Thursday, March 22, 2018

Saving Dara Tsho in Patshaling Gewog from extinction

Namgay Wangchuk, Tsirang

Mar 16, 2018

Dara Tsho (lake) in Patshaling Gewog in Tsirang District has been drying up for years, but the gewog administration is determined to restore it.

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Reviving the tradition of Lolay

Passang Dorji, Thimphu

Jan 3, 2018

The tradition of Lolay is what sets Nyilo apart from other New Year celebrations in the country. In the good old days, Lolay chants would reverberate through villages in Wang-Tsho-Chen-Gey region as children visit every home, merrily singing the traditional verse of good wishes.

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Coming out of the HIV/AIDS closet

Sonam Phuntsho, Thimphu

Dec 4, 2017

Having lived in shame and fear for the last 14 years, 35-year-old Tashi Pelzom finally went public with her HIV positive status at an event held to mark World Aids Day last Friday. So did Losem Zangmo who is also a HIV positive.

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Lingzhi Dzong to be restored to its former grandeur

Changa Dorji, Thimphu

Nov 27, 2017

Lingzhi dzong, once an important frontier dzong in the country’s north, built sometime in between 1667 to 1680, has now fallen into ruins.

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Housing crunch hits Monggar town

Mar 22, 2018

With numerous developmental works taking place and the population growing by the year, Monggar town is in short of housing units.

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World Water Day highlights concerns over water pollution

Mar 22, 2018

As Bhutan marked World Water Day today, officials drew attention to pollution of water bodies, which is becoming a growing concern.

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Road brings economic and transport benefits to residents of Gasa

Mar 22, 2018

Ever since Gasa District was connected with a motor-able road in 2011, the place saw profound economic developments.

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British Council grants £10,000 to GNHC

Mar 22, 2018

The British Council granted £10,000 to the Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) in Thmphu yesterday.

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Dairy farmers in Tsirang milking fortune

Mar 22, 2018

Tsirang Gonor Thoenkoe Detshen- a dairy group has smelled sweet scent of success in recent times.

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CST is the institute to build strong foundation for development of ICT: PM

Mar 21, 2018

Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay said to develop information and communications technologies in the country, setting a strong foundation is important and added “College of Science and Technology is the place to begin with.”

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Friday, March 23 (6th Day of 2nd Bhutanese Month)
GOOD DAY TOGive promotion, learn astrology, shift house, join monk-hood, start new business, handing-taking over offices, hold important discussion, sow seeds, plant plants and flowers.
NOT A GOOD DAY TORoof house, hoist prayer flags, marry, till soil and stones.
Rest of the week


For March 23

Max: 24
Min: 5

Max: 21
Min: 4
Time of sunrise & sunset for Thimphu (March 23)

Sunrise: 6:02am
Sunset: 6:14pm
Other Districts


For March 22
US Dollar64.2066.30
US Dollar Buy rate for denominations 50 and below57.78-
UK Pound90.3592.85
Japanese Yen (100)60.3562.05
Swiss Franc67.3069.20
Hong Kong Dollar8.208.40
Canadian Dollar49.2050.60
Australian Dollar49.3550.70
Singapore Dollar48.7050.05
Danish Kroner10.6010.90
Norwegian Kroner8.308.55
Swedish Kroner7.808.05
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