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11 Dec 2013 | Karma Ura/ The NY Times | COMMENTS 0

Bhutan Needs Monarchy, and Democracy

Bhutanese people do not want to lose the stability of the monarchy, but they accepted the king's decision to shift toward democracy

09 Dec 2013 | Surojit Gupta | COMMENTS 0

In 'happy' Bhutan, film industry is beaming

Move over Bollywood and Hollywood. Bhutanese films featuring local superstars are pulling audiences into movie theatres in Thimphu

08 Dec 2013 | Pranjal Baruah | COMMENTS 0

South Asian nations join hands against cross-border trafficking

To impede cross-border human trafficking in south Asian countries, anti-trafficking agencies from India and its neighbouring countries have decided to join hands and frame a 'Special Operation Procedure'

06 Dec 2013 | BBC | COMMENTS 0

South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies in Johannesburg

South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.

06 Dec 2013 | IANS | COMMENTS 0

India to install HVDC power link with Nepal, Bhutan

India is working to install a high voltage direct current power transmission line to Nepal and Bhutan

05 Dec 2013 | Asif Showkat Kallol | COMMENTS 0

Fruits get rotten at port as blockade continues

Usually, foods like orange is rotten after 12 hours of harvest if kept unpreserved

04 Dec 2013 | Edirin Oputu | COMMENTS 0

The media’s struggle for survival in Bhutan

The changing media landscape in the tiny Himalayan nation

04 Dec 2013 | Coco Liu | COMMENTS 0

Bhutan prospers by exporting 'sustainable' energy, but some doubt that it is

"Hydropower is a strategic resource and the only resource that can take care of the country's future in terms of sustainable development."

01 Dec 2013 | By Ed Crocker For The New Mexican | COMMENTS 0

Understanding Adobe: Historic earth/stone dzongs a preservation challenge in Bhutan

The flight time from Guwahati, Assam, India, to Paro International in Bhutan is 50 minutes. The attendants on the Airbus 319, once we had left the Brahmaputra in the mist, delightfully apologized for curtailing beverage service for lack of time.

01 Dec 2013 | Express News Service | COMMENTS 0

Aadhaar: Bhutan Takes Valuable Lesson from Kerala

Kerala is giving lessons to Bhutan on Aadhaar registration. A high-level official delegation from Bhutan reached here the other day to learn the process of Aadhaar implementation here.

01 Dec 2013 | Channel News Asia | COMMENTS 0

Singapore, Bhutan have good people-to-people links

Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, Mr Lawrence Wong, says Singapore and Bhutan have good people-to-people links.

28 Nov 2013 | COMMENTS 0

Graft-busters exchange tips in fight against corruption

Bringing bribery offenders to justice has its peculiarities in a small country such as Bhutan, where just about everyone knows everyone else.

27 Nov 2013 | NDTV | COMMENTS 0

India lags behind Bhutan, Nepal and Zimbabwe in Internet download speeds: Ookla

The Internet infrastructure in India is improving with broadband speeds going up, though penetration is still low due to the high cost of bandwidth. However, the country still lags behind countries like Bhutan, Cambodia, Nepal, Nigeria, Laos and Zimbabwe when it comes to Internet download speeds.

27 Nov 2013 | Outlook India | COMMENTS 0

India, Bhutan to Hold Second Round of Development Talks

India and Bhutan will hold the second round of development cooperation talks in New Delhi tomorrow for Bhutan's 11th Five Year Plan for which India has committed a total of Rs 45 billion.

15 Nov 2013 | Business Standard | COMMENTS 0

Bhutanese media professionals to visit India

India has invited Bhutanese media professionals to visit the country this month as part of efforts to familiarise and enable them to understand the working of the Indian media.

15 Nov 2013 | The Nation | COMMENTS 0

Bhutan pact opens doors to S Asia

BHUTAN COULD act as a gateway for Thai investment to nearby countries in South Asia in various industries including infrastructure, energy development, and tourism and services.

07 Nov 2013 | PTI/ Economic Times | COMMENTS 0

Bhutan asks India to expedite development of more hydro power projects

Terming India as a 'partner', Bhutan today said it should expedite the development of a few more hydro projects in the next couple of years and invited Indian companies to explore the possibility of investments.

07 Nov 2013 | TNN | COMMENTS 0

Bhutan Airlines set for a double 'first' at Kolkata airport

At present, Jet Airways operates two daily flights to Bangkok while Thai Airways, Indigo Airlines and AirAsia have a daily operation. On Kolkata-Paro sector, the only operator at present is Druk Air.

07 Nov 2013 | BERNAMA | COMMENTS 0

Bhutanese PM to visit Thailand next week

The visit is the first by a Bhutanese prime minister since both countries established diplomatic relations on Nov 14, 1989

26 Sep 2013 | REPUBLICA | COMMENTS 0

Karate team off to Bhutan

Nepali karate team, including 28 players, left Kathmandu on Wednesday to participate in the South Asian Karate Championship to be held in Thimphu, Bhutan

26 Sep 2013 | Kuwait News | COMMENTS 0

Kuwaiti U-16s thrash Bhutan, climb top of AFC Cup qualifying group






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