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Feature Locals in Paro pick up mushroom farming-

Locals in Paro pick up mushroom farming

Yeshi Gyeltshen, Paro

May 19 2016

Mushrooms, to some extent, are a dangerous delicacy. People have died for a good mushroom meal; some after consuming poisonous wild mushrooms and some from wild animals attack while mushroom-hunting.

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New technique to keep elephants at bay-

New technique to keep elephants at bay

Sonam Phuntsho, Samtse

May 13 2016

After electric fencing failed to keep one of the most intelligent animals at bay in what is considered elephants’ hotspot conflict zone, a time had come for a new technique.

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Bhutan trains custodian of Xylography-

Bhutan trains custodian of Xylography

Passang, Thimphu

May 12 2016

Ten monks of Dechenphodrang Monastic School in Thimphu are undergoing a training to preserve one of Bhutan’s oldest art form of engraving letters on wooden blocks. They are the first group to undergo a six-month structured training in Xylography.

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Of declining Golden Mahseer-

Of declining Golden Mahseer

Pema Samdrup, Gelegphu

May 12 2016

Department of Livestock under agriculture ministry says the endangered fish species, Golden Mahseer could decline up to 80 percent in the future, if conservation efforts are not initiated.

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Multi-sports hall, worth US$ 600,000 to be constructed in Thimphu

Multi-sports hall, worth US$ 600,000 to be constructed in Thimphu- May 27 2016

By 2018, sports enthusiasts will have better facilities to play various games and sports. The construction of a multi-sports hall at Jungsina in Thimphu will begin tomorrow. The ground breaking ceremony was held today.

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Couple goes missing

Couple goes missing- May 27 2016

A couple from Khotokha village in Bjena Gewog in Wangdue Phodrang has been missing since May 11.

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His Majesty graces the parliament’s opening

His Majesty graces the parliament’s opening- May 26 2016

His Majesty the King graced the opening of the seventh session of the second parliament, today.

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Thailand’s Princess completes her visit to Bhutan

Thailand’s Princess completes her visit to Bhutan- May 26 2016

Thailand’s Princess, Her Royal Highness, Maha Chakri Sirindhorn left the country, today. The Princess was on a four-day visit to Bhutan.

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Youth unemployment rate increases

YouthUnemploymentRate- May 26 2016

The youth unemployment rate has increased to 10.7 percent from 9.4 percent in 2014, the latest National Labour Force Survey Report, says. The labour ministry conducted the survey five months ago.

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Saturday, May 28 (22nd Day of 4th Bhutanese Month)
GOOD DAY TOPerform annual rituals only.
NOT A GOOD DAY TOGive promotion, learn astrology, shift house, enter into new house, start new business, marry, hold celebration, hold important discussions and venture on a journey.
Rest of the week

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For May 28
Thimphu
Paro

Max: 23
Min: 11

Max: 21
Min: 10
Time of sunrise & sunset
(28/05/2016)

Sunrise: 5:08am
Sunset: 6:49pm
Other Districts

Currency

For May 27
NoteBuySell
US Dollar66.1568.30
US Dollar Buy rate for denominations 50 and below59.54-
UK Pound97.2599.95
Euro73.9576.00
Japanese Yen (100)60.1061.80
Swiss Franc66.7068.65
Hong Kong Dollar8.508.75
Canadian Dollar51.0052.45
Australian Dollar47.7049.05
Singapore Dollar48.0549.40
Danish Kroner9.9510.20
Norwegian Kroner8.008.20
Swedish Kroner7.958.20
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