Chhabi Lal Tiwari

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A happy place for elderly, helpless people: Modibeni Dham

Published On: April 2, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, April  2: Man Kumari Paudel, 70, has been living at an old age home, Modibeni Dham' for the last three decades. Her life is active, and she says that she is happy with many others like her in the environment of this old age home.

Rafting resumes on Kaligandaki River

Published On: March 26, 2019 10:10 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, March 26: With the onset of summer season, rafting on the Kaligandaki River has resumed. The adventure sport was halted since October for winter. Companies that manage the sport in the river say that Nepali people are increasingly attracted to rafting, and their participation equals that of foreigners these days.

Gandaki Province to distribute sanitary pads to girls sitting for SEE

Published On: March 14, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, March 14: The social development ministry of Gandaki Province has decided to distribute sanitary pads to the girls appearing in the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) this year.

Allo, a low-cost high-income venture for Parbat women

Published On: January 19, 2019 08:30 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Jan 19: Allo fiber, also known as Himalayan nettle, holds the prospect of becoming a good source of income, if the success of about a dozen women in Parbat district is anything to go by.

Pokhara-Baglung road to be closed six hours a day

Published On: December 26, 2018 10:03 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Dec 26: The Pokhara-Baglung section of the Mid-hill Highway will be closed six hours a day every day from Thursday in order to intensify repair and widening on a nearly 24 km long stretch of the road in Parbat district.

Prosperity through Art

Published On: September 26, 2018 11:14 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Sept 26: Different organizations -- government and non-government -- conduct vocational training intended at developing skills of the youths. However, contrary to the expectations, these skills development activities have not been able to generate sufficient employment opportunities.

High pesticide use pushing beekeeping toward extinction

Published On: January 7, 2018 03:48 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Jan 6: High use of pesticides in farms, especially vegetables that are the grazing area for bees, has significantly affected beekeeping businesses in the district.

Ram Bahadur Damai, a veteran of 2,000 postmortems

Published On: December 23, 2017 03:34 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Dec 22: Dissecting human bodies is not an easy job. In fact, it takes guts to cut up human organs. In the beginning, Ram Bahadur Damai of Kushma, Parbat, found it disgusting to cut up the organs of human bodies as directed by the doctors. But gradually he got used to it.

A man who has conducted over 2,000 postmortems

Published On: December 19, 2017 02:56 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Dec 18: 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, Parbat, found it disgusting to chop the organs of human bodies as directed by the doctors. But later, he got used to it.

Empty stomachs matter more than elections for Majhis

Published On: December 5, 2017 06:10 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Dec 5: There is great enthusiasm and excitement among the voters in various parts of the country to take part in the elections being held on Thursday. However, the Majhi community of Maldhunga, Kushma-1, lacks such anticipation.

Child widows sheltering at hermitage

Published On: October 25, 2017 03:05 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Oct 24: In 1956, Padma Acharya of Ward No.5, Modi Rural Municipality, got married at the tender age of ten. At those times, early marriage was very much prevalent in our society. Three years after her marriage, she lost her husband Narayan Bhuwaji before she could understand the relationship of husband and wife. At that time, the traditional conservative society tried its best to break her down by blaming her for the death of her husband.

Rural municipality announces plans to upgrade community school

Published On: October 18, 2017 06:00 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Oct 18:  With the establishment of private schools in villages, number of students in community schools has decreased significantly. In primary level classes, there are some grades with no students at all. Parents shift their wards to private schools citing poor education standard in community schools.

Farmers in Parbat to get transportation subsidy

Published On: October 9, 2017 08:13 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Oct 8: Mahashila Rural Municipality of Parbat district has decided to distribute subsidies to the farmers to carry their agriculture products to the market.

Mountain goats worth Rs 1m die due to suffocation in truck

Published On: September 20, 2017 05:09 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Sept 20: Mountain goats worth around Rs 1 million died due to suffocation in Kushma of Parbat on Monday.

Middle Modi hydro project further delayed

Published On: September 17, 2017 07:21 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Sept 17: It seems the under-construction Middle Modi hydropower project, which was supposed to be completed by December 2017, will be further delayed by a year and half.  Reasons like presence of white clay and rocks on the tunnel-way, workers’ protest, and withdrawal by an investment partner have delayed the 15.1 megawatts hydropower project.

SWC probing NGOs for forceful religious conversion

Published On: September 17, 2017 03:53 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Sept 16:; The Social Welfare Council (SWC) has begun investigating two non-governmental organizations (NGOs) - Good Neighbor International and Society Development Center (SODEC) Nepal - for allegedly misusing their project funds for forceful religious conversion in Parbat district.

Farmers obliged to spend profits on maintenance of damaged road

Published On: September 2, 2017 08:39 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Sept 1: Farmers of Kurgha and Lamithana of Phalebas Municipality are having trouble in transporting milk to the market as the roads to the villages have been damaged in recent rains. Now they are spending the money earned from selling milk to repair the damaged roads.

10 Majhi families to benefit from governments residential program

Published On: August 30, 2017 01:44 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, August 30: Members of the Majhi community, a tribe that makes a living by fishing, have always struggled to manage two square meals and proper shelter for their family. Poor economic condition has always compelled this tribe to live a miserable life. They have long been living in dilapidated tents and huts which neither can protect them from scorching heat nor from torrential downpour.

After disappointing jobs abroad, migrant workers find orange farming at home more profitable

Published On: August 8, 2017 11:57 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Aug 7: Nar Bahadur Paija of Baskharka, Parbat district, spent his five precious years in Malaysia and Qatar as a laborer. Unable to make enough money, he returned to the country and started orange farming. Now, he is earning more than Rs 700,000 every year. He has around 200 orange trees in his field.