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Bhutanese athletes in Korea for Asian games

  Team Bhutan: Bhutanese athletes and officials in Incheon Athletics: About 16 Bhutanese Athletes are in Incheon, South Korea to take part in the 17th Asian games, officially known as the XVII Asia. Bhutanese athletes are taking part in archery, boxing, golf, shooting and Taekwondo.  The Asian games has 439 events in 36 sports disciplines, including

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First Bhutanese in UN Peacekeeping Mission

RBA/RBG: In a historic move for the country and armed forces, Bhutan is now participating in United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions. Two royal Bhutan army (RBA) and one royal body guards (RBG) officers recently left the country to serve as peacekeepers in the Middle East and Africa.  They will don the distinctive blue beret or helmet

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What is the Festival Season

The only preparation visible, besides the monks practising dances for the Thimphu tshechu, is the space reserved by shopkeepers and vendors along Norzin lam.  The road will be closed for traffic and, for three days, it will be an open market. Sales thrive as shopkeepers use the space to clear their old stock at cheaper

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Recently discovered rock Buddha face draws crowds

Buddha face: The rock figure as seen from across the Punatshangchu Landmark: A rock, resembling Buddha‘s face, located on a hill below Wangduephodrang dzong, has of late attracted hundreds of visitors. It can be viewed from across the river and has been named ‘Buddha face’ by locals and social media users, where the photo has been

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His Majesty the King granted an audience to 121 volunteers

His Majesty the King granted an audience to 121 volunteers, who are currently attending the ongoing 13th batch DeSuung Integrated Training Programme, yesterday. The training is being held at Army Training Centre in Tencholing, Wangdue Phodrang. His Majesty expressed appreciation to the volunteers and said their participation sets a good example and encourages others to do

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