Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

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Palpa observes Gaijatra in memory of departed souls

Published On: August 27, 2018 04:32 PM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

PALPA, Aug 27: Locals in Palpa have observed Gaijatra festival commemorating the departed souls of their kin at the district headquarters Tansen on Monday.

A crate of eggs for mothers-to-be

Published On: August 17, 2018 12:00 PM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

PALPA, Aug 17: Purbakhola rural municipality has started distributing a crate of eggs to local pregnant women as they visit for their checkup on fourth, sixth and ninth months.

28 households of Hungi at risk of displacement due to haphazard road construction

Published On: August 12, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

PALPA, Aug 12: A new track opened in mid-July without considering the environmental impact has posed serious problems for 28 households of Hungi, Rambha Rural Municipality-1.

Village without water after landslide damages water tank

Published On: August 10, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

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 industrial village plan fails to take off

Published On: August 7, 2018 08:03 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

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.

Priests carry idols away from temple to protect them from thieves

Published On: August 7, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

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.

Litterbugs in Tansen to be captured on camera

Published On: July 22, 2018 08:01 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

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.

26 injured, 4 severe in Palpa bus accident (Update)

Published On: July 12, 2018 11:30 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

PALPA, July 12: As many as 26 people were injured when a passenger bus fell some 50 metres down from the road while giving way to another vehicle at Bhalebas of Tansen Municipality-7 this morning.

To retain youths in villages, rural municipality initiates loans against educational certificates

Published On: July 10, 2018 10:37 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

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.

Free distribution of dress to school students

Published On: July 5, 2018 01:05 PM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

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.

29 tons of coffee exported from Gulmi, Palpa

Published On: June 27, 2018 05:35 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

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.

Mid-day meal improves attendance of Kumal students

Published On: June 23, 2018 02:11 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

MUKTI PRASAD NEUPANEPALPA, June 22The mid-day meal program meant for the children of underprivileged and marginalized communities has proved to be effective in Ribdikot Rural Municipality-1.

Women still prefer delivering babies at home

Published On: June 18, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

PALPA, June 18: More than half of the women of Siluwa in Purbakhola Rural Municipality-1, prefer delivering their babies at home instead of birthing centers.

Palpa's rural municipality unlikely to meet Zero Home Delivery targets

Published On: June 17, 2018 11:00 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

Pregnant women are opting to give birth at home rather than in health facilities at Purwa Khola rural municipality-1, largely due to unawareness and geographical remoteness.

Local units start purchasing medicines for monsoon

Published On: June 7, 2018 07:03 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

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.

14 killed in Palpa bus plunge

Published On: June 2, 2018 02:31 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

PALPA, June 1: Fourteen people died when a passenger bus met with an accident at Humin of Rambha Rural Municipality in Palpa district on Friday morning.

Palpa bus mishap death toll climbs to 14

Published On: June 1, 2018 02:40 PM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

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.

Kaligandaki water to be pumped for Tansen

Published On: May 31, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

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.

One killed in tipper-bike collision

Published On: May 5, 2018 08:44 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

PALPA, May 5:  Anushika Darlami, 5, was killed when a motorcycle they were riding on rammed into a tipper coming from opposite direction at Tansen-3, Appuvillage on Friday night.

Cine artist and entrepreneur Kiran Chitrakar arrested

Published On: May 4, 2018 07:24 PM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

PALPA, May 4: District Police Office, Palpa has taken two transport entrepreneurs under control for halting public vehicular services on Friday.