IN BRIEF

Two found dead

KATHMANDU: Mithu Bakhati (70), hailing from Dahachwok VDC, has been found dead in her home on Friday. Her body, with a slit in the throat was found in a pool of blood. Meanwhile, Prahlad Pudasaini (38), hailing from Bharatpur Municipality- 11, Chitwan, was found dead in a rented room in Balaju on Thursday. The police have launched separate investigations into the cases. — HNS

Judicial promotion

KATHMANDU: A meeting of the Judicial Service headed by Chief Justice Min Bahadur Rayamajhi on Friday recommended the promotion of Jivan Hari Adhikary to the post of secretary of the Judicial Council. The body also recommended the promotion of Prem Raj Karki and Raj Narayan Pathak to the post of Deputy Attorney General. Similarly, Agni Thapaliya has been promoted as the judge of the Labour Court. Karki and Pathak were serving as government joint attorneys while Thapaliya was the registrar of Special Court, Kathmandu. — HNS