Indo Bhutan
India  /  Published 15.09.22

India-Bhutan border to reopen on Sept 23

India-Bhutan border gates at Samdrup Jhongkhar and Gelephu along the Assam frontier will reopen for tourists on September 23 for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak. A Bhutanese delegation, le...
By PTI in Kokrajhar (Assam)

News  /  Published 05.07.22

Drukair resumes international flights from West Bengal's Bagdogra

After a pandemic-induced gap of almost two years, Bhutan-based Drukair has resumed its scheduled flight service between Paro, Bhutan, and Bangkok, Thailand, via Bagdogra in West Bengal, officials said...

States  /  Published 18.06.22

Sikkim: Traffic snaps, tourists stuck

Incessant rain in the sub-Himalayan districts of Bengal and the neighbouring state of Sikkim over the past few days snapped road connectivity at a number of locations and led to the inundation of new ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.20

Bhutan lockdown adds to traders' woes

The Bhutan government has decided to start relaxing the nationwide lockdown, prompting loud cheers among traders on the Indian side of the border. The neighbouring country’s move signals that c...
By Avijit Sinha, Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri, Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.20

Bhutan lockdown blow to border trade

Bhutan announced a nationwide, indefinite lockdown from Tuesday to battle the spread of Covid-19 in the country, the decision — the first in the kingdom since the pandemic broke out — pres...
By Avijit Sinha, Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri, Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.20

New road link to Bhutan

Traffic from India to Bhutan commenced along Asian Highway 48 for the first time on Wednesday. To mark the start of the trade through the new route that would connect Pasakha, an industrial town in t...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.18

Bus-and-market signal to Bhutan

The Centre will build a bus terminus and a market complex near the Bhutan border at Chamurchi in Jalpaiguri district, signalling its intent to engage with the new government of the Himalayan nation by...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

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

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.18

Protest hits border project

Squatters on a one-hectare plot earmarked to build a bus terminus and a shopping complex at Chamurchi, one of the three points to enter Bhutan from Bengal, demonstrated under Trinamul’s banner on Su...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

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


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