West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.20

Migrants return from Bhutan

Ninety-six migrant workers crossed over from Bhutan on Tuesday and headed for their homes in different parts of Bengal in buses arranged for by the state government.Most of them worked at different lo...
By Anirban Choudhury in Jaigaon

India  /  Published 20.12.19

Mystery of Nepal PM’s retweet

The Nepal Prime Minister shared on Twitter and then removed shortly afterwards Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s video message to the nation on Friday condemning the BJP government’s “utter disr...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.20

Note relief for traders in Jaigaon

Over 25 traders dealing in grocery and medicines in Jaigaon were relieved on Monday as they could deposit bundles of Ngultrum — the official currency of Bhutan — in a Bhutanese bank .Ever since th...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.03.20

Coronavirus scare in Ramgarh

A man who returned to his native village in Gola block of Ramgarh district from Bhutan was rushed the RIMS in Ranchi on Saturday with “novel coronavirus-like symptoms”.The 35-year-old man of Bablo...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.20

Bhutan co-traveller in hospital

An Alipurduar resident who suspects he travelled to Bhutan in the same flight with a US national who has tested positive for the coronavirus got himself admitted to a hospital on Saturday after he dis...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri


World  /  Published 18.08.19

Modi’s visit ‘very very successful’: Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering

Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering on Sunday described Narendra Modi’s visit to the Himalayan country as “very, very successful”. Not that the Bhutanese establishment was worried about the pos...
By Devadeep Purohit in Thimphu(Bhutan)

Opinion  /  Published 25.02.20

Words of wisdom

Sir — The prime minister of Bhutan was recently reported to have encouraged citizens to adopt a stray dog, plant a tree or participate in waste management procedures as a fitting birthday gift for t...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.20

Call to reduce Bhutan tour fee

Stakeholders of the tourism industry in north Bengal have decided to approach the Bhutanese and Indian governments seeking a reduction in the daily fee of Rs 1,200 that the Himalayan nation plans to c...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Travel  /  Published 15.02.20

Dzongs of bliss

Bhutan has been on my bucket list for quite a while, probably because I know so little about the country. It has an air of the exotic, unexplored and unchartered. What do you do there, except admire t...
By Karen Anand

North East  /  Published 01.11.18

Assam powers Singye roar

The first Indo-Bhutan joint venture feature film, Singye (The Lion), which has an Assamese co-producer and director of photography, has opened to a good response in selected theatres in the Himalayan ...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati


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