Gross National Happiness(GNH) at Iguacu, Brazil, on November 20,Friday, according to the Kuenselonline. Continue reading

The Other Gross side of Bhutan.

(A senior Nepalese reporter reviews the book, ‘Torture killing me softly‘, written by the exiled Bhutanese  leader and Human rights activist, Mr. Tek Nath Rijal.)

By Deepak Adhikari:
Repressive regimes everywhere employ torture on political prisoners to both extract information and to weaken the dissent. From the notorious Abu Ghraib in Iraq to Guantanamo in Cuba, the contemporary politics is replete with torture chambers of many kinds. It’s ironic that a country, which conjures up an image of the Himalayan paradise in the Western psyche, can indulge in such bizarre yet brutal practices of punishment. Continue reading