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Paro Airport: History of one of the World’s Most Challenging Airports

Kuensel 13 Apr 2024
Morarji Desai touched down on the newly constructed Paro air strip on 23 March in a special aircraft, he was warmly received by senior officials of the Royal Government of Bhutan and the Indian Special Officer in Bhutan.
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Economy to see 4.4% growth this year: ADB

Kuensel 12 Apr 2024
The economics officer of the Bhutan Resident Mission, ADB, Sonam Lhendup, said that the growth of the services sector would serve as a foundation for this year’s economic growth, along with anticipated increased hydropower generation in 2025.
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Strengthening early childhood education in Bhutan

Kuensel 08 Apr 2024
There are growing expectation from this office because this initiative marks a crucial step in addressing the prevailing gaps and challenges faced by private ECCD centres across the country.
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Shadho Madho: From obscurity to vibrant agro-tourism hub

Kuensel 06 Apr 2024
The Pachu Community tourism site was initiated with the support from Economic Development sector of Chhukha dzongkhag administration and Phuentsholing gewog administration with support from Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s regional office.
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Bhutan Plans to Boost Bitcoin Mining Capacity Ahead of Halving

CoinGape 05 Apr 2024
Bhutan has paced up its Bitcoin mining capacity ahead of the anticipated halving ... Bhutan to Triple its Bitcoin Mining Capacity ... Bhutan would then have 600 megawatts of capacity overall ... Bhutan had ...
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CSOs and parents call for inclusive environment for autistic individuals

Kuensel 04 Apr 2024
... to enrol her five-year-old autistic son at Ability Bhutan Society (ABS) ... The event was funded by Save the Children, Country Office, Bhutan Foundation, with support from Project DANTAK and Kaja Throm.
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Saima Wazed lauds Bhutan’s health system

Kuensel 02 Apr 2024
The World Health Organization South-East Asia Regional Office (WHO-SEARO) regional director, Saima Wazed, concluded her five-day visit to Bhutan yesterday ... the strides Bhutan is making in healthcare.
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Indian PM Modi in Bhutan to shore up ties with eye on China

The Daily Tribune - Bahrain 23 Mar 2024
“The visit is in keeping with the tradition of regular high-level exchanges between India and Bhutan and the Government’s emphasis on its Neighbourhood First Policy,” said a statement from Modi’s office announcing his arrival.
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True friendship

Kuensel 23 Mar 2024
As the leader of the world’s largest democracy, Prime Minister Modi’s deliberate choice of Bhutan as his inaugural state visit since assuming office underscores the exceptional ...
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Sacred sites in Buli help homestay business prosper

Kuensel 23 Mar 2024
With support from the WWF Bhutan Program, the Zhemgang Divisional Forest Office constructed a visitor information center and community hall for recreation and meditation (Choekhang), a cantilever bridge, and a waste disposal shed at Dungkar Nye ... .
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Indian PM Narendra Modi in Bhutan to shore up ties with eye on China

Taipei Times 22 Mar 2024
“The visit is in keeping with the tradition of regular high-level exchanges between India and Bhutan and the Government’s emphasis on its Neighbourhood First Policy,” a statement from Modi’s office announcing his arrival said.
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PM Narendra Modi departs for two-day Bhutan visit

Hindustan Times 22 Mar 2024
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday morning departed for a two-day state visit to Bhutan. Modi's visit to Bhutan was postponed due to inclement weather conditions in the Himalayan nation.
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Modi to visit Bhutan this week

Hindustan Times 19 Mar 2024
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to make a brief visit to Bhutan this week to signal the importance attached by India to ties with the Himalayan nation, people familiar with the matter said.
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Phajo Nidup’s cases reveal lapses in relevant agencies

Kuensel 18 Mar 2024
It was discovered that rather than immediately arresting individuals after issuing an arrest warrant, the Royal Bhutan Police chose to contact the person named in the warrant and ask them to report to the police office or court.
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JICA volunteers celebrate 35 years in Bhutan

Kuensel 18 Mar 2024
The event celebrated the 35th anniversary of JICA volunteers in Bhutan ... Tatsunori Saya, aged 39, is the Volunteers Coordinator (VC) at the JICA Bhutan Office. He arrived in Bhutan on November 13, 2022, and his term will end in October 2025.
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