Diaspora

Bhutanese Community in Wisconsin

By Dr. D.N.S.Dhakal There are about 60 families at Madison in Wisconsin. It is a small community as compared to other 48 states. The total population is less than 300. They have not yet form a social organization. Earlier there was an effort to build one but it could not get materialize because of the differences in opinion. Of the 60 families 45 are practicing Christian. So far only 4 families have brought houses. There is an initiative to start

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Meeting with IOM Representative in Minneapolis, Minnesota

By Dr. D.N.S. Dhakal Dr Chabi Sharma and Mangala invited me to join a meeting with members of Bhutanese Community Organization of Minnesota (BCOM). In the meeting were Dr Anup Singh Karki (senior migration health physician) and Dusanee Spansuk (Health Assessment Processing Officer) of International Office of Migration (IOM), Jhapa, Nepal. The IOM representatives were in the city to collect firsthand information from the resettled Bhutanese, local

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Bhutanese Community in Anchorage, Alaska

By Dr. D.N.S.Dhakal This year I had decided to visit Alaska before returning to Nepal. My purpose was a bit of tourism and to meet fellow resettled Bhutanese Alaska is the land of Eskimo. It is the largest state in US, as large as the size of India minus the state of Jarkhand. The total population is only about 750000. The state has enormous natural resources. I landed at the Anchorage international airport soon after midnight on the 11th.  I was

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Nepal Ambassador Visits Resettled Bhutanese Community

His Excellency Dr. Arjun Karki visited the resettled Bhutanese Community in Atlanta on 8th August. He was invited to hand over USD 25,000 cheque to Nepal’s Prime Minister’s relief fund for earthquake victims. [caption id="attachment_1186" align="alignright" width="300"] Georgia Bhutanese community leaders with Dr. Arjun Karki, Nepalese Ambassador to the United States.[/caption] The Ambassador thanked the resettled Bhutanese for their support

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अन्तरास्ट्रीय योग दिवसमा हिन्दु सनातन सेवा समाजको सहभागिता

हरि खनाल, जुन २६, २०१५; स्प्रिंगफिल्ड: विस्वमै पहिलो पल्ट मनाइएको प्रथम अन्तरास्ट्रीय योग दिवस अमेरिकाको पुर्वाञ्चल क्षेत्रमा पनि भब्य रुपमा पालना गरियो | गत २१ जुन २०१५

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Bhutanese delegates participate on the 12th Annual Advocacy Day of Hindu American Foundation in Washington D.C.

Six Bhutanese delegates from various states of the United States participated in a historic event- the 12th Annual Advocacy Day of the Hindu American Foundation- in the nation’s capital on June 9, 2015. Nine teams of delegates, including six Bhutanese delegates Madhav Sharma, Philadelphia, PA; Narayan Adhikari, Lansing, MI; Sarman Samal, Atlanta, GA; Tula Neopaney, Harrisburg, PA; Ms. Bishnu Timsina, Pittsburgh, PA; and Kunti Gurung, Pittsburgh,

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जहाँ पुगेन नेपाल सरकार, त्यहाँ पुग्यो भुटानी ढुकढुकी

अमेरिका आइओवा राज्यमा उत्पादन भइरहेको कार्यक्रम भुटानी ढुकढुकीका सञ्चालक तथा निर्देशक राकेश काफ्लेको नेतृत्वमा नेपालमा गत बैशाख १२ गते शनिबार  नेपालमा गएको महाभुकम्पका

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Bhutanese Communities in the US donate Rs 1.9 Million fund for earthquake victims in Nepal

Five Bhutanese delegates from various states of the United States visited UNICEF Office in 125 Maiden Lane, New York and handed over 1.9 million Nepali currency to Ms. Rachel Steinberg, Assistant Director, Civil Society Partnerships, U.S Fund for UNICEF on Friday. [caption id="attachment_1006" align="alignright" width="300"] From Left-Chandra Sitaula, Madap Sharma, Upendra Dahal, Rachel Steinberg, Parangkush Subedi and Sovit Sharma. Photo: P.K Subedi/NRB[/caption]

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Bhutanese community leader receives GAPI Award

Bhutanese community leader Manikala Basnet received  prestigious Humanitarian Award from the Georgia Association of Physicians of Indian Heritage (GAPI) on May 2, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. [caption id="attachment_950" align="alignright" width="275"] Ms. Manikala Gurung speaking at an event. Photo: P.K Subedi/NRB[/caption] The award was being presented to Ms. Basnet for her  community service and work with members of  Bhutanese Community in Atlanta

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Refugee leaders renew calls for repatriation

KATHMANDU, APR 24 - Bhutanese refugee leaders have once again raised the issue of their repatriation with “honour and dignity” to Bhutan. Speaking at an interaction in the Capital on Friday, leaders of the Druk National Congress (DNC) and the Bhutan National Democratic Party (BNDP) demanded that Nepal government and the international community respect their right to return to their homeland. The leaders also urged the international community

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