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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.