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Nepal News – 12 Feb 2015

16th February 2015

1. Nepal announces commissions to probe war crimes, disappearance of hundreds during insurgency
KATHMANDU, Nepal – A government minister says Nepal has formed two commissions that would probe crimes committed during a decade-long communist insurgency and investigate the cases of hundreds of people who disappeared during the period.

Law Minister Narhari Acharya said the two commissions were formed by the government on Tuesday and would have tenures of two years.

2. Nepal Airlines fleet renewal underway with delivery of first A320
Sharklet equipped A320 for optimum high altitude airport performance

Nepal’s national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has taken delivery of the first Airbus A320 aircraft sporting a new striking company livery and equipped with Sharklet fuel saving wing tip devices as the airline moves to an all Airbus jet fleet. Following a handover in Hamburg, the aircraft was welcomed at a ceremony attended by government and airline officials at its home base on arrival in Kathmandu.

With its home base in Kathmandu, the A320 was chosen for NAC’s single aisle fleet for its unrivalled economics, performance and capability demanded by high altitude airports. The aircraft has Required Navigation Performance (RNP) capability built-in, which enables the aircraft to fly precisely along predefined routes using state-of-the-art on-board navigation systems.
3. Nepali Lady Jamuna Gurung Australia’s Eleventh Richest

Nepali Lady Jamuna Gurung Australia’s Eleventh Richest
Nepali Lady Jamuna Gurung became the Australi’s eleventh richest person, according to the Business Review Week (BRW) of Australia. She went Australia about two decades ago. There are very few peopel from Nepal who have achieved such success abroad. She is the wife of Shesh Ghale.

Jamuna Gurung left Nepal in 1990 and went to Australia with student Visa. Now she lives in Melbourne and is a director at the Melbourne Institute of Technology. Moreover, she has invested 70 million dollasr in ongoing nascent hotels in Kathmandu Nepal. She is also associated with Shesh Ghales business.

Now She has a Worth of 265 million dollars. She is just 51 years old. Jamuna Gurung and Shesh Ghale have been married for 35 years and grew up in Nepal. They were supported and sponsored by their parents for higher degree education.

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