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Last updated: Monday, August 13, 2018 8:58:04 PM

India eves secure semis berth with 1-0 win over Bhutan
Thimpu, Aug 13 (IANS) India progressed to the semi-finals of the SAFF Under-15 Football Championship, defeating hosts Bhutan 1-0 at the Changlimithang Stadium here on Monday.

Monday, August 13, 2018 8:58:04 PM

Literature, art, culture to come alive at Bhutan's Mountain Echoes lit fest
Thimphu, July 10 (IANS) Majestic mountains, coupled with a spiritual setting, makes Bhutan's annual literary extravaganza -- the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival -- an exhilarating experience for its many visitors.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 1:40:07 PM

Bhutan's Mountain Echoes lit fest set to climb a notch higher
Thimphu, June 14 (IANS) Bhutans annual literary gathering, the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival, an like no other thanks to its magnificent backdrop, will return this August for its ninth edition, featuring a diverse set of speakers who will participate in sessions ranging from spirituality and philosophy to films and environmental conservation.

Thursday, June 14, 2018 1:48:05 PM

Bhutan gears up for unique inter-faith chanting event
Thimphu, June 8 (IANS) The picturesque capital of arguably the worlds happiest country is all set to host a unique "Thuendrel: Inter-Faith Chanting" event on Saturday.

Friday, June 08, 2018 1:52:05 PM

Bhutan to observe World Environment Day by going traffic free
Thimpu, June 4 (IANS) Bhutan will observe Pedestrians' Day to mark the World Environment Day on Tuesday.

Monday, June 04, 2018 7:10:03 PM

Bhutan set to go to National Council polls
Thimpu, April 19 (IANS) Bhutan is all set to go to the National Council polls on Friday.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 7:36:04 PM

India, Bhutan discuss bilateral ties
Thimphu, Oct 4 (IANS) India and Bhutan discussed their complete range of bilateral relations during the course of Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar's ongoing visit to the Himalayan kingdom, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 4:56:04 PM

Finance to Freedom: A businesswoman finds salvation in Buddhism
Thimphu (Bhutan), Sep 1 (IANS) Twenty years ago she was a chartered financial accountant in a fund management company in Hong Kong -- and before that in New York and London -- smoking cigarettes and dressing fancy. Today she wears maroon monastic clothes, her head shaven, asking people to buy her book, whose royalties go to the welfare of disabled children in Bhutan.

Friday, September 01, 2017 11:34:04 AM

Bhutan welcomes Doklam disengagement
Thimphu, Aug 29 (IANS) Bhutan on Tuesday welcomed the end of the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops on the Doklam plateau.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 2:38:05 PM

Lessons from Mountain Echoes: How a lit-fest is strengthening Indo-Bhutan cultural ties (Review)
Thimphu, Aug 29 (IANS) Druk Air flight KB 205 that took off from New Delhi on the afternoon of August 24 was no ordinary flight. At Terminal 3 of New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, scores of passengers looked on in awe and could sense the excitement brewing in the air as stalwarts from the literary world queued up for the immigration check. The humble Ruskin Bond seemed tired of the long queue, then came Jerry Pinto, followed by Ashwin Sanghi and the list of heavyweight writers only kept increasing with the passage of every minute.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 2:30:04 PM

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