KATHMANDU, March 6: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has filed cases against 33 individuals at the Kathmandu District Court on Sunday accusing them of being involved in smuggling 33.577 kg of gold from the Tribhuvan International Airport two months ago.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: An international-standard ‘health desk’ that was established within Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) following an outbreak of the Ebola virus in African countries is to be repaired. The Gorkha Earthquake in April 2015 inflicted damages to medical equipment meant for the desk.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara, has directed the director general at the Department of Customs Shishir Dhungana to reform the Tribhuvan International Airport Custom office even after changing its all staff.
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Following the interception of 33.57 kg of gold smuggled through TIA customs, the Department of Customs under Ministry of Finance on Friday relieved 29 staff of their responsibilities until further notice.
KATHMANDU, Oct 31: High government officials including the Minister for Defense and the Minister for Foreign Affairs today took stock of the security plan in connection to the imminent visit of the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee.
KATHMANDU, Aug 10: As in earlier narcotics busts, Nepal Police have blamed the Department of Customs at Nepal’s only international airport-- Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA)-for inadequate surveillance on incoming drug smugglers and carriers, and for thus contributing to Nepal becoming a transit point for them.
KATHMANDU, Aug 9: At a time when Nepal's only international airport has been criticized for various security lapses, several cases have surfaced at TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) indicating negligence despite repeated government warnings.
KATHMANDU, June 22: The dead bodies of 12 Nepalis killed in a suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital city Kabul are being brought in a Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) flight on Wednesday afternoon.