India-Bhutan Current Affairs - 2019

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India and Bhutan sign MoU on establishment of Nalanda University

India and Bhutan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the noble objectives of the establishment of Nalanda University in Bihar to develop the institution as an international centre of excellence. Both countries signed a MoU in this regard in Thimphu after President Pranab Mukherjee held talks with the Bhutanese King Jigme Read More…

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“B2B” PM’s formula for stronger relationship with Bhutan

On his first foreign visit after becoming PM, Narendra Modi who is on a two-day Bhutan visit promised to foster bilateral ties which he described as “B2B —Bharat to Bhutan” as he held talks with the Bhutanese King and countries Prime Minister, discussing an entire range of relationship between the two nations. Mr. Modi also Read More…

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Indian aid to Bhutan: Rs 4,500 crore Assistance Package to improve the livelihood of Bhutanese

As per the 11th five year plan of Government of India (GOI), India will contribute Rs.4500 crores Assistance Package to Bhutan. The package will help the landlocked country to implement major projects over the 11th Five Year Plan that will improve the livelihood of its people.  India’s assistance to the Eleventh Five –Year Plan (2013-2018) Read More…

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India to restore kerosene and LPG subsidy to Bhutan

Giving a significant relief , especially its 12 % poor, India has decided to restore the subsidy on cooking gas and kerosene by the first week of August 2013. The Ministry of External Affairs claimed that the Petroleum Ministry misinterpreted the Foreign Office’s request for review of subsidies and there was no political consideration behind this. Read More…

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PDP victorious in Bhutan General Assembly polls

Led by Tshering Tobgay, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has registered their victory in the polls to the General Assembly of Bhutan. It won 32 out of 47 seats, while the outgoing party, the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), managed to retain the remaining seats in the election. The focus of the PDP’s election campaign in Read More…

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India, Bhutan sign currency swap agreement

India and Bhutan have inked a currency swap agreement for up to $100 million to promote economic co-operation b/w the two nations. The pact was signed by the Reserve Bank of India and the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan (RMAB). It enables RMAB to make withdrawals of US dollar, euro or Indian rupee in multiple Read More…

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Prime Minister of Bhutan visited India

Prime Minister of Bhutan, Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley made a home visit to India. His visit was aimed at improving India-Bhutan bilateral ties.

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