International flights at TIA cancelled until 10 am Friday

Indian Air Force aircraft in Kathmandu

Opposition alliance to sit for talks

The opposition 30-party alliance led by the UCPN (Maoist) has decided to sit for formal talks with the ruling parties. A meeting of the alliance held at the parliamentary party office of the UCPN (Maoist) at Singhadurbar this morning decided to sit for talks in response to Prime Minister Sushil Koirala's repeated calls for dialogue and his assurance to proceed with the consensus process. MORE