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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.

Import of Chinese walnut increases

Published On: October 18, 2019 09:15 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Oct 18: The import of Chinese walnut to Nepal has increased in recent days to meet the supply gap as Nepal’s domestic production is still not adequate.

Nepal-China cross-border transmission line in G2G model

Published On: October 15, 2019 12:05 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Oct 15: The cross-border transmission line with China will be constructed in government-to-government (G2G) model, as per a bilateral pact signed during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s two-day state visit to Nepal. Earlier, the work was being carried out in government-to-business (G2B) model.

Rasuwa sees rise in tourist footfalls

Published On: October 13, 2019 08:44 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Oct 13: The number of tourists visiting tourist destinations of Rasuwa is increasing. The domestic and international tourist influx in the district is increasing as the tourism season has started.

Chinese team starts upgradation work

Published On: September 29, 2019 08:19 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Sept 29: The upgradation work for Syafru-Rasuwagadhi road section that connects the road network to the northern border point of Rasuwagadhi has started. The upgradation work that is being carried out with the help of Chinese government was inaugurated on Saturday.

Upper Trishuli 3 ‘A’ to start generation within a week

Published On: September 23, 2019 07:40 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Sept 23: The Upper Trishuli 3 'A' is all set to start commercial generation of electricity within a week. The project is starting to generate electricity 8 years after starting the construction work of the project.

Lack of containers stall goods in Kerung

Published On: September 22, 2019 07:57 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Sept 22: Due to shortage of containers in Kerung of China, traders are facing problem to import their goods and commodities from the northern neighbor. The shortage of containers to transport goods from China has led to a stockpiling of huge amount of goods inside godowns in Kerung in the eve of Dashain festivals.

Chilime Trishuli Transmission Line project achieves 45% physical progress

Published On: September 8, 2019 02:05 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Sept 8: Chilime Trishuli Transmission Line Project in Rasuwa district has achieved 45% physical progress. While project designing work is at its last leg, excavation works for 15 towers in Haku and Tiru have completed, according to project officials.

Education on motherhood improving women’s health

Published On: September 2, 2019 08:17 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Sept 2: Deployment of a professional health worker to educate mothers about childcare has seen tangible results in Rasuwa. Earlier Female Health Volunteers (FHV were responsible for organizing mothers’ group, locally known as ‘Ama Samuha,’ and training them on childcare. But they rarely engaged the mothers.

Cultivable land declines in Chilime watershed area

Published On: September 1, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Sep 1: The area of farmland is declining in the Chilime watershed area in Rasuwa district.

Sanjen power project conducts breakthrough of pilot hole

Published On: August 29, 2019 07:20 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 29: Sanjen Hydropower Project conducted breakthrough of the pilot hole of its 227-meter-long penstock tunnel at Chilime in Ama Chhodingma Rural Municipality-5 of Rasuwa, on Tuesday.

Vehicular movement along Pasang Lhamu Highway affected due to landslides

Published On: August 25, 2019 03:11 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 25: Pasang Lhamu Highway, which connects Nepal with Chinese border point Kerung, has been obstructed due to the landslide triggered by incessant rainfall since Saturday night.

Rasuwagadhi power project to start production within this FY

Published On: August 25, 2019 07:05 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 25: The under-construction Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Project at Timure of Gosainkunda Rural Municipality in Rasuwa district is all set to start generating power within the current fiscal year.

260 households flee after flood in Bhotekoshi

Published On: August 20, 2019 07:38 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 20: A flood in Khalde of Uttargaya Rural Municipality-5 of Rasuwa wreaked havoc displacing 260 households in the area on Sunday evening.

49,000 bamboo stools exported to China

Published On: August 18, 2019 07:48 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 18: Nepal exported 49,451 bamboo stools from Rasuwagadhi border in the last fiscal year – FY2018/19.

Rs 2.61 billion budget approved to upgrade Mailung-Syafrubesi road

Published On: August 18, 2019 07:42 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 18: The Ministry of Finance has approved budget for upgrading Mailung-Syafrubesi section of Galchhi-Rasuwagadhi Road.

French national goes missing after drowning in river in Rasuwa

Published On: August 8, 2019 01:14 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 8: A French national went missing after drowning in the swollen Ghattekhola River in Rasuwa on Thursday morning.