Bhutan

Footsteps of the Buddha: Monks from Bhutan on eight-day long trip to India

Bhutan is known for its Buddhist culture, where people's lives still revolve around the traditions associated with the religion.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Discussion on strengthening bilateral ties on table as Bhutan king meets PM Modi

India and Bhutan share historically strong ties. Wangchuck also met foreign secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra.

published on : 14th September 2022

Army Chief meets Bhutan King in Thimphu; focus on boosting enduring strategic ties

Gen Pande also met with the Indian officials engaged in capacity-building of the Bhutanese military.

published on : 31st July 2022

Army Chief begins Bhutan visit days after satellite images showed Chinese activity

New satellite images recently emerged showing China constructing a village East of the Doklam plateau on the Bhutanese side, a region that is considered important for India's strategic interest.

published on : 29th July 2022

Bhutan doesn’t want poor Indian visitors? Himalayan nation opens border with hefty sustainable development fee

Be ready to pay Rs 1,200 a day as fee over and above other expenses

published on : 25th July 2022

Is Bhutan politely saying 'Indians not welcome'?

Up until now, there was no levy on Indians visiting Bhutan who just needed any Identity proof (not necessarily a passport) to enter the country.

published on : 24th July 2022

India on China's inroads to Doklam: We keep eye on developments having bearing on national security

The Indian and Chinese armies were locked in a 73-day stand-off at the Doklam tri-junction after China tried to extend a road in the area that Bhutan claimed belonged to it.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Bhutan's trailblazing beauty queen Tashi Choden speaks up for LGBTQ community

The 23-year-old -- who lost both her parents by the time she was 14 -- said she came out last June, on International Pride Day, after "a lot of research and introspection".

published on : 13th July 2022

Bhutan keen on adopting our education policy: Manish Sisodia

The aim of this collaboration is to inculcate the entrepreneurship mindset among Bhutanese students and prepare them for future challenges.

published on : 20th April 2022

Jaishankar meets counterparts from Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh on sidelines of Lanka meeting 

Besides India and Sri Lanka, the BIMSTEC comprises Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan.

published on : 29th March 2022

Bhutan to provide liquid oxygen to India to help combat COVID-19

Every day, 40 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen produced by the oxygen plant will be exported to Assam using cryogenic tankers, the embassy said in a statement.

published on : 27th April 2021

Asian Games: No medals yet for Bhutan, but Himalayan country still happy

The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan has never won a medal of any kind at the Asian Games, much less the Olympics.

published on : 20th August 2018

China wanted to split India, Bhutan through Doklam: Former NSA Shivshankar Menon

Menon, who was NSA between 2010 and 2014 in the previous UPA rule, also said there was a need for an integrated approach in managing the country's borders.

published on : 21st February 2018

India outclass Bhutan 3-0 in South Asian Football Federation Women U-15 opening game

In a completely one-sided encounter, Kritina, Priyanka and Pratiksha scored in the 4th, 11th and 19th minute of the game respectively to thrash Bhutan’s hopes of securing a win.

published on : 17th December 2017

President Ram Nath Kovind appreciates Bhutan's support in resolving Dokalam issue

The president said India was delighted to see the rapid progress made in Bhutan while simultaneously preserving its very special culture as well as protecting the environment.

published on : 1st November 2017

Indo-China Dokalam standoff  'safely resolved' after talks: PLA official

By K J M Varma Beijing, Oct 22 (PTI) The 73-day-long Dokalam standoff was "safely resolved" after several rounds of talks with India, a top Chinese ...

published on : 22nd October 2017

China increases troop level, begins road expansion near last Dokalam stand-off area: Sources

Troops of India and China were locked in a 73-day-long standoff in Dokalam since June 16 after the Indian side stopped the building of a road in the disputed area by the Chinese Army.

published on : 6th October 2017

Doklam not last problem, Army cannot lower guard: Top military commander

The Doklam problem was not the last of its kind and the Army cannot afford to lower its guard since it has been resolved, a top military commander said today.

published on : 14th September 2017

After two months, some rest for the eye muscles

With India and China agreeing on ‘expeditious disengagement’ from Doka La on Monday, soldiers posted to the India-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction will finally get to rest their eyes.

published on : 28th August 2017
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