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.

Jaishankar arrives in Bhutan on first leg of 'SAARC yatra'

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Sunday called on Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay soon after arriving here on the first leg of his 'SAARC yatra'.

Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar lands in Thimphu on SAARC mission

Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar landed in Bhutan's capital Sunday on the first leg of his visit to four SAARC countries.

Pune FC beat Mohun Bagan in penalty shootout to book Kings Cup final
Pune FC beat Mohun Bagan in penalty shootout to book Kings Cup final

Pune FC held their nerves to beat Mohun Bagan 7-6 in penalty shootout to secure a place in the King's Cup final at the Changlimithang Stadium here on Sunday.

India, Bhutan sensitive to each other's vital interests: President

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, on a state visit to Bhutan, Saturday described ties between them as an "exemplary bilateral relationship between neighbouring countries" and said the two governments shared confidence and trust that they would remain "sensitive...to each other's concerns and vital interests".

Security of India, Bhutan 'intricately interlinked': Mukherjee

India on Friday said Bhutan and its security is "intricately interlinked" and it is important for the two neighbours to be sensitive to each other's concerns, as President Pranab Mukherjee held wide-ranging talks with the Bhutanese leadership.

President Pranab denies Bhutan visit was triggered by Thimphu-Beijing talks

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday denied that his state visit to Bhutan was triggered by the recent border talks held between the landlocked kingdom and China.

Indian visits to Bhutan sign of its importance: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee has described the visit by two top Indian leaders - Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his own - to Bhutan within a year as "an important signal" of India's sincere desire to promote good neighbourly relations in South Asia and the importance attached to Bhutan.

Rare for India's President, PM to visit Bhutan so soon: Daily

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee's two-day visit to Bhutan just five months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sojourn is "rare" and shows the importance the two countries attach to each other, a Bhutanese daily said Friday.

Bhutan pulls out all stops to welcome President Pranab Mukherjee
Bhutan pulls out all stops to welcome President Pranab Mukherjee

For the second time in five months, Bhutan pulled out all stops to demonstrate its special feelings for India with President Pranab Mukherjee, who has come here on a state visit, being given a rousing ceremonial welcome that dates back to antiquity and that had half of the Bhutanese capital out on the streets.

Modi visit a success, tweets Bhutan PM

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.