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Bhutan: Internet usage for terrorist activities - a concern
Feb 03, 2015 While the internet has emerged as one of the most valuable means of communication, it is also being exploited for the purposes of terrorism.
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Year 2014: South Asia seeks to bridge the digital divide
Dec 31, 2014 Digital initiatives launched by India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka are a stunning reminder of a vital role played by technological interventions in developing countries.
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Fifth SAARC Energy Ministers Meeting begins Thursday
Oct 15, 2014 The agenda of the meeting include review of status of implementation of decisions of the Fourth Meeting of SAARC Energy Ministers held in Dhaka, on 15 September 2011.
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Bhutan gets its first IT park
Sep 18, 2009 The Bhutanese government has announced a plan to build the country’s first Techpark to facilitate technological innovation and attract foreign investments. The park is expected to be operational in June 2011 and will provide 700 jobs.
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Bhutan launches mobile infosystem for farmers
Jan 13, 2010 The launch of the advanced mobile-based information system last week will boost the local farmers income, by helping them find the right place to sell their farm produce in Bhutan. Providing access to information in four languages, it reads out to the caller a range of prices.
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Royal charter to boost media industry
Feb 23, 2010 Bhutan’s Royal King celebrating his 30th birth anniversary issued a charter that established the first media foundation in the country. Besides promoting the sustainability and growth of newspapers and broadcast stations it will boost use of national language in media.
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Bhutanese scribes learn about media ethics
Mar 18, 2010 A workshop organised by UNESCO in partnership with Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development offered training on media ethics to participants from the Bhutan Broadcasting Service and other media professionals of the country. It was aimed towards helping them address ethical aspects of the journalistic practice in a globalised world.
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Bhutan takes quick steps to digitisation
Jul 21, 2010 For computer engineer Philip Smith, connecting Bhutan to the world wide web was just another task, but it was a quantum leap for the Bhutanese. Since then information technology has progressed by leaps and bounds and has helped locals to share their unique culture.
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Bhutanese refugees make a new beginning
Nov 12, 2008 In past ten months thousands of Bhutanese refugees of Nepalese origin have begun new lives in other countries, with the aid of UNHCR. The agency has been working for nearly two decades to protect and resettle them from eastern Nepal's harsh camps.
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Anger over jailed Bhutanese journalist
Jan 23, 2009 A press freedom group has reacted angrily after the Bhutanese government jailed a journalist on ‘subversion’ charges. The Association of Press Freedom activists accused authorities of torturing 20-year-old Shantiram Acharya, who has been sentenced to seven years in prison for his alleged links to a banned Maoist group.
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World Bank study spells out Bhutan's education woes
Mar 10, 2009 Teachers are the most influencing factor in providing quality education, says a 2009 World Bank study on Bhutanese schools. The report recommends personality and character test while recruiting teachers to ensure motivation.
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Bhutan artists demand stricter copyright laws
Apr 20, 2009 As a result of rampant infringement of copyright laws in Bhutan, pirated versions of Bhutanese movies and music albums have swamped the market. Film producers and local artists are feeling frustrated, as they are incurring huge loses due to non-payment of royalties.
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Teachers in Bhutan look for greener pastures
Apr 23, 2009 Disenchanted with poor working conditions and tired of being blamed for deteriorating quality of education, Bhutanese teachers are giving up their jobs in schools for lucrative careers. The country’s education ministry has launched various schemes to help the teachers regain their status in the society.
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Maternal mortality rate appalling in Bhutan
Jun 17, 2009 A new report released on maternal and child health in Bhutan reveals that many women die due to pregnancy related complications. The report recommends creating a supportive environment for women by educating, empowering and providing them with proper healthcare.
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Bhutanese refugees in Nepal hope for repatriation
Jun 23, 2009 Thousands of Bhutanese refugees in Nepal who fled their country fearing ‘ethnic cleansing’ have resettled in third countries over the past year. While bilateral talks have failed to come up with a solution, these minorities also known as ‘Lhotsampas’ have launched a campaign for repatriation.
