News Bhutan: Bhutan’s Elections Demonstrate Continued Democratic Progress
As vote counts results began trickling in toward the end of election day on August 15 in Bhutan, expectant families and neighbors gathered to watch election results over shared meals and beverages.
News Bhutan: Bhutan elections watched closely by India, China
The defeat of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) of Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay in Bhutan is seen as a major upset in an election being closely watched by India and China. With a population ...
News Bhutan: Journo-turned-biker spreads message of fitness - Times of India
Times of IndiaJourno-turned-biker spreads message of fitnessTimes of IndiaHe has so far covered Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, UP, Bihar, Sikkim, Bhutan, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Manipur, Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Puducherry, ...and more »
News Bhutan: Foreign Policy or Domestic Policy: What Did Bhutan Vote for?
The primary round of Bhutan’s third national elections were concluded on September 15. Despite what commentators had predicted in the run-up to the elections, the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP ...
News Bhutan: India failing to dictate diplomatic preferences of Nepal, Bhutan, is unfairly blaming Beijing: Chinese daily - COUNTERVIEW
COUNTERVIEWIndia failing to dictate diplomatic preferences of Nepal, Bhutan, is unfairly blaming Beijing: Chinese dailyCOUNTERVIEWPublished in "China Daily", the largest circulating English Monday-to-Saturday newspaper with branches across the world, the editorial notes (September 20) that "several recent events" in Nepal and Bhutan, are "gnawing worrywarts in New Delhi".
News Bhutan: How a new party trumped the ruling PDP in Bhutan's primary polls
In its third election as a full-fledged democracy, Bhutanese came out in large numbers to oust the ruling People's Democratic Party run by Harvard-educated Tshering Tobgay. Come October 18 and Bhutan ...
News Bhutan: Bhutan: No medals yet in the Asian Games _ but still happy - Riverdale Standard
Bhutan: No medals yet in the Asian Games _ but still happyRiverdale StandardThe Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan has never won a medal of any kind at the Asian Games, much less the Olympics. The country's fame, instead, comes from its billing as one of the happiest places on earth. In fact, the government promotes a concept it ...
News Bhutan: Measuring happiness: Is Bhutan really the world’s happiest country?
One component of Gross National Happiness is cultural preservation and environmental conservation such as Tiger’s Nest monastery, beautifully preserved in the country’s lush valleys and a popular tour...
News Bhutan: West Bengal: DRI arrests man, seizes gold bars worth Rs 8 crore - The Indian Express
The Indian ExpressWest Bengal: DRI arrests man, seizes gold bars worth Rs 8 croreThe Indian ExpressIn the current financial year, in the region spread over West Bengal and the north-eastern states, DRI has seized 281.6 kg of gold and gold jewellery, valued at close to Rs 85.51 crores, smuggled from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Bhutan and China.and more »
News Bhutan: India's Favoured PM In Bhutan Loses Polls, New PM Will Have A Vision Of His Own
Small neighbours often find interesting ways to get back at Big Brother. Bhutan, widely believed to be India’s closest ally, may not be an exception to that tradition. The first round of the par...
News Bhutan: Queen Mother of Bhutan calls on President Kovind - UNI - United News of India
United News of IndiaQueen Mother of Bhutan calls on President Kovind - UNIUnited News of IndiaUniindia: New Delhi, Sep 22 (UNI) On the occasion of the golden jubilee celebrations of establishment of formal diplomatic relations between India and Bhutan, ...and more »
News Bhutan: How a new party trumped the ruling PDP in Bhutan primary polls
Come October 18 and Bhutan will witness a close fight between one of its oldest political parties – Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) – and Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), a new party that has gained popularity ...
News Bhutan: Bhutan's Queen Mother call on the President of India - Devdiscourse
DevdiscourseBhutan's Queen Mother call on the President of IndiaDevdiscourseThe Queen Mother of Bhutan, Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (September 22, 2018). Welcoming the Queen Mother to Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President ...and more »
News Bhutan: Bhutan’s ruling party defeated in first round of polls
Bhutan’s prime minister conceded defeat Sunday, after the ruling party was knocked out in the first round of the small Himalayan nation’s third-ever election. Harvard educated Tshering Tobgay was seek...
News Bhutan: Bhutan's Queen Mother meets President Kovind - THE WEEK
THE WEEKBhutan's Queen Mother meets President KovindTHE WEEKThe Queen Mother of Bhutan, Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, called on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday. She is in India to celebrate Bhutan Week— commemorating the golden jubilee of establishment of ...and more »
News Bhutan: Bhutan ranks 134 on Human Development Index
Bhutan ranks 134 out of 189 countries on the Human Development Index (HDI) in 2017, climbing a step up from its 135 rank in 2016, according to the Human Development Indices and Indicators: 2018 Statis...
News Bhutan: Queen Mother of Bhutan calls on President Kovind - United News of India
United News of IndiaQueen Mother of Bhutan calls on President KovindUnited News of IndiaNew Delhi, Sep 22 (UNI) On the occasion of the golden jubilee celebrations of establishment of formal diplomatic relations between India and Bhutan, the Queen Mother of Bhutan, Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, called on President Ram Nath Kovind at ...and more »
News Bhutan: CM Sonowal Inaugurates Indo-Bhutan Border Trade Centre at Darranga
In a bid to boost bilateral trade between Assam and Bhutan, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday inaugurated Indo-Bhutan Border Trade Centre at Darranga in Baksa. The volume of trade between ...
News Bhutan: Assam: Illegal timbers, sawmill seized near Tezpur - Northeast Now
Northeast NowAssam: Illegal timbers, sawmill seized near TezpurNortheast NowDespite efforts of a section of forest officials and wildlife activists against smugglers and by the personnel of Central Armed Police Forces deployed in border areas including Indo-Bhutan border, smuggling of timbers continues in different parts of Assam.and more »
News Bhutan: Bhutan PM Concedes Defeat as Ruling Party Ousted in First Round of Polls
Harvard educated Tshering Tobgay was seeking a second term in the poll but fell short of two rival parties, who will contest a runoff on October 18. Loading... New Delhi: Bhutan's prime minister conce...
News Bhutan: Her Majesty Queen Mother of Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk meets President Kovind - Prokerala
ProkeralaHer Majesty Queen Mother of Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk meets President KovindProkeralaNew Delhi: Her Majesty Queen Mother of Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk of Bhutan calls on President Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Sept 22, 2018. Her Majesty Queen Mother of Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk of Bhutan calls on President ...
News Bhutan: Bhutan Elections: Ruling Pro-India PDP Exits Race Coming Third in Primaries
With the ruling PDP out of the race, it will be the DNT and the DPT vying for the top position in the subsequent rounds. It was with the DPT government at the helm in 2013 when New Delhi withdrew subs...