TIA to remain closed till 10 am Saturday

KATHMANDU, March 6: Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), closed since Wednesday morning, will remain closed time to international flights till 10 a.m. on Saturday.

Organizing a press conference at TIA, Ratish Chandra Lal Suman, Director General at Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), informed that the TIA will remain closed till tomorrow as the ongoing works of moving the Turkish Airlines plane from the runway is yet to be completed. [More]

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The harbingers of change

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The cloud behind the silver lining

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New grand design in making: Nepal

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PM, UCPN (M) chair meet, ´meaningful´ talks on Saturday

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OHCHR commends SC verdict on TRC, CIED

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Traffickers using marriage to trick women into flesh trade

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Consensus-based new statute if possible: Nepal

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5 killed, 50 injured in Sarangkot bus mishap

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TIA closes international flights until Friday morning

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Bangladesh beats Scotland by 6 wickets in World Cup, Pool A

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US envoy to SKorea in stable condition after knife attack

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Bhimdatta comes alive on screen today

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A fluid journey from dance to drama

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Gen next

Small enterprises big dreams

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Delusion of governance


Acid victim Sangita wants the attacker to go through same ordeal


Living a life of second-class citizen


Okharpauwa locals obstruct garbage dumping



Indian aircraft arriving Nepal to remove Turkish airbus


Turkish Airlines aircraft skids at TIA runway


Court slaps 7-year jail term on Canadian pedophile


The Dogman of Bhaktapur


All international flights at TIA cancelled till 4 pm tomorrow


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