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Historical tale of Bepzur Chukpo’s Mansion in Tang

Kipchu, Bumthang

May 6, 2017

Three floors, 27 rooms and one great storehouse of history, Bepzur Chukpo’s Mansion, a family home turned museum at Tang Gewog in Bumthang has so much to offer about medieval Bhutanese culture and lifestyle.

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For the love of game, age not barrier

Tshering Dendup, Thimphu

May 6, 2017

When it's about the love for the game, age is insignificant or say age has no bar. This is the message a 50-year-old man is trying to convey, playing alongside those who are way younger to him.

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Overcoming impossible through Parkour

Sherub Dorji, Thimphu

Apr 17, 2017

If one can overcome mental obstacles, he or she can overcome the physical ones and perform what would usually seem impossible.

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Young ceramic artist breathes life into dying art of pottery

Phub Gyem, Thimphu

Apr 17, 2017

The art of pottery, which largely involved making of earthen pots traditionally in Bhutan, is slowly disappearing with some concluding that it is on the verge of extinction. A young Bhutanese ceramic artist is attempting to breathe a new life into the dying art of pottery.

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Duped Bhutanese students takes consultancy to court

Jun 28, 2017

Five Bhutanese students are taking legal action against an education consultancy firm who had promised them admission into a Malaysian college along with part time jobs.

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Yoeseltse farmers worried over delay in summer paddy cultivation

Jun 28, 2017

Farmers of Yoeseltse in Samtse are worried that their summer paddy cultivation will be delayed. They say the spring paddy cultivated by the agriculture ministry in March this year will be ready for harvest after over two months.

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Naming & shaming of suspects is unconstitutional: Judges

Jun 27, 2017

Judicial officials said naming and showing pictures of crime suspects are against the Constitution. They shared this legal perspective at the ongoing workshop for Judiciary and Media in Thimphu.

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Flood in Trashi Yangtse damages public infrastructure

Jun 27, 2017

Last night's flash floods in Boomdeling Gewog in Trashi Yangtse have washed away bridges and destroyed irrigation canals and paddy fields. Heavy rainfall is said to have triggered floods at around 6 in the evening.

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Remarkable improvement in Bhutan’s overall health care

Jun 27, 2017

Bhutan’s overall health system has seen phenomenal progress over the past five decades.

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Je Khenpo administers Wang in Darla Gewog

Jun 27, 2017

His Holiness the Je Khenpo administered Chenrizee Wang to a large number of devotees gathered at Rinchentse Lhakhang under Darla Gewog in Chhukha today.

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PIC of the week
Table manners- Eat at a relaxed pace and with one handThe plural of sheep is also sheep, so I am not alone Hey! I see the whole worldA potted pet needs no manureThe segregated strayFace the sun, waiting for things to come

Zakar

Thursday, June 29 (6th Day of 5th Bhutanese Month)
GOOD DAY TOPerform daily rituals only.
NOT A GOOD DAY TOGive promotion, learn astrology, hold celebration, enter into new house, shift house, start new business, hold important discussion, arrange marriage, hold marriage celebration, appease Lu (Nagas), install Lui Bumter and roof house.
Rest of the week

Weather

For June 29
Thimphu
Paro

Max: 29
Min: 15

Max: 26
Min: 14
Time of sunrise & sunset
(29/06/2017)

Sunrise: 5:07am
Sunset: 7:00pm
Other Districts

Currency

For June 28
NoteBuySell
US Dollar63.4565.55
US Dollar Buy rate for denominations 50 and below57.11-
UK Pound80.9083.15
Euro71.4573.40
Japanese Yen (100)56.8058.40
Swiss Franc65.6567.50
Hong Kong Dollar8.158.35
Canadian Dollar48.0049.35
Australian Dollar48.3049.65
Singapore Dollar45.7547.05
Danish Kroner9.609.85
Norwegian Kroner7.507.70
Swedish Kroner7.307.50
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