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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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Modi says India self-reliant on COVID-19 vaccines as 1 million inoculated, US praises effort

News India Times 22 Jan 2021
REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas ... 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 U.S ... .
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India begins exporting COVID-19 vaccines, 1.5 lakh Covishield doses dispatched to Bhutan

DNA India 20 Jan 2021
As per reports, the consignment containing 1.5 lakh doses of Covishield is scheduled to reach Bhutan's capital Thimphu on Wednesday at around noon. Bhutan is the first country to receive India's gift of the coronavirus vaccines that have been manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII) ... Bhutan Covid-19 vaccines Covishield.
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‘Pharmacy of the world’ India starts Covid vaccine exports with shipment to neighbour Bhutan

The Independent 20 Jan 2021
According to media reports, the consignment took off from the city of Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra for Bhutan’s capital Thimpu, and contained one millions doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, which is locally produced as “Covishield” by Serum Institute of India (SII), the world’s largest vaccine maker.
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Bhutan reports first Covid-19 deathBhutan has reported 767 cases of the coronavirus, having conducted a ...

Deccan Herald 08 Jan 2021
In a statement issued late on Thursday, Bhutan's health ministry said a 34-year-old man with chronic liver disease and renal failure, who tested positive for Covid-19, had died at a hospital in the capital Thimphu ... An adviser to Bhutan's health ministry said the 34-year-old had been in isolation and had twice tested positive for Covid-19 this week.
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