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SML is critically important for Bhutan’s economy

Kuensel 30 Jan 2023
Sustainable land management is critical for Bhutan’s success in the agriculture sector. In the past 16 years, more than 26,000 acres of land have been developed to enable our farmers to enhance farm productivity without degrading land resources ... Bhutan’s agriculture development stands on sound footing ... The backbone of Bhutan’s economy is agriculture.

Sustainable land management critical to better agricultural production

Kuensel 28 Jan 2023
The country in the past 16 years developed around 26,886 acres of land to enable farmers to enhance farm productivity without degrading land resources. The Sustainable Land ... Bhutan has 2.93 percent of the land as cultivated agricultural land from a total land cover of 38,394 sq km.

China infesting settlements of villages across China-Bhutan border: Report

Beijing News 25 Jan 2023
China, despite its promises of attempting to settle border disputes with Bhutan, has been infesting settlements of villages across the disputed regions, Kathmandu-based online magazine Epardafas reported ... China, however, has still been infesting villages across Bhutan. China has for decades claimed a significant amount of territory on Bhutan's land.

Bhutan, China cannot agree on anything without India’s OKThe Big Lens

Deccan Herald 22 Jan 2023
The next round of Bhutan-China border talks are reportedly all set to begin soon ... While Beijing wants Bhutan to “accommodate” it and hand over huge chunks of lands to it, Thimphu “understands” China’s intentions ... New Delhi has ‘noted’ Bhutan’s stand but has refused to comment on it ... China sees India as a spoilsport in its land-grab games in Bhutan.

UK's steps to counter China in Himalayas must be boosted: Report

Beijing News 20 Jan 2023
Lhasa , January 20 (ANI) ... The Director of Research at COG, James Rogers, said that China's revisionism and capture of the Himalayan region include altering facts on the ground and land grabs for the construction of illegal infrastructure in Bhutan ... Also urge the government to provide more protection to Tibet's refugees, the report said ... (ANI) ....

55,686 landless households

Kuensel 16 Jan 2023
3.8% of households own more than five acres of land in urban areas ... About 34 percent or 55,686 households in the country do not own any land, according to the Bhutan Living Standard Survey (BLSS) 2022 ... A household is considered a landholder if they own any type of land anywhere in Bhutan.

Here’s how to have an adventure every week in 2023

The Times/The Sunday Times 15 Jan 2023
Stroll between the hill towns of northern Sicily or ascend to the Tiger’s Nest monastery near Paro in Bhutan ... Over the time that we’ve been away, it has spruced up the Trans-Bhutan Trail, thereby resurrecting one of Asia’s great adventures, a Silk Road route across the Land of the Thunder Dragon via monasteries and magical mountains.

Bhutan dons new look, decides to send its first delegate to the Miss Universe pageant

International Business Times 12 Jan 2023
Miss Bhutan Tashi Choden ... As a global event watched by millions of people, I see this as a great platform to help share the voice of my country, highlight our beautiful land, and advocate for important causes. Bhutan is going through a period of major transformation, and I'm so proud to be part of this.

Meet Tashi Choden: First Bhutanese woman to participate in the Miss Universe pageant

The Times of India 11 Jan 2023
As Indians gear up to witness the beauty pageant, our neighbouring country, Bhutan is making news by sending its first ever contestant to the popular pageant. Miss Bhutan, Tashi Choden was crowned Miss Bhutan on June 04, 2022 at the third edition of Miss Bhutan and now she will represent her country at the Miss Universe pageant.

Bhutanese tennis team lose six games in ITF Championships

Kuensel 11 Jan 2023
Bhutan lost six consecutive games as of yesterday. Players from the Maldives and the Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) won against Bhutan in the single category ... Team Bhutan comprising four athletes, and an official landed in Bangladesh on January 8 to take part in the 10-day tournament which began on January 9.

List of top 5 visa-free countries you would relish to travel

The Siasat Daily 06 Jan 2023
Bhutan. Bhutan, which is officially known as the kingdom of Bhutan is known as one of the cleanest countries in South Asia. Situated in the mountainous regions of the Eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is also called the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon.’ ... Bhutan is known for its simplicity and warm hospitality ... The capital of Bhutan is Thimphu.

India-Bhutan relationship: A testimony of friendship and camaraderie

Beijing News 05 Jan 2023
Bhutan considers India as gyagar, meaning the holy land, as Buddhism originated in India, which is the religion followed by the majority of Bhutanese ... This satellite is expected to enable Bhutan by providing real-time data and high-resolution images for land mapping and facilitating managing its natural resources, forests and agriculture.

A Jaunt in Bhutan, Where Happiness Is King and Travel Is Exclusive

Beaumont Enterprise 05 Jan 2023
With roughly three quarters of its land remaining tree covered, Bhutan ...

Why is India covering up clashes with China in the Himalayas?

The Spectator 20 Dec 2022
It may not sound too shocking, but this is the thin edge of a potentially very thick wedge, as Bhutan’s experience can testify.  ... Such an action is undoubtedly designed to force Bhutan to concede strategically important land in the west of the country, near the Doklam plateau.

Secret Travel by Jamal Shaikh: If happiness had a destination...

Hindustan Times 16 Dec 2022
Bhutan levies a charge of USD 200 per day from travellers from all over the world except India! A traditional folk dance performed in Thimphu. In 2020, the “free pass” that Bhutan gave Indians changed ... While Bhutan is accessible via land borders in West Bengal and Assam, all arrivals by air land at the only international airport of the country.

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