Is Bhutan prepared for the Big Quake?

WFP study on the impact and plan of action for potential earthquakes is the first ever model in Bhutan for humanitarian planning By Tashi Namgyal The Himalayan region has amongst the highest earthquake risk globally, with recent moderate-sized events resulting in tens of thousands of casualties. Despite this, understanding of earthquake risk in the region is limited, particularly in Bhutan, …

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11 and 12 year old to represent Bhutan in Moscow

By Tshering Rigzin Sonam Tenzin and Kinley Deki Yangzom will represent Bhutan in Gazprom’s Football for Friendship (F4F) in Moscow, Russia on June 12 this year. This will be Bhutan’s first ever participation in the event. Rigzin, an 11 year old student studying in class five in Loselling Middle Secondary School, Thimphu was chosen out of twenty under 15 national …

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Bhutan to host SAFF U-18 Championship 2017 for the first time

By Tshering After 18 years of affiliation with South Asian Football Federation (SAFF), Bhutan for the first time will host SAFF U-18 CHAMPIONSHIP 2017. The championship is scheduled to start from September 18 to September 27. A total of six SAARC countries India, Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Bhutan will participate in the championship. However, two nations of SAARC …

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