Nepal has international reputation in paragliding securing 2nd position after Japan in Asian Games 2018 held in Indonesia. Similarly, bungy jumping of Bhote-Koshi is supposed to be the first of its type in South Asia. In trekking, Great Himalayan Trail is a world renowned adventurous trekking trail from east to west of Nepal at an altitude of 5000 meters along with Annapurna circuit trek.
Judicial Council recommends five names for SC judges
Kathmandu, April 2: The Judicial Council has recommended five judges for appointments at the Supreme Court (SC).
The Council meeting held under its chair and Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana today recommended the names of five judges for appointments to posts lying vacant at the SC. They are High Court, Patan’s chief judge Prakash Dhungana; High Court, Surkhet’s chief judge Sushmalata Mathema; former Attorney General Hari Phuyal ( among legal practitioners); senior advocate Kumar Regmi and advocate Dr Manoj Kumar Sharma ( from Kathmandu), said Council’s secretary Devendra Raj Dhakal.
The article (129) of the constitution has the provisions about the recommendation and appointment of SC judges. As per the constitution, the SC shall consist of a maximum 20 judges, in addition to the CJ. The President shall appoint the Chief Justice, on recommendation of the Constitutional Council, and other Judges of the Supreme Court, on recommendation of the JC.
Deepak Kumar Karki (on behalf of the SC senior-most judge) and members Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal; Ram Prasad Sitaula and Padam Prasad Baidik were present in the meeting.
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