Goede and Tharpei Lam pedestrianised

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Thursday, January, 31st,2019 in News. No Comments

Two of the busiest lanes near the Zangtopelri lhakhang in Phuentsholing, Goede Lam and Tharpei Lam, are closed for traffic giving residents and visitors to the busy town a breath of fresh air. The roads were closed for traffic since January 24. The move was considered after the new three-storied multicar parking was opened on […]

Thimphu’s Memorial Choeten- The symbol of peace and prosperity

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Tuesday, November, 7th,2017 in News. No Comments

The Third King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (1928-1972) wanted to build a monument to, “represent peace and prosperity in this war-ridden world.” After consulting with Dudjom Rinpoche Jigdrel Yeshi Dorji (1904-1987) he chose to build a Dudul Yuley Namgyal choeten in the heart of Thimphu. But before the idea could take shape, he passed away at […]

Palestine humbles Bhutan 2:0

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Thursday, September, 7th,2017 in News. No Comments

The national squad put up a brave fight against Palestine, who remain undefeated in the AFC Asian Cup qualifier, at the Changlimithang Stadium yesterday. However, a goal each in the early second half and the dying minutes of the match sealed the nine points for the visitors. After missing several chances in the first half, […]

Thousands attend K-Pop concert

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Wednesday, June, 21st,2017 in News. No Comments

The fans poured in thousands at the Changlimithang stadium in Thimphu hours before the first ever K-pop concert began. Scorching mid-day sun and drizzle in the evening did now deter the crowd. Nor the disappointment over the cancellation of four bands that had confirmed to perform earlier. It was a long wait because the set […]

15 public service delivery mobile apps launched

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Saturday, February, 11th,2017 in News. No Comments

ICT: To simplify and enhance the delivery of public services, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay launched 15 public service delivery or government to citizen (G2C) mobile apps at the Banquet Hall in Thimphu, yesterday. Lyonchoen said that with the launch of the service delivery mobile apps, people can conveniently avail the services as and when they […]

Bhutan: Happy grow lucky

By: sithar on Friday, November, 18th,2016 in News. No Comments

THE national sales pitch of Bhutan sounds oddly boastful for a shy mountain kingdom. “Happiness is a place,” it declares. But for the numerologically obsessed citizens of this Switzerland-sized country squashed between India and China, happiness may also be a time. This year happens to be not only the 400th anniversary of Bhutan’s creation as […]

Archery in Bhutan

By: sithar on Monday, August, 29th,2016 in News. No Comments

In the Kingdom of Bhutan, the national sport of archery offers an entertaining spectacle for observers and requires focus, strength and stamina from the competitors. For the archers, tournaments are a means of blowing off steam while preserving their traditional culture. It’s also just good, clean fun. Source: livehappy Experience BHUTAN Differently,       […]

Unforgettable Bhutan has all the ingredients for magic

By: sithar on Friday, October, 2nd,2015 in News. No Comments

On a planet so well travelled that little remains secret, so bucket-listed that “been there” takes precedence over being there, so Instagrammed that worldly wonders serve merely as wallpaper for our selfies, the majestic mountain kingdom of Bhutan wields a power to astonish even the weariest of wanderers. So I’m not entirely surprised that my […]