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Why Bhutan hasn’t finalised the tourism fee it wants to charge Indians

The Lower House of Bhutanese Parliament has passed the draft tourism bill, but the Upper House is still debating its fine print.
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China & Bhutan close to striking Doklam deal, holding line could become working boundary

2 years after tense India-China stand-off at Doklam plateau, Bhutan could agree to let China hang on to territory it has already captured.
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Mountain Echoes turns 10 — the Indo-Bhutanese lit fest is an equal celebration of culture

The Indo-Bhutanese literature festival begins today, marking its 10th anniversary with quiet humility and a host of exciting sessions.
PM Narendra Modi and Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering at a meeting in Thiphu, Bhutan.

PM Modi launches RuPay card in Bhutan

PM Modi, who is on two-day visit to Bhutan, also inaugurated 740 MW Mangdechhu hydroelectric power plant.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering | Photo: PTI

Modi arrives in Bhutan on two-day visit

PM Modi will hold talks with Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck on strengthening bilateral ties.
People gather on a mountain at Tsongmo Lake near to the Nathula Pass, an open trading post in the Himalayas between India and China

Too far gone? Even if we meet Paris target, Hindu Kush Himalayas will lose 1/3rd glaciers

According to a report, the Hindu Kush Himalayas, which support 25 per cent of the world's population, are set to lose a big chunk of glaciers by 2100.
Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering with PM Narendra Modi

What can the kingdom of Bhutan teach us about fighting corruption

Bhutan can provide original approaches in dealing with anti-corruption policies.
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Aadhaar now valid travel document for under-15 & over-65 Indians travelling to Nepal & Bhutan

The Aadhaar card has now been added to the list which includes PAN card, driving licence, Central Government Health Service card or ration card.
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Year and a half later, Doklam has only reinforced India’s stature in Bhutan

Most people in Bhutan are happily oblivious to the Doklam standoff between China and India on their soil in 2017.
Soldiers of the People's Liberation Army

China has quietly altered its boundary with Bhutan after Doklam stand-off with India

Through last winter, Chinese activity on the Doklam Plateau has ensured that India’s boundary with Bhutan is now the de facto boundary with China

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Is India’s coronavirus lockdown leading to stress in families or strengthening relationships?

The 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus has led to people working from home and thus, spending more time with their families and partners.

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Army personnel distribute packaged food to the homeless in Chennai on 31 March 2020 | PTI

In a first, Army deploys medical team at civil coronavirus quarantine camp in Delhi

The Indian Army has so far only been operating out of quarantine camps set up by the armed service for coronavirus patients.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.