SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 30: Sheep and mountain goats from Tatopani, a major border point of the north, have started entering Nepal for Dashain and Tihar festivals. The sheep were transported to Nepal from Tibet as soon as the border opened after a week’s shutdown. A total of 1,100 sheep and mountain goats were brought to Tatopani in a day on Friday.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 29: The Tatopani border point, Nepal's vital and the oldest trading point with the northern neighbor China that was closed following the April 2015 earthquakes, is set to reopen from Wednesday.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 28: With the completion of infrastructure including dry port, roads and bridges, the Tatopani border is likely to reopen soon. However, stakeholders warn of safety concerns along Nepal’s vital trade point with the northern neighbor.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 29: The government has begun internal preparations to bring the Tatopani trade route along Nepal-China into operation from mid-June. The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies has stated that the trade route will coming into operation once the Chinese government hands over Larcha Dry Port to Nepal.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 28: The government has expedited preparations to bring back into operation the Tatopani border point between Nepal and China that remains closed for the last four years following the devastating earthquake of 2015 in May. According to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the border point is going to be reopened as soon as the dry port at Larcha, Tatopani, is handed over to the Nepal government.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 6: Nepal's vital trade route in the north, Tatopani Customs Point, is likely to open in May. Nepal is working hand-in-hand with China to fix all the infrastructures that were destroyed during the devastating earthquakes of 2015.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Oct 26: China has begun repairing Araniko Highway which was badly damaged by the devastating earthquakes of 2015. The subsequent flash floods had cut off Nepal's access to the northern neighbor, China.
Three years after the Gorkha earthquake devastated 32 districts of the country, Tatopani, in Sindhupalchowk has become a ghost town. Until other entry points connecting China was opened, Tatopani served as the only trade route between the two countries.
KATHMANDU, Mar 15: The Chinese government has agreed to extend the assistance to Nepal for the projects on post-disaster recovery for Tatopani border point, the hospital recovery in Sindhupalchowk and reconstruction of Jiri Secondary School.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 24: With the Larcha Bridge over Bhotekoshi River broken and washed away by landslide on Sunday evening, Tatopani area has been isolated from the rest of the country. The bridge, a part of the Araniko Highway, was the connection of Tatopani with the rest of the country. Incessant rain throughout the day and the night earlier had triggered the landslide that broke bridge.
POKHARA, July 8: The tourist city of Pokhara has lost most of the Indian tourists bound for Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet along with the closure of Tatopani border point following the 2015 earthquakes. Most of the Indian pilgrims who traveled to Kailash Mansarovar via Araniko Highway used to visit Pokhara along the way.
CHAUTARA, Dec 23: The Chinese side has hinted to take initiative at central level to open the Tatopani check point soon as it was in the priority of the Chinese government. The Tatopani check point along the Nepal-China border has remained closed after the 25 April 2015 earthquake.
CHAUTARA, Dec 20: The 26-km road stretch from Bahrabise to Tatopani of Sindhupalchowk - which was demolished in quake-triggered dry landslide - has been reconstructed but the major transit point with China is yet to open up.