RASUWA, July 10: Heavy rain and landslides have brought vehicular movement at Rasuwagadhi to a standstill. Landslides at Kulung and Tatopani following heavy downpour in the last few days have damaged the Syafru–Rasuwagadhi section of the highway.
RASUWA, June 25: The Rasuwagadhi Bridge where transportation had been halted due to the Covid-19 pandemic will come back into operation within this week. As agreed during the meeting between the border security committees of the two countries on Wednesday, the bridge will come into operation following a few conditions set by the two sides.
RASUWA, April 14: The nationwide lockdown has affected the construction works at Chilime Trishuli 220 KV transmission line due to the lack of workers and construction materials. The project had not been able to import construction materials after the outbreak of the coronavirus in China.
RASUWA, March 31: A young girl returned to her home in Kalika Rural Municipality of Rasuwa district from Dubai on March 16. As usual, she started meeting her friends and visiting market areas. So far, she looks fine. But, on Saturday, her brother had a fever. This alarmed everyone at her home. Her brother also recovered but the girl is now placed in self-quarantine at her home. The family has managed to keep her in isolation.
RASUWA, Feb 29: The Chilime Trishuli 220 KV transmission line has faced obstruction in its construction work due to lack of materials. The widespread outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in China has affected the import of materials and the payments to workers have been halted as well.
RASUWA, Feb 27: Altogether 16 police personnel deployed in Timure Border Post of Rasuwa district were suspended on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in distributing gold smuggled from across the border among themselves.
RASUWA, Feb 23: The work of testing load flow from the Nepali side has been completed. The test is a necessary step toward the import and export of electricity from China after the construction of the inter-country transmission line, according to Nepal Electricity Authority.
RASUWA, Feb 9: Nepal and China are likely to exchange 2,000-megawatt electricity within 2030. According to the Ratomate-Rauwagadhi-Kerung 400 KV Transmission Line Project, in the upcoming 10 years, 2,000-megawatt electricity can be imported and exported as per the initial report of load flow.
RASUWA, Feb 6: The construction of dry port at the Rasuwagadhi border point has been affected due to shortage of labor. The construction was started in mid-November but the widespread outbreak of coronavirus in China has led to the shortage of Chinese workers.
RASUWA, Feb 4: Import of Chinese apples has declined from the Rasuwagadhi border point in recent times. The decline has been attributed to the opening of the Tatopani border point which had been closed after the earthquake in 2015. The Tatopani border point resumed operation after four years in 2019.
RASUWA, Jan 28: With a confirmed case of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) reported in Kathmandu, authorities from Nepal and China agreed to close Nepal-China Rasuwagadhi border point for 15 days starting from Wednesday, officials said today.