My Republica

Chhabi Lal Tiwari

High pesticide use pushing beekeeping toward extinction

January 7, 2018 03:48 AM

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

December 23, 2017 03:34 AM

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

December 19, 2017 02:56 AM

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

December 5, 2017 06:10 AM

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

October 25, 2017 03:05 AM

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

October 18, 2017 06:00 AM

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

October 9, 2017 08:13 AM

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

September 20, 2017 05:09 AM

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

September 17, 2017 07:21 AM

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

September 17, 2017 03:53 AM

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

September 2, 2017 08:39 AM

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

August 30, 2017 01:44 AM

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

August 8, 2017 11:57 AM

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.