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Climate change takes central stage at Mountain Echoes Litfest
Thimphu, Aug 27 (IANS) It may be wrong to say that the first day of the Mountain Echoes Literature Festival here began on a "positive note" as renowned author Amitav Ghosh painted a gloomy picture of the dangers of climate change looming over the world.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:36:10 PM

Mountain Echoes litfest kicks off in Bhutan
Thimphu, Aug 26 (IANS) This capital city of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan came alive on Thursday evening with the seventh edition of the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival kicking off.

Friday, August 26, 2016 3:22:05 PM

India beat Bhutan 3-0 in football friendly
Thimphu, Aug 13 (IANS) Sumeet Passi, Jeje Lalpekhlua and Holicharan Narzary scored as India earned a convincing 3-0 victory over Bhutan in an unofficial friendly match here on Saturday.

Saturday, August 13, 2016 8:38:08 PM

Bangladesh will not be frightened by cowardly terror acts: President Hamid
Thimphu, July 4 (IANS) Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid, who is in Bhutan for a state visit, on Monday said his country would not be cowed down by the "cowardly" Dhaka cafe terror siege and was committed to fighting against all kinds of terrorism.

Monday, July 04, 2016 8:18:04 PM

Tata Motors launches Prima commercial vehicles in Bhutan
Thimphu, April 11 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Tata Motors on Monday announced the launch of its next-generation Prima range of heavy commercial vehicles (HCVs) in Bhutan.

Monday, April 11, 2016 5:38:04 PM

Mamata meets Bhutan king, discusses medical tourism
Thimphu, Oct 6 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- who is on a four-day visit to Bhutan -- on Tuesday met King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and discussed various ways of mutual collaboration including medical tourism.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 6:12:14 PM

Mamata meets Bhutan PM, talks about business ties
Thimphu, Oct 5 (IANS) On a visit to Bhutan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday met Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and discussed areas of Bhutan-Bengal collaboration.

Monday, October 05, 2015 8:22:06 PM

The attractive calmness of thunder dragon land (Travelogue)
Thimpu, Sep 25 (IANS) After smoggy, sooty Delhi, the crisp air at Bhutan's Paro airport is unmistakable and, descending after a three-hour flight, the first instinctive reaction is to breathe in a lung-full of the clean, soft and scented air.

Friday, September 25, 2015 2:00:03 PM

'Biggest operation' against Bodo militants launched in Assam
Chirang (Assam), Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian Army and Assam Police have launched their "biggest operation" against Bodo militant outfit NDFB, particularly in places close to the international border with Bhutan, a top police official said on Saturday.

Saturday, September 19, 2015 6:42:14 PM

Open border deal among India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal
Thimpu, June 15 (IANS) India, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal on Monday signed a far-reaching agreement here that will enhance regional connectivity by facilitating seamless movement of people, goods and vehicles among the four nations, with the first phase set to begin in October.

Monday, June 15, 2015 2:32:19 PM

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