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    Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia. Located in the Eastern Himalayas, it is bordered by the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China in the north, the Sikkim state of India and the Chumbi Valley of Tibet in the west, the Arunachal Pradesh state of India in the east, and the states of Assam and West Bengal in the south.

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    Sony Networks acquires media rights for Rugby WC 19
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    Sony Networks acquires media rights for Rugby WC 19

    Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited (SPN) has acquired the exclusive media rights for Rugby World Cup 2019 from Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL). The tournament will be held in Japan from September 20 to November 2 and will be telecast in India live and exclusive on SONY TEN 2 channels and will be livestreamed on SPNs premium video on demand (VOD) service, SonyLIV.

    'BBIN motor vehicles agreement will boost region's economy'
    Business

    'BBIN motor vehicles agreement will boost region's economy'

    The Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal Motor Vehicles Agreement (BBIN MVA) would boost the economy of these countries, according to experts who attended a seminar in Dhaka.

    Bhutan's court convicts oldest Cabinet minister for fraud
    International

    Bhutan's court convicts oldest Cabinet minister for fraud

    Social media users in Bhutan are calling for the resignation of the country's Home and Culture Affairs Minister Sherub Gyeltshen after a court here convicted him of claiming false insurance this week.

    'Sonchiriya' was too niche to work at box office: Abhishek Chaubey
    Entertainment

    'Sonchiriya' was too niche to work at box office: Abhishek Chaubey

    "Udta Punjab" director Abhishek Chaubey claims he never had any illusions about the fact that his last release "Sonchiriya" was too niche a film to get good numbers at the box office.

    What good is development minus clean air, water? asks Richa
    Entertainment

    What good is development minus clean air, water? asks Richa

    Bollywood actress Richa Chadha has questioned urban development at the cost of the green carpet, and raised concern over how the basic human need for water and clean air is becoming a luxury thanks to increasing pollution.

    As need to de-colonise: Filipino lensperson Xyza Bacani
    International

    As need to de-colonise: Filipino lensperson Xyza Bacani

    Celebrated Filipino documentary photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani, who has been travelling to several Asian cities to capture the lives of migrant domestic workers, says that As are quite influenced by the colonial culture, and to find their voice and reclaim their space, they need to de-colonise their minds.

    People's participation on rise at Mountain Echoes: Kelly
    National

    People's participation on rise at Mountain Echoes: Kelly

    Rise in audience participation at the four-day Mountain Echoes 2019, the festival of arts, literature and culture, which concluded at the Royal University of Bhutan, here on Sunday, was a positive change, said Kelly Dorji, one of the festival directors.

    Filipino visual artiste slams OFWs' remittance system
    Entertainment

    Filipino visual artiste slams OFWs' remittance system

    Xyza Cruz Bacani, a celebrated Filipino documentary photographer and visual artiste, has questioned the Philippines government and its economic system that relies on remittances from Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW).

    Social media creates bio-envy: Richa Chadha
    Entertainment

    Social media creates bio-envy: Richa Chadha

    Bollywood actress Richa Chadha who, along with the "Udta Punjab" director Abhishek Chaubey, attended the Mountain Echoes 2019 here, says strategic posts on social media by celebrities create a lot of "bio-envy".

    'Financial education important for budding entrepreneurs'
    National

    'Financial education important for budding entrepreneurs'

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