Aircraft still at TIA

KATHMANDU: Although the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal cleared the Austrian aircraft to fly out of Ne-pal on Wednesday, it is still stuck at the TIA as it has not yet received clearance from India. —HNS

Nepal-China ties

KATHMANDU: Chinese ambassador to Nepal, Sun Heping, on Thursday said Nepal-China friendship is important for regional stability. He was speaking at a book launch. — HNS

New Lumbini VC

KATHMANDU: King Gyanendra has appointed Professor Tulsiram Vaidya Vice-Chancellor of the Lumbini Buddhist University in accordance with the recommendation made by the committee headed by the Minister for Education and Sports on April 19, Press Secretariat of the King said. —RSS