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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The third Didibahini Cup National Women’s Volleyball Tournament is set to start from February 8 in Kushma, Parbat.

The death toll of Parbat bus mishap has climbed to seven.

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 25: The Lower Modikhola Hydropower with the capacity of 20 MW is to come into operation from coming mid-January.

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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.

Modikhola power plant in full operation

October 18, 2018 14:15 pm

PARBAT, Oct 18: The Modikhola Hydropower Project based in Modi rural municipality, Parbat has finally started functioning to its full capacity.

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, Oct 4: The District Court, Parbat, has ordered 10 years jail to President of Free Student’s Union of Kushma-based Gupteshwork Multiple Campus Shishir Chhetri on charge of raping a girl.

Nine held on gambling charge

September 3, 2018 11:59 am

PARBAT, Sept 3: Police have arrested nine people from Kushma Bazar of Parbat on the charge of gambling.

PARBAT, Aug 25: Falebas, the second municipality of the district will soon be getting its first ever landline telephone service.

16 hurt in Parbat bus plunge

August 6, 2018 13:19 pm

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.

PARBAT, April 12: Disaster Management Fund is going to be established in all local levels of Parbat district.

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.

PHALEBAS, March 19: Kedar Nath Sharma has been elected as the Chairman of Parbat Chamber of Commerce and Industries from the left alliance for the upcoming three years.

PARBAT, Jan 28: The District Hospital of Parbat has suspended ambulance service for the past eight months following malfunctioning of its only ambulance, thus affecting patients.

PARBAT, Jan 17: Water canyoning sport has been started at Mahabhir River of Durlung in Parbat district, targeting both domestic and foreign tourists.

1 killed, 30 injured in Parbat bus mishap

November 17, 2017 17:50 pm

PARBAT, Nov 17:  A person died while 30 others have been injured when a bus, Dha 1 Kha 87, carrying pilgrims met with an accident at Panchase in the district on Friday.

Election fever grips Parbat

October 19, 2017 10:51 am

PHALEBAS, PARBAT, Oct 19: All political parties have accelerated preparations for the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies in Parbat district.

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.

7,889 new voters in Parbat

October 8, 2017 02:45 am

PARBAT, OCT 8:  As many as 107,298 voters have registered their names in Parbat for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled for December 7.

PARBAT, September 12: As many as 10 impoverished households at Bachha in Parbat district have been provided financial assistance to help build houses for them.

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).

PARBAT, May 16: Nepali Congress is taking the lead in the race for the chief of Bihadi Rural Municipality in Parbat district.

PHALEBAS, April 10: A student died after falling from a jeep at Phalebas Municipality-7 in Parbat district this morning.