Modi also conveyed his greetings to the neighbouring country on the occasion of its national day.
Bhutan Prime Minister’s office made the announcement on its Twitter handle about the country’s highest civilian award being conferred to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
In a virtual signing ceremony on Thursday, China and Bhutan on Thursday agreed on a three-step roadmap to resolve the border issue.
Several world leaders expressed their gratitude to India and other nations for helping them to fight Covid-19 by sending vaccine shipments.
The launch is expected to benefit more than 2,00,000 tourists from India who travel to Bhutan each year.
China's border dispute with Bhutan was initially confined to the central and western sectors. But now, Beijing is expanding its territorial claims to include the eastern sector.
Bhutan said deliberate attempts were being made by vested interests to spread misinformation and cause misunderstanding between the friendly people of Bhutan and Assam.
PM Modi also spoke about his book, "Exam Warriors" and called upon students to follow their dreams.
On his second visit to Bhutan and first in his second tenure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also launched RuPay card in the country.
Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering received Modi at the airport. Modi was given a red-carpet welcome after his arrival here.
In his departure statement, the Prime Minister said on Friday that India-Bhutan partnership forms an important pillar of New Delhi's 'Neighbourhood First' policy and expressed confidence that his two-day trip will promote the time-tested ties between the two countries.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.