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Recovering addicts help create a drug-free society

Pema Seldon Tshering, Thimphu

Aug 28, 2017

Opening up to strangers and sharing personal stories requires more than just a resolute will, especially when it concerns drugs and alcohol.

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Traditional process of dyeing woolen yarns at risk of dying out

Kipchu, Bumthang

Jul 17, 2017

The traditional method of dyeing woolen yarns to weave Yathra in Bumthang is hardly practiced today. The tradition of Yathra weaving is native to Bumthang valley and is particularly popular among the women of Chhumig Gewog.

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Sheep rearing on the brink of disappearance

Kipchu, Bumthang

Jul 13, 2017

Sheep rearing has been the main source of livelihood for the people of Bumthang in the past.  But over the years, as the country became increasingly developed, the sheepherders have seen their way of life and livelihood irreversibly changed.

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Historical tale of Bepzur Chukpo’s Mansion in Tang

Kipchu, Bumthang

May 6, 2017

Three floors, 27 rooms and one great storehouse of history, Bepzur Chukpo’s Mansion, a family home turned museum at Tang Gewog in Bumthang has so much to offer about medieval Bhutanese culture and lifestyle.

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Other Stories

Man convicted for criminal solicitation

Sep 25, 2017

The Bumthang District Court has sentenced a man to two years and six months in prison for criminal solicitation.

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Phrumsengla National Park wins the Open Veteran Football Tournament

Sep 25, 2017

Team Phrumsengla National Park won the third Bumthang Open Veteran Football Tournament held in Chamkhar yesterday.

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10 basketball coaches undergo Coaches Clinic camp

Sep 25, 2017

Ten basketball coaches including three women are undergoing a weeklong Coaches Clinic camp at the swimming pool complex in the capital. These coaches are being trained by Milan Opačić, a clinic expert from Serbia.

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Wastes properly managed at Kuensel Phodrang

Sep 24, 2017

While defecating in open is a concern at the ongoing Kanjur oral transmission at Kuensel Phodrang in Thimphu, waste management is not. An informal committee, Duedroi Rawang Zhidhey Tshogchung conducted a cleaning campaign in the area this morning.

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Farmers in Gomdar sulk as blacktopping of GC road takes time

Sep 24, 2017

Villagers of Gomdar Gewog in Samdrup Jongkhar are not happy with the blacktopping progress of their Gewog Centre (GC) road. The work that was supposed to be complete by October last year is still underway.

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Tuesday, September 26 (6th Day of 8th Bhutanese Month)
GOOD DAY TOPerform Lhabsang Thruesel, appease gods and deities, do Chagu, learn astrology, give promotion, join monk-hood, handing-taking over offices, shift house, start new business, hold celebration, hold important discussion, make medicine, meet superiors, sow seeds, plant plants and flowers.
NOT A GOOD DAY TOConsecrate, enter into new house and roof house.
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Weather

For September 26
Thimphu
Paro

Max: 27
Min: 15

Max: 24
Min: 13
Time of sunrise & sunset
(26/09/2017)

Sunrise: 5:50am
Sunset: 5:55pm
Other Districts

Currency

For September 21
NoteBuySell
US Dollar63.3065.35
US Dollar Buy rate for denominations 50 and below56.97-
UK Pound85.7588.10
Euro76.0078.10
Japanese Yen (100)56.8558.40
Swiss Franc65.8567.70
Hong Kong Dollar8.108.35
Canadian Dollar51.6553.10
Australian Dollar51.0052.40
Singapore Dollar47.0548.40
Danish Kroner10.2010.50
Norwegian Kroner8.108.35
Swedish Kroner7.958.20
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