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.
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, 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.