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Namgyel Wangchuck crowned King of Bhutan

In an elaborate sacred ceremony marked with chanting of sacred Buddhist sutras, Oxford-educated and Indian-trained Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck was coronated as the fifth King of Bhutan on......

Bhutan king hands over power to son

Bhutan's King Jigme Singye Wangchuk has abdicated the throne after 34 years, and handed over power to his son Crown Prince Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.The 26-year-old Jigme Khesar becomes the......

Bhutan king to step down in 2008

Bhutan's King Jigme Singye Wangchuk will step down from his throne in 2008 and make way for his 25-year-old son Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, national newspaper Kuensel reported on Monday.\nThe......

10 powerful monarchs who command respect

After nearly 40 years on the throne, King Juan Carlos of Spain is to abdicate in favour of his son Crown Prince Felipe.   The handover will make King Juan Carlos the first Spanish king to pass......

Amid China fears, Bhutan stands out

It is time India valued this relationship and paid more attention to the Land of the Thunder Dragon, says Nilova Roy Chaudhury.Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's recently concluded visits to India and......
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France tops invite list

French President Francois Hollande is the fifth head of state to have been invited from France making the country the most invited nation during... ...

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UK's Prince William and Kate to visit Bhutan this year

Britain's Prince William and wife Kate Middleton will undertake their first official visit to Bhutan in the early half of this year, after their... ...

http://echoofindia.com/london-uks-prince-william-and-kate-visit-bhutan-year-101519
White Lotus in Chumbi

Ma Zhanwu, dapper even if his Mao jacket is no longer fashionable in sartorially conscious Beijing, represents China in Kolkata. Karma T. Namgyal,... ...

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Get away from it all in the remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan

I set off on every single trip with great expectations: I want it to change me. Whether it's a 10-day jungle trek in Borneo or a weekend of... ...

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Bhutan King expects first child, heir to the throne

King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has announced that he and his wife are expecting their first child, the heir to the Golden Throne,... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/bhutan-king-expects-first-child-heir-throne-039

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