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India to host Bhutan’s royal couple


October 13th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) India Thursday felicitated Bhutan's king and queen on their marriage, wishing them health and happiness, and said it looked forward to welcoming the royal ... Read more...

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Oxford-educated Bhutan king weds commoner (Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Punakha (Bhutan), Oct 13 (IANS) The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan Thursday crossed yet another historic threshold with its 31-year-old King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk entering into a wedlock with his ... Read more...

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Oxford-educated Bhutan king weds commoner


October 13th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Punakha (Bhutan), Oct 13 (IANS) The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan Thursday witnessed a historic event with 31-year-old King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk entering into a wedlock with his commoner heartthrob, ... Read more...

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Who’s Who of world signed on his pictures (With Image)


March 5th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 5 (IANS) The first man in space, several US presidents, all Indian presidents and 216 heads of state -- a retired engineer has preserved a virtual slice ... Read more...

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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...

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After king, Bhutan PM comes to India Saturday


October 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Against the backdrop of concerns about China scaling up its influence in Bhutan, India will host Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley on a four-day ... Read more...

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PM, Bhutan king discuss aid, energy cooperation


October 20th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday met Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk and discussed a host of issues, including the possibility of expanding India's development assistance ... Read more...

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Bhutan’s King meets with Indian leadership


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck met with the Indian leadership here on Tuesday.Wangchuck, who is on a weeklong visit to India, held talks with ... Read more...

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India-Bhutan ink 12 agreements, four in hydropower (Second Lead)


December 22nd, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India and Bhutan Tuesday inked a dozen agreements, including four on hydropower generation, after Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck held extensive talks with Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India-Bhutan ink 12 agreements (Lead)


December 22nd, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India and Bhutan Tuesday inked a dozen agreements on hydropower, civil aviation, health and IT after Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck held extensive talks with ... Read more...

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Bhutan king arrives in Delhi to boost bilateral ties


December 21st, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk arrived here today on a six-day official visit to enhance bilateral ties.This is Wangchuk's first official state visit since his ... Read more...

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Bhutan to hold special prayers after quake, 12 deaths reported


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Samdrup Jhonkhar (Bhutan), Sep 22 (IANS) Bhutan Prime Minister Lyonchen Jigme Yoser Thinley will be among those joining a special prayer ceremony led by senior Buddhist monks Tuesday after ... Read more...

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India launches Nehru-Wangchuk scholarships for Bhutanese


June 20th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, on his maiden visit to Bhutan, announced a new series of scholarships for young students from the Himalayan kingdom to study in ... Read more...

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World leaders congratulate Manmohan Singh for UPA’s electoral win


May 17th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh started receiving congratulatory messages from world leaders after UPA's electoral win in 2009 general election.Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was ... Read more...

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Rahul breaks security ring, carries around ‘frisked’ boy (Pol Prattle)


April 13th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Security concerns are so high during election time that even spontaneous actions of politicians are screened! And that's exactly what happened when Rahul Gandhi carried a ... Read more...

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India-Bhutan car rally, a ”long-drive” for friendship


March 5th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak Sarkar Silliguri (WB), Mar 5 (ANI): The second India-Bhutan friendship car rally kick started in West Bengal on Wednesday. Jointly organised by Indo Bhutan Friendship Car Rally Association and India-Bhutan Foundation, ... Read more...

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Get well soon, Zardari tells PM


January 25th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani have extended "get well soon" greetings to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, an official spokesperson said Sunday.Deepak ... Read more...

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Prof. Seshadri to be conferred Rathindra Puraskar from Visva Bharrati


November 21st, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 21 (ANI/Business Wire India): Professor C. S. Seshadri, director of the Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) will receive the "Rathindra Puraskar" from Visva Bharati University for his outstanding contribution in ... Read more...

