Bhutan existed as a patchwork of minor warring fiefs until the early 17th century. At that time the lama and military leader Ngawang Namgyal, the first Zhabdrung Rinpoche, who was fleeing religious persecution in Tibet, unified the area and cultivated a distinct Bhutanese identity. In the early 20th century, Bhutan came into contact with the British Empire and retained strong bilateral relations with India upon its independence. In 2006, based on a global survey, Business Week rated Bhutan the happiest country in Asia and the eighth-happiest in the world.
We would know if a new village has come up near the border at the Indo-Bhutan border; if China has moved any troops and to see if any of our border pillars are missing or displaced,” said an officer, requesting anonymity ... The SSB has 700 border outposts along the 2,450-km long borders with Nepal and Bhutan from Uttarakhand to Arunachal Pradesh.
... in Bhutan, the Himalayan kingdom famed for its happiness index, have detained a top general and two judges over an alleged plot to overthrow the country's top military officer and chief justice ... Batoo Tshering has been Bhutan's chief operations officer for more than a decade.
THIMPU (AFP) - Police in Bhutan, the Himalayan kingdom famed for its happiness index, have detained a top general and two judges over an alleged plot to overthrow the country's top military officer and chief justice ... Lt-Gen Batoo Tshering has been Bhutan's chief operations officer for more than a decade.
In a case that is being perceived as an alleged conspiracy involving the top echelons of the judiciary and the military in Bhutan, police in the country have detained the senior-most judge of its Supreme Court, a top Army officer and a district court judge for allegedly plotting to replace Bhutan’s Chief Justice, Army chief and a top law officer.
These will all translate into the prayers and prosperity of the people of India, emanating from the grateful hearts of Bhutan" he added ... Before the vaccine delivery, India organized a training program for immunization managers, cold chain officers, communication officers, and data managers from Bhutan, both at national and provincial levels.
BhutanPrime Minister Lotay Tshering had earlier congratulate Prime Minister ... According to a statement from the Bhutan Prime Minister’s Office, Thimphu plans to stockpile vaccines, including the 150,000 doses from India, and carry out the first round of vaccinations for all citizens within a week.
India started exporting coronavirus shots with a shipment to Bhutan... An AN-32 aircraft arrived in Paro valley, ferrying Bhutan's first consignment of Covid-19 vaccine from India ... Office of Bhutan PM ... India dispatches 1.5 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine as gift to Bhutan.
After filing an FIR when officers rushed to the spot, a crowd had already gathered ...Officers found a matchbox, a pair of footwear, a rubber glove with a strand of hair in it and some footprints in the mud ... One such friend was Shahu, a native of Chavakkad in Thrissur district, who worked as an office boy in Kurup’s firm.
The development is a huge boost for the region as well as Assam where Bhutan opened a consulate general’s office in 2018 and before that Bangladesh set up the office of Assistant High Commissioner to India in Guwahati. Both offices are in Assam capital Guwahati, known as the gateway to the northeast ... On her appointment, Vermas said ... .
Amidst nationwide lockdown in Bhutan, India has handed over 20,000 COVID-19 RT-PCR test kits to the country ... Bhutan is under a 7-day lockdown as a number of COVID-19 cases have been detected in the country. India's envoy to Bhutan Ruchira Kamboj said, “India stands alongside Bhutan ... Bhutan India coronavirus Vaccine COVID-19 RT-PCR.