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Though it hardly seems possible, the Dragon Prince of Bhutan just keeps getting cuter. Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, the son of Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema, appears i...
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Bhutan said yesterday that the road was being made in its territory.
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It said the road construction in Sikkim sector of the Sino-India border is 'legitimate'.
Shangrila Peripheral pre-Bhutan googling throws up mostly non-exciting trivia until you discover that this pint-size nation tops Asia's happiness index. Apparently, Bhutan has rejected GDP (Gross Dome...
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At the Paro airport, I alight from the DrukAir flight in an oddly ambivalent state of mind, not quite knowing what to expect of my host country. Hailing from a developing country like India, a vacatio...
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A summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders set for Islamabad in November may be called off, as several countries have decided not to attend amid rising tension betwee...
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The summit can go ahead only if all members agree to participate.
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The media narrative about Bhutan remains centred on it being a peaceful Himalayan utopia with a green economy. Most of that might be true. But perhaps what many people don't know is that Bhutan is home to some of the most draconian and dictatorial laws, coupled with a dark history of xenophobia and ethnic hatred.
NEW DELHI -- Keen on promoting connectivity in the South Asian region, India is set to build a sea-bridge and tunnel connecting Sri Lanka while a pact has been inked with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal...
Bhutan's latest Gross National Happiness survey findings reveal that women are less happy than men -- consistent with the 2010 survey findings. Only three women are elected members of the current Parliament, compared to the seven elected in the first session. There are reports of domestic violence from across the country, and even more shockingly, many women condone it.
We all know what an usual day in the Indian Parliament looks like. Shouting MPs, displaying of placards, throwing things at each other (shoes and chairs included), a disturbed Speaker trying to calm t...
This article is from Open Magazine. By Shubhangi Swarup Happiness is relative. It is an escape from the cacophony, crowds and fumes of Jaigaon, West Bengal's border town next to Phuentsholing, its Bh...