Saturday, April 29, 2017

Overcoming impossible through Parkour

Sherub Dorji, Thimphu

Apr 17 2017

If one can overcome mental obstacles, he or she can overcome the physical ones and perform what would usually seem impossible.

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Young ceramic artist breathes life into dying art of pottery

Phub Gyem, Thimphu

Apr 17 2017

The art of pottery, which largely involved making of earthen pots traditionally in Bhutan, is slowly disappearing with some concluding that it is on the verge of extinction. A young Bhutanese ceramic artist is attempting to breathe a new life into the dying art of pottery.

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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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Business students unleash their creativity at G-fest

Apr 29 2017

Students of Gaeddu College of Business Studies (GCBS) go beyond the classroom learning to unleash their business creativity, decision-making and innovations.

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Accident claims a life

Apr 29 2017

A 31-year-old taxi driver died on the spot after the taxi veered off the road and fell 90 metres at Wangsisina under Maedwang Gewog in Thimphu.

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Departmental football championship kicks off

Apr 29 2017

The 2017 departmental football championship kicked off in the capital, today.

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His Majesty grants audience to India’s Chief of the Army Staff

Apr 28 2017

His Majesty The King granted an audience to the Chief of the Army Staff of Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat, this morning.

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Falling boulder crushes a house in Tashiling

Apr 28 2017

A falling boulder at Tashiling under Tangsibji Gewog in Trongsa destroyed a traditional house on the night of April 26.

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Tarayana Fair on its 14th year

Apr 28 2017

Her Majesty the Queen Mother Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck graced the inaugural of the 14th annual Tarayana Fair in the capital, today. Her Majesty the Queen Mother unleashed the notched ceremonial scarf at the entrance of the fair, signifying its opening.

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Missing boy found dead

Apr 28 2017

A four-year-old boy who went missing since yesterday afternoon has been found dead. Thimphu Police retrieved his body from the Wangchu below Terma Linca today.

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Snowfall in Thimphu


Sunday, April 30 (4th Day of 3rd Bhutanese Month)
GOOD DAY TOPerform annual rituals only.
NOT A GOOD DAY TOConstruct new religious monuments, consecrate, give promotion, shift house, enter into new house, roof house, marry, hold celebration, hoist prayer flags, start new business, hold important discussion, do charity work in the name of the deceased and sell land.
Rest of the week


For April 30

Max: 21
Min: 7

Max: 21
Min: 6
Time of sunrise & sunset

Sunrise: 5:24am
Sunset: 6:33pm
Other Districts


For April 29- May 1
US Dollar63.3065.40
US Dollar Buy rate for denominations 50 and below56.97-
UK Pound81.9584.20
Japanese Yen (100)56.8058.40
Swiss Franc63.9065.70
Hong Kong Dollar8.158.35
Canadian Dollar46.4047.75
Australian Dollar47.3548.65
Singapore Dollar45.3546.65
Danish Kroner9.309.55
Norwegian Kroner7.457.65
Swedish Kroner7.207.40
Courtesy: BNBL
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