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Heard of the Palki ambulance service of north Bengal?Heard of the Palki ambulance service of north Bengal?

Heard of the Palki ambulance service of north Bengal? (Watch Video)

The Palki ambulance service is a boon for people, especially pregnant women, living in the hilly area near the Indo-Bhutan border

India News Jan 20, 2022, 4:49 PM IST

Bhutan confers highest civilian award on PM Modi; list of foreign civilian awards received by Modi-dnmBhutan confers highest civilian award on PM Modi; list of foreign civilian awards received by Modi-dnm

Bhutan confers highest civilian award on PM Modi; list of foreign civilian awards received by Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the first foreigner to receive the coveted award. However, this is not the first time PM Modi has been conferred with foreign civilian awards over the years. Here’s a list of foreign civilian awards received by PM Modi.

Top Stories Dec 17, 2021, 12:02 PM IST

China built 4 new villages inside Bhutan: Why India should be worried and act nowChina built 4 new villages inside Bhutan: Why India should be worried and act now

China built 4 new villages inside Bhutan: Why India should be worried and act now

China's motive is to control the perennial water bodies in those regions, Maj Gen Sudhakar Jee tells Asianet Newsable.

Defence Nov 18, 2021, 11:44 AM IST

Asianet Newsable at LAC Safeguarding Siliguri corridor from ChinaAsianet Newsable at LAC Safeguarding Siliguri corridor from China

Thwarting Chinese designs on 'Chicken Neck'

Asianet Newsable's Anish Kumar, who recently travelled to the Line of Actual Control, explains how the Indian Army is safeguarding the Siliguri corridor in West Bengal.

Defence Nov 8, 2021, 12:06 PM IST

Chicago Toronto Nairobi Muscat Indians can travel to 49 cities in the world gcwChicago Toronto Nairobi Muscat Indians can travel to 49 cities in the world gcw

Chicago to Toronto to Nairobi to Muscat: Now Indians can travel to 49 cities in the world; here's the list

India has inked air-bubble treaties with 17 nations, including the US, the UK, the UAE, Kenya, Bhutan, and France.
 

Lifestyle Sep 14, 2021, 6:19 PM IST

Bhutan fully vaccinates 90 per cent of its population in a week gcwBhutan fully vaccinates 90 per cent of its population in a week gcw

Bhutan fully vaccinates 90 per cent of its population in a week

As per Bhutan's health ministry, the vaccines that were received through donations were used in this vaccination drive. 

South Asia Jul 28, 2021, 12:54 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari finishes 9th in archery ranking round, to take on Bhutan's Karma in knockout-ayhTokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari finishes 9th in archery ranking round, to take on Bhutan's Karma in knockout-ayh

Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari finishes 9th in archery ranking round, to take on Bhutan's Karma in knockout

The Tokyo Olympics is underway from Friday. India began its proceedings with archery, as Deepika Kumari took part in the Women's Individual Ranking Round, where she managed to finish ninth and take on Bhutan's Karma in the Round of 32.

Sports Jul 23, 2021, 11:24 AM IST

Army chief dials Bhutanese counterpart amid talks of Chinese activity-VPNArmy chief dials Bhutanese counterpart amid talks of Chinese activity-VPN

Army chief dials Bhutanese counterpart amid talks of Chinese activity beyond its borders

According to a new official policy paper, China is enhancing its efforts to develop the infrastructure in remote villages located along Tibet's border with India, Bhutan and Nepal.

Top Stories May 25, 2021, 7:41 AM IST

India to join Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka in military drills-VPNIndia to join Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka in military drills-VPN

India to join Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka in military drills

The theme of the military exercise is 'Robust Peace-Keeping Operations'.

Defence Apr 2, 2021, 6:15 PM IST

Bhutanese girl thanks India for giving COVID-19 vaccines, Watch this adorable video - gpsBhutanese girl thanks India for giving COVID-19 vaccines, Watch this adorable video - gps

Bhutanese girl thanks India for giving COVID-19 vaccines, Watch this adorable video

A young girl from Bhutan thanking the Indian government for COVID-19 vaccines has left netizens with a mushy feeling.

India News Mar 30, 2021, 11:25 AM IST

PM Modi seeks special SAARC visa for healthcare professionals-VPNPM Modi seeks special SAARC visa for healthcare professionals-VPN

PM Modi pitches for SAARC visa for healthcare professionals

Speaking at the virtual meet of 'COVID-19 Management: Experience, Good Practices and Way Forward', Prime Minister Modi said, "Hopes of our region and the world are focus on rapid deployment of vaccines. In this too, we must maintain the same cooperative & collaborative spirit. Over the past year, our health cooperation has achieved so much."

India News Feb 18, 2021, 9:28 PM IST

Army Chief says Chinese belligerence causing mutual distrust-VPNArmy Chief says Chinese belligerence causing mutual distrust-VPN

Chinese belligerence causing mutual distrust: Army Chief

Indian Army chief Gen MM Naravane on Friday said that the rising footprints of China in India's neighbourhood and its attempts to 'unilaterally alter the status-quo' along the disputed borders have created an environment of 'confrontation and mutual distrust'.

Defence Feb 12, 2021, 5:39 PM IST

Britain Bhutan PMs express solidarity with people affected in Uttarakhand flash floods-dnmBritain Bhutan PMs express solidarity with people affected in Uttarakhand flash floods-dnm

Britain, Bhutan PMs express solidarity with people affected in Uttarakhand flash floods

Taking to Twitter, British PM Boris Johnson said that the UK is ready to offer any support required to India after the devastating floods in Uttarakhand.
 

Top Stories Feb 8, 2021, 10:20 AM IST

India sends 5 lakh Covishield vaccine doses to Sri Lanka-VPNIndia sends 5 lakh Covishield vaccine doses to Sri Lanka-VPN

Vaccine diplomacy: India sends 5 lakh Covishield doses to Sri Lanka

This humanitarian gesture amid the pandemic showcases India's commitment to its 'Neighbourhood First' Policy and SAGAR doctrine in which Sri Lanka has a prominent position, an MEA source said.

Coronavirus Jan 28, 2021, 9:37 AM IST

Bhutan Maldives become first recipients of India-made COVID-19 Covishield vaccine-dnmBhutan Maldives become first recipients of India-made COVID-19 Covishield vaccine-dnm

Bhutan, Maldives become first recipients of India-made COVID-19 Covishield vaccine

Manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII), the vaccine will reach Bhutan and Male today itself, as a gift from India.

Top Stories Jan 20, 2021, 12:42 PM IST