Wednesday 27 May 2015

Nissan in deal to supply electric cars

The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has tapped Nissan Motor Company to supply electric cars for its taxis and government fleet, hoping to reduce reliance on imported oil. Under the agreement announced yesterday, Nissan will supply its


India, Pakistan 'had very good talks'

The prime ministers of India and Pakistan had 'very good talks' on Thursday and have asked their officials to take steps as soon as possible to normalise relations, India's top diplomat said. The meeting signaled some improveme


Bells, chants launch Bhutan's first paper

Buddhist monks prayed for the success of Bhutan's first daily newspaper, which was launched on Thursday but could take a week to reach remote areas of the tiny Himalayan nation carried on ponies and on foot. Bhutan Today, an eight-page


Bhutan votes for stability; rejects king's uncle

The people of Bhutan shocked even themselves on Monday, voting for stability and experience in their first ever parliamentary elections but overwhelmingly rejecting a party led by the king's uncle. This was not a vote against the much-love

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