Page-5 of India-Bhutan Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s defence commitment to Bhutan

The present standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in Doklam (located at the tri-junction of India, China and Bhutan) has highlighted India’s very special relationship with Bhutan, including military responsibilities. Background In June 2017 Chinese Army (People’s Liberation Army) construction party had entered the Doklam area and attempted to construct a road. Royal Bhutan Army ..

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Union Cabinet approves the Revised Cost Estimate of Punatsangchhu-II Hydroelectric Project in Bhutan

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for Revised Cost Estimate (RCE) of 7290.62 crore rupees for the ongoing 1020 MW Punatsangchhu-II Hydroelectric Project (HEP) in Bhutan. The Hydroelectric project seeks to provide surplus power to India and thus augment power availability in the country. The approval of RCE would enable project works to proceed ..

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Union Cabinet approves MoU between UPSC and Bhutan’s Royal Civil Service Commission

The Union Cabinet has approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC), Bhutan. Decision in this regard was taken in the Union Cabinet Meeting presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Key Facts The MoU will strengthen the existing relationship between UPSC and RCSC. ..

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Union Cabinet gives nod to MoU on technical cooperation between India, Bhutan

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bhutan on Technical Cooperation in the field of benchmarking, capacity building and bilateral exchange in Infrastructure Engineering. Decision in this regard was taken by the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Key facts The ..

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India and Bhutan sign MoU on establishment of Nalanda University

India and Bhutan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the noble objectives of the establishment of Nalanda University in Bihar to develop the institution as an international centre of excellence. Both countries signed a MoU in this regard in Thimphu after President Pranab Mukherjee held talks with the Bhutanese King Jigme ..

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