Rasuwa sees rise in tourist footfalls

October 13, 2019 08:44 am

RASUWA, Oct 13: The number of tourists visiting tourist destinations of Rasuwa is increasing. The domestic and international tourist influx in the district is increasing as the tourism season has started.

RASUWA, Sept 23: The Upper Trishuli 3 'A' is all set to start commercial generation of electricity within a week. The project is starting to generate electricity 8 years after starting the construction work of the project.

RASUWA, Sept 8: Chilime Trishuli Transmission Line Project in Rasuwa district has achieved 45% physical progress. While project designing work is at its last leg, excavation works for 15 towers in Haku and Tiru have completed, according to project officials.

RASUWA, Sept 2: Deployment of a professional health worker to educate mothers about childcare has seen tangible results in Rasuwa. Earlier Female Health Volunteers (FHV were responsible for organizing mothers’ group, locally known as ‘Ama Samuha,’ and training them on childcare. But they rarely engaged the mothers.

RASUWA, Aug 29: Sanjen Hydropower Project conducted breakthrough of the pilot hole of its 227-meter-long penstock tunnel at Chilime in Ama Chhodingma Rural Municipality-5 of Rasuwa, on Tuesday.

RASUWA, Aug 27: The influx of visitors in tourist destinations of Rasuwa district has increased of late. The number of tourists travelling to Langtang, Gosaikunda, Tamang Sampadamarg, and Rasuwagadhi has increased.

RASUWA, Aug 25: The under-construction Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Project at Timure of Gosainkunda Rural Municipality in Rasuwa district is all set to start generating power within the current fiscal year.

RASUWA, Aug 20: A flood in Khalde of Uttargaya Rural Municipality-5 of Rasuwa wreaked havoc displacing 260 households in the area on Sunday evening.

RASUWA, Aug 8: A French national went missing after drowning in the swollen Ghattekhola River in Rasuwa on Thursday morning.

RASUWA, Aug 5: The road in Rasuwa district that was blocked by an overturn goods-carrier vehicle this morning has been opened after eight hours of joint efforts by the security personnel.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: A total of Rs 276.3 billion has been spent on post-earthquake reconstruction that includes government buildings, educational institutions, health centers and archeological heritages, among others.

RASUWA, July 31: Apples worth Rs 3.3 billion were imported from China via Rasuwagadhi border in FY2018/19.

RASUWA, July 28: Two persons were killed on Saturday as landslide triggered by torrential rainfall in Rasuwa buried a four-wheeler in Gosaikunda Rural Municipality ward-2.

RASUWA, July 24: More than 10,000 Nepalis have so far acquired entry card to cross the border with China, according to the immigration office, Rasuwa.

RASUWA, June 23: The Syafrubesi-Rasuwagadhi road section of the Galchhi-Trishuli-Rasuwa Gadhi highway has been obstructed since last night at Lingling due to the landslide triggered by incessant rainfall.

RASUWA, June 22: Upgrade of road connecting to Rasuwagadhi has begun. As the roads has degraded and the area is prone to accident, construction has begun. Division Road Office, Nuwakot has divided the work into two blocks that are Betrawati to Kalikasthan and Shyaubari to Dhunche.

RASUWA, June 10: There has been no syndicate-type operation at the customs point in Rasuwagadhi along the northern border, according to the District Administration Office of Rasuwa.

RASUWA June 9: Six persons were injured when a mini truck met with an accident in Gosaikunda rural municipality on Sunday.

RASUWA, June 4--The rebuilding of a bridge at the Rasuwagadhi international border point is all set to be completed in mid-June.

RASUWA, June 4: Three persons died and three others have been missing in a Tata Sumo accident that took place in Mailung-Syafrubesi road section in Rasuwa on Monday evening.

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.