KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Locals at Banchare Danda in Nuwakot district have announced that they will no longer allow the garbage of Kathmandu Valley to be disposed of in the landfill site there.

KATHMANDU, April 25: China has expedited the detailed feasibility study of the much-talked-about Kathmandu-Kerung inland railway. A technical team that came from China on December 27 has already visited Rasuwa and Nuwakot and started a detailed study.

TRISHULI, April 23: A preliminary list of the settlements affected due to expansion of transmission line funded by Millennium Challenge Account Nepal Development Committee from Lapsephedi, Kathmandu to Hetauda and Tanahun via Ratamate, Nuwakot has been published.

TRISHULI, April 11: Four local governments in Nuwakot district have boycotted a meeting related to compensation for land acquired for the installation of a power transmission line to be constructed under the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) project.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Two people died in a Tata sumo accident in Gupteshwar rural municipality-4 of Nuwakot district on Friday.

NUWAKOT, Feb 17: Three persons died and 23 others sustained injuries in a road accident that occurred on Thursday at Bidur Municipality-12 in Nuwakot district.

RASUWA, Dec 26: The construction of a power transmission line has been expedited to supply the power generated from the hydropower projects in Rasuwa and Nuwakot districts to the central grid.

NC wins PA seat in Nuwakot 2 B

November 26, 2022 10:07 am

NUWAKOT, Nov 26: Nepali Congress (NC) Candidate Bahadur Singh Lama (Tamang) has won the election to the position of Province Assembly member from the Nuwakot electoral constituency 2B. He got 17,249 votes against 9,124 by his nearest competitor Bijay Singh Lama (Tamang) of the CPN-UML.

NC leader KC wins HoR seat from Nuwakot-2

November 26, 2022 08:35 am

NUWAKOT, Nov 26: Arjun Narsingh KC of the Nepali Congress (NC) has won the election to the member of the House of Representatives from the Nuwakot electoral constituency-2.

NUWAKOT, Nov 26: The CPN ( Maoist Centre) has clinched a victory in the election to the member of the House of Representatives (HoR) from the Nuwakot electoral constituency-1.

Vote counting to begin soon in Nuwakot

November 21, 2022 09:05 am

TRISHULI, Nov 20: With the completion of the collection of ballot boxes, the vote counting is beginning soon in Nuwakot, according to Chief Returning Officer Madan Bahadur Dhami.

KATHMANDU, August 28: The Trishuli Hospital in Nuwakot has started producing energy from the waste generated by the hospital. The bio-degradable waste from the hospital has been used to produce energy (methane gas) through a biogas plant.

NUWAKOT,  June 17: Radhika Acharya of Dupcheshwor Rural Municipality-6, Nuwakot, died after falling into a river along with her scooter when she was on her way to school.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has incurred an average loss of Rs six million after a mentally unstable man climbed on the overhead high electrical line in Nuwakot. According to NEA, it has to bear such a loss as the Upper Trishuli 3A Hydropower Project had to shut down after this incident.

KATHMANDU, June 3: People’s representatives of Sisdole in Nuwakot have urged the newly elected leadership of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) to relieve them of garbage smell. The site has been used as a dumping site for solid waste collected from 18 local levels in the Kathmandu Valley for years.

NUWAKOT, May 16: The counting of votes in five local units of Nuwakot has been completed. The local units, where the counting of votes has been completed include Tadi, Tarakeshwar, Myangang, Kispang and Suryagadhi rural municipalities.

KATHMANDU, March 29: A delegation from Nuwakot led by Nepali Congress (NC) Spokesperson Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat today called on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and apprised him of several issues faced by the district.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The government has issued a 35-day notice to vacate the land acquired for the construction of a substation under the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact agreement.

NUWAKOT, Jan 18: The people in Nuwakot district have been appealed to strictly abide by health and safety protocols after those working on the frontline contracted the coronavirus in the district.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The newly-constructed Trishuli District Hospital building was inaugurated by Health Minister Birodh Khatiwada in the presence of parliamentarians, Park Chong-suk, Mayor, CDO and Country Director of KOICA and other guests. The Government of the Republic of Korea officially handed over the newly-constructed Trishuli District Hospital to the Ministry of Health and Population on the Nuwakot hospital premises.

NUWAKOT, Oct 29: Police have arrested nine persons including Bhairab Bahadur Adhikari, Ward Chairman of Suryagadhi Rural Municipality-5 in Nuwakot district, on Thursday night on charge of gambling.

30 injured in bus accident in Nuwakot

October 18, 2021 15:15 pm

NUWAKOT, Oct 18: At least 30 people have been injured in a bus accident in Manakamana in Kispang Rural Municipality-5 of Nuwakot on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Nuwakot district. This new variant is considered 60 percent to 100 percent more fatal than the Alpha variant seen in the first wave and the Delta variant seen during the second wave of the COVID-19 in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Nuwakot District Administration Office will enforce curfew in the district to curb the spread of coronavirus from Nov 11 until further notice.

