Articles tagged under: Bhutan

Recommended: Sushma Swaraj’s reply to discussion on India’s foreign policy in Rajya Sabha

August 03, 2017

New Delhi: Presented here is a video of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's speech in Rajya Sabha today in reply to a discussion on India's foreign policy in which 18 MPs participated. DeshGujaratRead More

Modi meets Sri Lanka, Bhutan PM ahead of BRICS-BIMSTEC outreach meet

October 16, 2016

Benaulim (Goa): Ahead of the BRICS-BIMSTEC meeting, the heads of the member nations have began to arrive in Goa. Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena, Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Myanmar's Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have arrived in the state. The BRICS-BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) outreach meet would be held at a star resor...Read More

Bhutan pulled out of SAARC meet considering India’s interests

October 10, 2016
Bhutan pulled out of SAARC meet considering India’s interests

New Delhi:Bhutan, which has pulled out of the SAARC Summit, is understood to have cited the "vitiated" atmosphere in the wake of the Uri terror attack and its support for India's national interest while conveying the decision. Expressing solidarity with India, Bhutan is said to have conveyed to Nepal, the SAARC Chair, that "atmosphere had been vitiated and it was no longer conducive to hold the SAARC Summit under the present situation." "We also share concerns of Bangladesh, India, Afghani...Read More

United against terror: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan pull out of Islamabad SAARC summit

September 28, 2016
United against terror: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan pull out of Islamabad SAARC summit

New Delhi: Apart from India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan have also pulled out of the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, indirectly blaming Pakistan for creating an environment which is not right for the successful holding of the meet, resulting in its collapse. Amidst heightened tension with Pakistan over Uri terror attack in which 18 jawans were killed, India had announced its decision of pulling out of the Summit late last night citing increased "cross-border" attacks. While B...Read More

Tourism Council of Bhutan organizes ‘maiden road show’ in Gujarat

February 22, 2016

Ahmedabad The Tourism Council of Bhutan organized a road show here this evening to attract Gujarati tourists to the country. Talking to media on the occasion of the maiden road show Mr. Tashi Tenzin, Head of the services division of the council, said, ‘ India continues to be its number one source market. With the latest Regional arrivals touching 1,09,052 demonstrating an impressive growth of 57% percent over last year, India remains as the biggest market fo...Read More

Bhutan King, Queen expect 1st child, heir to the Golden Throne

November 12, 2015

From Kuenzang Choden Thimphu King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has announced that he and his wife are expecting their first child, the heir to the Golden Throne, leading to celebrations in the Kingdom. Namgyel, 35, is to welcome an heir along with his wife Queen Jetsun Pema, 25, Kuensel newspaper reported today. The Bhutanese people joined as a nation to celebrate the 60th birth anniversary of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, King Jigme Singye Wangchuck at Changlimethang yesterday....Read More

Cabinet okays motor pacts with 3 SAARC nations

June 10, 2015

New Delhi The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the signing of a motor vehicles pact between India and three other nations of the SAARC grouping - Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal on June 15, which will enable seamless transit of passenger and cargo vehicles among these nations. Following the nod, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will this week visit Bhutan where the pact is scheduled to be signed by transport ministers of the participating nations. "The Cabinet has approved s...Read More

Indians can carry only up to Rs 25,000 to Nepal, Bhutan

January 22, 2015

Mumbai The Reserve Bank today allowed Indians to carry high value denomination notes while travelling to Nepal and Bhutan with a cap of Rs 25,000 on the total amount. Indian citizens can now travel to the neighbouring countries with Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes as well, RBI said. Earlier, they were allowed to carry notes of only up to Rs 100 denomination, but there was no limit on the amount of money one could carry. The necessary amendments ha...Read More

In photos: Bhutan PM visits Amul plant at Anand, Sabarmati river front in Ahmedabad

January 13, 2015

Anand, DeshGujarat Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay today visited Amul milk plant in Anand in central Gujarat. He was accompanied by cabinet minister Shri Raman Vora. Tobge was with a 19-memer delegation of Bhutan including economic affairs minister of Bhutan.He watched power point presentation given by GCMMF MD RS Sodhi and also watched a documentary film on the story of Amul right from 1946 when it was founded. Amul Chairman Ramsinh Parmar, GC...Read More

Bhutan PM Tshering Tobgay visits Vadnagar, Amdavad Haat(Photos)

January 12, 2015

Ahmedabad, DeshGujarat Bhutan Prime Minister Shri Tshering Tobgay today visited Vadnagar town in north Gujarat which is the birth place of Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Vadnagar has also attractions like tall medieval Kirti Toran and recently excavated Buddhist stupa site. Minister of State for Tourism Shri Jayesh Radadia welcomed Bhutan PM at Vadnagar and accompanied him throughout his visit. Bhutan PM arrived at Gunja village near Vadnagar in helic...Read More