KATHMANDU — Supreme Court’s senior-most Justice Deepak Raj Joshi has assumed office as an acting Chief Justice today.
Acting Chief Justice Joshi has begun daily job by designating cases to the justices.
The Judicial Council,through a letter, on Wednesday had relieved Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli from his responsibilities, citing that he had reached the retirement age.Follow @gorkhapost
5 injured in Panchthar accident
PANCHTHAR — At least five persons have sustained injuries in an accident that took place at Falelung Rural Municipality-6 in Panchthar district on Saturday evening.
The injured were identified as Ward Chair Sujata Bantawa, Director at Deep Jyoti Youth Club, Sunil Bantawa, club members, Dipak Rai and Raj Kumar Rai and driver Ramesh Rai, according to police.
All injured have been taken to Panchthar District Hospital for treatment.
Slippery road condition caused by the rain led to the accident, police informed.Follow @gorkhapost