New Delhi: The marathon runners from Bhutan's armed forces dominated the first day of the snowman race that began October 13 from Gasa to Bumthang in the most challenging terrain of the Himalayan mountains of Bhutan. Officials reported to media that "As of 9 pm yesterday (October 13), 28 runners...Read more
Pakistan is not the only country that suffers high levels of debt that has become a bane for its economy. As many countries had to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic and the Ukrainian war with Russia, therefore, they also had no choice but to take drastic measures to support their...Read more
In both men and women categories, Bhutanese athletes are in the lead New Delhi: Seven international runners have withdrawn from the Race. Five couldn't proceed from Narithang (the first aid station), and one could run only a few km from Narithang yesterday. One of them withdrew on the first day...Read more
Guwahati Nearly two and half years after the Covid pandemic's outbreak, the India-Bhutan border gate along the Assam frontier are set to reopen for tourists next week. Samdrup Jhongkhar and Gelephu border gate will be opened on September 23, officials said. Director, Law and Order,...Read more
Pakistan is not the only country battling high levels of debt which has become a scourge for its economy.As many countries grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and the Ukrainian war with Russia, they had no choice but to take drastic measures to support their economies.Global public debt has reached 100%...Read more
The Race will navigate the most challenging trekking route in Bhutan, the Snowman Trail, passing through some of the most difficult mountainous peaks New Delhi: Bhutan is hosting the toughest ultra-marathon in the world today. The Tourism Council of Bhutan announced that Snowman Race is billed as one of the...Read more
Dechen Dolkar Tour operators and hotels are not required to pay business bonds according to the tourism rules and regulations 2022 which came into effect on September 23. The draft rules and regulations were submitted to the Cabinet after the consultation meeting with tourism service providers. However, the provision requiring...Read more
Ministries and agencies to be merged Rinzin Wangchuk If the upcoming winter session of the Parliament endorses the Civil Service Reform Bill 2022, the existing 10 ministries would be downsized to nine. Ministries are proposed to be renamed and agencies reorganized to “build a better future that is progressive, relevant, and responsive...Read more
There may be a lot of grievances, but those in the tourism business are happy that some of their concerns are being heard and will be looked into as they wait for the formal opening of the border on September 23, in 10 days. The sustainable development fee (SFD) of...Read more
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