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Kate Middleton, Prince William to Visit India, Bhutan Next Month

Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton, who are back in their official engagements, will visit India and Bhutan next month. Prince William was under criticism for not attending more than two official engagements since the beginning of the New Year. The royal couple Kate Middleton and Prince William will arrive in India on Sunday 10th April, before travelling to ...

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UN Agriculture Agency Helps in Linking Small Farmers to Markets in Bhutan

The UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed a financial agreement with the government of Bhutan recently that will reduce rural poverty and sustainably increase the incomes of over 28,000 smallholder farming households. IFAD will provide a total of US$14.4 million through a loan and two grants to implement the agricultural development programme which will focus on marketing and ...

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211 New Species Found in Eastern Himalayas, Walking Fish Tops (Video)

In an initiative, WWF found 211 exciting species including waking blue fish, a frog with blue eyes and a monkey that sneezes as part of its 6-year-long survey of the Eastern Himalayas covering the Northeast region as well. The WWF Living Himalayas Initiative in its final report “Hidden Himalayas: Asia’s Wonderland” said there are 133 plants, 39 invertebrates, 26 fish, ...

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India Makes Life Easy for Foreign Tourists from 43 Nations with e-Visa Facility; SAARC Excluded

After almost 9 months delay, India has launched electronic visa (e-visa) facility for tourists from 43 countries, including US, Israel, Palestine and Japan to boost tourism sector and offer hassle-free travel to foreign visitors. Ironic but all SAARC country visitors, except Nepal and Bhutan, are not extended similar hospitality still. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, along with union Culture and ...

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Rare for Indian PM, President to visit Bhutan Within 4 Months: Bhutan Daily

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee’s two-day visit to Bhutan just five months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sojourn is "rare" and shows the importance the two countries attach to each other, a Bhutanese daily said Friday. "It’s not often that a country gets to host a president and the prime minister of the same country in the same year. Rare is ...

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Slip up Mars PM Narendra Modi’s Address to Bhutan, (Not Nepal) Parliament

Except for a minor hiccup in his opening speech to Bhutan parliament where Prime Minister Narendra Modi slipped Bhutan for Nepal but corrected immediately said that in the last century, despite the global trend for expansion and centralization of power, Bhutan has remained an exception. It laid the strong foundation for democracy, and has made the transition to a constitutionally ...

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Delegation of Bhutanese Election Commission Visits ECI For Enhancing Bilateral Cooperation

A three member delegation of the Bhutanese Election Commission led by the Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan, Mr. Dasho KunzangWangdi, visited the Election Commission of India for enhancing bilateral cooperation. The visit concluded today. CEC Bhutan held meetings with Chief Election Commissioner of India, Shri V.S Sampath and Election Commissioner Shri H.S Brahma, where various methods to improve and expand relations ...

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