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Modi visit a success, tweets Bhutan PM

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 19:50

Bhutan`s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay on Monday said his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi`s visit to his country was a "success" and the Bhutanese people were fortunate to host the new Indian premier.

More vegetarian, Gujarati dishes on table for PM Modi in Thimphu

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 01:36

With visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi being a strict vegetarian, the Bhutanese government and the hotel he is staying in here are serving more vegetarian dishes as well as some Gujarati dishes.

A good neighbour important for happiness: PM Modi tells Bhutan

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 00:19

In comments that may be seen as reference to China and Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday night said having a good neighbour is important for a country`s happiness and in its absence a nation cannot live in peace despite prosperity.

PM Narendra Modi receives rousing welcome in Bhutan, stresses on `B2B` ties

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 00:17

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said though government in India has changed, Bhutan remains a priority for New Delhi and it will strengthen further the relations between both the South-Asian nations after reaching here, his first foreign destination since he took over.

PM Narendra Modi`s Bhutan visit - As it happened on Sunday

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 16:59

Embarking on his first foreign visit since taking over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Bhutan on Sunday to cement India`s "unique and special relationship" with this SAARC country and his thrust to make the ties more effective.

Bhutan ties will be key foreign policy priority: Modi

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 10:53

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described Bhutan as a "natural choice" for his maiden visit abroad, and said relations with Thimphu would be a key foreign policy priority of his government.

Postal ballots may prove decisive in Bhutan polls

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 15:25

Postal ballots may play a key role in deciding the fate of many candidates in Bhutan`s second national elections on Saturday as victory margins in many constituencies are expected to be very narrow.

Relations with India dominate Bhutan polls campaigning

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 13:18

Opposition PDP general secretary Sonam Jatsho expressed confidence that his party has a high chance of forming the next government in Thimphu.

Bhutan preparing for first stage of key elections

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 13:52

Bhutanese are taking part in elections in the country to determine which party will form the government.

Ericsson to deploy 4G network for Bhutan Telecom

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 18:15

European telecom equipment maker Ericsson Wednesday said it will deploy the 4G (LTE) network for Bhutan Telecom (BT) this year and pilot commercial services will be initially launched in the country's capital Thimphu.

Indo-Pak Foreign Ministers meet at Thimphu

Last Updated: Sunday, July 24, 2011, 00:36

Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday had a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Rehman Malik, as he said terrorism posed the most significant "existential challenge" to peace and security in South Asia.

Pak PM appreciates progress in Secretaries` talks in Thimphu

Last Updated: Friday, February 11, 2011, 01:01

Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today appreciated the progress made by Pakistan and India during talks between their Foreign Secretaries on the margins of a SAARC meet in Thimphu.