PARBAT, Feb 9: As the health department fails to distribute 70 different types of free medicines assured by the government, patients visiting Parbat District Hospital continue to struggle with their illnesses.
PARBAT, Nov 2: As many as 217 monkeys have been caught and caged in Mahashila Rural Municipality of Parbat district after they destroyed farmers’ crops. Although it might sound odd, the local unit actually mobilized a team to catch and cage the monkeys by allocating a budget of Rs 300,000.
PARBAT, March 3: There was a time when the locals of all 55 VDCs of Parbat had to reach the district headquarters Kushma even for minor recommendations or administrative work. Each time they reached the headquarters, they had to stay there at least for one day. Many people used to come here for business purpose as well. However, after the formation of the local government, the movement of people has decreased significantly in Kushma.
PARBAT, Dec 20: Dissecting human bodies is not an easy job. In fact, it takes a strong-hearted and daring person to conduct a postmortem. In the beginning, Ram Bahadur Damai of Kushma, Tanahun, found it disgusting to chop the organs of human bodies as directed by the doctors. But later, he got used to it.
The nature and culture of a place play a vital role in the development of that area. Both the factors not only contribute to tourism but also give identity to the local residents. Nepal is blessed with cultural and natural beauty, while many parts of this Himalayan nation have yet to be explored. Several small tourist destinations are in dire need of promotion as well as endorsements so as to attract a large number of tourists. Here are some details about the cultural sites in Khotang, Parbat and Syangja.
PARBAT, Nov 6: Cow farming is working wonders for a local representative here.
Subash Chandra Paudel, chairperson to Ward no 7 of the Kushma Municipality, performs his duties at the ward office during office hours and spends rest of time in his cow farm.
PARBAT, Oct 16: By putting aside all other professions, locals of Mahashila Rural Municipality ward no 5 of Kahule in Parbat district have engaged themselves in vegetable farming which has proved to be a major source of income for many.
PARBAT, Oct 12: Every year, the District Coordination Committee and the District Drinking Water and Sanitation Division Office (DDWSDO), Rolpa, publicize a report showing the increase in people's access to drinking water in Kushma Municipality. However, that's not the real picture as more than 400 students in the district are struggling for drinking water in their school for years.
PARBAT, July 22: A 22-year-old man died due to electric shock at Modi-3 Rural Municipality, Deupur in the district. Khagraj KC, a resident of Kushma-1, Pang, was electricuted to death while he was replacing a wooden electric pole with a metal one as the mishap claimed his life.
PARBAT, July 17: Tek Bahadur GC of Mallaj of Jaljala Rural Municipality is happy that a four-decade old irrigation project is finally being completed. But he is equally worried at the sustainability of the project as the Irrigation Development Sub-Division will withdraw from the project once it is completed.
PARBAT, June 27: More than a dozen irrigation projects in Parbat have not moved ahead because of a new working procedure prepared by the Department of Irrigation (DoI) which goes against the Public Procurement Act (PPA).
PARBAT, May 18: Nepali Congress(NC) candidate for chief of Jalajala Rural Municipality in Parbat district Yam Bahadur Malla has won the election with 3723 votes, compared to 3078 votes for his closest rival CPN-UML candidate Lal Bahadur Adhikari.