Bhutan

Type: Country
Name: Bhutan
population: 1,797,542
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Driving local economy, hydropower’s primacy

E3: Developing hydropower projects exclusively to export electricity is not a priority for the country, but to drive the local economy, it’s a must.This, the secretary of economic affairs ministry, Dasho Sonam Tshering highlighted during the three-day ... [Published Kuensel Online - 6 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

1 lie and the Indian media made him a hero

HHe had just been recruited by the NASA, the American space organization. In August 2012, news reports appeared in Malayalam newspapers and television channels with visuals of young people celebrating the success of one of their own. Then, there was no ... [Published rediff.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

UNE researchers help in Bhutan’s early childhood education boom

Demand for early childhood education in the South Asian country of Bhutan has boomed, leading to a unique partnership with reers from The University of New England.Ten lecturers from the Royal University of Bhutan are in Armidale to spend time at several ... [Published Noodls - 7 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Megawide Construction : Bhutan looks at Phl PPP School Infra Project

Delegates of the Bhutan government with officials of the PPP Center, the Department of Education and the Cabilang Baybay Elementary School in Carmona, Cavite.MANILA, Philippines - Officials of the government of Bhutan recently paid a visit to one of Megawide ... [Published 4 Traders - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bhutan-Australia bilateral consultation held

T he third annual bilateral consultation between the governments of Bhutan and Australia was held yesterday.The Bhutanese delegation was led by the Director General of the Bilateral Affairs of the foreign ministry, Kinga Singye, while the Australian delegation ... [Published Bhutan Broadcasting Service - Oct 29 2014]
Entities: Bilateral, Bhutan, Australia
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

This Winter's Hot Destination? Bhutan, And Here's Why

There are a lot of good reasons why someone might visit the Kingdom of Bhutan – but now there are more than ever. Bhutan has increasingly been on the radar of the traveler who has been there and done that around the world, but now it is offering something ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 29 2014]
Entities: Bhutan
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Before Google brought Bhutan to the World, The Tide Brought the Gospel to Bhutan

However, the Bhutanese government allowed Google to embark on a Street View map project in the nation, bringing its beauty to Internet users around the globe.Just last week, Google unveiled its Street View images of nearly 2,000 miles of roadways in ... [Published Assist News Service - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 2 reports

Traditional notes blend with new-age music

Music from various SAARC countries are set to bring alive the charm of the city's oldest Purana Quila during the South Asian Bands Festival that begins here on November 7.The eighth edition of the three-day festival would feature 14 rock bands from countries, ... [Published Deccan Herald - Oct 28 2014]
Entities: Maldives, Purana, Sri Lanka
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 2 reports

Australian Ambassador confirms visa cancellations of two Bhutanese

The Australian Ambassador to Bhutan, Patrick Suckling, confirmed that the visas of two Bhutanese in Perth, Australia, have been cancelled.  Ambassador Patrick Suckling said the two have been given short-term visas so that they can arrange for return to ... [Published Bhutan Broadcasting Service - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 2 reports

What a pilot sees landing at one of the world's most dangerous airports

UTCParo Airport in Bhutan is located in a deep valley near the Paro Chhu river. The airport is about a mile and a half above sea level, and is difficult — and dangerous — to land at because of the 18,000-foot peaks surrounding it.As if the surrounding ... [Published Mashable - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bhutan-Australia annual bilateral consultations

ZOOM: + - ResetDiplomacy: The third annual bilateral consultations between Bhutan and the government of the Commonwealth of Australia will be held today in Thimphu.The Bhutanese delegation is led by the foreign ministry’s  bilateral affairs director, ... [Published Kuensel Online - Oct 28 2014]
Entities: Bilateral, Bhutan, Australia
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bhutan trip, China on mind

New Delhi, Oct. 27: President Pranab Mukherjee will fly to Bhutan on a day’s trip next week, barely four months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the nation, underlining concerns in New Delhi over the recent talks between Thimphu and Beijing ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 28 2014]

Quotes

Speaking at the South Asian Young Entrepreneurs Summit (SAYes), Pollock said "The network that we have built here in Bangalore over the last two days will only grow. You will be the catalysts that break through and break down the barriers to connectivity in this region."
It added: "Deliberations to strengthen the capacity within the region for improving quality and learning outcomes, mobility, leveraging the potential in research, mutual recognition of qualifications and effective use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education including sharing of e-resources and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) will also be held in the meeting."
"I had discussed with him some of the project ideas during my MTech days and he was a source of inspiration. He helped me understand that science should be simplified enough for a layman to take interest" Arun told The Hindu
"Bhutan has had a rapid socio-economic transformation which has put a strain on the traditional extended family support systems for young children."

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What a pilot sees landing at one of the world's... [Published Mashable! - Oct 28 2014]
Paro Airport in Bhutan is located in a deep valley near the Paro Chhu river. The airport is about a mile and a half above sea level, and is difficult — and dangerous — to land at because of the 18,000-foot peaks surrounding it. As if the surrounding ...
Pakistan: Asia: So Close and Yet So Far From Po... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 25 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Pakistan By IPS Correspondents Mallika Aryal contributed to this report from Kathmandu, Kanya D’Almeida from Colombo and Ashfaq Yusufzai from Peshawar, Pakistan. KATHMANDU/PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Oct 24 2014 (IPS) - The ...
New mag: now there’s a Brit preaching the Ghazw... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Oct 24 2014]
[ by Charles Cameron -- we've ignored the apocalyptic aspect of Khorasan for years, now we're admitting it, but still overlooking the second prong ] . ** Introducing the first English language issue of Ihya-e-Khilafat — which is in effect a ...
Remote Bhutan Gets Google Street View Panoramas [Published WSJ.com: India Real Time - Oct 24 2014]
Google has unveiled Street View images for some 1,900 miles of roads in Bhutan, allowing people who aren’t able to visit the tiny, isolated Himalayan kingdom a chance to take in some of its dramatic vistas. ...
Remote Bhutan Gets Google Street View Panoramas [Published Digits - Oct 24 2014]
Google has unveiled Street View images for some 1,900 miles of roads in Bhutan, allowing people who aren’t able to visit the tiny, isolated Himalayan kingdom a chance to take in some of its dramatic vistas. ...
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Bhutanese Refugee Number 90,000 Resettled from ... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - May 23 2014]
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