Sunday, August 25, 2019

doma_chrochet; an enterprising passion

Phub Gyem, Thimphu

Aug 24, 2019

How do you stay productive when you're unemployed? Well, the current generation vent and lament unemployment issues on Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat. But it's a different story for a 25-year-old Doma Tamang.

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The oldest woman in Lhuentse

Sonam Tshering, Lhuentse

Jul 16, 2019

Living well and happy, Kunzangmo from Lhuentse is probably the envy of many of those much younger than her. But as much as that, she is a source of inspiration as well. Born in 1917, Kunzangmo is still going strong and claims to be the oldest living woman in the district.

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Druk Pici, Bhutan’s first pencil factory

Passang Dorji, Thimphu

Jul 7, 2019

Bhutan will soon add another product to its tag of ‘Made in Bhutan’. And this time, it will be pencils. Today, works are in full swing to establish its production unit in Guma Gewog of Punakha. BBS met with its founder and brings you this yet another story of an aspiring and a promising young entrepreneur.

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Shabei Goenchu, an income generator

Changa Dorji, Punakha

May 29, 2019

Cucumbers, locally known as Shabei Goenchu is flooding the market these days and people from Punakha are making good incomes from selling it. 35-year-old Daw is one among others from Mendagang, Dzomi Gewog, Punakha who do mass cucumber plantation.

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OAG forwarded the overseas employment cases to Thimphu District Court

Aug 24, 2019

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) forwarded the labour ministry's overseas employment cases of Japan and India to the Thimphu District court yesterday.

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A Respiratory Disease Clinic opened in JDWNRH

Aug 24, 2019

A Respiratory Disease Clinic (RDC) is inaugurated in the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referal Hospital (JDWNRH) today by the Health Minister Dechen Wangmo.

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5th food and hospitality fair

Aug 24, 2019

The 5th food and hospitality fair which began yesterday is underway in Thimphu.

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3 Bhutanese Judoka to compete in the world championship

Aug 24, 2019

Three Bhutanese Judoka have arrived in Tokyo today, where the world's best Judoka are all assembling to participate in the World Judo Championships.

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Chapto, a toilet at your bedside

Aug 24, 2019

Bhutan Toilet Organization (BTO) launched its first local made portable toilet "Chapto" which can be easily used anywhere.

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MoIC aims to successfully implement Digital DrukYul flagship programme

Aug 23, 2019

Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering emphasised on the importance of Digital DrukYul Flagship Programme during the signing of the Annual Performance Agreement (APA) of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) today. Digital DrukYul, is an ICT Flagship programme which is expected to transform Bhutan by digitally empowering its citizens.

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Sunday, August 25(25th Day of 6th Bhutanese Month)
GOOD DAY TOTo conduct Tshogkhor, recite religious texts, appease local deities, perform wealth accumulation ritual, start education, preach and listen,shift house, enter new house, marry,start new business, appoint to new post, hold good discussion, set up storage, sow seeds, plant trees and flowers.
NOT A GOOD DAYTo marry and celebrate.
Rest of the week


August 25

Max: 28
Min: 16

Min: 16
Time of sunrise & sunset for Thimphu (August 25)

Other Districts


For 24th August
USD DENOMINATION (50 & above)70.55 72.75
USD DENOMINATION (5,10 & 20) 68.43-
USD DENOMINATION (1 & 2)67.02-
UK Pound86.10 88.45
Euro78.00 80.15
Japanese Yen (100)66.10 67.95
Swiss Franc71.40 73.45
Hong Kong Dollar9.00 9.25
Canadian Dollar52.95 54.40
Australian Dollar47.65 48.95
Singapore Dollar50.85 52.25
Danish Kroner10.45 10.75
Norwegian Kroner7.858.05
Swedish Kroner7.25 7.50
Courtesy: BOB
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