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What do you do on a Saturday? Bhutan’s PM is a doctor on weekends

The capital Thimphu has no traffic lights, the sale of tobacco is banned, and television was only allowed in 1999.

09 May 2019 10:46 AM

India announces Rs 4,500 crore assistance to Bhutan for its 12th, 5-year plan

PM Modi said hydro power cooperation with Bhutan is a key aspect of bilateral ties and work on Mangdechhu project will soon be completed.

28 Dec 2018 2:44 PM

Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering to visit India at PM Modi’s invitation

Bhutan PM’s visit to India is during the Golden Jubilee year of establishment of formal diplomatic relations between India and Bhutan.

25 Dec 2018 11:48 AM

Conjoined twins from Bhutan leave Australian hospital after being separated

The head of pediatric surgery Joe Crameri told reporters the twins had made an “excellent recovery” and were acting independently.

26 Nov 2018 10:19 AM

Bhutan gives India a message

India was not an election issue, unlike in the 2013 poll when confusion over New Delhi disrupting kerosene subsidies had drawn attention.

04 Nov 2018 12:05 AM


Mountain Echoes Literary Festival returns with ninth edition in Bhutan

Edition will celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between India and Bhutan.

09 Aug 2018 12:36 PM

India’s BRO completes key road in Bhutan

Bhutan is a strategically important country for India due to its location, and both sides have been ramping up overall cooperation.

23 Jul 2018 12:30 AM

Beat the summer heat at these popular destinations

Here are some Indian and international options to explore.

16 Apr 2018 1:25 PM

No force needed to change status quo: Japan backs India in Doklam standoff

The endorsement is a significant development at a regional level as China has violated agreements with Japan.

18 Aug 2017 10:12 AM

Bhutan and China: Clues to crisis from 1979

The need for Bhutan to talk with China was possibly the most controversial suggestion His Majesty could have made.

04 Aug 2017 12:34 AM


India signs new free trade pact with Bhutan

Two-way trade stood at USD 808.72 million in 2016-17, up from USD 750.2 million in 2016.

01 Aug 2017 9:54 AM

Bhutan as target: Fear is the key

Bhutan and India have always respected, honoured and treated each other well in the best of South Asian traditions.

07 Jul 2017 6:39 AM

Ready for talks; 'Chinese troops should leave Bhutan', says India

China and India have been engaged in a standoff in the Dokalam area near the Bhutan tri-junction for the past 19.

06 Jul 2017 8:17 AM

Sikkim road construction will change status quo with China: MEA

The MEA also said that India is committed to working with China to find peaceful resolution of all issues in border areas through dialogue.

30 Jun 2017 2:31 PM

A Dzong of happiness

Untouched, the vast expanse of Bhutan was a balm to soothen the weary souls of a large bunch of travellers.

20 Apr 2017 12:40 AM