Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Towards a clean environment – more vigorously- a waste management business

Nov 6, 2019

It is said one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. And this has turned out to be true for a family in Trashigang that has ventured into a waste management business.

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‘Pangbara/Kambja’ cultivation on the decline

Nov 4, 2019

Upland paddy cultivation was once widely practised in the eastern region as well as in a few districts like Zhemgang and Sarpang. But farmers slowly stopped the cultivation. But there is one man in Lamthang under Goshing Gewog in Zhemgang who still cultivate upland paddy.

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Bhutan’s first woman satellite engineer

Oct 15, 2019

Space engineering is globally still considered as a male-dominated profession. However, in Bhutan, Yeshi Choden helped break this stereotype when she became the first woman satellite engineer in the country.

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Yeshi Lhendup Films-Making a living doing what he loves

Sep 25, 2019

It takes quite an effort and courage to make one's dream as a profession. But for 27-year-old Yeshi Lhendup, he did not dream and wait for it to happen. He went for what he believed he could and paved his own path. And today he runs his own audiovisual production house. Drawing the brand name from his own name, Yesh Lhendup Films today is the highest viewed entertainment account in the country. 

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Other Stories

One dead, three injured in a MV accident at Chendenbji

Nov 20, 2019

A 23-year-old man died on the spot when the bolero pickup truck he was driving veered off the road near Chendenbji Lhakhang under Tangsibji Gewog in Trongsa on Monday night. According to a source, there were four people in the vehicle including the deceased. Three of the passengers escaped with minor injuries, and they were [...]

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Two more Dzongkhags honoured for achieving the status of open defecation-free and 100 per cent improved Sanitation coverage

Nov 20, 2019

An additional 12 gewogs and 2 Dzongkhags were recognised for achieving the status of open defecation-free and 100 per cent improved Sanitation coverage during the World Toilet day celebration in Sarpang Dzongkhag yesterday.

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Men’s Khuru Tournament at the National level selections

Nov 20, 2019

The selection round for Men’s Khuru Tournament at the National level kick-started from Bumthang, yesterday. Team Chamkhar Throm was selected from Bumthang during the selection.

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The Sagteng GC road, making life easier

Nov 20, 2019

Life for locals of Sagteng Gewog in Trashigang has become a lot easier thanks to the new gewog centre road. The 11-kilometre road was opened only nine months ago, and locals say it has benefitted them immensely.

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Contractors meet in preparation for AM with PM session

Nov 19, 2019

Not getting major contract works was one of the challenges that some contractors in Thimphu, Chhukha, Paro and Haa districts are facing. This was shared yesterday when the contractors from Thimphu and the districts nearby came together in preparation for AM with PM.

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A 17-year-old girl dies at a construction site in the school

Nov 19, 2019

A 17-year-old girl, studying in class ten in one of the schools under Thimphu Dzongkhag, died after prefabricated concrete windows fell on her yesterday.

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CURRENT AFFAIRS PROGRAMME


Zakar

Thursday,November 21(24th Day of 9th Bhutanese Month)
GOOD DAY TOTo make regular offerings only.
NOT A GOOD DAYTo consecrate, hand and take over office, appoint to new post, start education, enter new house, start new business, shift house, start house construction, marry and celebrate, roof house and hoist Lungdhar.
Rest of the week

Weather

November 21
Thimphu
Paro

Max: 18
Min: 4

Max:17
Min: 3


Time of sunrise & sunset for Thimphu (November 21)

Sunrise:6.24AM
Sunset:5:08PM
Other Districts

Currency

For 20th November
NoteBuySell
USD DENOMINATION (50 & above)70.70 72.90
USD DENOMINATION (5,10 & 20) 68.58 -
USD DENOMINATION (1 & 2)67.17-
UK Pound91.5593.10
Euro78.1580.30
Japanese Yen (100)64.8566.65
Swiss Franc71.4573.45
Hong Kong Dollar9.059.30
Canadian Dollar53.4554.95
Australian Dollar48.1549.45
Singapore Dollar51.9553.40
Danish Kroner10.40 10.75
Norwegian Kroner7.758.00
Swedish Kroner7.357.55
Courtesy: BOB
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