RASUWA, May 10: Preparations for the Gosaikunda Helambu Marathon, which is scheduled to be held on Saturday, have been completed, said organizer. The organizer Helambu Trail Running Club said that the preparations of the tournament have been completed and that the club is ready to host it.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Police have arrested Rasuwa district committee member of the Chand-led Nepal Communist Party Thakur Prasad Timalsina from Balaju.

RASUWA, April 15: Poverty alleviation programs in Rasuwa have benefitted more than 18,000 people when the actual number of poor people in the district is less than 14,000. People who do not fall below the poverty line have been found taking advantage of the five programs run by the Poverty Alleviation Fund.

4.6-magnitude tremor jolts Rasuwa

April 13, 2019 11:12 am

KATHMANDU, April 13: An aftershock measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale has rocked the central region on Saturday morning.

RASUWA, March 5: The trekking trail to Gosainkunda Lake in Rasuwa district has remained obstructed for over a month due to heavy snowfall.

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.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal-China cross-border trade via Rasuwagadhi has been affected due to incessant rain and snowfall since Saturday morning.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Division Forest Office (DFO), Rasuwa, has instructed Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to stop transmission line construction work in forest areas of the district.

RASUWA, Jan 17: Over 300,000 foreign tourists visited Rasuwa in 40 years since the establishment of Langtang National Park (LNP).

RASUWA, Jan 9: The Chinese side agreed to provide a 15-day temporary pass to Nepali drivers with valid passports to enter to Kerung, a bordering town with China's Tibetan Autonomous Region, to help facilitate smooth trade between the two countries.

RASUWA, Dec 19: The number of people's representatives and governmental employees visiting Kerung has increased in the recent days. According to the District Immigration Office, Rasuwa, all of the elected representatives and governmental officials stationed in Rasuwa in the recent years have visited Kerung.

70 percent houses rebuilt in Rasuwa

December 13, 2018 08:53 am

RASUWA, Dec 13: Rasuwa was one of the worst-affected districts by the devastating earthquakes of 2015 in terms of both human causalities and destruction of property. As the devastation nears its fourth year, majority of the residents have overcome their insurmountable grief and have started their life afresh by rebuilding their settlements.

70 percent houses rebuilt in Rasuwa

December 11, 2018 04:30 am

RASUWA, Dec 11: Rasuwa was one of the worst-affected districts by the devastating earthquake of 2015 in terms of both human causalities and destruction of properties.

RASUWA, Dec 9: Uttargaya Rural Municipality of Rasuwa has recently established health posts in all of its five wards indicating the importance it has given to public health.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has decided to issue survey licenses for building two solar power plants -- one of 150 MW in Lomanthang of Mustang district and the other of 125 MW in Chilime of Rasuwa district -- to Dolma Fund Management, a European developer.

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

RASUWA, Nov 14: Cheese production offers good prospects for entrepreneurs in Rasuwa district, going by the success of a new entrant in the market.

Rasuwa brimming with Nepali tourists

November 6, 2018 11:18 am

RASUWA, Nov 6: Rasuwa welcomed more than 12,000 domestic tourists in the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2018/19.

9,614 residents acquired one-year passes to China in three years

RASUWA, Nov 1: Authorities are in the final stages of revising the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Mailung-Syabrubesi road which connects Nepal with China via Rasuwagadhi international trade route.

RASUWA, Oct 13: In the first nine months of 2018, a total 19,350 foreign tourists arrived in Nepal via the Rasuwagadhi border.

RASUWA, Sept 20: Six days after being displaced by landslide, victims of Uttargaya Rural Municipality-1 in Salletar of Rasuwa district have finally received relief from the local government.

RASUWA, Sept 13: Food commodities meant for Dolpa district are stuck at Rasuwagadhi trade point in Rasuwa for the past one month. As many as 80 containers carrying 4.5 tons of rice and 2.7 tons of iodized salt to Upper Dolpo region of Dolpa via Tibetan Autonomous Region of China are stuck at Nepal’s only trading point with China for the past one month.

