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Strong, prosperous India beneficial to neighbours: Modi (Roundup)
Thimphu, June 16 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, affirming that a "strong" and "prosperous" India stood to benefit its subcontinental neighbours, Monday assured Bhutan that his regime would fulfil all commitments made by its predecessor and announced major trade concessions for the landlocked nation.

Monday, June 16, 2014 7:12:16 PM

Modi's double faux pas
Thimphu, June 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday committed faux pas twice during his otherwise rousing speech at the joint session of Bhutan's parliament here.

Monday, June 16, 2014 5:40:03 PM

Tobgay terms Modi visit to Bhutan a 'success'
Thimphu, June 16 (IANS) Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay Monday said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Himalayan nation was a "success".

Monday, June 16, 2014 5:12:10 PM

'Hope PM Modi lives up to commitments to Bhutan'
Thimphu, June 16 (IANS) The Bhutanese people have been impressed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement that he would review with the Bhutanese leadership India's development cooperation programme to make it more effective, and are hoping that Modi, "known as a doer", would translate his commitments into action, an editorial in a Bhutanese daily said Monday.

Monday, June 16, 2014 5:04:04 PM

Modi travelled in his armoured BMW in Thimphu
Thimphu, June 16 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi travelled in Thimphu in his specially designed armored BMW 7 that was flown into Bhutan.

Monday, June 16, 2014 4:42:06 PM

Bhutan visit extremely successful: Swaraj
Thimpu, June 16 (IANS) India Monday described as "extremely successful and entirely satisfying" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bhutan and said it would strengthen Indo-Bhutan relations.

Monday, June 16, 2014 3:50:08 PM

India, Bhutan to boost hydropower cooperation
Thimphu, June 16 (IANS) India and Bhutan reiterated their commitment to achieving the 10,000 MW target in hydropower cooperation and not to allow their territories to be used for interests "inimical" to each other.

Monday, June 16, 2014 3:24:03 PM

Modi gives primacy to Hindi in Bhutan
Thimphu, June 16 (IANS) Indian leaders conversing with foreign dignitaries have generally spoken in English and also addressed international gatherings in English, the country's official language ever since its independence from British colonial rule in 1947.

Monday, June 16, 2014 3:16:15 PM

Modi proposes hill sports festival
Thimpu, June 16 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday mooted the idea of an annual hill sports festival with his country's northeastern states along with Bhutan and Nepal.

Monday, June 16, 2014 2:52:16 PM

Indo-Bhutan ties very strong, says Modi
Thimphu, June 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing a joint session of the Bhutanese parliament Monday, assured that ties between India and Bhutan are very strong and change of government will not alter the dynamics of bilateral ties.

Monday, June 16, 2014 2:46:15 PM

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