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CPDCC Gets Last Chance To Settle Contentious Issues
Myrepublica
KATHMANDU, Oct 21: The Constituent Assembly (CA) on Tuesday gave last deadline for the CA´s Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC) to settle continuous issues of the new constitution.

The CA extended the deadline of the committee for the fourth time till November 1 and asked it to submit the report with questionnaire if it fails to forge consensus
Heavyweights At Gokarna To Thrash Out Contentious Issues
BALARAM PANDEY
KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Top-notch leaders of the three major parties have thronged Gokarna Forest Resort to seek ways out to the contentious issues of the new constitution on Tuesday morning.

UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, senior leader Dr Baburam Bhattarai, Vice Chairman Narayan Kaji Shrestha from UCPN (Maoist), Vice President of the Nepali Congress Ram Chandra Paudel, senior leader Sher Bahadur Deuba and General Secretary Krishna Prasad Sitaula have reached the resort early this morning.
NHRC Concerned Over Overlap With TRC
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The newly appointed leadership at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said that the constitutional body is keen on finding out whether or not its jurisdiction will overlap or duplicate with the yet to be formed Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

Assuming the office, the newly appointed NHRC Chairman Anup Raj Sharma said that regarding the issue of TRC, the NHRC has limited role. "Our role is limited only to the recommendation committee for TRC and Commission for Enforced Disappearance (CED). I cannot comment anything on the TRC issue at present," said Sharma.
Oli: CA Won't Be Held Hostage To Indecision
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU, Oct 21: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that the Constituent Assembly (CA) will not be held hostage to indecision for long even if the political parties fail to settle disputes of constitution-making in consensus.

He said the major parties shouldn’t hesitate to decide the disputes through majority vote should they fail to forge consensus.
US Envoy Calls On PM Koirala
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU, Oct 21: US envoy to Nepal Peter W. Bodde called on Prime Minister Sushil Koirala at the latter’s office in Singha Durbar Monday.

According to a statement issued by Prime Minister’s Personal Secretariat, the meeting dwelled on constitution-drafting process, Nepal-US cooperation and the recent US visit by Koirala.
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