PALPA, Nov 12: Investment in hotel and hospitality business has increased in the recent years. Hoteliers say that a total of Rs 1 billion has been invested in different hotels in district headquarter and of which few are under construction. The occupancy of the hotels in the city has increased fivefold in the three years from 200 to 1000, according to Palpa Chamber of Commerce and Industries (PCCI). District's hotel industry has so far been received an investment of Rs 3 billion, they said. The district has received more tourists both domestic and foreigners in the recent years and this has boosted confidence of hoteliers.
PALPA, Oct 25: Different campaigns have been launched in the district to garner support from lawmakers to get the impeachment motion against suspended chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki endorsed by the parliament.
PALPA, Sept 15: Ropeway that connects Masyam-4, Charchare, Koldanda-8, and Khamauri of Palpa district has brought a huge change in the area by fueling economic activities and easing transportation woes.
PALPA, July 7: A sharp drop in distribution of freely available condoms at private and government health facilities of Palpa district has caused a rise in the number of women seeking abortion, showed the data provided by the District Public Health Office (DPHO), Palpa.
PALPA, July 4 :Karna Bahadur Chidi, a farmer of Kaseni in Palpa, stopped tilling his field with oxen seven years ago. He has been preparing land for cultivation by using tractors ever since. Other farmers in the village followed his footsteps and stopped rearing oxen altogether.
PALPA, June 24:Although the government has set a target to bring down the rate of HIV/AIDS transmission to zero within 2016, the rate of transmission of the virus in Palpa district has been on the rise instead.