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Babies To Breast

Jul 08, 2019 Damayanti Datta

Instead of lecturing mothers about the importance of breastfeeding newborns in the first hour of life, public health campaigns need to counsel families. Targeting mothers has not, and will not, work. A new initiative from JIPMER, Puducherry, shows the way.

Bhutan LGBT Community Celebrates As Parliament Decriminalises Homosexuality

Jun 08, 2019 PTI

The lower house overwhelmingly voted late Friday to repeal two sections of the 2004 criminal code which made "unnatural sex" illegal.


Jaishankar Meets Bhutanese King, Highlights India's 'Neighbourhood First' Policy In His 1st Foreign Trip

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, who assumed charge on May 30, arrived for a day-long visit to Bhutan on Friday during his first overseas trip to the country, after assuming charge of the ministry.

Modi's Swearing-in: Ex-Bhutan PM Slams Indian Media Over Photo Gaffe, Calls It Insult To Bhutan

May 31, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Tshering Tobgay tweeted a photo of Prime Minister Lotay Tshering for Indian 'media's ready reference'.


In Happy Bhutan, PM Lotay Tshering Is A Doctor On Saturdays

Tshering is no ordinary doctor. During the week, he also happens to be prime minister in the Himalayan kingdom famous for measuring citizens' Gross National Happiness.

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16 September, 2018

Nepal, Bhutan Have To Be Inclined Towards India: Gen Rawat

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"Geography favours inclination towards India and as far as alliance (with China) is concerned, it is a temporary thing," he added.


26 July, 2018

China Quietly Resumed Activities In Doklam, India Hasn't Tried To Dissuade It: US Official

Outlook Web Bureau

Chinese and Indian troops faced off on the disputed Doklam plateau between Bhutan and China after the Chinese People's Liberation Army began building roads through the area.



29 August, 2017

Bhutan Welcomes Disengagement By Indian, Chinese Troops In Dokalam

Outlook Web Bureau

"Bhutan welcomes the disengagement by the two sides at the face-off site in the Doklam area," the Bhutanese foreign ministry said.


08 August, 2017

Doklam Standoff: Global Times Says Modi Govt Is As 'Naive' As Nehru's Of 1962

Outlook Web Bureau

The Chinese state-run daily says if Indian troops continue to linger on its soil, “countermeasures from China will be unavoidable”.


06 August, 2017

If India Backs Off From Doklam, It Will Dent Its Image Among Smaller Neighbours

Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan

India has been very patient and calm in its statements but it is very unlikely that it will give in to China unless through mutual agreements for a simultaneous withdrawal of forces.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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