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Bhutan’s ‘Nelson Mandela’ driven to Nepal refugee camp


November 15th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 15 (IANS) A 45-year-old Bhutanese of Nepali origin, who was released from prison after 17 years by the Bhutan government this month, has been forced to take shelter in refugee ... Read more...

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Nepal snubs Bhutan over royal coronation


November 9th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) The new Himalayan republic of Nepal has snubbed its neighbour Bhutan over the much-acclaimed three-day coronation ceremony of the Druk kingdom's new king Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk.Nepal, once ... Read more...

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India hopeful of good strategic and political relationship with US: Pranab


November 5th, 2008 - 11:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarThimpu, Nov 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee welcomed Barack Obamas victory in the 2008 US Presidential Elections, and hoped that strategic and political relations between the two ... Read more...

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President Patil reaches Bhutan, given colourful reception


November 5th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarThimphu (Bhutan), Nov 05 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil, who is on a four-day visit to Bhutan to attend the coronation ceremony of Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk, was accorded guard ... Read more...

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President Patil leaves for Bhutan to attend new king’’s coronation


November 5th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
By Ravi Shankar New Delhi, Nov 05 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today left for Thimphu on a four-day visit to attend the coronation ceremony of Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk, the fifth King ... Read more...

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Patil heads to Bhutan Wednesday for coronation


November 3rd, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil goes to Thimphu Wednesday for four days of ceremonies that will mark the coronation of the 29-year-old Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk as the fifth ... Read more...

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India to develop Bhutan’s hydro potential, import 10,000 MW (Roundup)


May 16th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by admin
By Murali Krishnan Thimpu, May 16 (IANS) In this celebratory year of monarchic Bhutan's transition to the world's youngest democracy, India Friday made a significant move to broaden its energy basket by pledging ... Read more...

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India, Bhutan to target hydroelectricity generation of 10,000 MW by 2020


May 16th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by admin
By Ashok DixitThimphu, May 16 (ANI): India and Bhutan on Friday agreed to double the target of hydroelectricity generation to 10, 000 megawatts from 5,000 megawatts by 2020, a reflection of ... Read more...

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reaches Bhutan


May 16th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
By Ashok DixitThimphu, May 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today arrived in Bhutan on a two-day official visit.Bhutan Prime Minister Lyonpo Jigme Thinley received Dr. Singh at the Paro ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Bhutan (Lead)


May 16th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Thimphu, May 16 (IANS) Manmohan Singh arrived in Bhutan on a two-day visit Friday, the first trip by an Indian prime minister after the Himalayan nation became the youngest democracy in South ... Read more...

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PM leaves on Bhutan visit


May 16th, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left here Friday on a two-day visit to Bhutan, the first by an Indian prime minister after the Himalayan nation became the youngest ... Read more...

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to leave for Bhutan today


May 16th, 2008 - 8:44 am ICT by admin
By Ashok DixitNew Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is leaving for two-day official visit to Bhutan today.Enhancing economic and hydropower cooperation between India and Bhutan will ... Read more...

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Manmohan goes to Bhutan on energy diplomacy Friday


May 13th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Friday go to Bhutan on a two-day visit, the first by an Indian prime minister to the youngest democracy in South Asia ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to address Bhutan’s new parliament


May 11th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by admin
By Pranay Sharma New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address a joint session of the newly constituted Bhutanese parliament during his visit to the country May 16. He will ... Read more...

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Royalists sweep Bhutan polls, king’s uncle’s party suffers defeat


March 25th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by admin
(Intro Night Lead) By Syed Zarir Hussain Thimphu, March 24 (IANS) A royalist party in Bhutan, close to the country's educated elite who dominate politics and bureaucracy, has swept Monday's first parliamentary elections in ... Read more...

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Parliamentary elections held for first time in Bhutan


December 31st, 2007 - 11:23 pm ICT by admin
Thimpu, Dec 31 (ANI): Parliamentary elections were held for the first time in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan on Monday. The voting, which was held in all the 15 districts of the ... Read more...

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