KATHMANDU, April 10: Ministry of Home Affairs has directed the District Administration Office (DAO), Parsa to keep Samajbadi Party lawmaker Padip Yadav in quarantine after he was found to have visited a quarantine center in Raxaul near the Nepal-India border.

BIRGUNJ, June 17: The work of laying petroleum pipeline underground from Motihari of India to Amlekhgunj of Bara on Nepal side has been fully completed.

HETAUDA, Nov 6: The installation of petroleum pipelines from Raxaul to Amlekhgunj has witnessed a fifty percent progress. Works to develop an underground network to bring petroleum products from Raxual, India to Amlekhgunj have been intensified.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 21: The ongoing protest against pollution in Raxaul of India is likely to affect over a dozen cement factories in Birgunj-Pathlaiya Industrial Corridor.

Border Town Raxaul

November 28, 2017 10:00 am

Along the 1,751 km-long open border that India and Nepal share, there are some 22 specified routes for Nepal-India bilateral trade and transit. Out of these, the one route via Raxaul border in Northern Bihar is considered as Nepal’s lifeline. The two main reasons for it could be Raxaul being geographically the closest Indian town to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal and it is also the neighbouring town of Birgunj, the commercial capital of the nation.

BIRGUNJ, July 18: People from both Nepal and India are facing trouble for their cross movement due to lack of proper traffic management in Raxaul border point. The locals have complained that they were facing problems in the movement as Raxaul Railway Siding and Integrated Customs Post (ICP) were running in poor management.

BIRGUNJ, June 26: Raxaul Railway Station - the point through which cement companies in Birgunj-Pathaliya Corridor import raw materials like clinker, gypsum, slag and fly ash  -- has increased demurrage chare by up to six times.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 27: A tanker driver was looted after he was shot on left leg by an unidentified gang in Raxaul of India on Tuesday morning.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 13: Locals of Raxaul, an Indian town along bordering Birgunj, have ended the sit-in that they had been staging at the Raxaul-based Indian Customs Office from Monday noon.

Imports through Raxaul being disrupted

December 12, 2016 00:30 am

BIRGUNJ, Dec 12: Call it a premeditated move of sheer coincidence. With politics swirling around the border, imports and exports through Birgunj -- the key trading point for Nepal -- have again been disrupted.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 11: Raxaul locals have obstructed the entry of the trucks laden with raw materials to Nepal through the border entry point staging a sit-in near the Indian Customs Office since Sunday morning.

BIRGUNJ, NOV 5: Most of the industrialists in Birgunj-Pathlaiya Industrial Corridor have been forced to pay millions of rupees as rent and fine to Indian Railway because of the inability to use land owned by Nepal Railway in Raxaul, India.

BIRGUNJ, July 22: A recent decision of Indian Railways to extend load unload time at its Raxaul station has worried Nepali importers as such decision would mean additional fine for them.