#Bhutan

6 days ago
Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering (2R) on the arrival of a consignment of COVID-19 vaccine in Bhutan. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Bhutan launched its COVID-19 vaccination drive on March 27
  • 470,000 people out of 770,000 in total have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine
  • Bhutan has vaccinated its people with AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine donated by India

Thimphu/Kathmandu, Apr 5 (PTI) Strong tremors were felt in Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh after an earthquake measuring 5.4 magnitude struck the South Asia region on Monday night.

Kathmandu/Dhaka, Apr 5 (PTI) Tremors were felt in eastern parts of Nepal, Bhutan and northern Bangladesh after an earthquake measuring 5.4 magnitude struck the region on Monday night.

10 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
No Smoking Day falls on the second Wednesday of March every year. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Pixabay)

  • The first No Smoking Day was celebrated on Ash Wednesday in 1984 in the United Kingdom
  • The main aim of the day is to spread awareness about the harmful affects of smoking 
  • Most countries in the world have the minimum purchase age set at 18

20 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar shared on Twitter photos of the consignments reaching the two countries. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@DrSJaishankar)

  • India has planned to send COVID-19 vaccines to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles
  • The supplies to Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Mauritius will commence after necessary clearances
  • India is one of the world's biggest drugmakers

8 January.Thimphu, Bhutan
A 34-year-old who tested positive for COVID-19 in December,2020 died in Thimphu. (Photo credit: Twitter/@PMBhutan)

  • The person who died of COVID-19  suffered from chronic liver disease
  • Since early December the number of cases in Bhutan have grown from about 400 to 770
  • Thimphu has cut all foreign contact since 10 months 

2 January.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Amazon Daily Quiz (January 2, 2021): Identify the country from this ‘national’ sport

23 December 2020.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Amazon Daily Quiz (23rd December, 2020)- The controversial Pangda village is a new village built by China near the border of which country?

12 December 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The notes verbale on the establishment of diplomatic relations were exchanged between Bhutanese envoy to India and Israeli Ambassador to India.(Photo Credit:ANI)

  • The two ambassadors recognized the growing engagements between Bhutan and Israel
  • They reiterated the shared desire of the two countries to further strengthen bilateral cooperation
  • Following the ceremony the Foreign Ministers of the two countriessent mutual congratulations 

9 December 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
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Amazon Daily Quiz (9th December,2020)- The RuPay card was recently launched in which neighbouring country?