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  1. Nepal backtracks to allow Tibetan Buddhist monks cremationRead the original story

    Tuesday | Hindustan Times

    ... Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, was flown in on Tuesday evening by a special Druk Air flight from Thimphu in Bhutan. It will be kept at the Shar Minub monastery in Kathmandu where people can pay their last respects. The last rites will be ...

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  2. Nepal backtracks allows entry of Tibetan leaders body for last ritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hindustan Times

    ... spiritual leader, the 14th Shamarpa of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, which is now in Thimphu, Bhutan is expected to be flown in by a chartered flight. The spiritual leader, who holds a Bhutanese passport, had expressed his desire to be ...

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  3. Reflections of a special envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | The Straits Times

    ... ethnic Russian minorities. IN 1999, Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong appointed me as his Special Envoy to the Kingdom of Bhutan. I was one of several special

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  4. Bhutan makes it to cover of India tourism reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Indian Express

    It is learnt that the Bhutan photo on India's tourism report was noticed by senior Tourism Ministry officials after it had been presented to the Parliament Secretariat for distribution among MPs.

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  5. India pushes ahead with Bhutan power playRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Nikkei Net Interactive

    In June, Narendra Modi chose tiny Bhutan as his first foreign destination as India's prime minister.

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  6. Joseph Rosendo's TravelscopeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... is a life-changing experience, though often these changes come when least expected. Joseph heads to the Kingdom of Bhutan, a devout Buddhist country, fully aware of the possibilities for enlightenment that Bhutan offers him and his viewers. His trip ...

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  7. BANGKOK: Bhutan: small kingdom with big diplomacyRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Asia News Network

    ... though he mistook the host's name as Nepal and Ladakh during his speech in the Parliament. Modi's visit highlighted Bhutan's geostrategic location at the roof of the world. Apart from India, major powers such as China, the US and EU are closely ...

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  8. Go To A Mediation Tour In Bhutan, And Get Back To Work RefreshinglyRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | PressReleasePoint

    It is trekking that inspires many of the tourists to travel Bhutan. So, you should make sure that you do not miss trekking in Bhutan that would really prove to be a memorable one for you as well as for your family , Bhutan., July 20, 2014 - -In this busy, hectic work world, people are living stretched and stressed life, which is an alarming ... (more)

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  9. Bhutan: small kingdom with big diplomacyRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Nation

    ... though he mistook the host's name as Nepal and Ladakh during his speech in the Parliament. Modi's visit highlighted Bhutan's geostrategic location at the roof of the world. Apart from India, major powers such as China, the US and EU are closely ...

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  10. Narendra Modi's visit to Bhutan to see fast-tracking of 12 hydroelectric projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Express India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck during their meeting at Thimphu.

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  11. SAARC needs to work to expand trade among member nationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Mydigitalfc.com

    SAARC countries need to critically evaluate trade liberalisation under SAFTA to make the process faster and more efficient at an upcoming meeting of the SAFTA Ministerial Council later this month in Bhutan.

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  12. Bhutan Hatches Ambitious Plan To Convert All Cars To ElectricRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Juan Cole

    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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  13. Narendra Modi's visit to Bhutan to see fast-tracking of 12 hydroelectric projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Express India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck during their meeting at Thimphu.

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  14. No comment PM Modi shuts out media circusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Hindustan Times

    ... accompanying the PM, Modi just took along representatives of Doordarshan, All India Radio and select news agencies to Bhutan. But that's not all. Unlike his predecessor, Modi has not appointed any high-profile journalist as his press adviser. ...

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  15. Narendra Modi's visit to Bhutan to see fast-tracking of 12 hydroelectric projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Express India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck during their meeting at Thimphu.

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  16. India summons US envoy on spying claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Suria

    ... its ruling party. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pictured on the steps of a plane about to leave Paro, Bhutan on June 15, 2014 "What we have said is that we expect a response and an assurance that this won't happen again," a foreign ministry ...

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  17. India summons US envoy over spying claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Suria

    ... targeted its ruling party. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pictured on the steps of a plane about to leave Paro, Bhutan on June 15, 2014 "What we have said is that we expect a response and an assurance that this won't happen again," a foreign ...

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  18. New envoys to Sri Lanka assure continued cooperation towards strengthening relationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Colombo Page

    ... Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Mr. Hassan Mahmoud Mohammad Al-Jawameh, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bhutan Ms. Pema Choden and Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina Mr. Sabit Subasic. During the discussion following the ceremony, ... 3 comments

  19. India and the neighbours How South Asia sees PM Narendra ModiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    ... Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he meets by Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay at Paro Airport in Bhutan. (AFP Photo) When asked if she gave a glimpse into what the government's specific policies towards the neighbours would look ...

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  20. Buddha Amitabha Teaching Tuesday, July 15th at Trinity Episcopal CathedralRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... Buddha Amitabha, the Buddha of longevity. Karma Rinpoche, a venerated Buddhist teacher from the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, will be offering a very special service to all those who are interested in Buddhism. As a lifelong Buddhist monk since age ...

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