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Bhutan's rupee reserves likely to drop
Thimpu, June 25 (IANS) Bhutan's Indian rupee reserves, which improved marginally to about Rs.10 billion in May, will most likely decline, with the government here deciding to lift import ban on vehicles from July.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:36:07 PM

Bhutan PM declines revised salary
Thimphu, June 20 (IANS) Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has refused to take his enhanced salary, and announced he would donate the additional Nu 50,000 (Rs.50,000) from his revised monthly salary to charity.

Friday, June 20, 2014 6:02:13 PM

Over half of tourists to Bhutan in 2013 were Indians
Thimphu, June 20 (IANS) Over half of the tourists to Bhutan in 2013 were Indians, Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has said.

Friday, June 20, 2014 5:44:04 PM

Child dies after being locked in showcase by sister
Thimphu, June 19 (IANS) A four-year-old boy in Bhutan's Paro district suffocated to death after his younger sister locked him accidentally inside a showcase while they were playing, police said.

Thursday, June 19, 2014 4:04:03 PM

Bhutan parliament raises tobacco import limits
Thimphu, June 18 (IANS) To curb the proliferation of tobacco in the black market, the Bhutanese parliament has endorsed a three-fold rise to the permissible import of tobacco products.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 4:12:05 PM

Modi's Bhutan visit gave foreign policy signals to neighbours (News Analysis)
Thimphu, June 17 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bhutan visit provided an assurance to a long-time subcontinental ally, with whom relations in the recent past suffered some jitters, of the importance it occupies in the scheme of things of the new government in New Delhi.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 6:32:16 PM

Bhutan PM agrees strong, prosperous India good for his country
Thimphu, June 16 (IANS) Bhutan's Premier Tshering Tobgay Monday agreed with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that a strong and prosperous India is beneficial to his landlocked country, saying "Bhutan's future is closely linked to India's future".

Monday, June 16, 2014 8:08:03 PM

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

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