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Rains in Bhutan raise river water level in Assam's Tamulpur; bridge washes away

This has left the locals in the region in great difficulty. People are using bamboo or banana rafts to cross the water.

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Bhutan's LGBT community celebrates after homosexuality decriminalised

The lower house overwhelmingly voted late Friday to repeal two sections of the 2004 criminal code which made 'unnatural sex' illegal.

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Bhutanese twins in stable condition after surgery in Australia

The team of more than 20 doctors and nurses spent six hours operating on the pair, who shared a liver, on Friday and said the following two days would be critical to their recovery.

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Bhutanese conjoined twins separated at Australian hospital

The 15-month-old twins, Nima and Dawa, were joined from the chest to the pelvis. Doctors at the Royal Children`s` Hospital Melbourne (RCHM) said they had to separate the girls` livers, and the…

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Bhutan's DNT party committed to friendly ties with India

Former Indian diplomat NN Jha hailed the recent Bhutan general elections and congratulated centre-left Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) party for their victory, saying that the party is committed to frie Read Article

Bhutan chooses new party to form government

The centre-left Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) won 30 of the 47 national assembly seats, according to the provisional results released by Bhutan's election commision.

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Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa party set to win Bhutan elections

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) is set to win National Assembly elections in Bhutan. Read Article

Bhutan polls: China woos Himalayan kingdom, to India's displeasure

Many among Bhutan's 800,000 population feel India's embrace is becoming a stranglehold and getting in the way of Thimpu's ties with other countries.

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Bhutan polls: Voters seek happiness in new government

Results of the runoff vote -- to be announced Friday -- could see a government formed by a party only registered in 2013. 

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Bhutan's not-so-happy evicted minority, the Lhotshampa

The Nepali-speaking Lhotshampa were branded as immigrants and stripped of citizenship rights when the then-king introduced a 'One Nation, One People' policy in 1985.

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'Carbon sink' Bhutan counts cost of plans for green future

The mountainous state Bhutan absorbs three times more CO2 than it emits, thanks mainly to the lush forests covering 72 per cent of its land.

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Bhutan elections: Ruling party PDP ousted in primary round

Securing the least number of votes among the four political parties contesting the National Assembly elections 2018, Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP)… Read Article

Bhutan's ruling party defeated in first round of polls

Tobgay, a 52-year-old mountain-biking enthusiast, and his People's Democratic Party won power from opposition in 2013.

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Dance bars, mobile phones and Chelsea jerseys: The changing face of Bhutan

Signs of change are everywhere, pulling the country of snow-capped, jagged mountains, forests, rivers and clean air into the modern world Read Article

Bhutan rejects Beijing's claim that Doklam is under Chinese territory

Bhutan said it has conveyed to China that construction of the road in Bhutanese territory is a direct violation of the 1988 and 1998 agreements Read Article