Thimphu, April 27 (IANS) This tiny Himalayan nation with its idyllic beauty and natural simplicity of its people is all set to host for the first time the 16th SAARC summit Wednesday with trade and climate high on its agenda.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 3:46:04 PM
Thimphu, April 27 (IANS) As Bhutan gets ready to host for the first time the 16th SAARC summit Wednesday, all eyes are on India and Pakistan and whether their dispute will overshadow the eight-nation association in its silver jubilee year.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 3:31:35 PM
Thimphu, Nov 7 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought a road to Bhutan through India for bettr trade and people-to-people contact. She told her hosts at this Bhutanese capital that India had accepted the idea in principle.
Saturday, November 07, 2009 4:59:43 PM
Kathmandu/Pokhara, Nov 5 (IANS) 'Heading for Nepal? Be sure to hit the casinos.' These words of encouragement came from family and friends urging me to chance a game or two at the famous gambling destinations in Nepal.
Thursday, November 05, 2009 9:46:04 AM
Samdrup Jhonkhar (Bhutan), Sep 22 (IANS) Bhutan Prime Minister Lyonchen Jigme Yoser Thinley will be among those joining a special prayer ceremony led by senior Buddhist monks Tuesday after an earthquake the day before claimed 12 lives and left a trail of destruction in this Himalayan nation.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 3:37:48 PM
Thimpu, Sep 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale Monday killed three people in Munggar in Bhutan, reports said.
Monday, September 21, 2009 5:31:17 PM
Lhasa, Sep 21 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted Bhutan Monday afternoon and the tremors were felt in Lhasa, authorities said.
Monday, September 21, 2009 4:29:50 PM
Thimpu, July 22 (IANS) Dressed in India's Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) fatigues and armed with AK-47 rifles, about 40 militants looted a house in Bhutan's Sarpang district, the second such incident in the area in three weeks. The attacks, which have spread fear among the people, are being attributed to the separatist Bodo militant group from the Indian state of Assam.
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 2:01:14 PM
Thimphu, July 22 (IANS) Cordyceps, a peculiar health weed native to Bhutan and highly valued for its medicinal properties, fetches astronomical prices at the yearly auction. This year a man from Thimphu district got the highest price for his cordyceps - Rs.351,000 for a kg!
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 12:07:21 PM
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y. Thinley arrives here Tuesday on a four-day visit - the first by a foreign leader to India since the new government took charge last month.
Saturday, June 27, 2009 4:03:54 PM
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