PANCHTHAR, June 11: A bus station in Phidim meets all the requirements of a standard bus park having ticket counters, security posts, public toilets, waiting lounges and other basic facilities but unfortunately it has no vehicles.
PANCHTHAR, March 25: An initiative has been taken to create the world's first conservation area for the endangered red pandas in eastern areas of Nepal, covering Panchthar, Ilam and Taplejung districts.
PANCHTHAR, Jan 5: Sarala Regmi of Phidim-1 of Panchthar district spares three hour of her time for football from 2 to 5 in the afternoon. Her daily routine has changed since the beginning of the Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament that kicked off on December 30 and she is planning to give continuity to this habit until the tournament concludes on January 8.
PANCHTHAR, Oct 26: Football fever has gripped Panchthar district. Numerous big and small football tournaments with different amount of cash prizes have begin across the district with the end of rainy season.
PANCHTHAR, Oct 22: Pauwabhanjyang, which is situated at the altitude of 8,200 ft from the seal level, is a popular vantage point for viewing the beauty of the silver-looking snow-capped mountain peaks.
TIMBU POKHARI, Sept 13: Timbu Pokhari, the famous touristic destination in eastern Nepal, attracts thousands of trekkers annually. There has been a significant increase in the number of tourists visiting the place, of late. The place also holds a high religious significance.
PANCHTHAR, Aug 3: Pachthar -Tehrathum road expansion project that is supposed to link road network between Chiwabhanjyang VDC, Chyangthampu in East Panchthar district to Baitadi district has been witnessing slow progress since its inception. Although the deadline for the project completion is to 2075, progress so far does not make it a promising one.