India-Bhutan Current Affairs, GK & News

NPCI extends BHIM UPI to Bhutan

Bhutan has become first country to adopt Unified Payment Interface (UPI) standards of India for its quick response (QR) code. Key Points Bhutan after Singapore has become the second country to have BHIM-UPI acceptance at merchant locations. International wing of the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) called NPCI International Payments Ltd. (NIPL) announced partnership ..

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India-Bhutan: Tax Inspectors Without Borders Initiative

India and Bhutan have jointly launched the “Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB)” on June 23, 2021. Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) TIWB is a joint initiative of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). TIWB seeks to provide support to the developing countries to help them strengthen national tax ..

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India-Bhutan: MOU inked to cooperate in areas of Environment

India and Bhutan have signed an MoU to develop cooperation between two countries in the area of environment. Key Points about MoU MoU was signed virtually by Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar. It will open new vistas of bilateral cooperation in the area of climate change, waste management etc. MoU will ..

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Bhutan: 93% of adults vaccinated in 16 days

The Himalayan kingdom Bhutan has recently completed vaccinating 93% of its adult population in the world. How did Bhutan succeed in its vaccination programme? The population of Bhutan is small. This is one of the main reason behind the rapid vaccination in the country. Apart from this, the success has also been attributed to “Dessuups”. ..

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India-Bhutan MoU in use of outer space

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bhutan for peaceful use of outer space. The MoU was signed between the countries on November 19, 2020. What is India-Bhutan MoU in use of Outer Space? The agreement allows the countries to pursue cooperation in areas such as space science, navigation, ..

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