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  POLITICAL AFFAIRS
  Backlog Of Cases At SC Nears 19,000
       NABIN KHATIWADA  
 
    KATHMANDU, July 25: Though a strategic plan of the judiciary has vowed to reduce the case backlog, the number of cases pending at the Supreme Court reached almost 19,000 by the end of fiscal year 2013/2014.

According to Baburam Dahal, deputy-spokesperson at the apex court, the SC settled 5,925 cases in fiscal year 2013/2014. There were 16,466 cases pending from fiscal year 2012/2013 and 8,216 new cases were registered last year.

 
  Kin For Naming Public Places After Conflict Victims
       REPUBLICA  
 
    KATHMANDU, July 25: Family members of conflict victims have demanded that roads, schools, park, hospitals, colleges, libraries and public squares be named after the victims.

Family members of the victims, attending a conference organized by Transitional Justice Resources Center (TJRC) and World Vision Advocacy Forum (WVAF) on Friday in Kathmandu, also asked the government to publish the stories of their sacrifice and contribution.

 
  Govt Staff Arrested For Leaking Classified Info Using Spy Software
       REPUBLICA  
 
    KATHMANDU, July 25 : In a recent catch, the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has arrested a health ministry official on the charges of divulging private information using illegal spy software.

Gokarna Prakash Bhatta, the coordinator of Nepal Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) under the Ministry of Health and Population, has been charged with using spy software called refog.keylogger following a complaint lodged at the ministry on June 23.

 
  Indian Foreign Minister Swaraj In Town
       REPUBLICA ONLINE  
 
   
KATHMANDU, July 25:
Indian Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj has arrived Kathmandu on a 3-day official Nepal visit on Friday evening.

Minister for Foreign Affair Mahendra Bahadur Pandey and Indian ambassador to Nepal Ranajit Rae among other dignitaries welcomed minister Swaraj at Tribhuvan International Airport.

 
  Cabinet Endorses Indian PM's Nepal Visit
       Santosh Ghimimre  
 
    Indian Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj to arrive Kathmandu shortly

KATHMANDU, July 25:
Government has endorsed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Nepal visit scheduled for August 3-4.

A cabinet meeting on Friday sanctioned Indian proposal for PM Modi’s official Nepal visit, government spokesperson and Minister for Information, Minendra Rijal informed.

 
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