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Heartache for wives of Bhutanese refugees
Jul 03, 2009 Nepalese women married to Bhutanese refugees fear they may be left out of the third country resettlement programme and end up separated from their families. Even children will get separated from their uncles, cousins and grandparents.
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Aquaculture grows by leaps and bounds in Bhutan
Jun 29, 2010 Bhutanese farmers are taking up aquaculture to make a living in rural parts of the country. Aided by training and availability of fish fingerlings they have created their own fishery pond; however inaccessibility of motorable road is preventing them from enhancing their farm.
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Bhutan fears return of controversial vaccine
Jul 06, 2010 Even though WHO has convinced that deaths of infants were not due to the use of pentavalent vaccine, fear among the natives run high on its re-introduction. To avoid risk, an 11-member committee has been set up to investigate the impact of the vaccine before starting it again.
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Bhutan earmarks $5m for renewable projects
Jul 08, 2010 Though landlocked Bhutan is capable to meet its energy demand with hydropower, the government has allocated $5m in solar, biogas and wind projects. Plans to develop home solar PV systems, biogas plants for household use and small-scale wind power demonstration plants are underway.
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Farm road to revive fallow land
Jul 20, 2010 A road connecting Shingkhar village in Bhutan and its isolated hinterland will now facilitate the cultivation of a huge area of fallow land in the region. Besides this, a new milk processing unit and a community forest will strengthen the village economy.
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Bhutan: 1/3rd health units run by lone workers
Aug 13, 2010 Bhutan faces shortage of health workers as many doctors and nurses leave for higher studies abroad. There are around two health workers assigned to a population of 2500, whereas in remote areas the ratio is 1:2500.
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Bhutan hosts Climate Summit for a Living Himalayas 2011
Aug 11, 2011 Representatives from Bangladesh, India and Nepal will convene in Bhutan in November to establish a strategy for adapting to climate change, especially its impact on the Himalayas, and to create networks enabling information and experience sharing.
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Ousted from Bhutan, Hindu group being resettled in the West
Dec 15, 2010 A Nepalese Hindu minority group in Bhutan is being resettled in Western countries after years of stalemate between the two countries — both refuse to accord citizen status to the 100, 000 odd 'refugees'.
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Bhutan leads UN to happiness
Jul 23, 2011 Inspired by Bhutan, the United Nations General Assembly has adopted a non-binding resolution that makes happiness a 'development indicator'. The new indicator measures quality of life and creates a balance between the spiritual and the material.
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Bhutan deal for swifter aid delivery
Jul 27, 2011 Bhutan will enter into a bilateral agreement with the United Nations to expedite aid delivery by lowering custom barriers in the face of a disaster.
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Bhutan to host Himalayan climate change summit
Aug 11, 2011 India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan have decided to host a Climate Change Summit in November to develop a roadmap for climate impact and adaptation action by fostering knowledge partnerships among the nations.
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Bhutan should mainstream climate change
Sep 08, 2011 A study argues that Bhutan should prioritise tackling climate change as the human development achievements of this agrarian, Himalayan nation remain fragile and vulnerable to reversal.
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Climate change threatens Bhutan’s unique wildlife
Sep 20, 2011 The impact of climate change on the forests of the alpine zone in Bhutan will have a detrimental effect on the habitat of threatened species including the snow leopard, takin and red panda, claims a World Wildlife Fund report.
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Poachers stealing gains made in tiger conservation: WWF
Apr 23, 2012 WWF is calling on tiger range countries to take steps to stop poachers stealing the gains made by the governments towards their goal to double the number of tigers in the wild. This will be the main agenda for global tiger recovery programme to be held from 15-17 May 2012 at New Delhi.
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Eco-tourism in Manas to provide alternative income to communities and protect wildlife
May 07, 2012 Realising the potential of Bhutan's Royal Manas National Park as an eco-tourism destination, the national park initiated its first set of community based eco-tourism projects with financial support from WWF Bhutan. Besides upliftment of the communities through alternative income generation opportunity, the project also aims to promote local stewardship and community participation in the park’s conservation efforts, thereby reducing illegal activities in the park.
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