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  Major Parties Agree To All-party Meet, Differ On Modality And ToR
    Decide to hold talks with CPN-Maoist again on Thursday

KATHMANDU, Sept 2 : The three three major political parties - Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) - and the agitating Mohan Baidya-led CPN-Maoist have agreed in principle to hold an all-party political conference to settle various contentious issues of the new statute although they are yet to agree on the modality and terms of reference (ToR) of such a forum.

During a four-party meeting held at the official residence of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala at Baluwatar Tuesday afternoon, the political parties agreed to meet again Thursday to settle their differences over the modality and ToR of the political conference, as demanded by the CPN-Maoist, which boycotted the Constituent Assembly (CA) election held late last year.

  Big 3 In Fresh Talks Over Key Contentions

  Kidnapping That Never Happened
    KATHMANDU, Sept 2:A few hours they were able to release a man was freed from his kidnappers, the Metropolitan Police Circle Office Lainchaur received another complaint at around 8 pm Monday evening about the abduction of a toddler from Kuslechaur-17 of Kathmandu.

Following a complaint from a mother of the missing child, the Lainchaur police immediately circulated a special alert to all of its circle offices in the valley with the details such as facial description of the two-and-a-half-year old baby girl, Smiriti Tamang.

  PM To Leave On Sept 19 To Attend 69th UNGA
    KATHMANDU, Aug 2 : Prime Minister Sushil Koirala is leaving for New York, USA on September 19 to attend the 69th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

Prime Minister Koirala, who will be leading a Nepalese delegation of over a dozen members, will attend a function organized by the Nepalese Embassy in United Arab Emirates on September 20 during his stopover at Abu Dhabi.

  Disputes To Be Put To Vote If No Consensus: Nembang
    KATHMANDU, Sept 2 : Constituent Assembly (CA) Chairman Subas Nembang on Tuesday said thorny issues in constitution writing would be finalized through voting if parties fail to forge consensus by September 6.

After receiving a memorandum submitted by the Reporter´s Club Nepal, Nembang said there is no alternative other than following the CA regulations. "I have already directed the chiefs of CA committees to follow the calendar.

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