HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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Nepal completes load flow test

Published On: February 23, 2020 11:14 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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.

Four injured in mini-truck accident in Rasuwa

Published On: February 18, 2020 02:01 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Feb 18: Four persons sustained injuries when a mini-truck met with an accident at Simle area of Rasuwa district on Tuesday morning.

Nepal, China likely to trade 2,000 MW of electricity by 2030

Published On: February 9, 2020 10:44 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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.

Construction of dry port at Timure faces labor shortage

Published On: February 6, 2020 11:25 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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.

Import of Chinese apples through Rasuwagadhi border point down

Published On: February 4, 2020 12:29 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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.

Rasuwagadhi border to close for 15 days to prevent coranavirus

Published On: January 29, 2020 07:23 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Jan 28: Border authorities of Nepal and China have decided to close the Rasuwagadhi border point for 15 days starting Thursday to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Nepal-China Rasuwagadhi border point to be sealed for 15 days from Wednesday

Published On: January 28, 2020 02:30 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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.

Rasuwa customs collects Rs 27.5 billion in revenue since 2015

Published On: January 26, 2020 11:57 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Jan 26: Rasuwa Customs Office has collected Rs 27.5 billion in revenue since the inception of its operation four years ago.

Infected Chinese to be sent back from border

Published On: January 26, 2020 08:08 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Jan 26: Chinese visitors coming to Nepal via Rasuwagadhi border will be sent back to China if found to be infected with the coronavirus.

Snowfall disrupts transportation along Nepal-China border

Published On: January 17, 2020 01:15 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Jan 17: Movement of vehicles along Rasuwagadhi border point has got disrupted since Thursday following heavy snowfall in the district.

Rasuwagadhi meets 78% of annual revenue target in 6 months

Published On: January 16, 2020 09:45 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Jan 16: Rasuwa Customs Office has achieved 78% of revenue target for the current fiscal year in just six months.

Locals obstruct construction of Upper Mailung Hydroelectricity Project

Published On: January 12, 2020 09:12 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Jan 12: The ongoing construction work of Upper Mailung Hydroelectricity Project at Uttargaya Rural Municipality-1, Rasuwa has been stopped due to the obstruction from the local residents. Putting forward a three-point demand, locals affected by the project have obstructed the construction of the project.

Rasuwa gears up for VNY 2020

Published On: December 26, 2019 09:47 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Dec 26: Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign's district secretariat has prepared working procedure to implement various events and activities as part of the yearlong tourism promotional campaign.

30,000 tourists enter Nepal through Rasuwagadhi

Published On: December 24, 2019 10:10 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Dec 24: More than 30,000 foreign tourists entered Nepal over the first 11 months of 2019 through the Rasuwagadhi border point.

China ready to purchase electricity from Nepal

Published On: December 22, 2019 07:50 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Dec 22: The government of China has agreed to purchase electricity produced in Nepal. During a joint technical meeting between Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) on Saturday, the Chinese government has signed an agreement to purchase electricity from Nepal after the construction of Nepal-China cross-border transmission line. The SGCC is the state-owned electric utility monopoly of China.

Over 12,000 tourists enter Langtang in 4 months

Published On: November 24, 2019 08:26 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Nov 24: In the first four months of the Fiscal Year 2019/20, more than 12,000 tourists have visited Langtang National Park.

Rasuwa still awaits construction of integrated settlements

Published On: November 24, 2019 07:59 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Nov 24: Even after more than four years since the massive earthquake of 2015, a total of 1,095 households of Rasuwa are living in risky settlements.

Upper Trishuli 3A to start commercial generation from Monday

Published On: November 17, 2019 08:29 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Nov 17: The Upper Trishuli 3A Hydropower Project is starting commercial generation of electricity from Monday. The project is starting commercial generation after eight and a half years of initiation of the project.

Upgrading of road to Rasuwagadhi pushed back 4 months

Published On: November 16, 2019 12:51 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Nov 16: The work of upgrading the road connecting to Rasuwagadhi check point in the northern border has been pushed back by four months. The delay is caused by inability to shift electric poles that stand on the way of the road.

Over 29,000 tourists enter Nepal from Rasuwagadhi in 10 months

Published On: November 4, 2019 07:54 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Nov 4: Over 29,000 tourists from China and other countries have entered Nepal via Rasuwagadhi customs point in the past 10 months.