HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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62 percent construction of Galchhi-Mailung road completed

Published On: October 16, 2020 07:15 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Oct 16: The road connecting Galchhi-Mailung-Syaphrubesi-Rasuwagadhi has witnessed 62 percent work progress in the first segment of its enhancement project.

Road connecting Rasuwagadhi border point resumes after five-day blockade

Published On: July 27, 2020 03:29 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 27: Nepal’s key trade route to its northern neighbor China has resumed after a five-day blockage was cleared earlier on Monday.

Road to Rasuwagadhi border point obstructed for past five days

Published On: July 27, 2020 10:36 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 27: A key trade route to China, the Syaphru-Rasuwagadhi road has been blocked for the past five days due to landslides and floods triggered by incessant rainfall.

Syafru-Rasuwagadhi road blocked

Published On: July 10, 2020 09:35 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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.

Rasuwagadhi border point resumes from today, four cargo vehicles enter Nepal

Published On: July 6, 2020 12:50 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 6: Rasuwagadhi border point which remained shut since February 29 earlier this year in the wake of novel coronavirus outbreak has come into operation from Monday.

Rasuwagadhi border point to come into operation within a week, Chinese cargo vehicles to arrive upto Miteri Bridge

Published On: June 25, 2020 12:45 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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.

Lack of workers and construction materials affect work at Chilime Trishuli

Published On: April 14, 2020 09:27 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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.

Blasting for installation of penstock pipe resumes

Published On: April 6, 2020 10:57 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, March 6: Blasting work to lay down penstock pipes at the under-construction Sanjen Hydropower Project at Ama Chhodingmo Rural Municipality-5 of Rasuwa has resumed after a brief hiatus.

Returnees are under our watch: Rasuwa CDO

Published On: March 31, 2020 09:02 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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.

Rasuwagadhi and Tatopani borders yet to come online

Published On: March 29, 2020 11:22 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, March 29: Tatopani and Rasuwagadhi, the main land routes for trade with China, are yet to come into operation despite the decision by both the countries to bring these border points online.

Rasuwa unit of Nuwakot Division Road Office has no employees

Published On: March 13, 2020 02:00 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, March 13: On May 29, 2018, the Division Road Office (DRO), Nuwakot, established a unit to look after the roads in Rasuwa.

Upper Trishuli 3B at the receiving end of coronavirus outbreak

Published On: March 9, 2020 10:15 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, March 9: Works at the construction site of Upper Trishuli 3B Hydropower Project (37 MW) have been affected due to coronavirus outbreak in China.

Coronavirus affects construction of Chilime Trishuli transmission line

Published On: February 29, 2020 11:55 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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.

16 police personnel suspended

Published On: February 27, 2020 09:13 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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.

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.