Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Towards a clean environment – more vigorously- a waste management business

Nov 6, 2019

It is said one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. And this has turned out to be true for a family in Trashigang that has ventured into a waste management business.

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‘Pangbara/Kambja’ cultivation on the decline

Nov 4, 2019

Upland paddy cultivation was once widely practised in the eastern region as well as in a few districts like Zhemgang and Sarpang. But farmers slowly stopped the cultivation. But there is one man in Lamthang under Goshing Gewog in Zhemgang who still cultivate upland paddy.

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Bhutan’s first woman satellite engineer

Oct 15, 2019

Space engineering is globally still considered as a male-dominated profession. However, in Bhutan, Yeshi Choden helped break this stereotype when she became the first woman satellite engineer in the country.

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Yeshi Lhendup Films-Making a living doing what he loves

Sep 25, 2019

It takes quite an effort and courage to make one's dream as a profession. But for 27-year-old Yeshi Lhendup, he did not dream and wait for it to happen. He went for what he believed he could and paved his own path. And today he runs his own audiovisual production house. Drawing the brand name from his own name, Yesh Lhendup Films today is the highest viewed entertainment account in the country. 

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MSO; to deliver premium contents and equal distribution of TV channels

Nov 12, 2019

Bhutan NetCom, the country’s first Multi-Service Operator (MSO), was formally established in the capital yesterday. With this, the local cable operators will no longer have to buy contents directly from foreign broadcasters. The MSO will provide the contents to them.

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Commemorating His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo’s Birthday

Nov 11, 2019

In commemoration of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo's 64th birthday, Her Majesty the Queen Mother Tseyring Pem Wangchuck offered butter lamps at the Memorial Chorten in Thimphu today. Members of the Royal Family and other dignitaries were also present at the ceremony. 

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HRH Gyaltshab inaugurates Marpheng Youth Commercial Organic Farm

Nov 11, 2019

His Royal Highness Gyaltshab Jigme Dorji Wangchuck graced the inauguration of the Marpheng Youth Commercial Organic Farm at Ritsangdoong Chiwog in Kanglung on November 9.

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Dagap Farm Festival-in pursuit of food security and economic development

Nov 11, 2019

In pursuit of food security and economic Development, Dagana dzongkhag organised the first-ever Dagap Farm Festival, which began today.

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Training and Research Centre for low altitude medicinal plants to be established in Langthil

Nov 11, 2019

A Training and Research Centre for low altitude medicinal plants for Drungtshos and Menpas will be established at Langthil Gewog in Trongsa, according to the plans of the Faculty of Traditional Medicine under Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB).

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IAA-Bhutan International Traditional Archery Tournament begins

Nov 11, 2019

To showcase Bhutan's national sport and enable Bhutanese archers to get exposures to various styles of traditional archery played in other countries, the first-ever International Archery Association (IAA)-Bhutan International Traditional Archery Tournament began in Thimphu today.

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Wednesday, November 13(16th Day of 9th Bhutanese Month)
GOOD DAY TOTo make regular offerings only.
NOT A GOOD DAYTo build new monuments, consecrate,appease local deities,appoint to new post, shift house, start education, roof house, start new business, enter new house, hold good discussion, hand and take over office, marry and celebrate, hoist prayer flags and sell land.
Rest of the week


November 13

Max: 22
Min: -1

Min: 3

Time of sunrise & sunset for Thimphu (November 13)

Other Districts


For 12th November
USD DENOMINATION (50 & above)70.15 72.35
USD DENOMINATION (5,10 & 20) 68.05-
USD DENOMINATION (1 & 2)66.64 -
UK Pound89.90 92.35
Euro77.45 79.60
Japanese Yen (100)64.10 65.90
Swiss Franc70.40 72.35
Hong Kong Dollar8.95 9.20
Canadian Dollar53.10 54.60
Australian Dollar48.25 49.55
Singapore Dollar51.55 53.00
Danish Kroner10.35 10.65
Norwegian Kroner7.707.90
Swedish Kroner7.25 7.45
Courtesy: BOB
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