Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Painter’s attempt to use organic paints

Yeshi Gyaltshen, Thimphu

Mar 17 2017

Bhutanese paintings whether they are traditional or contemporary are usually painted with imported colours.

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Late Dasho Nishioka’s Panbang house to be renovated

Pema Samdrup, Zhemgang

Mar 8 2017

The two storied house in Ngangla Gewog where Late Dasho Keiji Nishioka lived in during his time in Panbang is to undergo a major renovation.

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Letter Writing- A long lost art

Phub Gyem, Thimphu

Mar 3 2017

From writing letters to sending emails via the internet and now it is smart phone.

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Quinoa cultivation getting popular in Chhukha

Sonam Penjor, Chhukha

Mar 1 2017

Cultivation of Quinoa, a cereal similar to buckwheat, is picking up in Chhukha.

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Bhutan bags bronze in International Table Tennis championship

Mar 29 2017

Two Bhutanese girls brought home a bronze medal from the International Invitational Diamond Jubilee Table Tennis championship.

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Doctors advise against using contraceptive pills

Mar 29 2017

Basing on pharmaceutical shops in the capital's viewpoints, women using emergency contraceptive pills namely I-pill and unwanted-72 are on the rise.

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Man detained for alleged murder

Mar 29 2017

Police in Wangdue Phodrang arrested 33-year-old man from Uma Village in Dakar Gewog for allegedly murdering 23-year-old man. The crime took place on March 3.

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Colleges to have Rover Scouting clubs

Mar 29 2017

Tertiary level of educational institutes and other vocational institutes will soon have Rover Scouting clubs. In line with this, week-long basic unit leadership training for rover leaders is happening in Sarpang.

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Maitreya Buddha Thongdrel consecrated

Mar 29 2017

Dorji Lopen of the Central Monastic Body consecrated the Thongdrel of Maitreya Buddha or the Jowo-Jamba at Rinchhengang Lhakhang in Wangdue Phodrang, yesterday.

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Snowfall in Thimphu


Thursday, March 30 (3rd Day of 2nd Bhutanese Month)
GOOD DAY TOPerform Lhabsang Thruesel, appease gods and deities, shift house, enter into new house, hold important discussions, sow seeds, plant plats and flowers.
NOT A GOOD DAY TOConsecrate, roof house, marry, handing-taking over offices and start new business.
Rest of the week


For March 30

Max: 20
Min: 9

Max: 19
Min: 7
Time of sunrise & sunset

Sunrise: 5:56am
Sunset: 6:16pm
Other Districts


For March 29
US Dollar63.9566.10
US Dollar Buy rate for denominations 50 and below57.55-
UK Pound80.3582.65
Japanese Yen (100)57.7559.40
Swiss Franc64.9066.75
Hong Kong Dollar8.258.45
Canadian Dollar47.7049.10
Australian Dollar48.6550.00
Singapore Dollar45.8547.15
Danish Kroner9.359.60
Norwegian Kroner7.507.75
Swedish Kroner7.307.50
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