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'Modi government will take neighbours along to path of prosperity'
Thimphu, June 15 (IANS) The new Indian government's foreign policy focus on its South Asian neighbourhood and to work towards creating a peaceful, stable and economically inter-linked neighbourhood "bodes well" not only for the collective SAARC but also for Bhutan as the Narendra Modi government will "take everybody along to the path of prosperity", says an editorial in a Bhutanese daily.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 12:06:05 PM

Modi arrives in Bhutan on two-day visit
Thimphu, June 15 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday arrived in the Bhutanese capital on a two-day visit. He is accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 11:36:18 AM

Modi a friendly person, visit to further strengthen ties: Bhutan PM
Thimphu, June 15 (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday begins a two-day visit to Bhutan, the Bhutanese leadership has described the Indian leader as "a friendly person and well disposed towards Bhutan" and as one who "gives a sense of purpose and hope".

Sunday, June 15, 2014 11:20:03 AM

Modi gives a sense of purpose and hope: Bhutan PM
Thimphu, June 15 (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday begins a two-day visit to Bhutan, the Bhutanese leadership has described the Indian leader as "a friendly person and well disposed towards Bhutan" and as one who "gives a sense of purpose and hope".

Sunday, June 15, 2014 10:56:16 AM

Bhutan: An idyllic country where tradition and modernity co-exist
Thimphu, June 14 (IANS) There are no traffic signals in the Bhutanese capital, yet there is little chaos on the roads. With people not in any hurry to run you down, walking leisurely in this tiny Himalayan kingdom that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Sunday, is a rare pleasure - miles away from the humdrum of concrete jungles we call our homes.

Saturday, June 14, 2014 5:18:04 PM

Substance abuse: Bhutan's dark underbelly (Feature)
Thimphu, June 5 (IANS) Every Monday evening, government official Dasho Paljor J. Dorji turns into a chatty radio presenter for a popular talk show and gets candid with guests. But before signing off, he delivers a social message that invariably revolves around "drinking, driving and drugs" - something that comes straight from a personal tragedy.

Thursday, June 05, 2014 1:34:03 PM

Bhutanese literature: Rich oral tradition, but few writers (Feature)
Thimphu, May 31 (IANS) Bhutan's folklore, urban legends and myths have been celebrated through the country's rich oral traditions, but the abysmal absence of contemporary literary works and a limited reading culture is placing Bhutanese literature in a tricky situation in the Indian sub-continent.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 12:16:10 PM

Modi assures support to Bhutan
Thimphu, May 28 (IANS) Bhutan's Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed to commence four new joint-venture hydroelectric projecta with a capacity to generate 2120 MW, media here reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 3:58:03 PM

Bhutanese women in politics: Victims of prejudices (Feature)
Thimpu, May 28 (IANS) There is no gender discrimination in Bhutan but, when it comes to the representation of women in politics, socio-cultural prejudices prevent them from playing a larger role in policy making, says a Bhutanese filmmaker who has documented women's participation in the country's 2013 elections.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 12:08:03 PM

Mountain Echoes: Stirring literary revolution in Bhutan (Litfest Review)
Thimphu, May 25 (IANS) Bhutanese scholars, students and writers acknowledged how the literary and cultural gala "Mountain Echoes" is encouraging the younger generation in the landlocked Himalayan country to read, and exposing them to literature from outside, especially India, as curtains came down on the three-day festival.

Sunday, May 25, 2014 1:10:04 PM

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