HIMNATH DEVKOTA

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Rasuwagadhi border point closed down

Published On: July 29, 2018 04:05 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 29: Rasuwagadhi border point, the only trade route connecting Nepal to China, has been shut down after a flood in Ghatkhola of Gosaikunda Village Municaplity-2 damaged the bridge there.

Landslide victims recount their survival tales

Published On: July 29, 2018 02:05 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 29: It was almost midnight on Wednesday by the time she finished household chores and went to bed. Her tired body made her fall asleep in no time, but a thunderous noise suddenly woke her up. Pokki Tamang, the local of Timure in Gosainkunda Rural Municipality-2, then peeked outside the window and noticed debris of landslides tumbling down towards her house.

Midnight landslide kills 9 in Rasuwa village, 12 rescued

Published On: July 27, 2018 06:19 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 27: Before they could fully recover from the devastation caused by the 2015 earthquakes, yet another disaster has befallen the locals of Timure in Rasuwa district. On Wednesday night, landslides triggered by incessant rainfalls claimed nine lives in Timure of Gosaikunda Rural Municipality-2, near the Nepal-China border.

Death toll in Rasuwa landslide climbs to 4

Published On: July 26, 2018 10:59 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 26: At least four people have died while five others have gone missing in a landslide that occurred in Timure of the district on early Thursday.

Rasuwagadhi road obstructed due to landslide

Published On: July 16, 2018 08:51 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 16: The road section joining Nepal with China at Rasawagadhi has been obstructed due to landslide.

Rasuwa villages at high risk of landslides

Published On: July 15, 2018 08:53 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 15: Massive landslides in Yabru village of Naukunda Rural Municipality wreaked havoc in the settlements last year. The landslides had rendered the land unsafe for settlement. Though the residents of the village lived in temporary shelters for some days, they returned and started living there after some weeks. They were aware of the looming threat of landslides, but returned stating that they did not find any place to relocate.

Pasang Lhamu highway disrupted as dozer goes phut

Published On: July 11, 2018 01:53 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, July 11: Traffic along the Pasang Lhamu highway has been disrupted after a dozer went phut at Grang in the district on Wednesday.

NGOs in Rasuwa ignore registration renewal

Published On: July 1, 2018 04:26 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, June 30: There are a toal of 418 registered organizations in Rasuwa as per the Associations Registration Act, 1977. But very few of them renew their registration every year.

Mailung-Syafrubesi road to stay shut this year

Published On: June 23, 2018 09:47 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, June 23: The Mailung-Syafrubesi road connecting Nepal with China is unlikely to come into operation this year because major work is yet to be completed.

Three students out of contact since two days

Published On: June 22, 2018 11:36 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, June 22: Three students are out of contact since Wednesday from Northpole Boarding School, Jibjibe of Kalika rural municipality-5, Rasuwa.

Trade with Tibet to remain open even during monsoon

Published On: June 12, 2018 08:35 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, June 11: Trade with China’s Tibet will remain open even during the upcoming monsoon season, according to local authorities.

Construction material crunch halts maintenance of Pasang Lahmu Highway

Published On: June 10, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, June 10: The shortage of construction materials has halted the repair and maintenance work of Pasang Lhamu Highway.

17-kilo gold smuggler sent to jail

Published On: June 5, 2018 07:23 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, June 5: The district court has ordered to send a smuggler to jail on Tuesday.

Province 3 government to conduct feasibility study for Gosainkunda cable car

Published On: June 4, 2018 04:10 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, June 4: The Province 3 government has announced to conduct a feasibility study for a cable car service to the holy Gosainkunda Lake of Rasuwa district.

New technology incorporated for timber production in Rasuwa

Published On: May 30, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, May 30: To facilitate the growing demand of timber in reconstruction, six permanent ponds with new technology for improving the quality of timber have been constructed in Rasuwa.

Work procedure in place to regulate government vehicles

Published On: May 21, 2018 11:43 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, May 21: District Administration Office (DAO), (Rasuwa) has developed a work procedure 2075 to effectively regulate government vehicles.

Minister inaugurates shortest route to Rasuwagadi

Published On: May 20, 2018 10:20 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, May 20: Defence minister Ishwor Pokhrel inaugurated Mailung-Syafrubesi road, the shortest route connecting Rasuwagadi today. Pokhrel is accompanied Rabindra Adhikari, Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation; and Raghubir Mahaseth, Minister of Physical Infrastructure and Transportation along with 24 others.

Bhat, Rai win TAAN International Langtang Marathon

Published On: May 20, 2018 08:25 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, May 20: Departmental Team Tribuhuvan Army Club’s Khagendra Bahadur Bhat completed the run in 3 hours 49 minutes and 27 seconds to win the third Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) International Langtang Marathon for Men held in Rasuwa on Saturday.

Pressure cooker bomb found in Rasuwa

Published On: May 13, 2018 12:44 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, May 13: An improvised explosive device (IED) was found at Zerokilo, Uttargaya rural municipality. The pressure cooker bomb wrapped with tape was found at around 11 AM according to Nepal Police.

Langtang National Park catches a blaze

Published On: May 6, 2018 03:51 PM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, May 6: Langtang National Park has caught a fire on Sunday. The jungle of Brabal at Dhunche, Rasuwa has caught a fire since Sunday noon.