Tuesday, October 25, 2016
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A physiotherapist takes up hollow block manufacturing business

Pema Samdrup, Zhemgang

Oct 14 2016

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. This is what a 25-year-old medical university graduate from India did. He is into hollow block manufacturing business in Zhemgang, after his tireless effort to become a professional health worker failed. Today, the young entrepreneur is an inspiration, taking up a successful business.

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Dolungpai Raksha Cham- Unique to Wangdue Phodrang

Komal Kharka, Wangdue Phodrang

Oct 14 2016

The Wangdue Phodrang Tshechu has its own unique mask dance. And it is Dolungpai Raksha Cham. It is believed to be the most unique and important mask dance performed annually during the Wangdue Phodrang Tshechu.

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Young man saves the day

Cheten Duphu, Monggar

Sep 13 2016

From many who helped contain the fire in Monggar town, last month, a young man emerged as the brave one.

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Understanding symptoms of suicide

Kiphu, Thimphu

Sep 9 2016

People fail to understand the warning signs of a suicidal person.

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Other Stories

Man sentenced for chorten vandalism

Oct 25 2016

Haa District Court sentenced a 52-year-old man from Paro to 15 years imprisonment for vandalising a chorten.

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His Majesty arrives in Lunana

hm-in-lunana Oct 25 2016

His Majesty The King arrived in Lhedi in Lunana after trekking over the Gangla Karchung, at an altitude of 5,250m, from Laya, Sunday.

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Queen mother visits Smile Asia Camp in Paro

hm-gyalyum-paro Oct 25 2016

Her Majesty the Queen Mother, Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck visited the Smile Asia Surgical camp at Paro District Hospital, yesterday. Her Majesty, who is the president of the Tarayana Foundation, met with the surgeons and other members of the Smile Asia team.

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Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck receives an international award

her-majesty-gyalyum-dorji-wangmo-wangchuck-receives-an-international-award Oct 24 2016

Caritas in Veritate International honoured Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, the Pope Francis Charity and leadership Award at a ceremony in New York City.

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Health professionals to be transferred for professional misconduct

health-professionals-to-be-transferred-for-professional-misconduct Oct 24 2016

Three health professionals, including a doctor, from Nganglam Basic Health Unit (BHU) in Pema Gatshel will be transferred for professional misconduct.

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Bhutan lights butter lamps to observe UN Day

bhutan-lights-butter-lamps-to-observe-un-day Oct 24 2016

Bhutan observed the United Nation Day by lighting 1,000 butter lamps in Tashichhodzong in Thimphu, today.

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In the Mystical land of Laya
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Wednesday, October 26 (26th Day of 8th Bhutanese Month)
GOOD DAY TOAppease gods and deities, perform Rimdro, give promotion, handing-taking over offices, start new business, hold important discussion, learn astrology, marry, hold celebration, meet superiors, sow seeds, plant plants and flowers.
NOT A GOOD DAY TOConstruct religious monuments, consecrate, enter into new house, roof house and venture on a journey.
Rest of the week


For October 26

Max: 23
Min: 6

Max: 21
Min: 5
Time of sunrise & sunset

Sunrise: 6:08am
Sunset: 5:22pm
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For October 25
US Dollar65.8068.00
US Dollar Buy rate for denominations 50 and below59.22-
UK Pound80.5582.75
Japanese Yen (100)63.3065.10
Swiss Franc66.1568.05
Hong Kong Dollar8.508.70
Canadian Dollar49.3050.70
Australian Dollar50.2051.60
Singapore Dollar47.2548.60
Danish Kroner9.659.90
Norwegian Kroner8.008.20
Swedish Kroner7.407.60
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