bhutanese

International Happiness Day created


June 30th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Enjoying life finally has a place on the world's calendar now, as the UN General Assembly has passed a resolution appointing March 20 as the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China, Bhutan ready to forge diplomatic ties


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley have expressed willingness to establish formal diplomatic ties between their countries.The two leaders met in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bhutan Army chief in India


March 14th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Royal Bhutan Army chief, Major General Batoo Tshering, is in India on a five-day visit to explore further expansion of defence ties between the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A million strong Indian-American voters gain political clout


March 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Indian Americans have emerged as an increasingly powerful segment of the American electorate as President Barack Obama makes his re-election bid this November, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Will not allow any anti-India groups: Bhutan PM


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley Sunday said the Himalayan nation would not allow any Indian militant groups to once again set up bases in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

SAFF Cup football: India slam five against hapless Bhutan


December 5th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Defending champions India toyed with Bhutan, beating them 5-0 with a brace each from striker Sunil Chettri and midfielder Clifford Miranda in their second Group ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chidambaram, Malik co-travellers for SAARC security conference (Roundup)


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram and his Pakistani counterpart Rehman Malik were Friday on the same Druk Air flight to Bhutan to attend a SAARC ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chidambaram, Rehman Malik on same flight to Thimphu


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram and his Pakistani counterpart Rehman Malik Friday travelled on the same flight to Thimphu to attend a security conference ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chidambaram in Thimphu for SAARC security conference


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday left for Thimphu to discuss security and anti-terror measures with his counterparts in the South Asian Association for Regional ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Home secretary to attend SAARC security conference (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh is leaving for Thimphu Thursday for a conference of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations. This will ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Home secretary to attend SAARC security conference


July 20th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh is leaving for Thimpu Thursday for a conference of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations. This will ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US raises stateless Tibetans’ issue in Nepal


June 6th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 6 (IANS) The US has expressed concern about the growing number of stateless people in Nepal, mostly young Tibetans, as Kathmandu refuses to let them register themselves officially ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arunachal chief minister’s chopper lands safely in Bhutan (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, April 30 (IANS) A helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others made a precautionary landing in Bhutan Saturday after it lost radio contact for close ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bhutan’s nightlife rocks with pubs, Bollywood numbers (IANS Travel)


March 27th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Thimphu, March 27 (IANS) It was a Saturday evening and considering the pace of life in Bhutan, I wasn't sure if there would be any nightlife in its capital. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

ULFA’s links with Maoists exposed


March 5th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Mar 5 (ANI): The nexus between the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the Maoists has come to the fore with the arrest of three Assamese youth, including an ex ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Qureshi dropped as Pakistan’s foreign minister (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A day after India and Pakistan announced their decision to resume talks, Shah Mahmood Qureshi was dropped as Pakistan's foreign minister as President Asif Ali Zardari ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Resumption of talks with Pakistan a conscious decision: India


February 11th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 11 (IANS) India Friday said its move to resume talks with Pakistan on all outstanding issues was a "conscious decision" but made it clear that it expected Islamabad to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

SAARC countries pledge to combat terrorism, human trafficking


February 8th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorThimphu, Feb 8 (ANI): Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y. Thinley today said that the member countries of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) would work together to stamp ... Read more...

Posted in World |

December crash takes toll on Nepal airline’s Bhutan flights


February 1st, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS) A deadly air crash in December that killed 18 Bhutanese pilgrims in Nepal has now claimed another victim - a Nepali airline's direct flights between Nepal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India cautious, hopes to unlock dialogue with Pakistan (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Ahead of Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao's talks with her Pakistani counterpart Salman Bashir in Thimphu next month, India Friday struck a cautious note, saying it was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bhutan PM moots talks with India, Bangladesh on energy


January 14th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 14 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley has mooted tri-nation talks between Bangladesh, Bhutan and India to meet Bangladesh's acute demand for electricity."Why three of us should not ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bhutan seeks help of Brit experts to preserve endangered temple art


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): British art experts have been given access to the hidden heritage of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, including 16th to 19th century wall paintings from its 2,000 temples ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nepal air crash probe begins, travel agent arrested


December 17th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) As Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk lit 1,000 butter lamps in his throne room to mourn the 18 Bhutanese killed in an air crash in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bhutan PM meets S M Krishna in New Delhi


November 1st, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): Bhutan Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y Thinley, who is on a five-day visit to India, met External Affairs Minister S M Krishna here on Monday.Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bhutan Prime Minister’s visit to India


October 30th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.30 (ANI): Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley arrived in New Delhi on Saturday on a five-day visit to India.On Monday, he will meet with External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bhutanese PM attends annual Mahabodhi Society meet


September 25th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 25 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchen Jigmy Y. Thinley Saturday attended the annual general meeting of the Mahabodhi Society of India (MSI) in Bihar's Bodh Gaya after visiting the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Three suspected terrorists held in West Bengal


June 19th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, June 19 (IANS) Three suspected terrorists of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) have been arrested from this West Bengal town, police said Saturday. The police raided the house of Indrajit Roy, one ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Meira Kumar to visit Bhutan


May 21st, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A high-level parliamentary delegation, led by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, will visit Bhutan May 26. Kumar has been invited by the Bhutanese National Assembly Speaker ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

In Bhutan, development is in pursuit of happiness (Letter from Thimphu)


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Thimphu, May 2 (IANS) Where on the earth would you find farmers who willingly vacate their homes and hearths to let rare birds have a shot at life? In environment-conscious ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Access to Headley soon, says home scretary


April 30th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) As Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium returns from the US after holding talks on access to David Headley, officials here were hopeful that Indian investigators would soon get ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Manmohan Singh arrives in Bhutan for SAARC Summit


April 28th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Paro (Bhutan), Apr.28 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh arrived at the Paro International Airport on Wednesday on a three-day visit to participate in the XVIth SAARC Summit that begins ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

India will contribute to South Asia’s resurgence: Manmohan


April 27th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A day before he leaves for the 16th SAARC summit in Bhutan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday called for collective efforts to spur regional integration and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Manmohan, Gilani headed for first talks in months: sources


April 26th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thimphu, April 26 (IANS) With Pakistan handing six dossiers to India on its probe into 26/11, a meeting between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousaf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gilani-Manmohan meeting: Pakistan speaks in twin voices


April 26th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Thimphu, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan Monday spoke in twin voices on a possible meeting between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Freed after six years, ULFA leader returns to empty home


February 25th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Barama (Assam), Feb 25 (IANS) After six years in jail, he was a free man Thursday. But Mithinga Daimary - the 43-year-old publicity chief of terror outfit United Liberation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe