The Constitutional Council (CC) on Monday failed to decide on a new chief justice seeking more time to study on the recommendations made by the Judicial Council. The next CC meeting will take place on December 8. The Judicial Council secretariat had last week recommended seniormost justice Deepak Raj Joshee and justice Cholendra SJB Rana for appointment as the next chief justice. The secretariat made the recommendation as the council could not meet due to the differences between seniormost justice Joshee and law minister Dhakal.
Nepal Tarun Dal (NTD), Khotang, the youth wing of the Nepali Congress, has drawn Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s attention toward the government's failure to bring the culprit involved in the murder and rape of Nirmala Panta to book even after four months.
Chief Minister of India’s Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath said on Monday said that his upcoming visit to Janakpur will be a cultural one. “My upcoming visit to Janakpur will be a cultural one in which I will act to strengthen the bond between the two neighboring countries,” Yogi told a visiting Nepali delegation, according to Indian media reports.
Three years ago countries committed to limit global temperature rises to well below two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), and to the safer cap of 1.5C if at all possible. But with only a single degree Celsius of warming so far, the world has already seen a crescendo of deadly wildfires, heatwaves and hurricanes made more destructive by rising seas.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has widened its investigation into complaints of discrimination within the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) following new allegations of sexual and physical abuse. The allegations of sexual abuse include accusations against AFF president Keramuudin Karim, a former governor of Panjshir province and chief of staff in the ministry of defence before he took over the presidency of the AFF in 2004.