Page-5 of Bhutan Current Affairs, GK & News

BIMSTEC Leaders invited to PM Modi Swearing-In

Prime Minister Modi has invited leaders of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries along with those from the Kyrgyz Republic and Mauritius for his swearing-in ceremony to be held on May 30. The Swearing ceremony for the first tenure saw the participation of SAARC leaders including Pakistan. Significance of ..

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Royal Bengal Tigers may not survive Climate Change: UN Report

According to a recent UN report, Climate change and rising sea levels may eventually wipe out ‘The Sundarbans’, which is one of world’s last and largest tiger strongholds. The studies of report rely on climate change scenarios developed by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for its simulation models. Key Findings of Report As per ..

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BRO Celebrates 59th Raising Day on May 7

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was formed on on 7 May 1960, with primary goal of securing India’s borders and developing infrastructure in remote areas of India’s north and north eastern states. On 7 May 2019 BRO celebrated its 59th Raising Day (foundation day). About BRO It is a leading road construction agency under Ministry ..

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Jaideep Sarkar appointed as India’s new High Commissioner to South Africa

Jaideep Sarkar, a 1987-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, has been appointed as India’s next High Commissioner to South Africa. He is currently serving as India’s ambassador in Bhutan and is expected to take up the assignment shortly. He served in Indian Missions in Tokyo, Seoul and Bangladesh as well. The Union government also appointed Suhel ..

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India ranks 140th in World Happiness Report

Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations has released the World Happiness Report on the International Day of Happiness. India is ranked 140th out of 156 nations. India shows a 7 spot decline. Finland has topped the list for the second consecutive year. Denmark ranked second followed by Norway. Pakistan ranked 67th, Bhutan 95th, ..

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