RASUWA, April 22:The number of domestic and foreign tourists coming to visit the upper region of Rasuwa has increased with the arrival of spring and the situation of COVID-19 pandemic returning to normalcy.

RASUWA, March 19: The number of people buying land in the name of women has been gradually increasing due to the provision of exemption of revenue fee while acquiring land ownership.

RASUWA, March 12: The quantity of Chinese goods imported through the Rasuwagadhi transit is set to increase. An agreement was reached to increase the volume of Chinese goods imported into Nepal from the transit during 'virtual' talks between the border officials of Rasuwa and Jilung Province in Kerung, according to the District Administration Office.

RASUWA, Jan 24: The construction of a dry port is gradually advancing in Timure. In a bid to enhance trade and commerce between Nepal and China by easing the screening of import and export of goods, the construction of dry ports was expedited.

Lovely Langtang (Photo Feature)

November 1, 2021 12:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Langtang, a region located in the northern side of Nepal is not just a getaway destination for tourists who have come to escape the hustle and bustle of the city life and to embrace nature and the Himalayas, but is also a region rich in culture and traditions.

RASUWA, Oct 28: Electric microbuses have been imported via Nepal's northern border checkpoint, Rasuwagadhi. A total of 22 microbuses were imported on Wednesday evening. Entrepreneurs from the private sector imported electric vehicles focusing on the urban area. Each microbus is a 12-seater.

RASUWA, August 19: Four people have gone missing while one has sustained severe injuries due to a landslide that occurred at Naukunda Rural Municipality-5 of Rasuwa district on Thursday morning.

RASUWA, August 13: The landslide that occurred in Gosaikunda Rural Municipality-5 on Friday morning has severely affected four houses in the area while seven others have sustained minor damages. Also, two people have been injured by the natural disaster.

RASUWA, April 15: A ward chairman, who went missing after a tipper accident in Syaubari, Kalika Rural Municipality-2 of Rasuwa, has been found.

RASUWA, April 12: The import of electromechanical equipment meant for the Upper Sanjen Hydroelectric Project, which is under construction in Rasuwa, has resumed after several months.

RASUWA, March 13: A campaign to distribute identity cards to people with disabilities (PWDs) in Rasuwa district has started in order to make it easy for them to avail facilities being provided by the state. A total of 625 PWDs including 371 women in Rasuwa have received the ID cards so far.

RASUWA, Dec 26: A woman gave birth to a 5 kilogram baby at the District Hospital Rasuwa.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: A girl has been killed after being abducted in Rasuwa. Sumina Tamang, a 6-year-old girl of Phailigang in Kalika Rural Municipality- 1 of the district, was killed after being abducted. She was attending Grang Primary School and had gone missing since Sunday after she left for school.

11,000 quake-hit houses rebuilt in Rasuwa

November 10, 2020 14:16 pm

The landless squatters are yet to begin reconstructing their houses owing to financial crunch

KATHMANDU, April 12: 60 tons of cement that were stranded for 17 days due to the lockdown has reached Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Project site in Rasuwa district. The construction works had been halted since the last two weeks due to the lockdown. The cement had been transported to Ramche of Rasuwa district on March 24 and had been kept there because of the lockdown.

RASUWA, March 6: Blasting work to lay down penstock pipes at the under-construction Sanjen Hydropower Project at Ama Chhodingmo Rural Municipality-5 of Rasuwa has resumed after a brief hiatus.

RASUWA, March 31: A young girl returned to her home in Kalika Rural Municipality of Rasuwa district from Dubai on March 16. As usual, she started meeting her friends and visiting market areas. So far, she looks fine. But, on Saturday, her brother had a fever. This alarmed everyone at her home. Her brother also recovered but the girl is now placed in self-quarantine at her home. The family has managed to keep her in isolation.

16 police personnel suspended

February 27, 2020 09:13 am

RASUWA, Feb 27: Altogether 16 police personnel deployed in Timure Border Post of Rasuwa district were suspended on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in distributing gold smuggled from across the border among themselves.

RASUWA, Jan 12: The ongoing construction work of Upper Mailung Hydroelectricity Project at Uttargaya Rural Municipality-1, Rasuwa has been stopped due to the obstruction from the local residents. Putting forward a three-point demand, locals affected by the project have obstructed the construction of the project.

RASUWA, Jan 4: Eight passengers were injured in a bus accident at Mulkharkha along the Pasanglhyamu Highway this afternoon.

RASUWA, Nov 24: Even after more than four years since the massive earthquake of 2015, a total of 1,095 households of Rasuwa are living in risky settlements.

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).