Couple found dead in Parbat

April 2, 2024 12:40 pm

KATHMANDU, April 2: A husband and wife have been found dead in ward-2 of Jaljala Rural Municipality, Parbat district.

PARBAT, Jan 29: The closure of the iron ore mine in Mahashila rural municipality-6, Parbat since a long time has left the local residents disappointed.

PARBAT, Dec 2: Locals are demanding the operation of the stone quarry in Modi Rural Municipality of Parbat, which has remained closed for the past 16 years. Previously, the quarry's products, in high demand for roofing, construction, and slate, caused significant losses to the residents when it was closed.

PARBAT, Sept 10: The Mission Hospital here has remained closed for around two decades. Established in 2050 BS at Paiyu Rural Municipality-4 in the district with the aim of providing health services to the people of rural areas in the district in particular, the health facility was closed citing insecurity during the Maoist insurgency, it has been said.

Leopard found dead in Parbat

September 1, 2023 10:51 am

PARBAT, Sept 1: A leopard was found dead at Ramjadeurali village of Modi Rural Municipality-7 in Parbat district.

PARBAT, Aug 16: Teaching and learning activities have been affected after the incessant rain-induced landslide buried school buildings in Parbat.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: In a pivotal development for cricket enthusiasts in Parbat district, Resham Bahadur KC has been elected as the President of the Cricket Association of Parbat.

PARBAT, Feb 20: Orange production has increased by around 25 percent in the current fiscal year as compared to the previous year in Parbat district.

PARBAT, Dec 27: People in the rural areas of Parbat district have been suffering from monkey menace. It is an uphill task for the farmers to save the winter crops during harvest time

KATHMANDU, May 9: Public service delivery by the District Administration Office (DAO) in Parbat will remain closed for four days from Monday in view of local level election on May 13.

One dies in tractor accident

December 11, 2021 14:22 pm

MYAGDI, Dec 11: A person was killed in a tractor accident at Jaljala Rural Municipality-7 Dhairing of Parbat today morning.

PARBAT, Oct 22: The first test of the world's second longest superman zipline which was under construction at Kusma Bazaar in Parbat has been successful. The test in a 1,400-meter-long zip line from Chakle Dil in Kusma Municipality-5 to Saune Bagar passing over the Kaligandaki River was conducted on Monday.

PARBAT, Sept 26: Two schools in Pakuwa Silsi of Kushma Municipality-11 have been closed after students started falling sick.

PARBAT, Sept 24: The Lower Modi-1 Hydropower Project in Parbat district that was damaged by floods on September 2 is yet to resume power generation.

Six dead, Two missing in Parbat landslide

September 3, 2021 10:25 am

POKHARA, Sept 3: Six persons died and two have gone missing after a landslide swept away their houses in various part of Parbat.

PARBAT, August 12: Parbat district police have arrested a man on the charge of raping his daughter. The man's younger brother was also arrested on the charge of committing the same heinous act.

PARBAT, July 18: The incessant rain has severely damaged roadways connecting various districts inside the country. The road section  that connects Nagliwang and Luprang in Parbat has become very risky for public vehicles to pass as the roadway remains severely damaged. So far, ther road section has not been repaired which has put locals and travelers at risk.

PARBAT, July 17: The Parbat-Baglung section of the Mid-hill Highway has been obstructed due to landslides triggered by continuous rainfall. Landslides that took place at Sahasradhara-1 of Kushma Municipality have obstructed the road section since last night.

KATHMANDU, July 16: COVID-19 infection has been confirmed among children in a village of Parbat. As many as 12 children have been infected with COVID-19 in Chuwa of Kushma Municipality-8.

PARBAT, July 12: The Lower Modi-1 hydro power project in Parbat district that was damaged by flood on July 6 night has begun generating electricity from Sunday.

POKHARA, Dec 12: The newly-launched bungee jump spot in Kushma, which has also been claimed as the world’s second-highest spot of this kind, is flooded with domestic tourists as the country is gradually but cautiously trying to resume all tourism-related businesses in recent days.

PARBAT, Nov 3: The world's tallest bungee jumping and swing have come into operation in Parbat district.

PARBAT, Sept 17: A total of seven settlements in Phalewas Municipality in the district are at high risk of landslides. The local authorities have recommended shifting the settlements to safer zones after geographical assessment.

POKHARA, June 2: Parbat district has reported its first case of novel coronavirus disease. Five persons from the district were diagnosed with this viral infection.

PARBAT, Feb 21: Defending champion Armed Police Force (APF) Club and Nepal Police Club will vie for the the fourth Didi-Bahini Cup National Women’s Volleyball Tournament title after their respective semifinal wins in Parbat.

PARBAT, Jan 18: The District Administration Office (DAO) is tightening the screw on fair organizers in Parbat on the grounds of breach of security, encouragement of illicit and corrupt behavior and poor utilization of funds.

PARBAT, Jan 6: The district in Gandaki State will be getting the country's ever 'tallest and longest' bridge. The bridge will connect Badagaun of Kushma to Kukurgadhe of Baglung municipality-14 in the neighboring district Baglung.

PARBAT, Aug 22: An elderly person died when a landslide buried his house at Kushma municipality-2 of Parbat district on Wednesday night.

PARBAT, June 30: A governmental office in Parbat has been facing difficulties in its day-to-day functioning for the last one and a half months after two chiefs started taking charge of the office.

PARBAT, June 23: Jaljala Rural Municipality of Parbat has made a decision to ban the extraction of construction materials from rivers until the end of monsoon.

PARBAT, June 17: Acute water crisis has surfaced at Parbat district headquarters, Kushma Bazaar, for the past one week.

RPP launching national campaign

June 6, 2019 12:11 pm

POKHARA, June 6: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Kamal Thapa, has informed that his party was launching a national campaign to make the people aware and exert pressure on the government.

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.

Seven-year-old child raped

May 31, 2019 13:12 pm

PARBAT, May 31: A 19-year-old man has allegedly raped a seven-year-old girl at Bihadi rural municipality of south Parbat district, said the police.

PARBAT, May 21: Jaimini, the southern part of Baglung has been connected with Phalebas, the district headquarters of Parbat, by a suspension bridge over the Kaligandaki River.

Parbat gets its maiden seismometer

April 27, 2019 13:00 pm

PARBAT, April 27: A seismometer has been installed for the first time in Parbat district. The device has been installed at the Parbat Gurukul Academy at Kushma, the district headquarters.

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.

New trekking route to Ghodepaani

April 6, 2019 13:00 pm

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.

Rafting resumes on Kaligandaki River

March 26, 2019 10:10 am

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.

Roads blacktopped in Parbat

March 16, 2019 09:59 am

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.

Prison overcrowded with inmates

January 29, 2019 11:45 am

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, Jan 29: As women were limited to doing household chores, they had to depend on their husbands even for buying matchsticks.

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.

GALKOT, Jan 17: Out of seven people killed in Maldhunga bus accident, identities of five have been ascertained.

POKHARA, Jan 17: Five among those killed in the Parbat bus mishap have been identified.