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  • India, Bhutan Sign Revised Friendship Treaty (February 07, 2007)
    India and Bhutan will sign an updated version of the 57-year old friendship treaty when King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk visits India on a six-day visit that will grant Thimpu more freedom in foreign policy and military procurement.<More>

  • New King in Bhutan (December 21, 2006)
    Bhutan King Jigme Singye Wangchuck stepped aside and made his son Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck the new ruler of the secluded mountainous nation inspiring hope that the new King will transform the nation into a parliamentary democracy.<More>

  • Maoist Meet Focuses on Coordination (October 03, 2006)
    In an ominous note, the fourth conference of the Coordination Committee of Maoist Parties and Organizations of South Asia (CCOMPOSA) in Nepal resolved to better coordinate to turn South Asia “into a flaming field of people’s upsurges.”<More>

  • Grid Synchronized with Power from Bhutan (August 28, 2006)
    Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGIL) announced that it has successfully synchronized the north, east, north-east, and western grids to allow free flow of electricity across one of the largest power grids in the world including carrying power from Bhutan.<More>

  • India Buys Power from Bhutan (01.08.2006)
    India signed an agreement with Bhutan to buy power from the 1020 megawatt (MW) Tala hydro-electric project, the largest bilateral cooperation project funded by India in a foreign country, which is also the framework for future hydro-electric cooperation.< More>

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