Bhutan

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Russel leave for Bhutan today

Sheikh Russel KC leave today for Bhutan to take part in the AFC Cup Play-Off Qualifiers.

June 23, 2016
June 23, 2016

Bhutan's parliament OKs sub-regional agreement amid resistance

The Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) transport agreement passed its first parliamentary hurdle yesterday when the National Assembly endorsed the sub-regional agreement amid stiff resistance from the opposition.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Bangladesh to invest in Bhutan's hydropower sector

A trilateral cooperation among Bhutan, Bangladesh and India that will enable Bangladesh to invest in the Bhutanese power sector to re-import the electricity could soon be a reality.

March 12, 2016
March 12, 2016

Bhutan plants over 1 lakh trees to welcome their new born prince

Bhutan welcomes the birth of its new prince by planting over 1 lakh trees across the country.

February 6, 2016
February 6, 2016

Bhutan's queen gives birth to a baby boy

The tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan has a new crown prince. The Royal Media Office in capital Thimphu says that the baby boy was born on Friday to King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck and his wife, Queen Jetsun Pema.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Big earthquake coming, warn Indian experts

Indian Union home ministry's disaster management experts warn of a bigger catastrophe, earthquakes with a magnitude of 8.2 or greater on the Richter scale which may hit the already ruptured Himalayan region, reports The Times of India.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

Strong quake kills 6 in northeast India

Six people are killed and dozens injured when a strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake strikes northeast India, sending panicked residents fleeing into the streets even hundreds of kilometres away in Bangladesh.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Bhutan – Bangladesh preview: Pride at stake for both sides

The group stage of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship 2015 ends on Monday, with the first of the two fixtures featuring the bottom two sides's of Group B, Bhutan and Bangladesh.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

9 women envoys urge prevention of gender-based violence

Nine women ambassadors based in Bangladesh including Bhutan, Brazil, Denmark, France, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Sri Lanka and the US emphasise the urgent need to prevent and respond to gender-based violence in the country, in their own countries, and across the globe.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

Bhutan asks Bangladesh to limit buses, trucks to border

The Bhutan government requests Bangladesh to limit their cargo and bus services to the Bhutanese border, Bhutanese newspaper Kuensel reports.