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…

Read Article

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

Read Article

'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. 

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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. 

Read Article

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.

Read Article

'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.

Read Article

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