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.
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.
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 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.