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Bhutan: Country in South Asia
Bhutan, officially known as the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in the Eastern Himalayas. It is bordered by China to the north and India to the south. Nepal and Bangladesh are located in proximity to Bhutan but do not share a land border. The country has a population of over 754,000 and a territory of 38,394 square kilometers which ranks 133rd in terms of land area. Bhutan is a constitutional monarchy with Vajrayana Buddhism as the state religion.


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Over 40 countries offered assistance to India amid COVID 2nd wave: MEA

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Bhutan's cricketing frontline warriors [Video]

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Military exercise Shantir Ogrosena ends; Indian Army chief attends closing ceremony [Video]

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Shantir Ogrosena, multinational military exercise, concluded in Bangladesh on April 12.The armed forces of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka participated in the exercise. Observers from the US,..

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Multinational military exercise 'Shantir Ogrosena 2021' concludes in Bangladesh [Video]

Multinational military exercise 'Shantir Ogrosena 2021' concludes in Bangladesh

A 10-day multinational military exercise named 'Shantir Ogrosena' in which troops of four countries including India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka participated, culminated on April 12 in Bangladesh...

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Days after PM Modi's trip, Indian soldiers in Bangladesh for military exercise [Video]

Days after PM Modi's trip, Indian soldiers in Bangladesh for military exercise

An Indian Army contingent reached Bangladesh for a multinational military exercise. Indian soldiers were greeted with flowers and salutes upon arrival in Dhaka. The Shantir Ogroshena (Frontrunners of..

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Bangladesh done a lot to provide refuge to over million Rohingyas: India [Video]

Bangladesh done a lot to provide refuge to over million Rohingyas: India

Acknowledging the work done by Bangladesh for Rohingya refugees, India on March 27 said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina discussed the issue during their..

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