DELHI, Aug 1: Bhutan ordered its first nationwide lockdown on Tuesday after a returning resident tested positive for coronavirus after being discharged from quarantine and coming into close contact with people in the capital Thimphu.
KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The match between Nepal and Kuwait under the second round of Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup 2022 will be held at Changlimithang Stadium in Bhutan following the objection of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) regarding the poor infrastructures at Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu which was earlier fixed as Nepal’s home venue.
KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Nepal, India and Bangladesh are mulling over putting into operation the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) motor vehicle agreement even if Bhutan chooses to opt-out of the agreement.
KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Defending Champion Nepal has suffered a humiliating loss in its second group match against Bhutan in the SAFF U-18 Championship being held at APF Stadium Halchowk in Kathmandu on Sunday.
DAMAK, September 11: Man Bahadur Khaling, who was in prison in Bhutan for 21 years, had just one dream when he came to Nepal in 2016 – meeting his family members and spending the rest of the time with them.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Bhutan on August 17-18 to boost the traditionally close consensual ties, to reiterate his government’s emphasis on the ‘neighborhood first’ policy, and to highlight bilateral cooperation between the two nations. Last month, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar made a two-day official visit to Bhutan in his first overseas trip after assuming charge of his ministry.
KATHMANDU, April 27: Although it decided in November last year to hold fresh negotiation with Bhutan to resolve the problem of Bhutanese refugees once and for all amid donors beginning to withdraw their support for the remaining refugees, the government has failed to make any concrete progress in this regard.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Austria's Minister for Foreign Affairs Karin Kneissl left for Bhutan today, after completing her three-day official visit to Nepal. The Austrian Minister had arrived here on the official visit at the friendly invitation of Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali.
PHUNTSOLING, Feb 16: A-Division outfit Three Star Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing Jigme Dorje Wangchuk Memorial Gold Cup football tournament with a 5-4 sudden-death win over Urjen Football Club of Bhutan in Phuntsoling on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: United States President Donald Trump thought Nepal and Bhutan were a part of India, TIME magazine reported on Saturday, quoting unidentified officials in the American intelligence establishment.
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: As the new government led by Lotay Tshering of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) party gets a full shape in Bhutan after the third democratic elections last month, Nepal looks forward to holding fresh talks with the Druk government to resolve the nearly three-decade-long Bhutanese refugee problem once and for all.
DAMAK, Oct 28: Bhutanese refugee leaders have protested against preparations to settle the refugees in Nepal. They said the refugee issue would be resolved only after the refugees are sent back to Bhutan.
THIMPU, Sept 16: In what came as a major election upset the incumbent People’s Democratic Party (PDP) got knocked out of the primary round of the general elections. It secured the third highest votes after DNT and DPT.
KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Nepal national football team won a SAFF Suzuki Cup match for the first time since 2013 as it thrashed 10-man Bhutan 4-0 with an impressive performance from Sunil Bal at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Nepal national football team suffered back-to-back losses in the opening matches in two consecutive SAFF Suzuki Cup editions, this time at the hands of Pakistan with a scoreline of 2-1, on Tuesday.
Nepal will now play against Bhutan in its second Group A match on Thursday at 3:45 pm, which can be a vital game to get three points and stay in contention for the semifinals of the tournament, which the team failed to reach in 2015.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The summit meeting of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) ended a few days back. The summit saw a participation of heads of state or government of its seven-member nations -- Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
KATHMANDU, April 19: Nepal has been drawn with Bangladesh, Pakistan and Bhutan in Group A for the upcoming SAFF Suzuki Cup 2018 (SAFF Championship) which will be played from September 4 to 15, while India has been pitted with Maldives and Sri Lanka in Group B.
It’s the nation of legendary three-legged dragons, also “the happiest country” in Asia, they say. Bhutan, for many of us, is indeed still shrouded in mystery. It’s not only iconic images of places like the Tiger’s Nest or their unique culture (like why the obsession with phallic symbols?), but they have also managed to maintain the aura of being the last true Shangri-La of our time.
KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Many scholars and experts from various sectors have suggested that Nepal, which has been playing a key role in International Peacekeeping, could also act as a lynchpin for a peaceful dialogue between China, India and Bhutan to resolve the ongoing Doklam standoff.
KATHMANDU, April 28: Indian media on Thursday reported that Bhutan has backed out of the BBIN (Bhutan-Bangladesh-India-Nepal) motor vehicles pact 'for now' and quoted Indian officials and sources that their government will consider alternative options which will involve only Bangladesh and Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Nepali girls who left India eying SAFF Women's Championship title will take on Bhutan in its opening match on Monday. The group A clash between two countries, which is also the curtain raiser of the tournament is scheduled to take place at Kanchanjunga Stadium in Siliguri.
KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has reiterated Nepal’s stance that Bhutanese refugees languishing in the eastern part of Nepal since two decades must be allowed to return to their home country without any conditions.
KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Nepali bodybuilding team, which includes six players, is leaving for Thimpu, Bhutan on Friday to take part in the 50th Asian Bodybuilding Championship to be held from September 2 to 8.
KATHMANDU: Like Nepal, Bhutan too is a landlocked country squeezed between two giant neighbors —China and India. However, unlike Nepal, Bhutan has not had any issue of doing the balancing act between the two emerging economies.