Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Feature Patterns of popularity-

Patterns of popularity

Sonam Wangdi, Lhuentse

Apr 9 2016

Khoma village of Lhuentse is synonymous to Kishuthara, an intricately patterned silk textile. As the popularity of the handloom fabric soars, many women are taking up weaving Kishuthara as full time profession.

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A free ride for a cause

A free ride for a cause

Namgay Wangchuk, Monggar

Apr 9 2016

For more than a year now, farmers of Saling Gewog in Monggar have been enjoying free transportation to market their local produce. A DCM truck, granted by His Majesty the King, during the National Day celebrations in Kanglung in 2014, has made this possible.

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Villagers in Monggar pick up odd jobs to make ends meet

Villagers in Monggar pick up odd jobs to make ends meet

Tshering Dema, Monggar

Apr 9 2016

When spring comes, many men in the villages of Monggar know it is time for them to leave their village, go out, and earn. After finishing maize plantation, they leave for nearby places like Gyalpoizhing, Monggar town and also other parts of the country.

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Branding Yangtse

Tshering Zam, Tashi Yangtse

Apr 5 2016

To brand Trashi Yangtse beyond its two known features: Chorten Kora and Black-Necked Cranes, the district has adopted nine more features, making it the first ever district to do so, in the country.

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Other Stories

PCAL to revise wage rate for foreign workers

PCAL to revise wage rate for foreign workers- May 1 2016

(Update): The Management of Penden Cement Authority Limited (PCAL) in Gomtu has agreed to pay the foreign workers equivalent wage to that of Bhutanese workers. From June, they will be paid Nu 215 a day.

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Family members not to pursue custodial death case

May 1 2016

(Update): The family members of a 35-year-old man, who died on April 20 in Dorokha Police Station in Samtse, say they will not pursue the case with the court. They had earlier accused the police personnel for the death.

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OAG submits fronting cases to the court

OAG submits fronting cases to the court- May 1 2016

The Office of Attorney General (OAG) submitted the last four fronting cases to the Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court on Friday. The court is handling 27 fronting cases now.

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OAG files a battery case involving student

OAG files a battery case involving student (1) May 1 2016

Office of the Attorney General (OAG) filed the battery case involving a student of Dechencholing Higher Secondary School to the Thimphu district court on Friday.

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OAG yet to file new charges even after two years

OAG yet to file new charges even after two years- Apr 29 2016

Even after almost two years, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is yet to file new charges against 12 Bhutanese. They are accused of deflection of Indian currency, forgery, and bribery.

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Wednesday, May 4 (27th Day of 3rd Bhutanese Month)
GOOD DAY TOPerform annual rituals only.
NOT A GOOD DAY TOGive promotion, hold celebration, learn astrology, enter into new house, shift house, start new business, handing-taking over offices, marry, hoist Lungdhar, roof house, sell land and properties.
Rest of the week


For May 4

Max: 25
Min: 6

Max: 22
Min: 8
Time of sunrise & sunset

Sunrise: 5:20am
Sunset: 6:37pm
Other Districts


For May 4
US Dollar65.3567.50
US Dollar Buy rate for denominations 50 and below58.82-
UK Pound96.0098.65
Japanese Yen (100)61.7563.50
Swiss Franc68.9570.95
Hong Kong Dollar8.408.65
Canadian Dollar52.1553.62
Australian Dollar49.5050.85
Singapore Dollar48.6050.00
Danish Kroner10.1510.45
Norwegian Kroner8.158.40
Swedish Kroner8.258.50
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