KAILALI, May 3: Four people died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Seti Provincial Hospital in Dhangadi of Kailali district.

DOTI, April 30: Uncertainty has loomed large over the construction of West Seti Hydropower Project which was to be built in Talara of Adarsha rural municipality and Dhungad area of Baitadi district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: A committee formed to build the modality to develop West Seti Hydro Project after China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) backtracked from the project is yet to come up with an appropriate model of developing the project.

DOTI, July 21: Three of the four family members who jumped in the Seti River are missing while one has been rescued.

DIPAYAL, July 15: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's visit to China in June had elated residents of Province 7. They hoped that the visit would be able to make some headway in implementing the West Seti Hydropower Project.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Works on two important hydropower projects -- West Seti and Budhigandaki-- have failed to gain momentum despite the government commitment to harness hydropower potentials by building reservoir-based plants.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has said that it was holding deliberations with China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) regarding the financial viability of the West Seti Hydropower Project (750 MW).

Seti River washes away bridge

May 19, 2018 08:07 am

BAJHANG, May 18: As the Seti River washed away the wooden bridge connecting Durgathali and Thalara rural municipalities, vehicular movement has been obstructed in the region.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has formed a seven-member panel to study and recommend measures to sort out the issues arising in the development of West Seti Project, a reservoir project of 750 MW.

KATHMANDU: Century Commercial Bank Limited has started its joint operation from Monday after acquiring 'B' class Alpine Development Bank Limited and 'C' class Seti Finance Limited.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Dec 2: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress president, Sher Bahadur Deuba has claimed that he would become the Prime Minister once again if the Nepali Congress won the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections in Seti and Mahakali zones.

TANAHU, Nov 22: Preliminary survey of 105-megawatt Lower Seti (Tanahu) Hydropower Project has begun.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) and Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) have signed an agreement to jointly invest in the West Seti Hydropower project.

Crusher plants polluting Seti River

April 17, 2017 09:22 am

POKHARA, April 16 : Seti River is named Seti (white) due to the apparent purity of its water. However, because of the residues and chemical drained into it by haphazardly operated crusher plants along its bank has changed its color remarkably. The water is further made filthy by the people living alongside its bank. At its source, the base of the Machhapuchre Mountain, its water is fresh and clean. But its water quality is degraded as it travels from Pokhara to Tanahu.

KATHMANDU, March 6: A team of technicians, comprising of hydrologists of China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC), arrived in Kathmandu on Monday to verify hydrological data collected from the site of West Seti Hydropower Project.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) have signed a joint venture agreement to build West Seti Hydropower Project.

POKHARA, Nov 28: Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) is organizing 15th Himalayan Whitewater Challenge in Pokhara from Monday.

POKHARA, Nov 23: Russian pilot Alexandr Maximov, who had helped minimize considerable damages by timely alerting the locals about massive incoming flash flood in Seti River nearly four years ago, died in an unfortunate ultra-light aircraft crash in Pokhara on Wednesday morning. He was 62.

POKHARA, July 26: A flood in the Seti River caused by heavy rainfall since Monday evening swept away a woman, besides inundating over three dozens of houses.