You do not have to work with these templates. you only have to change
1. In web.config ,find News provider declaration inside cmsEngine node. There set allowComments to True. If you want to moderate the comments before they go live - set commentsModeration to True.
<add name="News" commentsModeration="true" allowComments="true" allowWorkflow="true" urlRewriteFormat="[Publication_Date]/[Title].aspx" urlDateTimeFormat="yy-MM-dd" urlWhitespaceChar="_" visible="False" defaultMetaField="Title" securityProviderName="" allowVersioning="True" applicationName="/News" versioningProviderName="" .......
2. Drop NewsView control on your page. Open the control in edit mode and navigate to Comments property section. There set the above mentioned properties to True.
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