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    Bhutan in coronavirus lockdown for first time

    Agence France-Presse . Thimphu | Updated at 01:25am on August 12, 2020

    Bhutan has been largely shielded from coronavirus but on Tuesday, the remote Himalayan kingdom famous for measuring gross national happiness went into lockdown for the...

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    BIMSTEC foreign secretaries to meet on Sept 2

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 06:04pm on August 10, 2020

    BIMSTEC is set to hold a virtual meeting of senior officials, including foreign secretaries, of its member countries on September 2. They will discuss BIMSTEC’s...

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    Nepal, Bhutan in talks on PTA with Bangladesh

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:17am on August 08, 2020

    Nepal and Bhutan are engaged in separate negotiations with Bangladesh on preferential trade agreements for duty-free trade. The governments of Bangladesh and Bhutan are assessing...

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    Dohatec delivers Bhutan e-GP system phase-ll

    | Updated at 10:42pm on July 08, 2020

    Bhutan has launched the phase-2 of an e-GP system, developed and delivered by Dohatec New Media, a Dhaka-based international software vendor, on Tuesday, said a...

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    Bhutan stops water supply to India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:31pm on June 25, 2020

    Bhutan stopped releasing channel water for Indian farmers along its border near Assam..

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    Flight suspension extended till May 7

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 04:33pm on April 27, 2020

    The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh on Monday extended the suspension of all international and domestic flights but China till May 7 to contain coronavirus...

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    BBIN wants fast implementation of Motor Vehicles Agreement

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:17pm on February 09, 2020

    Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal have agreed upon the need to expeditiously finalise the Passenger and Cargo Protocols for implementation of the BBIN Motor Vehicles...

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    No thermal scanner at 4 northern land ports

    Rezaul Karim Manik . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 11:53pm on February 07, 2020

    Authorities have yet to set up thermal scanners in the country’s four northern land ports at Burimari, Hilly, Banglabandha and Sonahat to detect possible coronavirus...

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    Bhutan to slap levy on tourists from Bangladesh, India

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:02pm on February 04, 2020

    Bhutan’s lower house of parliament on Monday passed a legislation introducing a ‘sustainable development fee’ of $16.85 (1,200 ngultrums) per day for visitors from Bangladesh,...

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    Bangladesh wants waterway links with Bhutan, Nepal, India’s Assam

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:15am on January 01, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday directed the shipping ministry to expanding communications with India’s north-eastern province of Assam as well as Bhutan and Nepal...