NUWAKOT, Aug 24: Thirty five families are at risk due to an unstable huge boulder just above a settlement at Negigaun, Ghyangphedi of Dupcheshwar Rural Municipality-1 in Nuwakot district.

RASUWA, Aug 8: Amid fears of further transmission of COVID-19, District Administration Office (DAO), Nuwakot has decided to enforce curfew in the district beginning Saturday midnight.

NUWAKOT, Aug 7: In a bid to curb further spread of COVID-19, the local authorities have enforced lockdown orders until further notice in Nuwakot from Friday.

NUWAKOT, July 24: One person died when a house collapsed following incessant rainfall in Nuwakot district.

One dies in motorbike accident

July 7, 2020 09:50 am

NUWAKOT, July 7: A person died and another sustained injuries in a motorcycle accident at Gangate of Bidur Municipality-5 in Nuwakot on Monday night.

NUWAKOT, March 29: One hundred sixty-eight Nepalis returning from foreign countries have been kept under quarantine in Nuwakot district, officials said.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The contractor of Chilime-Trishuli 220 kV Transmission Line Project has agreed to expedite works by adding workers.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The construction of Nepal's biggest solar energy plant in Nuwakot has reached its final phase.

NUWAKOT, Feb 7: The entire village at the Upper Tigaun in Belkotgadhi municipality-11, Nuwakot has been affected by an outbreak of seasonal flu for the past three days.

BETRAWATI, Jan 23: The implementation of the budget appropriated for the development of Nuwakot district in the current fiscal 2019/20 is found disappointing. With the completion of six months of the fiscal year, the offices under the federal government have spent 27.5 percent and state government offices five percent.

NUWAKOT, Jan 2: A unification torch rally is to be organized along the ancient route from Gorkha to Kathmandu via Nuwakot used by late king Prithvi Narayan Shah and the Gorkha troops during the unification campaign of Nepal.

Two killed in Nuwakot road mishap

December 22, 2019 12:55 pm

NUWAKOT, Dec. 22: Two persons died and six others were injured in a road accident at Bidur Municipality-6 in Nuwakot district on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Unidentified groups have detonated a bomb in a ward office of Kakani rural municipality in Nuwakot and torched a ward office at Chandapur municipality in Rautahat on Wednesday morning.

NUWAKOT, July 26: Locals in Belkotgadhi Municipality-7 of Nuwakot have blocked the Galchi-Trishuli road section today to protest the death of one woman who died of excessive bleeding.

BETRAWATI, July 25: Tough measures are being mooted to prevent unlawful mining of rivers and rivulets in Nuwakot district. A meeting of the district monitoring and coordination committee held at Bidur on Wednesday took the decision to place stringent measures for the prevention of ongoing extraction of river products.

DHADING, June 11: Ten years have gone by since the government announced to construct a permanent dumping site at Bancharedanda for managing the solid waste generated in Kathmandu. But the dumping site has not been constructed yet in Bancharedanda borders, Dhading and Nuwakot districts.

NUWAKOT, April 13: Man Bahadur Lama of Belkotgadhi Municipality-13 of Nuwakot has accused the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand of illegally capturing his 13 ropanis of family land.

KATHMANDU, March 4: The Jhiltung Cross Country Race Championship is scheduled to be played on March 16, as per an announcement made Sunday.

Patients elated to regain lost eyesight

February 18, 2019 09:49 am

NUWAKOT, Feb 17: Lal Bahadur Tamang, 80, of Shivapuri Rural Municipality-5 in Nuwakot district lost his eyesight a year ago. He is elated to have his eyesight back after a year of harrowing tale.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Interim of Ambassador of Japan to Nepal, Yuzo Yoshioka, on Friday, signed a grant contract for Rs 63 million with Takafumi Miyake, Country Director of Shanti Volunteer Association (SVA), for strengthening the resilience of earthquake affected schools in Nuwakot and Rasuwa districts.

Call to end landless problem

February 12, 2019 08:48 am

NUWAKOT, Feb 12: The land victims of Nuwakot have called for resolving the land-related problems. In this connection, the District Land Rights Forum on Monday submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister through Chief District Officer Uddhav Bahadur Thapa.

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RASUWA, Feb 10: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barshaman Pun laid the foundation stone for the 37-MW Trishuli 3B hydroelectric project to be built in Rasuwa and Nuwakot districts, on Sunday.

NUWAKOT, Feb 5:  A person has died while five others sustained critical injuries when a UNDP vehicle met with an accident at Arukharka in Panchakanya Rural Municipality-4 on Tuesday evening.

NUWAKOT, Dec 17: The bodies of 18 passengers of Sisipu, Nuwakot who died in Friday's mini-truck accident in the district were cremated together as per family customs on Sunday. Altogether 20 passengers died in the accident.

NUWAKOT, Dec 16: The death toll from Friday's mini-truck crash at Ghyangphedi in Nuwakot district has climbed to 20 as two more passengers succumbed to their injuries.