Bhutan vaccinates 60% of the population with Covishield in record time

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

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Bhutan lifts tobacco ban due to coronavirus

The decision comes even though smoking is considered a sin in the mostly Buddhist country, where a tobacco control law was first passed in 1729 and the plant is believed to have grown from the…

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COVID-19: Bhutan announces nationwide lockdown

All schools, institutions, offices and commercial establishments will remain closed and exams will be postponed, while students and trainees in boarding facilities were told to remain on campus…

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Indian tourists visiting Bhutan will have to pay ₹1200 per day starting July

Dubbed as a ''Sustainable Development Fee (SDF)'', the entry fee is envisioned to help the government deal with the influx of tourists and to regulate the tourism industry

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'Grateful to India for building ground station here', says Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering

Both India and Bhutan have agreed to focus on newer areas of bilateral cooperation like education, health, and space. 

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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… 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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