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Bhutan

Zero-Covid Bhutan bans vehicle imports to stave off a Sri...

Vehicles are seen driving along a road in a valley near Punakha, Bhutan. The country of fewer than 800,000 people has banned most veh...

Bhutan’s Economic Affairs Minister lists out how pandemic...

The Ministry of Economic Affairs had signed an Annual Performance Agreement (APA) to bring the economy to a growth rate of 5% by 2021-2...

UN vote on Ukraine shows geopolitical shift in South Asia,...

A general view shows the results of the voting during the 11th emergency special session of the 193-member UN General Assembly on Rus...

Bhutan mourns 4th death of pandemic

Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, who is also a practising medical doctor, said the death was a ‘bitter reminder we...

Foreign Secy Shringla meets Bhutan minister to review econ...

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla called on Lyonpo Loknath Sharma, Bhutan's Minister for Economic Affairs in New Delhi on 10 J...

BBIN motor vehicle pact to go ahead without Bhutan

Bangladesh, India and Nepal have decided to go ahead with a regional motor vehicles agreement without Bhutan as the country pulled out...

The China-Bhutan border deal should worry India

In South Asia, China sees Bhutan, where it does not yet have an embassy, as the last frontier. So far, Thimphu has successfully w...

China and Bhutan reach deal on border talks ‘in test for I...

China and Bhutan have agreed to expedite border talks. Photo: Shutterstock China has signed an agreement with Bhutan to speed up t...

Bhutan and Northeast India: Subnational diplomacy possibil...

The growing strength of India and Bhutan’s relationship over time has been commended as a model for enduring goodwill between the...

Climate change casts shadow on Bhutan with glacial lakes a...

Lakes in Bhutan dammed by glacial moraines are at risk of overflowing into the valleys below as ice melts.   © Getty Images...

Bhutan delivers 230,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Nepal

The Bhutanese government on Friday delivered 230,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Nepal. A Druk Air plane landed at 9:15am with vac...

Bhutan-India joint Mangdechhu hydroelectric project reduce...

Mangdechhu project was awarded was because of its social and environmental credentials Photograph:( WION ) The Brunel medal is his...

Indian Army Chief Gen MM Naravane speaks to senior officia...

Indian Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane on Monday spoke to Chief Operations Officer of the Royal Bhutan Army Lt Gen Batoo Tshering a...

We'll be wiped out if we can't control COVID-19 now: Bhuta...

Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering has expressed concern over the prevailing threat of COVID-19 in the country and said: "We will be...

Bhutan prepares to supply oxygen to India

Efforts are underway to help India as the country suffers critical oxygen shortages amid a devastating surge in Covid-19 cases, ac...

Lockdown possible anytime cautions health minister

A third nationwide lockdown looms large as two more from the community tested positive for Covid-19 in Phuentsholing yesterday. A 36-y...

Bhutanese residing in India and Bangladesh receive Covishi...

With the surge in Covid-19 infection in Bangladesh and India in the past month, the government has dispatched Covishield vaccine for Bh...

India’s shadow looms over revived China-Bhutan border talk...

Chinese foreign vice-minister Kong Xuanyou visited Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, in 2018. Photo: AP China and Bhutan a...

Million Tree Project for an ecologically sound Bhutan

About 60 households of Kawang gewog in Thimphu received 150 fruit trees as a part of the “Million Trees Project”, launched...

Covid-19 threat looms large, as Bhutanese become complacen...

After a brief respite, the country is witnessing a surge in new Covid-19 cases sparking concerns. The country is seeing a rapid rise in...

Election across Bhutan border changes protocol stance

With the ongoing elections in the Indian states of West Bengal and Assam, Bhutanese vehicles ferrying goods and commodities via Indian...