HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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Two held with tiger canines

Published On: September 9, 2018 02:13 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Sept 9: Police arrested two smugglers while trafficking four sets of tiger canines from Rasuwagadhi, the border between China and Nepal.

A school in principal's front yard

Published On: September 6, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Sept 6: Three years after the devastating earthquake of April 2015, a school in the popular tourist destination of Langtang has finally resumed classes.

Rasuwagadhi road to reopen from Monday

Published On: September 3, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Sept 3: The road leading up to Rasuwagadhi border point in the northern frontier is all set to reopen on Monday.The road recently damaged by the flood in the Trishuli River is all set to open after a landmass which blocked the road at Khopangbhir of Gosainkunda Rural Municipality was blasted off by the Nepal Army on Sunday.

Road disruption hits revenue collection at Rasuwahgadhi customs

Published On: August 30, 2018 08:29 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 30: Revenue collection by Rasuwagadhi Customs Office has come to a grinding halt as recent floods and landslides have affected vehicular movement along the lone trade route between Nepal and China. According to Gopal Koirala, the chief customs officer at Rasuwagadhi Customs Office, the office has not been able to collect even a penny for the past 21 days.

Local units of Rasuwa to consult with residents to determine tax

Published On: August 29, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 29: At a time when several local units are facing widespread criticism for massive tax hike, Kalika Rural Municipality of Rasuwa district has taken a different approach to avoid similar pitfall.

Gosainkunda pilgrims compelled for high transportation fare

Published On: August 27, 2018 12:32 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 27: Pilgrims returning from Gosainkunda after the Janaipurnima fair are compelled to pay high bus fares.

Road damage likely to affect Rasuwagadhi hydropower project

Published On: August 27, 2018 06:53 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 27: Works at the Rasuwa-based Rasuwagadhi hydropower project of 111MW capacity are likely to be affected due to shortage of construction materials. Supplies to the power plant have been cut off as the road from Dhunche to Syaphrubesi has been damaged by floods and landslides.

3,000 pilgrims reach Gosaikunda in a week

Published On: August 26, 2018 11:01 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 26: The number of pilgrims visiting Gosaikunda, a high-altitude tourist destination as well as a popular Hindu religious site, has been increasing in recent years. Almost 3,000 pilgrims have reached the place in the past week, particularly to observe the Janai Purnima festival. The festival runs for 10 days.

Repair works of Raswuagadhi route begins

Published On: August 26, 2018 09:24 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 26: Repair works of Rasuwagadhi trade route, which links the country with the northern neighbor China, has begun from Saturday. The vital trade route has remained obstructed since the past month due to landslide debris.

Repair works of Raswuagadhi route begins

Published On: August 26, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 26: Repair works of Rasuwagadhi trade route, which links the country with the northern neighbor China, has begun from Saturday. The vital trade route has remained obstructed since the past month due to landslide debris.

Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Project achieves tunnel breakthrough

Published On: August 21, 2018 08:36 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 21: Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Project (111 MW) achieved breakthrough in tunnel digging on Monday. The breakthrough was achieved after workers of the 2,303-meter second audit dug through to the 1,882-meter third audit of the 4,185-meter tunnel of the hydropower project on Monday, according to project officials.

Local unit drops plan to purchase office vehicle, to buy ambulance

Published On: August 21, 2018 08:09 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 21: Naukunda Rural Municipality of Rasuwa district has decided to buy an ambulance instead of a vehicle for the municipality office.

Local unit drops plan to purchase office vehicle, to buy ambulance

Published On: August 21, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 21: ​Naukunda Rural Municipality of Rasuwa district has decided to buy an ambulance instead of a vehicle for the municipality office.

Rasuwagadhi trade route remains shut due to bridge damage

Published On: August 19, 2018 07:37 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 19: Delay in repair of a flood-damaged bridge in Rasuwa has cut off the country’s linkage with China’s Tibet, halting bilateral trade for the past three weeks. Over 200 containers carrying Chinese goods are stuck in Kerung during this period.

Dhunche-Gosaikunda trail reopens after 10 days

Published On: August 15, 2018 09:02 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 15: The Dhunche-Gosainkunda trekking trail, which was obstructed for the past 10 days due to landslide, is now open.

About 7,000 Chinese tourists visit Nepal via Rasuwagadhi till July

Published On: August 5, 2018 07:31 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 5: A total of 6,694 Chinese Tourists have visited Nepal via the northern Rasuwagadhi Transit point from January 1 till July 16 this year. This is the third year the Chinese tourists started to come to Nepal via the route.

No vehicular movement on Rasuwagadhi border before Aug 16

Published On: August 4, 2018 11:13 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 4: Vehicular movement at Rasuwagadhi, the international business border with China has been halted for the month of Shrawan. The bridge at Ghattekhola in Gosainkunda rural municipality-2 has been damaged due to a landslide.

Cheese production diminishing in Langtang

Published On: August 2, 2018 03:47 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Aug 2: The production of cheese has been decreasing at the Cheese production center in Gosainkunda rural municipality-4 of the district.

3 killed, 1 critically, in Rasuwa road accident

Published On: July 31, 2018 02:35 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 31: Three people have died and another one sustained severe injuries after a container van, Na 6 Kha 4929, met with an accident in Gosainkunda rural municipality-5 of the district.

Electricity cut off for 9 hours in Rasuwa

Published On: July 31, 2018 10:17 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 31: It is informed that the electricity supply will be cut off from 8 AM to 5 PM in Rasuwa. According to Nepal Electricity Authority(NEA), Rasuwa, Trishuli Chilime 66 KV is under maintenance for which there will be no electricity supply for 9 hours.