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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'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

After India, Bhutan objects to China building road in 'Bhutanese territory' Doklam

The Himalayan kingdom said the construction of a road inside Bhutanese territory was a 'direct violation of agreements'

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#BeTheChange: The man who turns plastic into roads

Eight million tonnes of plastic is dumped into the world's oceans every year. A Bhutanese man is building a unique path to help Read Article

India, Bhutan lock horns in football friendly later today

The match is an opportunity for young Bhutanese team to practice before they take on Bangladesh at the 2019 Asian Cup Qualifiers Read Article

China, Bhutan look forward to settling boundary issues?

Bhutan's foreign minister Damcho Dorji is in China as two nations hold 24th round of boundary talks in a bid to resolve disputes Read Article