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Special train for Bhutan royal couple


October 25th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The railways have extended the famed Indian hospitality to Bhutan's visiting royal couple by arranging a special luxury train for their honeymoon trip to ... Read more...

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India rolls out red carpet for Bhutan’s royal couple


October 24th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) India Monday rolled out the red carpet for Bhutan's newly-wed royal couple who are here on a nine-day state visit and underlined its commitment ... Read more...

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Lawrence School invites Bhutan royals


October 21st, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Lawrence School, the alma mater of Bhutan's new queen in Himachal Pradesh, has invited the newly-wed royal couple to the school, her former teacher said ... Read more...

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Bhutan’s newly-wed royal couple heading to India


October 21st, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Days after their royal wedding, Bhutan's king and queen will come here next week on a nine-day state visit that will pack in diplomacy ... Read more...

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Greetings from India ring bells at Bhutan’s royal wedding


October 13th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sanawar (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 13 (IANS) Even before the royal wedding bells began to ring in Bhutan Thursday morning, greetings from India could be heard.For a teacher of the alma ... Read more...

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Bhutan PM to carry home Buddha’s relics


October 1st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigme Y. Thinley, currently on a visit to the city, would Saturday be carrying home three relics of Lord Buddha from India.Announcing ... Read more...

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Mathai in Thimphu, India highlights special ties


August 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Making his first overseas trip since assuming charge over a fortnight ago, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai called on Bhutan's monarch Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck in ... Read more...

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Bhutan to help promote tourism in Bihar


May 6th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) Impressed by Bihar's changing image and development in the last few years, Bhutan is keen to sign a joint pact with the state to promote ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar in Bhutan to study hydel projects


May 4th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 4 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who left for Bhutan Wednesday for a three-day visit, will study the country's hydel power projects and the concept of Gross ... Read more...

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Bhutan King meets President Pratibha Patil in New Delhi


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.22 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck met President Pratibha Devisingh Patil here on Friday.Wangchuck arrived in the national capital on a nine-day visit on Wednesday, to promote ... Read more...

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India, Bhutan to enhance cooperation in energy sector


October 20th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.20 (ANI): India and Bhutan have decided to boost cooperation in the energy sector.Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, who is in the national capital on a nine-day visit ... Read more...

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Bhutan King meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh


October 20th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.20 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Wednesday.Wangchuck is in the national capital on a nine-day visit to promote bilateral ... Read more...

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Bhutan King to arrive in India on 9-day visit on Wednesday


October 19th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.19 (ANI): The King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, will arrive here on Wednesday on a nine-day State visit to India.During his stay in the country between ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to address Bhutanese parliament Friday


May 25th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will Friday address the joint session of the Bhutanese parliament, an official statement said here Tuesday. "Meira Kumar, who is leading ... Read more...

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Bhutan King meets Army Chief, NSA


December 24th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck met Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor and National Security Advisor M. K. Narayanan here today.Wangchuk held separate meetings with General ... Read more...

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India-Bhutan relations model for bilateral ties: Bhutanese King


December 23rd, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) India and Bhutan's relations are a model for an ideal bilateral partnership, visiting King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck said here Wednesday. "Despite vast differences in ... Read more...

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Bhutan King Wangchuck meets PM, signs several agreements


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday signed agreements in various sectors, including water resources to civil aviation.The 29-year-old ... Read more...

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Bhutan King, Manmohan hold talks


December 22nd, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Tuesday held extensive talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as they wrapped up agreements in several sectors, from water resources ... Read more...

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Bhutan’s king in India next week


December 17th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck will come to India on a six-day state visit Monday, his first state visit since his formal coronation over a ... Read more...

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Ukraine PM Yulia Tymoshenko named World’s Hottest Leader


October 15th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has grabbed the first place in a list of 172 heads of States with the hottest appearance.According to blogging site Hottest Heads ... Read more...

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Chidambaram embarks on three day visit to Bhutan


August 21st, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.21 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday left for Bhutan on a three-day official visit during which he is likely to discuss issues related to border security and ... Read more...

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Home Minister to leave for Bhutan today


August 21st, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will leave for Thimphu today on a three-day official visit to Bhutan.During his visit, he will meet King of Bhutan ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to visit Bhutan


August 20th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS)Home Minister P.Chidambaram will leave for Thimphu Friday on a three-day official visit to Bhutan, his first foreign tour after taking over the portfolio Dec 1 last year. ... Read more...

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Zardari rings up Manmohan, congratulates him on poll win


May 16th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday rang up Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to congratulate him on his Congress party's victory in the elections. This was the ... Read more...

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Advani congratulates Manmohan Singh


May 16th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Saturday spoke to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and congratulated him on the surprise victory for the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance ... Read more...

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Bhutan crowns new king


November 6th, 2008 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Thimpu, Nov 6 (IANS) Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Thursday became the world's youngest reigning monarch as he was adorned with Bhutan's traditional Raven Crown at an ornate coronation ceremony here.Sounds of giant ... Read more...

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Patil arrives in Bhutan for king’s coronation (Lead, Changing dateline)


November 5th, 2008 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thimphu, Nov 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil arrived here Wednesday on a four-day visit to attend the coronation of Bhutan's fifth king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. In an unusual gesture that underlines ... Read more...

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Raven crown for world’s youngest king in Bhutan


November 5th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thimphu, Nov 5 (IANS) The sound of the gong accompanied by lamas chanting religious hymns would reverberate in Bhutan's capital Thimphu Thursday when 29-year-old Oxford educated Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck would be ... Read more...

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Polling ends in Bhutan


March 24th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by admin
Thimpu, Mar 24 (ANI): Polling has come to an end in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan after voters in the world's newest democracy overcame reluctance to bring an end to the ... Read more...

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