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PM Modi arrives in Bhutan for two days

PM Modi has reached Bhutan for two days. PM Modi's great reception at Thimphu Airport in Bhutan. 'Guard of Honor' is being given to PM Modi in Thimphu.

Aug 17, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Bhutan condemns Uri attack

The Bhutanese Foreign Ministry said that the people and government of Bhutan express solidarity with the people and Government of India following the Uri terror attack.

Sep 19, 2016, 22:43 PM IST

It's a boy! Bhutanese royal couple announce birth of child

The newest royal, the son of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema, was safely delivered at Lingkana Palace.

Feb 06, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

Bhutan PM on four-day visit to West Bengal from today

Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay will arrive in Kolkata on Wednesday for a four-day visit to West Bengal where he will be attending Bengal Global Business Summit, officials said.

Jan 06, 2016, 08:03 AM IST

Paris Climate Summit: Bhutan absorbs more emissions than its population create

Bhutan has promised to keep at least 60% of its forest cover “in perpetuity”.

Dec 05, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee describes Bhutan visit as 'historic'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday described her visit to Bhutan as "historic" and said it would boost the relationship between the two neighbouring nations.

Oct 09, 2015, 14:40 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

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'.

Mar 01, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

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.

Mar 01, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

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.

Nov 30, 2014, 22:39 PM IST

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 " each other's concerns and vital interests".

Nov 08, 2014, 11:55 AM IST

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.

Nov 08, 2014, 01:00 AM IST

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.

Nov 07, 2014, 21:15 PM IST

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.

Nov 07, 2014, 16:06 PM IST

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.

Nov 07, 2014, 13:46 PM IST

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.

Nov 07, 2014, 08:34 AM IST

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.

Jun 16, 2014, 19:50 PM IST

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.

Jun 16, 2014, 01:36 AM IST

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.

Jun 16, 2014, 00:19 AM IST

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.

Jun 16, 2014, 00:17 AM IST