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Khenpo Karpo passed away in Bangkok

Khenpo Karpo passed away in Bangkok

Khenpo Karpo who passed away on Wednesday morning at Bumrungrad hospital in Bangkok, Thailand is still in a deep meditative state (Thukdam). Sources said that Khenpo passed away at around 3:55am on Wednesday. He was admitted to the hospital last November with a prolonged lung problem. Khenpo was 82. His disciple Khenpo Dawa said that Khenpo’s precious body will be flown to the country once the meditative state is complete.…

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Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song Film by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song Film by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

Film: Following the ban on Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait, its production house, Tshong Tshong Ma Productions, submitted a letter on January 19 to the Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA) stating that the agency has not provided a valid reason for barring the film. The letter states that the production house was not able to find any section or clause that states that a film…

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Bhutan-Korea friendship made tour operators remain skeptical

Bhutan-Korea friendship made tour operators remain skeptical

Tourism: Although the Bhutan-Korea friendship offer is expected to benefit the tourism industry during the lean season months, most tour operators remain skeptical of the offer. Tour operators expressed dissatisfaction over the offer saying the industry was not consulted and that they did not receive prior information, as was the case with the Thai and Japan friendship offers. Tour operators said that they were called for a consultation meeting last…

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Rebecca Pradhan has been recognised as one of the biodiversity ‘Hotspot Heroes’

Rebecca Pradhan has been recognised as one of the biodiversity ‘Hotspot Heroes’

A senior Ecologist with the Royal Society for Protection of Nature, Rebecca Pradhan, has been recognised as one of the biodiversity ‘Hotspot Heroes’ by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund. It was in recognition of the valuable contribution she made towards conservation of biodiversity hotspots in Bhutan. Rebecca Pradhan and 14 other conservationists were chosen from over 2,000 civil society organizations around the world. The honour was conferred on Sunday during…

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