Cycle in aid of Ger memorial scholarship

first_imgFacebook Email Linkedin Print Twitter Previous articleLaw Link, defence to debt collection proceedingsNext articleForget strapless – get ‘Glamorous Bra Straps’ admincenter_img ON this Saturday, a group of 10 cyclists will commemorate K2 mountaineer Ger McDonnell by cycling 112kms from Kilcornan in Limerick to Doolin in Clare, passing through Askeaton, the Tarbert Ferry, Kilrush, Ennistymon, Lahinch and Lisdoonvarna.They hope to raise funds for the Ger McDonnell Memorial Scholarship Fund at DCU, where Ger studied Electronic Engineering.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Ger came to world attention in August 2008 when he became the first Irish person to scale K2 and was subsequently killed in the single worst accident to have taken place on K2.In a memorial service shortly after the accident, his brother JJ recounted how Ger once cycled from his native Kilcornan in Co. Limerick to Doolin in Co. Clare to post a letter. This summer Ger’s university classmates will recreate this epic cycle as part of a fund-raising drive. Their aim is to raise 50,000 euro to fund a scholarship in Ger’s name for students from disadvantaged backgrounds who wish to study engineering at DCU. Advertisement NewsLocal NewsCycle in aid of Ger memorial scholarshipBy admin – July 15, 2009 731 WhatsApplast_img read more

‘Approaching A Writ Court For A Moot Court Competition Is A Bit Too Much’, Delhi HC Denies Plea Seeking Transparency in NLU-D’s Moot Court Competition

first_imgNews Updates’Approaching A Writ Court For A Moot Court Competition Is A Bit Too Much’, Delhi HC Denies Plea Seeking Transparency in NLU-D’s Moot Court Competition Karan Tripathi19 Oct 2020 4:00 AMShare This – xDelhi High Court has refused to provide relief in a plea seeking a direction upon the Moot Court Organizing Committee of NLU-D, to release the marks obtained by the Petitioners in the memorial round of the 70th Constitution Day Moot Court Competition. While rejecting the plea, the Single Bench of Justice Jayant Nath noted that the Petitioners are not personally prejudiced and they had…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginDelhi High Court has refused to provide relief in a plea seeking a direction upon the Moot Court Organizing Committee of NLU-D, to release the marks obtained by the Petitioners in the memorial round of the 70th Constitution Day Moot Court Competition. While rejecting the plea, the Single Bench of Justice Jayant Nath noted that the Petitioners are not personally prejudiced and they had no reason to approach a writ court for a loss in moot court competition. The Petitioners are students of University Law College (ULC), Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar namely, Debashish Kumar Panda, Deep Kumar Mohanty and Dinesh Kumar Samanta, who had participated as a team in the National Moot Court Competition organized by NLU Delhi. As per the facts averred in the plea filed through Advocate Satya Ranjan Swain, whereas the Petitioners were first informed that they have been selected for the oral round however later, the University intimated that there had been some error with respect to the scores and that Petitioners herein were not shortlisted in the final list. It was alleged that despite seeking clarification from the University with regard to sudden disqualification of the Petitioners’ team and requesting it to disclose the marks obtained, the Petitioners received no response from the Organizing Committee or other concerned authorities whatsoever. The Petitioners contended that the University failed to give cogent reasons for disqualifying them and merely stated that ‘…it is not known whether it was a human or a technological error’. They submitted, “The Respondents No. 1-4 have failed to give cogent reasons for disqualifying the Petitioners and the exact reason for disqualification instead they have chosen to reject the Petitioners team arbitrarily by simply mentioning that it is human or technological error, meaning thereby that even the Respondents No. 1-4 are unaware of the reasons for rejecting the Petitioners.” It was further submitted that the Petitioners should be permitted to at least participate in the oral round as, “There was no error on part of the Petitioners. They acted with due care. They timely registered themselves and submitted the memorials on time. Since the Petitioners have registered and duly submitted the Moot Court memorials on time as per the rules of the Moot Court Competition, the Petitioners have the right to know the marks obtained by them in such memorials.” The Petitioners alleged that the action and inaction of the Organizing Committee and other concerned authorities (the Vice-Chancellor and the Registrar) of the University are violative of principles of natural justice. “The theme of this Moot Court Competition is ‘Kartavya’ (Duty) and the Organizing Committee failed in their Kartavya/duty to maintain transparency. Non-disclosure of the marks obtained by the Petitioner gives an impression that the error is not a genuine one,” they submitted. They alleged that such lapses on the part of the conducting authority has resulted in mental agony and embarrassment and the non-disclosure of marks obtained by the petitioners team gives an impression that the error occurred is not a genuine one and invalidates the test of reasonableness under Article 14 of the Constitution of India. Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more