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Dragon King seals wedding with kiss

Bhutan’s dashing King walked hand-in-hand with his beautiful bride and turned his romantic self inside out, publicly kissing the Queen not once but thrice, throwing the people at his wedding reception here into a rapturous frenzy.

Bhutan's Royal Wedding begins

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Bhutan's much-publicised Royal Wedding that will see the King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck tying the nuptial knot with his childhood sweetheart and India-educated commoner Jetsun Pema began this mor

Bhutan's King to tie the knot Thursday


Bhutan's popular King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck will tie the knot on Thursday with India- educated commoner Jetsun Pema at a fairy tale wedding, an occasion considered as a watershed event in t

Minor blasts ahead of Bhutan royal wedding


Two low-intensity bombs exploded on Monday in a border town of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, injuring two people, just days before the country celebrates the wedding of its king, an official told t

India seeks voice samples of 26/11 accused

India has pressed Pakistan for the voice samples of the seven accused in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and sought speedy trial of the case in that country to bring to justice the perpetrators of the

Pakistan to send panel for 26/11 probe in India

India has again asked Pakistan for the voice samples of the seven Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists accused of masterminding the November 26-29, 2008 attack as an investigating team from that country w

Arrest of Fai long overdue: Home Secretary


India today said the arrest of Kashmiri separatist leader Ghulam Nabi Fai in the US was long overdue as there has been suspicion for a long time that he was getting funds from Pakistani agencies.

India, Pak optimistic about taking dialogue process forward

A day after their meeting here aimed at restoring the dialogue process, foreign secretary Nirupama Rao and her Pakistan counterpart Salman Bashir on Monday struck a note of optimism and talked about taking the engagement process forward through a 'vision' for the bilateral relationship.

Progress made at talks in Thimphu

The foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan met here on Sunday night in a fresh attempt to put their stalled dialogue process back on track and try to bridge the trust deficit plaguing the relationship.

Rao, Bashir meet in Thimphu today

Six months after failure of talks, India and Pakistan will make a fresh attempt to “unlock” the bilateral dialogue process when foreign secretary Nirupama Rao and her counterpart Salman Bashir meet he

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