An executive officer at the airline told news media the mix-up happened due to lapses in communication and failure to follow detailed SOPs
KATHMANDU: Nepal's only international airport had to be closed for some 11 hours after a domestic aircraft skidded off the recently repaired runway, officials said Sunday. The Jetstream 41 was flying in to Kathmandu from Nepalgunj in southern Nepal late Saturday with 21 passengers onboard when it suffered a runway excursion before coming to a halt onto the adjoining grassland. Nobody was hurt in the incident but incoming and outgoing flights to Nepal's sole international air gateway were diverted while authorities…
KATHMANDU: Former Prime Minister of Nepal Pushpa Kamal Dahal Parachanda met Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here on Tuesday. The premier extended felicitations to him over the successful conclusion of the democratic process and success of his party. The two leaders expressed satisfaction over friendly and cordial relations of the two countries and agreed to further strengthen bilateral cooperation. Earlier, Pakistan and Nepal agreed to enhance cooperation in political, economic, defence and cultural fields.…
KATHMANDU: A four-year-old boy was among four people killed late Tuesday when police in Nepal opened fire on a crowd of people demonstrating against a new national constitution due to be introduced this week.
KATHMANDU/ISLAMABAD: The Government of Pakistan on Thursday pledged US $ 1 Million as contribution for utilization towards the reconstruction and rehabilitation process currently going on in Nepal after the devastating earthquakes that hit the country earlier this year, ARY News reported.
KATHMANDU: A fresh 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Tuesday, killing more than two dozen people in the Himalayan country and neighboring states, as many buildings already weakened by a much bigger quake last month were brought down.
KATHMANDU: Nepalese soldiers and villagers dug through snow mounds in a remote hamlet on Wednesday in search of scores of bodies of villagers and trekkers believed to be buried in an avalanche set off by last month's devastating earthquake, officials said.
ISLAMABAD: Two plane loads of relief items for earthquake-hit Nepal left for Kathmandu on early Saturday morning, Pakistan's Foreign Office said in a statement.
KATHMANDU: Hundreds cheered as rescuers toiling amid rubble left by Nepal's earthquake pulled a boy and a woman to safety on Thursday after they had been trapped for five days.