PARBAT, June 3: Construction of the 14 megawatts Madyamodi Hydropower Project at Modi rural municipality in the district, that halted for past one week due to a local people protest has resumed following an agreement.
PARBAT, April 26: A large number of students in Kushma Municipality have been deprived of textbooks as the local unit has failed to sanction the budget for community schools to buy the textbooks even after the beginning of the new academic year.
PARBAT, April 15: Breaching the government's educational policy, private schools in Parbat have decided to increase the fees by 25% without consulting with the District Education Office (DEO) and the guardians.
PARBAT, April 13: Crusher plants are exploiting several rivers in Parbat district under the pretext of providing construction material for the under-construction Mid-Hill Highway. It has surfaced that the crusher plants are not collecting construction materials like stones and sand not just for the highway but for elsewhere also. Many houses recently built or presently under construction in the district are being supplied construction materials by those crusher plants.
PARBAT, April 12: Dr Sabitri Gurung, commissioner of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), said the anti-graft body was scrutinizing the performance of local people-elected representatives with the rise in public complaints on irregularities and corruption.
PARBAT, April 6: Construction of a new trekking route to the popular tourist destination of Ghodepani from Ambot of Parbat has begun. The trekking route from Ambota of Kusma municipality-3 passes through Durlung and Mahabhir.
PARBAT, March 31: The District Administration Office, Parbat has established a breastfeeding room within the premises of the DAO. The room was established considering the needs of the women service recipients.
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, March 16: Around two decades ago, Parbat was one of the districts with one of the worst road networks. Though roads have reached people’s doorsteps in many towns and villages nowadays, blacktopping has just started here, and it is being done rapidly.
PARBAT, Feb The leaders and cadres of the Parbat chapter of the Nepal Students Union (NSU) took six government vehicles in control in Parbat on Wednesday demanding that the leaders of NSU who were arrested for torching a vehicle in Pokhara on Saturday be released.
PARBAT, Jan 29: The district prison is compelled to accommodate a higher number of inmates than its bearing capacity. Around four times more inmates have languished in the e class prison. Though the prison has an original capacity for accommodating 15 male and 10 female, it is now managing 102 inmates.
PARBAT, Dec 3: Detailed feasibility study of Kaligandaki Multipurpose Project commenced from Friday, with Phalebas Municipality of Parbat district starting a discussion with the technical team of Ministry of Energy, Water Resources, and Irrigation.
PARBAT, Nov 10: The International Parbat Service Society has agreed to financially assist the local government at Jaljala rural municipality in Parbat to construct shelter for those rendered homeless by last July flood and landslide.
PARBAT, Oct 24: A telemedicine center brought into operation at Thanamaula of Phalebas municipality-8 in Parbat by the local Char Bhanjyang Service Center has been providing its services to a good number of people since the beginning, winning the people's trust.
PARBAT, Oct 8: Some 1,400 houses have been reconstructed in Parbat district during the three-and-a-half years since the 2015 earthquake devastations. The earthquake had completely damaged a total of 5,269 houses in the district.
PARBAT, Aug 6: At least 16 people were injured, six seriously, when a passenger bus slid off the road and fell some 30 meters at Betani of Modi Rural Municipality-6 in the district along the Pokhara-Baglung road today morning.
Phalebas, Parbat, March 31: A hailstorm that lasted for five days destroyed more than 20 million worth of vegetables, crops and fruits in various parts of Parbat district, said the District Agricultural Development Office.
PARBAT, July 17: Tek Bahadur GC of Mallaj of Jaljala Rural Municipality is happy that a four-decade old irrigation project is finally being completed. But he is equally worried at the sustainability of the project as the Irrigation Development Sub-Division will withdraw from the project once it is completed.
PARBAT, June 27: More than a dozen irrigation projects in Parbat have not moved ahead because of a new working procedure prepared by the Department of Irrigation (DoI) which goes against the Public Procurement Act (PPA).