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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: At least 17 people died and 15 others are still missing after a mini-truck veered off the road and fell 300 meters at Dupcheshwar Rural Municipality-7 of Nuwakot district at about 5 pm on Friday. The cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained, according to police.

NUWAKOT, Dec 14: As many as 17 people have died in a mini truck accident that occurred in the district on Friday evening, confirmed District Police Office, Nuwakot.

NUWAKOT, Nov 25: The students of an earthquake-ravaged school in Nuwakot have been braving the unforgiving cold of winter, the scorching heat of summer and the torrential rainfall of monsoon.

RASUWA, Nov 22: The Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barshaman Pun on Wednesday inaugurated work on Trishuli 3B Hub Substation.

Over 15 injured in jackal attack

November 11, 2018 12:10 pm

Betrawati, Nov 11: A jackal that strayed from nearby forest into the human settlement at Likhu rural municipality of Nuwakot bit over 15 people, leaving them injured.

Two-month salary to landslide victims

November 8, 2018 12:58 pm

NUWAKOT, Nov 8: Provincial Assembly member of Nuwakot district, Badri Mainali, has provided Rs 90,000, his two-month salary, to two landslide victim families of the district.

NUWAKOT, Nov 4: Hari Bahadur Ghale of Barsunchet, Nuwakot, found himself needing more money to support his family. There was his two-year-old daughter to bring up and the cost of everything kept going up.So , like tens of thousands of other Nepali youths, he went to Malaysia in 2000 in hopes of finding well-paying work. He took a loan of Rs 200,000 to get there.

NUWAKOT, Nov 4: Syaurebhumi Micro Hydropower Project, established to replace tuki batti (oil lamp) in Shivapuri Rural Municipality–4 Sikre of Nuwakot district, has been generating revenue of Rs 70,000 per month.

SINDHULI/NUWAKOT, Oct 13: Nine people were killed and 63 others injured in three separate road accidents in Sindhuli and Nuwakot and Dhading districts on Friday.

2 killed in Nuwakot bus accident

October 12, 2018 12:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Two people have been killed in a bus accident in Nuwakot on Friday. The ill-fated bus ( Ba 1 Kha 6356) en route to Trishuli from Samundratar met with the accident at Ganeshsthan-5 of Surya Gadhi Rural Municipality.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Ford Nepal, in association with Round Table Nepal and Ford Volunteers, has built nine toilets at Shila Devi School of Ratmate, Nuwakot.

Land donated to Health Post in Nuwakot

September 19, 2018 14:20 pm

NUWAKOT, Sept 19: Two aamaritans at Gosyang in Tarkeshwor Rural Municipality in Nuwakot district have donated a piece of their land to a local health post.

Three girls missing since 10 days

September 15, 2018 07:26 am

NUWAKOT, Sept 15: The whereabouts of three girls of Tadi Rural Municipality-1 of Nuwakot who went missing ten days ago is still unknown.

Dodging death: The sole survivor's account

September 14, 2018 09:58 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The phone rang. The receiver was greeted with a frantic message from the other end. “Call your sister Dolma immediately! Looks like something really bad has happened.”It was around 9 am last Saturday.

The plights of northern Gorkha

September 10, 2018 04:30 am

GORKHA, Sept 10: On Saturday morning, a horrible helicopter crash in the dense forest of Mailungpakha of Meghan Rural Municipality-1 in Nuwakot district claimed the life of six and left one critically injured. Chowang Nurbu of ChumanubriRural Municipality of bordering Gorkha died in the accident while Aaani Dolma Dikki of the same rural municipality survived with critical injuries.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Five people including Captain Nischal KC were killed while one sustained critical injuries in an Altitude Air helicopter crash that occurred in Meghan rural municipality in Nuwakot district on Saturday morning, confirmed DSP Bhim Lal Bhattarai.

Flood wreaks havoc in Nuwakot

August 19, 2018 04:05 am

NUWAKOT, Aug 19: Ravaging flood triggered by continuous rainfall since Friday has displaced some households in Nuwakot and created risk of landslides.

NUWAKOT, Aug 15: An overcrowded bus veered 50 meters off the road injuring 57 passengers on board at Bidur municipality-9, Nuwakot. Of those injured, eight are critical.

NUWAKOT, July 5: The Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF) has invested Rs 93.69 million in various programs in Nuwakot district.

NUWAKOT, June 28: The District Administration Office, Nuwakot continues distribution of relief amount to those abducted and displaced during the Maoist decade long insurgency. Each person who was abducted and kept in confinement for more than 30 days during the rebel is entitled to Rs 25,000 in relief.

NUWAKOT, June 27: District Administration Office (DAO) Nuwakot has directed Siddhi Ganesh Oxygen Gas Industries to stop construction of its office and production plant.The office sent a letter to officials of the industry to stop all construction works, stating that industry was illegally extracting sand from the construction site in the pretext of building office and production plant.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Two health posts constructed with support from the Korean government were inaugurated in Nuwakot district on Friday. Ratomate Health Post was inaugurated by Mayor of Belkot Municipality Rajendra and Charghare Health Post was inaugurated by Mayor of Bidur Municipality Sanju Pandit.