PALPA, Aug 10: Landslides triggered by incessant rain in Baughapokharathok, Tansen Municipality-12 of Palpa district, have washed away the water tank there, disrupting water supply to the entire settlement.
PALPA, Aug 7: The government plan of setting up an industrial village in Palpa is in limbo.In the budget speech for Fiscal Year 2016/17, the government had announced a plan to build an industrial village in Palpa district for promotion of local industries. The government had allocated Rs 10 million for the purpose in the budget. The budget was reduced to Rs 5 million in FY2017/18. But nothing has been done to implement the plan.
PALPA, Aug 7: Since the last 40 years, priests of Rambhadevi Temple in Palpa district have been carrying the idols of the temple to a safer location every day after prayers to protect them from thieves. The priests then place them back in the temple the next morning.
PALPA, July 22: With the objective of creating a beautiful city, Tansen Municipality has started a campaign to punish the people who throw garbage in public places on the basis of CCTV cameras footages.
PALPA, July 10: Bagnaskali rural municipality of Palpa has started to provide loans to promote self employment in agriculture and animal husbandry after youths present their education certificates as collateral.
PALPA, July 5: Each year budget is allocated to poor, differently able, woman groups, children, madhesi, Muslims and for the marginalized groups however, there won't be any proper utilization of the allocated budget. It is always used for less important issues. In order to make proper use of the allocated budget, one ward of the district initiated the budget upon creative things.
PALPA, June 27: Gulmi and Palpa districts have exported a combined 29 tons of coffee in the current fiscal year. Two companies alone -- Highland Coffee Promotion and Nepal Organic Coffee Product – collect coffee produced in these districts and exported them to countries like the US, South Korea, Japan and Germany.
PALPA, June 7: As monsoon is just around the corner, almost all local units of Palpa have started purchasing the required stock of medicines for rain-induced diseases to be distributed to the locals.In November 2017, Tansen Municipality had purchased medicines worth Rs 705,000 and distributed to various health posts.
PALPA, June 1: Fourteen staffers were killed and 10 others have sustained serious injuries after a bus fell 200 meters down the road at Rambha rural municipality-4, according to DSP Binod Ghimire. The passenger bus (Lu 1 Kha 975) was en route to Rampur from Palpa, Tansen.
PALPA, May 31: Tansen is popular for its natural beauty, rich history and culture. However, it is also equally infamous for water scarcity. The headquarters of Palpa has long been struggling for fulfilling its water needs.