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Parties At Odds Over HLPC Leadership
KATHMANDU, Sept 22: An attempt to end House obstruction on Sunday failed after the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the main opposition (UCPN) Maoist stood at odds over leadership of the proposed High Level Political Committee (HLPC).

A meeting between NC, CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) held at Singha Durbar ended inconclusively after the ruling parties declined UCPN (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal as the permanent head of the committee. UCPN (Maoist) at the meeting had proposed Dahal as the permanent head of the committee.
Appellate Court Upholds Suspension Of Bishal Bazaar Board Members
Clarify Raut Detention: SC
KATHMANDU, sept  21: Supreme Court on Sunday sought clarification from all defendants plus the Special Court in connection with a habeas corpus petition, which demands release of Dr CK Raut.

A division bench of Justice Girish Chandra Lal and Sushila Karki asked the Special Court to explain why was Raut remanded to police custody.
SC Clean Chit To Paudel
KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The Supreme Court on Sunday gave clean chit to Gokarna Paudel, personal assistant of former Prime Minister late Girija Prasad Koirala, in a corruption case.

A bench of Chief Justice Damodar Prasad Sharma and justices Gopal Parajuli and Deepak Raj Joshi gave clean chit to Paudel citing statute of limitations.
NC Sets NSU Convention Date
KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to hold the general convention of its sister organization Nepal Students´ Union (NSU) on November 16-18.

The NC in a statement said that the party has decided to hold the convention in a fair and transparent manner taking into accounts the demands floated by four students leaders who were on a hunger strike since September 13.
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