India, Bhutan hold dialogue, to implement 21 new projects

During the talks, held on Friday, the 21 new PTA projects were agreed upon, in addition to 51 ongoing ones. The Indian delegation was led by T.S. Tirumurti, Secretary (Economic Relations), Ministry of External Affairs and the Bhutanese delegation was led by Kinga Singye, Foreign Secretary of Bhutan.

Nov 30, 2019, 16:29 PM IST

PM Modi reaches Bhutan on two-day visit, accorded with Guard of Honour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Bhutan on Saturday on a two-day visit during which he is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with the top leadership of the country. Prime Minister of Bhutan Lotay Tsering gave a red-carpet welcome to PM Modi at the Paro International Airport, after which he was accorded with Guard of Honour on his arrival in Thimphu.

Aug 17, 2019, 13:27 PM IST

SSB starts first border outpost training module

The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Monday started its first on-field Border Outpost (BoP) training module for its 50,000 personnel guarding the India-Nepal and India-Bhutan borders. The exercise is aimed to refresh critical learning elements and boost the effectiveness and professionalism of the force.

Jul 11, 2016, 21:14 PM IST