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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

Bhutanese clap to make an exception for Modi
Thimphu, June 16 (IANS) People of Bhutan do not clap as a congratulatory gesture as they believe that clapping is done only to ward off evil spirits. But Monday they made an exception for Indian prime minister Narendra Modi who gave a rousing speech at the joint session of Bhutanese parliament.

Monday, June 16, 2014 1:22:11 PM

Bhutan visit extremely successful and entirely satisfying: 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 12:00:05 PM

Want to take forward Bhutan-Bharat hydropower cooperation: Modi
Thimphu, June 16 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing a joint session of the Bhutanese parliament, here Monday said India wanted to take forward its hydropower cooperation with the Himalayan country in a major way and also equip its youth with technology to be able to match strides with others in the world.

Monday, June 16, 2014 10:42:14 AM

Bhutan remains a priority for India: Modi
Thimphu, June 15 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday assured Bhutan that the Himalayan nation remained a priority for his country despite the change in government and termed the relations between the two nations as "made for each other".

Sunday, June 15, 2014 11:06:16 PM

Modi receives rousing welcome in Bhutan, stresses on B2B ties (Intro Roundup)
Thimphu, June 15 (IANS) Bharat to Bhutan ties got a major fillip as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared his intent to expand "B2B" relations on his maiden visit abroad to the neighbouring Himalayan country with which India shares long-standing close and friendly ties.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 10:24:03 PM

India important for Bhutan's happiness: Modi
Thimpu, June 15 (IANS) India as a friend in the neighbourhood is an important parameter of happiness for Bhutan, visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 9:44:04 PM

Modi receives stirring welcome in Bhutan, neighbours to ramp up cooperation (Roundup)
Thimpu, June 15 (IANS) Setting out on his first overseas trip after becoming India's prime minister, Narendra Modi Sunday received a stirring welcome from hundreds of school children and others in Bhutan as the two neighbours focused on extensive development cooperation and discussed measures to enhance bilateral economic ties.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 9:44:03 PM

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