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Reopening of Assam airport brings cheers among residents of Cooch Behar and Alipurduar

The Telegraph India 09 May 2021
They said a considerable number of tourists who entered Bhutan via Phuentsholing, the commercial capital of the neighbouring country and the most popular transit point located around 40km from Alipurduar, could avail themselves of flights at Rupsi ... airport near capital Thimphu.
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Inside the Secretive Government Unit Saving American Lives Around the World

Vanity Fair 06 May 2021
In Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu, Hewitt’s plight caught the attention of the king, who showered the American with presents—including a new television so he could watch his beloved Manchester United—and ensured that he received top-notch care, which included a team of 17 and a VIP ward.
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Series of earthquakes jolt Assam and most of the Northeast

Deccan Chronicle 28 Apr 2021
The impact was felt in almost the entire Northeastern region, parts of West Bengal, Bhutan and Bangladesh ... A few buildings developed cracks in state capital Itanagar, and the East Kemeng district, officials said ... Tremors were also felt in Manipur, including state capital Imphal.
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Sikkim earthquake sends tremors past Bengal, Bihar, Assam; no risk of aftershocks

Hindustan Times 06 Apr 2021
The earthquake occurred at 8.49pm at a depth of 10km near the India-Bhutan border, PTI reported, adding that the effects were immediately felt in Sikkim's capital Gangtok and other parts of the Himalayan state ... at a depth of 10km from the surface near the India-Bhutan border.
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Bhutan is on brink of vaccinating its entire adult population within a week of launching campaign

The Independent 01 Apr 2021
Bhutan’s health minister has said it will vaccinate its entire adult population within a week of launching a nationwide innoculation drive ... Bhutan had covered ... A 30-year-old woman became the first one in the country to get the jab at a vaccination centre in Bhutan’s capital Thimphu.
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Relatively unscathed Bhutan to start vaccinations

Straits Times 28 Feb 2021
And when a 76-year-old American tourist, arriving from India, tested positive for the coronavirus in capital Thimphu on the night of March 5 - the country's first case - Bhutan immediately banned the entry of tourists ... social capitals in the world," he told The Straits Times.
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Tiny Himalayan nation shows how to fight pandemic

Straits Times 26 Feb 2021
KOLKATA - Bhutan was the first country to receive a goodwill consignment of 150,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine from India in January ... And when a 76-year-old American tourist, arriving from India, tested positive for the coronavirus in capital Thimphu on the night of Mar 5 - the country's first case - Bhutan immediately banned the entry of tourists.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 felt in Assam

The Times of India 17 Feb 2021
GUWAHATI ... People felt strong tremors in capital city Guwahati too. As per the reports, the quake was also felt in Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma), Bhutan, and China ... Download ... .
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The Unlikeliest Pandemic Success Story

The Atlantic 10 Feb 2021
On January 7, a 34-year-old man who had been admitted to a hospital in Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu, with preexisting liver and kidney problems died of COVID-19 ... Over the course of three reporting trips to Bhutan since 2012, a word I heard innumerable times was resilience ... At the time, Bhutan looked like a ripe target ... Bhutan then went further.
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World Bank provides 200 mln USD for Bangladesh rural water, sanitation project

Sina 09 Feb 2021
The agreement was signed by Fatima Yasmin, secretary of Economic Relations Division of the government of Bangladesh, and Mercy Tembon, World Bank country Director for Bangladesh and Bhutan, on behalf of their respective sides.
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Face-off at Sikkim’s Naku La Casts Light on China’s LAC Game Plan Against India

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jan 2021
In addition, scholar Claude Arpi has noted, a network of rail extensions out of Lhasa will link the Tibet Autonomous Region’s capital to Yatong, cutting across territory claimed by Bhutan—and giving the People’s Liberation Army the ability to rapidly deploy forces in the Chumbi ...
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Coronavirus: India vaccinates over 1 million people in 6-day vaccine drive

The Jerusalem Post 24 Jan 2021
On Saturday, India began what the government calls the world's biggest vaccination program, using two shots made locally ... India, known as the pharmaceutical capital of the world, has gifted vaccines to neighbors and partners such as Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Seychelles, Mauritius and the Maldives ... The US State Department praised the Indian effort ... .
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Indian PM Modi says India self-reliant on Covid-19 vaccines as 1 million inoculated

Straits Times 22 Jan 2021
On Saturday, India began what the government calls the world's biggest vaccination programme, using two shots made locally ... India, known as the pharmaceutical capital of the world, has gifted vaccines to neighbours and partners such as Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Seychelles, Mauritius and the Maldives ... The government says it is safe and effective ... �.
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PM Modi says India self-reliant on Covid-19 vaccines as 1 million inoculatedIndia's vaccination drive kicked ...

Deccan Herald 22 Jan 2021
On Saturday, India began what the government calls the world's biggest vaccination programme, using two shots made locally ... India, known as the pharmaceutical capital of the world, has gifted vaccines to neighbours and partners such as Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Seychelles, Mauritius and the Maldives ... CORONAVIRUS SPECIAL COVERAGE ONLY ON DH ... India.
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Modi says India self-reliant on COVID-19 vaccines as 1 million inoculated

Metro USA 22 Jan 2021
On Saturday, India began what the government calls the world’s biggest vaccination programme, using two shots made locally ... Power Women with Victoria Schneps ... India, known as the pharmaceutical capital of the world, has gifted vaccines to neighbours and partners such as Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Seychelles, Mauritius and the Maldives ... The U.S ... .
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