PM Narendra Modi launches RuPay Card in Bhutan, calls Thimpu a 'major partner'

The Prime Minister also planted a Cypress tree sapling at Simtokha Dzong. 

Aug 17, 2019, 18:03 PM IST

Won't let our land to be used for activity inimical to India's interest, says Bhutan

"The Bhutanese side assured its commitment for not allowing its territory to be used for activities inimical to the interests of India," the SSB said in a statement.

Jun 17, 2017, 20:41 PM IST

India, Bhutan to hold 3rd round of development talks on Thursday

Bhutan and India will hold the third round of Development Cooperation Talks here tomorrow for Bhutan's 11th Five Year Plan during which Indian aid of Rs 45 billion would be discussed and 50 proposed projects would be reviewed.

Sep 10, 2014, 14:34 PM IST

China says not perturbed by growing India, Bhutan ties

Playing down its unsuccessful bid to establish diplomatic ties with Bhutan, China on Monday said it is glad to see New Delhi and Thimphu develop their relations further during the just-concluded visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Jun 16, 2014, 19:29 PM IST

Bhutan visit extremely successful and entirely satisfying: Swaraj

India Monday described as "extremely successful and entirely satisfying" Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to Bhutan and said it would strengthen Indo-Bhutan relations.

Jun 16, 2014, 13:40 PM IST

PM Modi lays foundation stone of Kholongchu hydro-power project in Bhutan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday laid the foundation stone of the 600MW Kholongchu Hydro- electric project, a joint venture between India and Bhutan.

Jun 16, 2014, 12:07 PM IST

Top UN climate official to visit Bhutan

A top UN climate official will visit Bhutan from tomorrow to discuss the challenges faced by the Himalayan nation due to climate change.

Apr 30, 2014, 17:04 PM IST

India pledges to provide Rs 8.5bn to Bhutan

India has pledged to provide Rs 8.5 billion to Bhutan for its 11th Five Year Plan, helping the landlocked country to implement major projects that will improve the livelihood of its people.

Mar 10, 2014, 15:32 PM IST

Bhutan`s National Assembly passes RTI bill

Bhutan`s Parliament has passed the Right to Information (RTI) bill to curb corruption and ensure transparency in the government, nine years after India introduced the powerful accountability tool.

Feb 06, 2014, 17:25 PM IST

Bhutan foundation to support monks, nuns

A religious organisation has been established to sustain 43 religious centres, training over 1,000 monks and nuns in different parts of Bhutan.

Nov 03, 2012, 12:32 PM IST

No dramatic outcome expected during Indo-Pak talks in Thimpu

It will be an attempt to "unlock"
the process of normalisation of ties when Foreign Secretary
Nirupama Rao will meet her Pakistani counterpart Salman Bashir
in Thimphu although no dramatic outcome is expected.

Jan 28, 2011, 21:02 PM IST

India wants good relations with Pakistan: Krishna

Indian External Affairs MInister SM Krishna has said that New Delhi wants good relations with Pakistan.

Apr 29, 2010, 11:33 AM IST

PM, Gilani may meet at SAARC, hints Pak

Islamabad has indicated the PMs of India and Pakistan may meet on the sidelines of the SAARC summit.

Apr 25, 2010, 00:00 AM IST