Tag Archives: assam

Border with Assam sealed

The Indo-Bhutan border along the Assam state has been sealed for second phase Assam assembly polls. The polls are being held on Monday where people in 61 Legislative Assembly Constituencies (LACs) spread across the middle Assam, lower Assam districts, including

Earthquake shakes Bhutan

A moderate earthquake early morning on Sunday shook most of the south-western region of Bhutan, forcing people to run out for safety. At around 7:05 Bhutan time, an earthquake of 5.6 on the Richter scale rocked Assam, Meghalaya, West Bengal

Bhutan to support operation against NDFB

Bhutan government has assured India that it would provide all necessary support to the India’s ,military operation against militants in Assam. India’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj talked to Bhutanese government officials seeking support to block the entry of militant

India-Bhutan Relations – Politics & Prospects

By Hiranya Saikia The Bhutanese carried out trading with the plains of Assam, Koch Behar & Bengal through 18 duars or passes. Assam shared 7 duars with Bhutan. The division of the Koch Kingdom in 1581 into Koch Behar (western)

Assam’s Buddhist delegation to Bhutan

Assam makes efforts to build trust with the northern neighbour Bhutan, though conflicts remain on issues of water uses and flooding. Assam is sending a six-member Buddhist good-will delegation to Bhutan next week in an effort to warm up relations.

Indian militants regrouping in Bhutan

India’s Nagaland based newspaper Morung Express claims the militant camps inside Bhutanese jungles are taking re-birth. The paper claims the militant group Kamatapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) is regrouping in Bhutan and getting trained in Burma. The news comes on the

Bhutanese team participates in Indian Independence Day in Assam

A 10-member Bhutanese delegation from Samdrup Jongkhar district has travelled to Assam in India to participate in the 67th Indian Independence Day on 15 August 2013. The delegation led by Sherub Dorji, sub-divisional officer of Jomotsangkha travelled to Udalguri in

Assam media claim bodo militants regrouping in Bhutan

Indian militant groups of Assam, particularly the Songbijit faction of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) are making fresh efforts to set up bases in Bhutan, Assamese media claimed. According to The Assam Tribune, the group has started to