Page-4 of India-Bhutan Current Affairs, GK & News
The World Bank has submitted a master plan to develop logistics infrastructure of Kolkata metropolitan area. The bank is to invest 300 million USD in the project. The Government entities participating in the deal includes CII and the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation. The focus of the project is to be on construction of rail, ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
A Memorandum of Understanding has been drafted by India, Nepal and Bhutan to create a trans-boundary wildlife conservation park. The park will include bio-diversity rich landscapes Significance Unlike other parks that are species oriented, this peace park will be landscape oriented. Such a kind already exists in Manas park region. However, only a part of ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on a two-day visit to neighbouring country Bhutan to explore ways to further strengthen and diversify bilateral partnership across several sectors. This is PM Modi’s 2nd visit to Bhutan and 1st since his re-election in May 2019. On reaching Thimphu (Capital of Bhutan), he was welcomed by Lotay Tshering, Prime ..
Topics: Bhutan-India friendship project • Bilateral Visit • India-Bhutan • Lotay Tshering • Mangdechhu hydroelectric power plant • Memorandum of understanding • Prime Minister Narendra Modi • Prime Minister of Bhutan • SATCOM Network • Simtoka Dzong • South Asia Satellite
In a first ever movement of its kind, IWAI (Inland Waterways Authority of India) ship carrying Bhutanese cargo was flagged off from Dhubri in Assam to Narayanganj in Bangladesh over Brahmaputra River and the Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route. The cargo carrying stone from Bhutan to be delivered in Bangladesh was digitally flagged-off by Mansukh Mandaviya, ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Topics: Bhutan-Bangladesh • Brahmaputra River • Dhubri • India-Bangladesh • India-Bhutan • Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route • Inland Waterways • Inland Waterways Authority of India • Iwai Ship • Merchant Shipping Act 1958
The new bilateral Agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit between India and Bhutan came into force from July 2017. The new agreement aims to further strengthen the bilateral trade relations between both countries. The new agreement signed in November 2016 provides for a free trade regime between the territories of India and Bhutan. It also ..