Bhutan

The best of Bhutan: Thimphu, Punakha and Paro

A beautiful mountainous country- Bhutan’s stunning natural landscapes, without a doubt, make this mountain kingdom a delight to visit.<p>Its golden …

Travel (India)

Bhutan King, Bangladesh foreign minister arrive to pay homage to Vajpayee

Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali arrived in New Delhi on Friday to pay their …

India

Bhutan King, ministers from South Asian neighbours to attend Vajpayee funeral

Bhutan’s King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk is scheduled to attend the funeral of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Friday afternoon here …

India

2018 SAFF U-15 Women's Championship: India overcome Nepal to enter final

The Indian eves will look to make it one better from their runners-up finish in the previous edition of the championship<p>India U-15 women's national team beat Nepal 2-1 in their semi-final clash of the SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) U-15 Championship at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, …

India

Flavors of Bhutan found at Druk Cuisine Kitchen in Tonawanda

Bhutanese sisters have taken over Druk Cuisine Kitchen, adding to Tonawanda's culinary diversity. Gita Tiwari and Sita Bista have begun offering …

Flavors

9 Journeys Not To Be Missed In 2019

Successful travel is all about knowledge through experience and planning with patience. Like fashion gurus, who operate through trends and traditions, travel experts looking ahead to 2019 scan the runways and scope out the landscapes in search of the perfect travel destinations.<p>One such expert is …

Gorillas

Working towards better boots on the ground

Bhutan’s exquisite wildlife is facing pressure from poaching and illegal logging. Rangers are the first, and often the only, line of defense between …

Wildlife

Isuzu Motors looks beyond Nepal, Bhutan for exports from India

Its plant in Andhra Pradesh, which became operational in April 2016, has an initial capacity of 50,000 units.

Business (India)

The Adventure Podcast Episode 30: An Interview with Mountaineer and Filmmaker Ben Clark

On this week's episode of The Adventure Podcast we sit down with mountaineer, skier, endurance athlete, and filmmaker Ben Clark to talk about …

Podcasting

Assam youth, hit by insurgency, celebrate Independence Day with a 3.5 km flag

Express News Service<p>GUWAHATI: In Assam’s Baksa district bordering Bhutan, thousands of youth thronged a road in a 12km long rally with a 3.5km long …

India News

The lingering shadow of Doklam

A year after the August 2017 disengagement between the Indian and Chinese armies after a 72-day stand-off, the shadow of Doklam lingers. "Amazing how …

India

Watch The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Geography 101: World Maps Trump Can Understand

Welcome to Presidential World Geography 101, the only class with maps designed for the U.S. presidents who refer to Bhutan as 'button' and …

Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert Schools Donald Trump Over Latest Geography Goof

"The Late Show" host said it's "important that the most powerful man in the world knows what countries are in that world."<p>Stephen Colbert broke out a world map to poke fun at President Donald Trump’s latest reported geography-themed gaffe on Monday’s “The Late Show.”<p>After Politico reported Trump …

Donald Trump

Stephen Colbert builds on Trump's reported Nepal-'nipple' mix-up with a Trumpean geography lesson

"We know that diplomacy isn't President Trump's 'thing,'" Stephen Colbert said on Monday's <i>Late Show</i>, but neither, apparently, is geography or the …

Stephen Colbert

Trump once referred to Nepal as 'nipple' during a meeting

Welcome to another day living under the Trump administration.<p>According to a Politico report published on Monday, during a 2017 briefing to prep for a …

Donald Trump

Trump’s foreign policy faux pas: Nepal mispronounced as “nipple,” Bhutan as “button”: report

<b>(Getty/Alex Wong)</b><p>A new report provides a number of juicy tidbits about Trump’s various gaffes when dealing with foreign leaders<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>August 13, 2018 9:19pm (UTC)<p>A new report suggests that President Donald Trump may have appeared like a bumbling fool on the international stage because of his …

Donald Trump

Soccer-La Liga announces landmark free-to-air deal with Facebook in India

BARCELONA, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Spain’s top flight soccer division La Liga announced on Tuesday a landmark deal with Facebook which will allow viewers in the Indian sub-continent to watch every game over the next three seasons free of charge on the social network.<p>A statement from La Liga said all 380 …

Free-to-air

Trump Still Has Trouble With The Subtleties Of The Office Of President

He continues to pronounce Bhutan as 'Button' and Nepal as 'Nipple'<p>When Donald Trump was running for the office of president, part of his appeal to …

Donald Trump

Chinese soldiers intruded India posing as nomads in July

<b>New Delhi, Aug 14:</b> There has been some amount of activity reported at the Demchok sector by the Chinese. Troops of the People's Liberation Army had …

India

Report: Trump Pronounced Nepal as "Nipple"

Stories of how Donald Trump doesn’t like to read briefings or prepare in any way for important diplomatic meetings have been consistent since the …

Donald Trump

SAFF U-15 Women's Championship: India defeats Bhutan to soar into semifinals

The Indian U-15 women’s team progressed to the semifinals of the SAFF U-15 Championship after defeating host Bhutan 1-0 at the Changlimithang Stadium …

India

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<b>Bhutan: a hotspot of wild cat diversity</b><p>Did you know that Bhutan is a hotspot of wild cat diversity? It is home to 11 species of wild cats which is …

Wildlife

Another side to Bhutan, and six things to do in the Himalayan Buddhist kingdom – land of archers in knee socks, ‘solar dogs’, and genuine warmth | South China Morning Post

Bhutan, or the Kingdom of Thunder Dragon, is nestled between China and India. The size of Switzerland, but home to just 800,000 people, the country …

Monasteries

India should get Bhutan to increase troop deployment in North Doklam, panel tells Centre: Report

The Parliamentary Committee on External Affairs was told that New Delhi had deployed an adequate number of troops in the territory.<p>India should help …

India News

678 Gentle Giants Roam Bhutan's Forests

Coinciding with World Elephant Day, Bhutan launched its Second National Elephant Survey at Sarpang yesterday. After two years of analysing data and …

Wildlife

Young Pandas Bhutan Art Competition

Under the theme of <b>“Living in harmony with nature”</b><br>to announce the launch of <b>Young Pandas Bhutan</b> and <br>celebrate <b>International Youth Day 2018</b> <br>12 August …

Wildlife

No room for complacency, says India U-15 football coach

After starting its SAFF U-15 Championship with a massive 12-0 win over Sri Lanka, head coach Firmin D’Souza cautioned against complacency ahead of …

Sports (India)

Asia Travel Package Tour By Private Jet

<b>Expedition Overview</b><p>Join a team of National Geographic experts on a journey from the Himalayan city of Bhaktapur to lush Laotian jungles, the neon-lit streets of Ho Chi Minh City, and beyond.<br>• See the leg-rowing fishermen of Myanmar’s Inle Lake, and learn about silk weaving on a visit to one of the …

Asia Travel

World in Progress: Unchaining Minds - Mental health in Bhutan and Togo

On this week's show: Find out why it's so hard to get adequate treatment for mental health patients in Togo, where the mentally sick are often beaten …

Mental Health

Following a Refugee Family's Long Journey to U.S. Citizenship

One suitcase each.<p>That was all the Mainali family took from their home in Bhutan when they fled to a refugee camp. As members of the Lhotshampas, an ethnic group of Nepali origin, the three-generation family was ensnared in Bhutan’s mass expulsion of more than 100,000 people in 1992.<p>Almost …

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