Him Nath Devkota

The contributor for Republica.

Voter education yet to begin in Rasuwa

Published On: November 8, 2017 04:30 AM NPT By: Him Nath Devkota

RASUWA, Nov 8: With the first phase of provincial and parliamentary elections just 18 days away, voters' education is yet to be conducted in Rasuwa district raising concerns whether invalid votes this time would be as much as during the recent local elections.

Earthquake victims' recommendation files missing from DCC

Published On: November 1, 2017 04:30 AM NPT By: Him Nath Devkota

RASUWA, Nov 1: Documents related to the first installment of housing grants for earthquake victims have gone missing from the District Coordination Committee, Rasuwa.

Syaba dance performed in Rasuwa after four decades

Published On: October 25, 2017 03:35 AM NPT By: Him Nath Devkota

RASUWA, Oct 24: Locals of Rasuwa have taken initiative to revive a traditional dance of the Tamang community known as Syaba dance. As per the tradition, people of the Tamang community should perform the dance on the first Tuesday after Bhaitika every year. However, this dance was performed in Rasuwa after a hiatus of almost 40 years.

China closes Rasuwagadhi border for six days

Published On: October 18, 2017 04:00 AM NPT By: Him Nath Devkota

RASUWA, Oct 18: China has closed the Rasuwagadhi border crossing -- the only trade border between Nepal and China - for six days.

Man accused of smuggling 88 kg gold is NC candidate

Published On: October 17, 2017 01:15 AM NPT By: Him Nath Devkota

RASUWA, Oct 17: Nepali Congress (NC) has fielded Man Bahadur Tamang, who was arrested for his alleged involvement in an 88-kg gold smuggling case, as a candidate for the upcoming provincial election under the Proportional Representation (PR) system.

Rasuwagadhi checkpoint at risk of landslides

Published On: October 15, 2017 02:45 AM NPT By: Him Nath Devkota

RASUWA, Oct 15: The Rasuwagadhi checkpoint that connects Nepal with the world economy powerhouse China is at high risk of landslides. If left unchecked, this could disrupt trade between the two counties.

Import of sheep, mountain goats from Rasuwagadhi drops

Published On: September 24, 2017 07:35 AM NPT By: Him Nath Devkota

RASUWA, Sept 24: Nepal has imported only 55 sheep and mountain goats from the northern Rasuwagadhi border point this year. The import has dropped in comparison to the previous year as the price of livestock has gone up and the sheep and mountain goats are consumed in Tibet itself.

Hydro projects transform lifestyle of Rasuwa residents

Published On: August 28, 2017 07:42 AM NPT By: Him Nath Devkota

RASUWA, August 28: Rasuwa is not the most developed district in Nepal, but it is prospering of late.

27 months on, doctors still treating quake-hit patients under tents

Published On: August 27, 2017 06:00 PM NPT By: Him Nath Devkota

RASUWA, August 27: Almost 27 months have elapsed since the devastating earthquake of 2015 but the government is yet to rebuild the district hospital which was damaged in the quake. This has compelled doctors to treat patients under makeshift tents.

Landslide damages cargo truck at Rasuwa check point

Published On: August 18, 2017 12:26 PM NPT By: Him Nath Devkota

RASUWA, August 18: Landslides triggered by monsoon rains have damaged cargo containers being parked at the Rasuwa custom yard on Thursday night.

3 die, 1 missing as landslide buries 14 houses in Rasuwa

Published On: August 7, 2017 11:45 PM NPT By: Him Nath Devkota

RASUWA, August 7: Three people were buried to death in a landslide triggered by incessant rains at Uttargaya of Uttargaya rural municipality in the district.