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Nepal, China agree to reopen second border point for supply of goods after five months
As per the agreement, Chinese cargo drivers will drop the goods off at the Nepal border point in Rasuwagadhi and once the Chinese loaders and drivers leave, Nepali drivers and loaders will receive the shipment and take them.
Syaubari-Dhunche-Syaphru section of Pasang Lhamu Highway in dilapidated condition
The road section, which was severely damaged in the 2015 earthquakes, is riddled with potholes every few metres.
Nepal and China decide to form joint command to check cross-border crimes
Border security meeting also discusses ways to ease movement of people via Rasuwagadhi border.
Five red pandas spotted in Langtang National Park
Officials say it was the first ever sightings of these elusive creatures in multiple numbers within the same area.
Developers eye world’s second highest cable car project in Gosainkunda
The 9.4 km Gosainkunda cable car project’s upper terminal has been recommended at an altitude of 4,205 m
Friendship bridge in Rasuwagadhi comes into operation
Although the bridge is now officially declared “open”, the Chinese side is planning to officially handover the bridge to Nepal next week.
Rasuwa Customs meets revenue collection target 4 months early
Rasuwa Customs Office in Timure is close to meeting its annual revenue collection target, four months before the end of the current fiscal year. The office has collected revenue worth Rs7.25 billion in the first eight months of the current fiscal year
Snow blankets Dhunche of Rasuwa district
Various parts of Rasuwa district including Dhunche witnessed a heavy snowfall on Thursday morning.
Gold smugglers use Malagadhi route after police crackdown
Following the major crackdown on gold trafficking in Rasuwagadhi and other northern border points, gold smugglers have started to use a new illegal trading point in Malagadhi, an area that lies near Nepal-China border in Rasuwa, to smuggle gold from China.
Customs revenue jumps on soaring Dashain imports
The customs office in Rasuwa on the northern border with China collected revenue totalling more than Rs2.30 billion in one month as traders started importing clothes from the northern neighbour for the Dashain festival earlier than usual.
Rasuwagadhi hydro project achieves major milestone
The Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Project achieved a major milestone on Monday as it completed the digging of a 4.18km tunnel that channels water diverted from the river to the power house.
Tourists returning to Langtang in hordes
Tourist arrivals to the popular trekking destination of Langtang in Rasuwa have been rising steadily after plunging sharply following the 2015 earthquake.
Rasuwa Customs beats revenue collection target
Rasuwa Customs Office, Timure exceeded its revenue collection target in the last fiscal year. According to the office, the annual revenue collection stood at Rs4.59 billion, 26 percent more than the target.
Park clamps curfew for red panda to deliver in peace
Langtang National Park has clamped curfew in the habitat of red pandas (Ailurus fulgens), the shy and charismatic endangered mammal species, as they have started to deliver their offspring.
Rasuwa Customs exceeds revenue collection target
Rasuwa Customs Office, Timure has exceeded its revenue collection target in the first 11 months of the current fiscal year. According to the office, its revenue collection stood at Rs3.81 billion, Rs181.14 million more than the target.