RASUWA, Sept 11: Three-and-a-half years after the devastating earthquake, over 800 locals of Rasuwa district, which was one of the hardest hit districts, are yet to begin reconstruction of their houses.

Two held with stolen goods

September 3, 2018 14:08 pm

RASUWA, Sept 3: Rasuwa Police has arrested two people on the charge of theft in the district on Monday.

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.

RASUWA, Aug 28: Fresh landslide hitting the Dhunche-Syafrubesi route along the Pasang Lhamu Highway near the Trishuli River last night has blocked the highway for people's movement as well.

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.

RASUWA, Aug 23:  Revenue collection in Rasuwa district has been adversely affected due to landslides triggered by incessant rain obstructed the road since July 27. According to the local administration, efforts were underway to resume traffic on the obstructed road that has disrupted the entry of the tourists, revenue collection, import and exports of construction materials as well as ferrying patients to hospitals.

RASUWA, Aug 20: Citing that an ambulance was more important and much needed than a private car for its chairpersons, the Naukund rural municipality (RM) has decided to buy an ambulance instead.

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.

Gosainkunda Mela begins

August 16, 2018 09:12 am

Gosainkunda is a popular travel destination of Nepal. Especially during Janai Purnima,  a large influx of devotees visit the region. About 7,000 visitors arrived in the region to observe the festivities last year. The number is expected to double this year.

Pilgrim dies in Rasuwa landslide

August 4, 2018 09:27 am

RASUWA, Aug 3: A pilgrim heading toward Gosainkunda died on the way after being buried by a landslide. The deceased has been identified as Namrata Karki of Chandrpur Municipality-1, Rautahat.

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.

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.

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.

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.

RASUWA, July 26: A person has died while eight others have gone missing in a landslide that occurred in Timure of Rasuwa on Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as Shyam Tamang of Bhotekoshi-4, Sindhupalchwok.

RASUWA, July 21: The Rasuwa Customs Office in Timure has doubled the revenue collection in the outgoing fiscal year compared to the previous fiscal.

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.

Accident kills two in Rasuwa

July 4, 2018 10:45 am

RASUWA, July 4: Two people were killed and two others sustained injuries after a workers’ jeep (Ba 17 Cha 4345) met in an accident while transporting staffers of Sanjen Hydropower Plant to the office from Tiloche.

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.

RASUWA, June 25: Farmers of Rasuwa are being attracted towards use of modern technology in agriculture. Farmers of Naukunda Rural Municipality are using equipment for plowing the field and de-cobbing maize, among others. Farm equipment has come as a boon to farmers who were facing hard times arranging laborers for farm works.

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.

Bear attack injures one in Rasuwa

May 25, 2018 09:29 am

RASUWA, May 25: Sixty year Karma Ghale sustained minor injuries after being attacked by a bear at Naukunda rural municipality-3 in Rasuwa.

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.

RASUWA, April 9: A Facebook post posted by an alleged murderer of Chitraman Dangol, 29, over decade old revenge has resulted into a general strike at Rasuwa.

RASUWA, Feb 18: With Secondary Education Examination (SEE) inching closer, number of students studying in various schools of Rasuwa have stopped going to school in order to join tuition classes.

Police seize illegal timber in Rasuwa

February 18, 2018 05:15 am

RASUWA, Feb 18: During a regular patrol, Area Police Office (APO), Thambuchet on Saturday confiscated 19 logs of illegal Salla trees from Brapche.

Rasuwa declared as 43rd literate district

February 13, 2018 06:30 am

RASUWA, Feb 13: As per the 'Literate Nepal' mission launched in 2012, the government has now declared 43 districts of the country as literate zones in terms of adult literacy. Among those districts, the latest addition is Rasuwa, which was declared as literate zone on Monday.