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20 min ago | Juan Cole

Bhutan Hatches Ambitious Plan To Convert All Cars To Electric

Situated on the southern slopes of the Eastern Himalayan mountains, the Kingdom of Bhutan has fewer people than the state of Rhode Island and even fewer cars on its poorly-paved roads.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Colombo Page

New envoys to Sri Lanka assure continued cooperation towards strengthening relations

July 01, Colombo: Two new high commissioners and three new ambassadors to Sri Lanka presented their credentials to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat this morning.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Hindustan Times

India and the neighbours How South Asia sees PM Narendra Modi

Last Monday, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj met Indian ambassadors to neighbouring countries.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

OregonLive.com

Buddha Amitabha Teaching Tuesday, July 15th at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

You are warmly welcomed to attend a special teaching and blessing ceremony focused on Buddha Amitabha, the Buddha of longevity.

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Rediff.com

Modi's foreign policy: Tough on Pakistan, China at arm's length

The new government will have to fill many a pothole before it gets into the task of nation building and for that even a year would be insufficient not to talk of one month, 100 days or six months.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The News

Kingstree native travels across the globe

Former Kingstree native, Charlie Marcus recently toured the Kingdom of Bhutan, a country in South Asia located near the eastern end of the Himalayas.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

A Dragon in our room

Within two weeks of assuming office, Prime Minister Modi has successfully completed his first tour abroad, to neighbouring Bhutan.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Mydigitalfc.com

Diplomatic Enclave : Recharging batteries

TheRE is a happiness quotient in India-Bhutan relations over prime minister Narendra Modi's decision to make Thimphu his first foreign destination.

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Nerve News

Bhutan PM declines revised salary

Thimphu, June 20 - Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has refused to take his enhanced salary, and announced he would donate the additional Nu 50,000 from his revised monthly salary to charity.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

Mydigitalfc.com

India and Japan are made for each other

TWO TO TANGO: Prime minister Narendra Modi addressing the national assembly in Thimphu, Bhutan on Monday.

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Daily Times

Japan to help Bhutan brush up 'happiness' census : June 19, 2014,

Japan is to dispatch experts to Bhutan to help the tiny Himalayan kingdom boost the accuracy of the way it measures happiness, an official said on Thursday.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Telegraph

Modi prods Bhutan to curb NDFB

New Delhi, June 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's message to Bhutan in reference to its closeness to the Northeast was clear: "Terrorism divides.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Rediff.com

PHOTOS: Modi in the land of happiness

Image: Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk and Queen Jetsun Pema greet PM Narendra Modi at the Dzong in Paro Photographs: Courtesy: Bhutan King's Facebook page e was given a warm send off by Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and several of his Cabinet colleagues at the Paro airport.

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Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Novel Human Bufavirus Genotype 3 in Children with Severe Diarrhea, Bhutan

Takaaki Yahiro, Sonam Wangchuk, Kinlay Tshering, Purushotam Bandhari, Sangay Zangmo, Tshering Dorji, Karchung Tshering, Takashi Matsumoto, Akira Nishizono, Maria SA derlund-Venermo, and Kamruddin Ahmed We identified a new genotype of bufavirus, BuV3, in fecal samples collected to determine the etiology of diarrhea in children in Bhutan.

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The Indian Express

China says not perturbed by growing India, Bhutan ties

Playing down its unsuccessful bid to establish diplomatic ties with Bhutan, China on Monday said it is glad to see New Delhi and Thimphu develop their relations further during the just-concluded visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Narendra Modi goofs up, refers to Bhutan as Nepal

Thimphu : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday committed faux pas twice during his otherwise rousing speech at the joint session of Bhutan's parliament here.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

AVHerald

Druk A319 near Paro on Jun 15th 2014, cracked windshield

A Druk Air Airbus A319-100, registration A5-RGG performing flight KB-206 from Paro to Mumbai , was climbing out of Paro when the captain's windshield cracked developing a spider net all across.

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Express India

PM Narendra Modi meets Bhutan King

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk and the two discussed an entire gamut of ties to cement the "unique and special" bilateral relationship.

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Reuters

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Sunni Islamist offensive meets opposition from government forces who regain some territory, but Washington cautions U.S. help would be effective only if political and sectarian divisions in Baghdad can be overcome MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan - Eleven people, including election workers, are killed in Afghanistan when a roadside bomb blew up their ... (more)

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Nerve News

Bhutan airlines flight makes emergency landing

A Royal Bhutan Airlines flight from Paro to Mumbai Sunday made an emergency landing at the NSC Bose International Airport here following a snag, an official said.

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