Villages along Indo-Myanmar border at mercy of insurgents, says Rajnath Singh
Villages along Indo-Myanmar border at mercy of insurgents, says Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday painted a grim security situation in the country's border with Myanmar and Bhutan where there were reports of insurgents, weapons and drugs crossing over and said that his ministry was taking measures to effectively manage the international borders.

India to ink agreement with Myanmar, Thailand: Nitin Gadkari

In the wake of an agreement between India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan for unhindered vehicular movement, a similar accord with Myanmar and Thailand will facilitate smoother surface movement in the region, union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday.

India ranks 143rd on global peace index topped by Iceland

India ranks a lowly 143rd on a global peace index, lagging way behind the likes of Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with Iceland emerging as the most peaceful nation in the world.

Quake rocks Assam, Meghalaya, Bengal and Bhutan; three injured

 An earthquake measure 5.6 on the Richter scale struck Assam on Sunday morning.

Snake venom worth Rs 100 crore seized; 6 nabbed in West Bengal

Six persons were on Saturday arrested at Belakoba and snake venom worth about Rs 100 crore was seized from them.

DU's foreign students to participate in Yoga Day at Rajpath

While most of the Delhi University students are enjoying their summer vacations, 41 foreign students from the varsity are busy learning various 'asanas' in the run up to the Yoga Day function at Rajpath on June 21.

Open border deal among India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal

India, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal on Monday signed a far-reaching agreement here that will enhance regional connectivity by facilitating seamless movement of people, goods and vehicles among the four nations, with the first phase set to begin in October.

687 cadets inducted into the Indian army as officers

A total of 687 cadets were inducted into the Indian army as officers on Saturday after a passing-out parade at the prestigious Indian Military Academy here.

Nepal to sign BBIN Motor Vehicle Agreement

The Nepal government has decided to sign the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicles Agreement in Bhutanese capital Thimphu on Monday for the regulation of passenger, personal and cargo vehicular traffic amongst four SAARC countries.

Asian heavyweights kick off Road to Russia
Asian heavyweights kick off Road to Russia

Asia`s heavyweight nations kick off their World Cup campaigns in some unusual places over the next six days, with a qualification revamp putting the continent`s minnows in line for some painful thrashings.

National Knowledge Network to extended to SAARC countries

The government is in the process of extending India's National Knowledge Network to SAARC countries in order to enhance cooperation in the field of education, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said here on Wednesday.

Bhutanese Prime Minister invites Mamata

 Bhutan's Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has invited West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to visit his country, according to Consul-General of Bhutan in Kolkata Dashi Karma Tsering Namgyal.

Ganga-Bramhaputra Basin mapped in first of its kind study

The Ganga-Bramhaputra Basin together store around 960 cubic km of water, researchers have claimed in a first of its kind study after mapping the rivers, and said it will help understand signatures of droughts and floods to better manage water resources in the region.

High altitude lifts Bhutan`s World Cup hopes
High altitude lifts Bhutan`s World Cup hopes

Bhutan`s amateurs are hoping the dizzying altitude of their Himalayan home games will give them an edge as they look to extend their World Cup fairytale.

Asia throws up intriguing World Cup qualifiers
Asia throws up intriguing World Cup qualifiers

The sheer enormity and rich diversity of Asia offers a bitter-sweet opportunity to the region`s World Cup hopefuls.

Tarun Gogoi urges Power Ministry for allocation from Bhutan projects

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday urged the Union Ministry of Power to take appropriate action for allocation of 500 MW of power from three projects in Bhutan.

Bhutan leap 46 places in FIFA rankings, Belgium go third
Bhutan leap 46 places in FIFA rankings, Belgium go third

Bhutan jumped 46 places from the foot of the FIFA rankings to 163rd on Thursday after recording their first ever World Cup qualifying victories.

Bhutan Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka

 Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay will embark on a three-day visit to Sri Lanka tomorrow during which he will meet the country's top leaders to strengthen bilateral ties.

China shadow over ambitious Guwahati-Tawang connectivity?

India may again approach Bhutan for an early clearance to a crucial road passing through its territory that connects strategically important Tawang with Guwahati as the neighbouring country has put on hold the project apparently due to fear of antagonising China.

Bhutan-India ties role model political relationship: Bhutan PM

Describing ties between India and Bhutan as a "model relationship", Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said trust, cooperation and confidence have helped build close relations between the two neighbours.