Bhutan

Bhutan fully vaccinates 90 per cent of eligible adults within a week

More than 3,000 health workers participated and 1,200 vaccination centers across the country helped ensure that shots reached every eligible adult.

published on : 27th July 2021

Launch of BHIM-UPI in Bhutan to further strengthen bilateral ties: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Terming BHIM-UPI as one of the achievements of India in terms of fintech, she said, it is a very successful experiment that India has undertaken.

published on : 13th July 2021

Americans advised to avoid travelling to Bhutan, Sri Lanka

The State Department also urged Americans to "reconsider travel to Sri Lanka due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Sri Lanka due to terrorism".

published on : 7th July 2021

We'll be wiped out if we can't control COVID-19 now: Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering

The country reported 1,392 positive COVID-19 cases with one death so far, as per World Health Organisation on Sunday.

published on : 24th May 2021

Oxford University student union president-elect Anvee Bhutani 'humbled' by win

The vice-president elect in the team for the 2021-22 academic year is also of Indian-origin, Devika, as is trustee-elect Dhitee Goel.

published on : 21st May 2021

Coronavirus surge, vaccine shortages spread beyond India's borders to Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka

These nations have imposed lockdowns as residents of big cities flee to the countryside seeking safety.

published on : 30th April 2021

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

Small but quick: Bhutan vaccinates 93 per cent of adults in 16 days

The rapid rollout of the vaccine puts the tiny nation just behind Seychelles, which has given jabs to 66 per cent of its population of nearly 100,000 people.

published on : 12th April 2021

Bhutan vaccinates 60% of population with Covishield in record time

Its rapid rollout puts Bhutan far ahead of other leading nations in reaching the 60-percent mark, including the Seychelles, Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

published on : 7th 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
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