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In Bhutan, erratic rainfall and changing weather patterns lead to a decline in the bee population
World

In Bhutan, erratic rainfall and changing weather patterns lead to a decline in the bee population

Prospects look bleak for beekeepers this year, as bees keep dying and honey production has dropped over the past few years.

Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?
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Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?

Bhutan has made substantial progress in household electrification in recent years, according to the Department of Renewable Energy. In 2018 over 99.97 percent of households had access to electricity, up from just 30 percent in 2003.

FinMin notifies changes in FDI policy; prior govt approval must for investments from countries sharing land borders
Business

FinMin notifies changes in FDI policy; prior govt approval must for investments from countries sharing land borders

The Finance Ministry on Wednesday notified changes in FDI rules, which made prior approval of the government mandatory for foreign investments from countries that share border with India, to prevent the opportunistic takeover of domestic firms amid COVID-19 pandemic under the FEMA law

Changes in FDI rules necessary to ensure no Indian entity is shortchanged during COVID-19 pandemic, especially by 'opportunist' China
World

Changes in FDI rules necessary to ensure no Indian entity is shortchanged during COVID-19 pandemic, especially by 'opportunist' China

With its new FDI rules, the Government of India has decided to ensure that the country comes out of the COVID-19 pandemic with its industries and entities intact and still in Indian control

How Narendra Modi got foreign junkets in check and video chats going long before Sonia Gandhi’s advice
India

How Narendra Modi got foreign junkets in check and video chats going long before Sonia Gandhi’s advice

The number of foreign visits by ministries and departments under the Government of India has dipped from 2,283 in 2017 to 1,936 in 2018, and to 1,806 in 2019.

SAARC nations should chalk out joint strategy against coronavirus, leave no stone unturned to ensure people are healthy, says Narendra Modi
India

SAARC nations should chalk out joint strategy against coronavirus, leave no stone unturned to ensure people are healthy, says Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi said SAARC leadership can discuss via video conferencing ways to keep their citizens healthy

Assam raises coronavirus alert after Bhutan reports first case; American who tested positive had spent week in state
India

Assam raises coronavirus alert after Bhutan reports first case; American who tested positive had spent week in state

An American tourist, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Bhutan, had gone on a weeklong Brahmaputra river cruise on board the MV Mahabaahu, along with three other passengers, embarking and disembarking at various places during the journey

In Bhutan, misinformation, lack of funds pose major hurdles in move towards electric vehicles
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In Bhutan, misinformation, lack of funds pose major hurdles in move towards electric vehicles

Even if the introduction of 300 electric vehicles pans out as expected by 2021, the UNDP funding stops there. If Bhutan hopes to continue with an electric vehicle programme beyond next year, the government will have to find new sponsors – a process that could derail the programme’s future.

Nepal offers to mediate between India, Pakistan; expresses concern over SAARC, says body should be 'revitalised'
India

Nepal offers to mediate between India, Pakistan; expresses concern over SAARC, says body should be 'revitalised'

Nepal offered to play the role of a mediator between India and Pakistan, saying that it was important for the two countries to have a dialogue to resolve their issues.

Rajya Sabha passes Citizenship Amendment Bill: What is a Hindu and why are Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka left out of CAB?
Politics

Rajya Sabha passes Citizenship Amendment Bill: What is a Hindu and why are Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka left out of CAB?

The Hindus in Myanmar are facing atrocities if not from the government but from the Rohingya Muslim militants.

In water-rich Bhutan, authorities struggle to meet the needs of a fast growing capital with lack of access
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In water-rich Bhutan, authorities struggle to meet the needs of a fast growing capital with lack of access

Authorities in Bhutan are struggling to meet the water needs of the fast growing capital Thimphu, especially in the winter when there is little rain or snow and pipes freeze over.

India International Challenge badminton: Ajay Jayaram, Mugda Agrey favourites in men's and women's singles
Sports

India International Challenge badminton: Ajay Jayaram, Mugda Agrey favourites in men's and women's singles

In the Women Singles, World No 38 Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand and Mugda Agrey of India will be favourites to win the title

At the IUCN conference, experts highlight issues of rapidly melting glaciers in the Himalayas, resultant food and water shortages
Life

At the IUCN conference, experts highlight issues of rapidly melting glaciers in the Himalayas, resultant food and water shortages

A recent report on the Hindu Kush Himalayas region found that increasing global warming was decimating its glaciers, and extremes in floods and droughts through much of the upcoming century may destroy the food production base of the region.

Anushka Sharma shares trekking experience with Virat Kohli in Bhutan: 'A memory we will cherish forever'
Entertainment

Anushka Sharma shares trekking experience with Virat Kohli in Bhutan: 'A memory we will cherish forever'

In one of the pictures, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma can be seen hand in hand posing for the camera

SAFF U-15 Women's Championship: India storm into tournament final with 10-1 hammering of hosts Bhutan
Sports

SAFF U-15 Women's Championship: India storm into tournament final with 10-1 hammering of hosts Bhutan

India sailed into the final of the SAFF U-15 Women's Championship after thrashing hosts Bhutan 10-1 at Thimpu on Friday.

Narendra Modi arrives in Chennai ahead of 'informal' summit with Xi Jinping; Tamil Nadu governor, CM receive him at airport
India

Narendra Modi arrives in Chennai ahead of 'informal' summit with Xi Jinping; Tamil Nadu governor, CM receive him at airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reached Chennai to hold the second informal summit with Chinese president Xi Jinping, who is expected to arrive in the city later in the afternoon today.

Driven by community engagement, toilet use in Bangladesh offers critical lessons for India's sanitation drive
India

Driven by community engagement, toilet use in Bangladesh offers critical lessons for India's sanitation drive

At the end of the day, toilets are useful only when people use them. And people use them when much-needed facilities like toilets are built with the full participation of the community, rather than reaching them as an external object.

Bhutan is boosting its economy and development through happiness and mindfulness
News & Analysis

Bhutan is boosting its economy and development through happiness and mindfulness

“How can human values and the needs of business, work together to create prosperous and civilised societies?”

Indian Army pilot, Bhutan army man killed after helicopter crashes in Yonphula; rescue teams yet to reach spot
India

Indian Army pilot, Bhutan army man killed after helicopter crashes in Yonphula; rescue teams yet to reach spot

Two people were killed on Friday after an Indian Army helicopter crashed in Bhutan, according to media reports. The deceased were the pilots of the chopper — one from the Indian Army and other from the Bhutan Army.

Narendra Modi holds series of bilateral meetings on sidelines of UNGA; includes talks with Germany, Qatar, Nepal, Italy
India

Narendra Modi holds series of bilateral meetings on sidelines of UNGA; includes talks with Germany, Qatar, Nepal, Italy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a series of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York on Monday.