Monday, January 23, 2017

Chasing his dream of rapping

Sonam Pem, Thimphu

Jan 20 2017

Kezang Dorji is courageous enough to tread the unbeaten path; at least in Bhutan.

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Farmer in Dagana takes integrated farming to a new level

Kipchu, Thimphu

Jan 17 2017

Sangay Sherpa, 40, has taken farming to a whole new level. Under integrated farming in Dagana, he grows crops, keeps bees and has poultry, among others.

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First Bhutanese Paralympian-aspirant takes on Archery

Kipchu, Thimphu

Jan 12 2017

Pema Rigsel, 30, who is partially paralysed, is aspiring to become the first Bhutanese Paralympian.

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Chali farmers cash in from Tengma

Sonam Tshering

Jan 9 2017

Flattened maize or locally termed as tengma is the main source of income for farmers in Chali Gewog. It has been vital in uplifting their livelihoods.

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More Japanese volunteers arrive in Bhutan

Jan 23 2017

This year’s first batch of Japanese volunteers is in the country to render their ideas and innovations to various learning institutions across the country.

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Absence of gup inconveniences people of Dangchhu

Jan 23 2017

Dangchhu Gewog in Wangdue Phodrang has had no Gup for the last two months. The recently-elected Gup resigned on November 14 for further studies to Australia.

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BIGSA organises traditional archery coaching camp

Jan 23 2017

The first ever traditional archery coaching camp for school children began in the Capital, today.

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His Majesty visits Borangmo in Pema Gatshel

Jan 23 2017

His Majesty The King visited Borangmo village, which is the second village in Pema Gatshel built under His Majesty’s National Rehabilitation Project. The village has 51 households from the most remote regions of Nganglam Gewog in Pema Gatshel.

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Injured pilgrims receive treatment in India

Jan 23 2017

Nine injured pilgrims are receiving treatment in a hospital in Chandigarh in India after a bus carrying 42 Bhutanese pilgrims met with an accident on Saturday in Swarghat in Himachal Pradesh.

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Plot allotment at Jigmeling Industrial Park begins

Jan 20 2017

Plot allotment at the Jigmeling Industrial Park in Sarpang will begin in July, this year.

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Glimpses of nationwide cleaning campaign
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Tuesday, January 24(27th Day of 11th Bhutanese Month)
GOOD DAY TOAappease gods and deities, do Chagu, give promotion, handing-taking over offices, learn astrology, start new business, shift house, hold important discussion, meet superiors, make medicine, roof house, enter into new house, sow seeds, plant plants and flowers.
NOT A GOOD DAY TOMarry and hold celebration.
Rest of the week


For January 24

Max: 18
Min: -5

Max: 16
Min: -4
Time of sunrise & sunset

Sunrise: 6:51am
Sunset: 5:36pm
Other Districts


For January 23
US Dollar67.1069.30
US Dollar Buy rate for denominations 50 and below60.39-
UK Pound82.8085.10
Japanese Yen (100)58.4060.00
Swiss Franc66.7068.60
Hong Kong Dollar8.658.90
Canadian Dollar50.3551.75
Australian Dollar50.6052.00
Singapore Dollar47.0548.35
Danish Kroner9.609.90
Norwegian Kroner7.958.15
Swedish Kroner7.507.75
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