West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.19

Darjeeling zoo's takin dies of stomach ailment

One of the five takins brought to the Darjeeling zoo from Berlin has died from stomach infection.Rajendra Jakher, the director of the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, said: “Ten-month-old ma...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 27.09.19

Army chopper crashes in Bhutan, both pilots killed

 A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Army crashed in eastern Bhutan on Friday afternoon, killing both the pilots, official sources said.The single-engine helicopter was on its way from Khirmu in A...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Elephant herd terror in Udalguri

A herd of 200 wild elephants, that came down from the India-Bhutan border hills here, have entered villages, including Orangajuli, Nonoipara, Segunbari and Bholatar over for the past fortnight, damagi...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

India  /  Published 16.11.19

Ayodhya jitters

A press note on the Supreme Court’s Ayodhya verdict issued by the Indian embassy in Bhutan has seeped out to social media, baring before everyone the Narendra Modi government’s worry over how the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 23.02.19

Singye a roaring success, boosts Indo-Bhutan ties

Singye, the first Indo-Bhutan feature film that had major film expertise contributions from Assam, including the film's co-producer, bagged four awards at the 18th National Film Awards (Bhutan) in Thi...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati


India  /  Published 07.03.20

Assam isolates 127 ‘contacts’

The Assam government has identified 127 persons in the state and put them under home isolation by tracing the “contacts” of a 76-year-old US tourist diagnosed with the novel coronavirus in Bhutan....
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

World  /  Published 17.08.19

Ties with Bhutan go beyond hydel power

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday conveyed to the Bhutanese leadership that India was keen to look beyond the hydropower sector — seen as the “fundamental basis” of bilateral relations ...
By Devadeep Purohit in Thimphu(Bhutan)

India  /  Published 16.08.19

K-pop effect on Modi’s Bhutan trip

K-pop is hard to miss but the C-factor is not too apparent.K-pop, a popular genre of South Korean music, and the China factor have little in common. But both may have played a role in defining the foc...
By Devadeep Purohit in Thimphu(Bhutan)

West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.20

Bhutan ban on tourists

The Bhutan government on Friday barred entry of all tourists into the country, after a 76-year-old US national, who reached the Dragon Kingdom on Thursday tested positive for the coronavirus. The pati...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


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