Bhutan – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com Assam Northeast India News Live, Latest Sports, Cinema, Business & Politics News Sat, 24 Aug 2019 15:48:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 https://i2.wp.com/thenewsmill.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/cropped-TNM-white.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Bhutan – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com 32 32 10th edition of Mountain Echoes in Bhutan loaded with discussions on literature, art & culture https://thenewsmill.com/10th-edition-of-mountain-echoes-in-bhutan-loaded-with-discussions-on-literature-art-culture/ Sat, 24 Aug 2019 15:48:26 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18232

Rich with words and ideas, centered on the theme Many Lives, Many Stories, the 10th edition of Mountain Echoes, the festival of literature, art and culture seeks to explore the depth of human experiences through stories from distinguished speakers from Bhutan, India, and around the world. Speakers will explore contemporary dialogues ranging from ecology to […]

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China sharing hydrological data with India, says Assam minister https://thenewsmill.com/china-sharing-hydrological-data-with-india-says-assam-minister/ Wed, 31 Jul 2019 13:38:11 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17896

China has been sharing hydrological data with India on a regular basis, which helps in mitigating the flood problem of Assam, water resources minister Keshab Mahanta informed the state legislative assembly in Guwahati on July 31. In reply to a written question, Mahanta informed that China as well as Bhutan has been sharing hydrological data […]

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Water from Bhutan reservoir worsens Assam flood situation https://thenewsmill.com/water-from-bhutan-reservoir-worsens-assam-flood-situation/ Fri, 26 Jul 2019 02:24:36 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17741

Excess water release from Bhutan’s Kuricchu Hydropower Plant flooded seven western Assam districts on July 25 even as the death toll from the floods rose to 78 in the state. Officials of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) on July 25 said that the release of excess water from the reservoir in Bhutan worsened […]

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Assam flood situation still grim, death toll rises to 77 https://thenewsmill.com/assam-flood-situation-still-grim-death-toll-rises-to-77/ Thu, 25 Jul 2019 05:16:21 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17720

The flood situation in Assam remains grim as flood waters submerged new areas in a few districts following incessant rains in past 72 hours. With six more deaths, the death toll in Assam flood has risen to 77 and still around 35 lakh people of 20 districts are affected in the deluge on July 24. […]

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1st cargo ship from Bhutan via India arrives in Bangladesh https://thenewsmill.com/1st-cargo-ship-from-bhutan-via-india-arrives-in-bangladesh/ Fri, 19 Jul 2019 05:53:20 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17572

In the first-ever movement of its kind, a cargo ship carrying 1,000 tonnes of stones from Bhutan has arrived in Bangladesh via India. At a ceremony held at Narayanganj on the outskirts of Dhaka on Thursday, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das, Ambassador of Bhutan to Bangladesh Sonam T Rabgye along with Vice […]

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Foreign minister Jaishankar to visit Bhutan on first visit abroad https://thenewsmill.com/foreign-minister-jaishankar-to-visit-bhutan-on-first-visit-abroad/ Fri, 07 Jun 2019 04:07:14 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=16493

Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark on his first overseas trip to Bhutan from June 7 reflecting the importance that India attaches to its bilateral relationship with the kingdom. The external affairs ministry said in a statement that Jaishankar will visit Bhutan on June 7-8. “This is Jaishankar’s first visit abroad as the […]

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Earthquake jolts parts of Arunachal, Assam; epicentre near Aalo https://thenewsmill.com/earthquake-jolts-parts-of-arunachal-assam-epicentre-near-aalo/ Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:33:18 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=15882

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Arunachal Pradesh state, near the border with China, seismologists and residents said. The earthquake, which struck at 1:45am on Wednesday, was centred west of Mouling National Park, about 43 kilometres northwest of Aalo, the headquarters of West Siang district. China’s Earthquake Network Center put the preliminary […]

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Sonowal inaugurates Indo-Bhutan border trade centre at Darranga https://thenewsmill.com/sonowal-inaugurates-indo-bhutan-border-trade-centre-at-darranga/ Thu, 13 Sep 2018 02:57:53 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=13710

In a bid to strengthen bilateral trade between Assam and Bhutan, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on September 12 inaugurated Indo-Bhutan Border Trade Centre at Darranga at Tamulpur in Baksa district. Speaking on the occasion, chief minister Sonowal termed the day as an important day and said that inauguration of the trade centre will lead […]

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Festival of Assam at Thimphu to celebrate 50 years of India-Bhutan ties https://thenewsmill.com/festival-of-assam-at-thimphu-to-celebrate-50-years-of-india-bhutan-ties/ Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:54:18 +0000 http://thenewsmill.com/?p=11367

The Golden Jubilee of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between India and Bhutan is being celebrated this year. As a part of these celebrations, a Festival of Assam was organized at Thimphu, Bhutan on March 22-23. The inaugural ceremony was held at Hotel Taj Tashi, which was attended by the Bhutan home minister Dawa […]

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Sonowal inaugurates Bhutanese Consulate Office in Guwahati https://thenewsmill.com/sonowal-inaugurates-bhutanese-consulate-office-in-guwahati/ https://thenewsmill.com/sonowal-inaugurates-bhutanese-consulate-office-in-guwahati/#respond Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:33:58 +0000 http://thenewsmill.com/?p=10679

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal along with Bhutan minister for foreign affairs Lyonpo Damcho Dorji, inaugurated the Royal Bhutanese Consulate at a function held at Panjabari in Guwahati on Friday. “Opening of the Consulate General’s Office will benefit Bhutanese and Northeast tourists, pilgrims and students and businessmen and also strengthen friendship between people from Assam […]

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