Bhutan existed as a patchwork of minor warring fiefs until the early 17th century. At that time the lama and military leader Ngawang Namgyal, the first Zhabdrung Rinpoche, who was fleeing religious persecution in Tibet, unified the area and cultivated a distinct Bhutanese identity. In the early 20th century, Bhutan came into contact with the British Empire and retained strong bilateral relations with India upon its independence. In 2006, based on a global survey, Business Week rated Bhutan the happiest country in Asia and the eighth-happiest in the world.
With the fall of nine wickets, Bhutan collected 110 runs in 20 overs in the highly contested match ... While Bhutan had made 55 runs in the first 10 overs, the Maldives were seven runs behind the former at the same point ... The chief executive officer of Bhutan Cricket, Damber S Gurung, said ... Bhutan will play their fourth game tomorrow against Thailand.
Outgoing WFPHead of Office Svante Helms talks to Kuensel Editor Tshering Palden on his tenure in Bhutan, which began after WFP handed over the School Feeding Programme to the government in 2018, and future collaboration ... These were areas where we could support Bhutan and we saw a programmatic role for WFP to continue working in the country.
Thinley Namgay ... He said that seven officials of the BhutanNational BankLimited (BNBL), including its chief executive officer, should be held accountable for the official misconduct during the staff recruitment in 2017 based on the report submitted by police to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) ... “It will set a bad precedent for the future.” ... .
The document states that the HCV approach in Bhutan is for national land-use planning, understanding the environmental and cultural landscape for conservation planning and prioritisation, and supporting divisional forest offices to develop holistic sustainable forest management plans.