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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge head to Bhutan

Dinner with The King and Queen at Lingkana Palace Date : April 14, 2016 Reporter : ANI Thimphu (Bhutan), Apr.14 (ANI): The Duke and Duchess flew to to Bhutan on Thursday. On arrival at Paro airport, The Duke and Duchess will immediately get a sense of the beauty of this mountainous country. They will be welcomed by senior state representatives before departing for a scenic drive to the capital city of Thimphu. In the afternoon, they will travel to the beautiful Thimphu Dzong where they will take part in a Chipdrel, a traditional welcome procession, complete with ...Full Story

POLITICS

Prime Minister Lyonchhen meets Indian PM

Date : November 26, 2014 Reporter : ANI Modi also invited Lyonchhen to visit Gujarat KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held bilateral talks with the Afghan President and Prime Ministers of Bangladesh and Bhutan during which the leaders discussed ways to enhance cooperation in key areas of trade and security. ...Full Story

BUSINESS

India and Bhutan ink JV for development of hydropower projects

Date : April 22, 2014 Reporter : ANI Joint venture hydropower projects Thimpu, Apr.22 (ANI): India and Bhutan on Tuesday inked the framework 'Inter-Governmental Agreement' concerning development of joint venture hydropower projects through the public sector undertakings (PSUs) of both countries. ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Bhutan signs deal with Nissan for electric vehicles as part of zero-emissions goal

Date : February 24, 2014 Reporter : ANI Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn´s visit to Bhutan capital, Thimphu Tokyo, Feb. 24 (ANI): Bhutan has signed a deal with auto giant Nissan to become the ultimate showcase for electric cars. The announcement was made during Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's visit to Bhutan capital, Thimphu. Prime ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Bhutan King to be chief guest at India's Republic Day parade

Date : January 23, 2013 Reporter : ANI King and Queen of Bhutan will pay a state visit to India from January 23 to 30   New Delhi, Jan. 22 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck will be the chief guest at India's Republic Day of India parade this year. An official release says that the King and Queen of Bhutan will pay a ...Full Story

HISTORY

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge head to Bhutan

Date : April 14, 2016 Reporter : ANI Dinner with The King and Queen at Lingkana Palace Thimphu (Bhutan), Apr.14 (ANI): The Duke and Duchess flew to to Bhutan on Thursday. On arrival at Paro airport, The Duke and Duchess will immediately get a sense of the beauty of this mountainous country. They will be welcomed by senior ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Indian President Mukherjee hosts state banquet for Bhutan King, Queen

Date : January 13, 2014 Reporter : ANI Successful democratic elections held in Bhutan in July 2013 New Delhi, Jan.8 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee received the King of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, and Her Majesty Queen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday and hosted a banquet in their ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Seventh saarc meteorological meet in Thimphu

Date : October 30, 2014 Reporter : kuenselonline.com SAARC BHUTAN: Thunderstorm is one of the major disasters in the south Asian region, and it’s important to minimise its impact through forecast. Thunderstorm or nor’wester, experts from the South Asian association for regional ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Bhutan King meets Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi

Date : January 8, 2014 Reporter : ANI King Wangchuck´s second visit in 12 months New Delhi , Jan.7, (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, who is on a five-day visit to India, met Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday, at her 10, Janpath residence. Earlier in the day, King Wangchuck met Indian ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Delegation of Bhutanese Election Commission visits ECI for enhancing bilateral cooperation

Date : June 7, 2014 Reporter : ANI Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan A three member delegation of the Bhutanese Election Commission led by the Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan, Mr. Dasho Kunzang Wangdi, visited the Election Commission of India for enhancing bilateral cooperation. The visit concluded ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Narendra Modi´s Swearing-In Was Like a Mini SAARC Summit

Date : May 27, 2014 Reporter : NDTB Bhutan Prime Minister to NDTV New Delhi: In an unprecedented move, India's new government invited all of its neighbours for the swearing in at the President's house. Termed as India's zero problem neighbour, Bhutan's Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay ...Full Story

SPORTS

Our economy may be small, but it is sustainable - Bhutan PM

Date : January 12, 2015 Reporter : ANI Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay on Sunday Gandhinagar, January 11, 2015 (ANI): Highlighting his country's economy, Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay on Sunday said Thimpu has used its limited resources wisely. "Our economy may be small but we have used our ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

WFP to stay for three more years in Bhutan

Date : October 30, 2014 Reporter : bhutannewsservice World Food Program World Food Program that began supporting the school feeding in Bhutan sometime in 1974 will ultimately phase out the entire program from the country in 2018. This came as an extension of the program for three more years, which initially ...Full Story

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