The Snowman Race is an initiative by the King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, who wants to use this platform to raise awareness about climate emergencies. The trail will cover a distance of 203 km in the Himalayan wilderness and see the participation of 29 athletes from around the world
Under the Vaccine Maitri initiative, India has supplied more than 250 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to over 100 countries, including nearly 95 lakh doses to Nepal and 5.5 lakh doses to Bhutan
The reopening has come with a revised tourism levy, known as Sustainable Development Fee
The Bhutan government has announced the reopening of its borders for trade, commerce, and official transit from September 23 as the COVID-19 situation has comparatively improved.
An iron-clad Sino-Bhutanese boundary would act as a veritable wall against any nefarious moves by China against India in the Eastern Sector
The general's visit comes days after new satellite images emerged showing China constructing a village East of the Doklam plateau on the Bhutanese side, a region that is considered important for India's strategic interest
Doklam is considered vital to India’s security interests due to its location near the Siliguri Corridor – a 22 kilometre stretch connecting India and the northeast through West Bengal’s Siliguri. The corridor, also known as the Chicken’s Neck, is a vulnerable point for India
Himanta Biswa Sarma underlined that a study was needed on how the water flowing in from Bhutan could be channelised so that erosion along the river banks was controlled
Although the manner in which the anti-India subterfuges are taking place may at this point in time be restricted to ‘court intrigues’ and ‘commercial benefits’, the danger to India’s national security lies in the fact more than half of Bangladesh’s population was becoming anti-India
Bengal lost 75 lakh man-days every year during the Left Front rule, but now its zero: Mamata Banerjee
At the Bengal Global Business Summit, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that the state government will set up Rs 72,000-crore industrial zone in Junglemahal' along the eastern freight corridor
First Take | If Bhutan can go to Oscars with Lunana, why can't India with a back-to-roots film like Kadaisi Vivasayi?
One reason why Indian films always get snubbed at the Oscars is their verbosity. Indian filmmakers are petrified of silences. They make the characters speak constantly to ensure the audience does not lose interest.
The remote Himalayan nation of around 800,000 people, sandwiched between China and India, has recorded fewer COVID fatalities than almost anywhere else in the world
China has released ‘new’ names for 15 places situated in Arunachal Pradesh. Time for India to reassert its claim on Minsar near Mt Kailash, and support Thimbu in its claims of the eight Bhutanese enclaves located in Western Tibet
On 8 December 1985, the SAARC Charter was adopted, in Dhaka, during the first summit of the group.
Satellite images show that there are new constructions by the Chinese along the LAC.
Beijing is working doggedly to take Bhutan to its side and attack India’s Achilles heel, the Siliguri corridor
Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh said latest satellite images show that China has built four villages in Bhutan, next to Dokalam, and has grabbed 100 square kilometres of land in the area through illegal incursions
India, China border emerging as a bigger flashpoint than Taiwan for a short, sharp war; all bets are off
India has been forced to respond. It has matched Chinese force posture and deployments along the high Himalayas but so far, despite some success, it has been unable to get China to withdraw its massive deployment of troops and equipment
Kamboj said the joint development was envisioned during the state visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Thimphu in 2019.
Once thought to be existing, the conservation programme released seven male and five females to boost the population.