06112017-TT-01.qxd 11/5/2017 10:42 PM Page 1 13 established in 1881 monday, november 6, 2017 himachal pradesh chandigarh | gurugram | jalandhar | bathinda | jammu | srinagar | www.tribuneindia.com | vol. 137 no. 306 | 16 pages | ~4.50 | regd. no. chd/0006/2015-2017 /thetribunechd /thetribunechd Amritsar-made painkillermakes its way to ISIS Chak de moment Alarmed, NCB to investigate Jupinderjit Singh Tribune News Service Members of the Indian women’s hockey team pose with the Asia Cup after beating China in Kakamigahara, Japan, on Sunday. With this, they have qualified for the 2018 World Cup. PTI PAGE 14 German, Rly staffer in scuffle; cases lodged Sonbhadra/Lucknow, Nov 5 A German national and a railway employee entered into an altercation at the Robertsganj railway station in Sonbhadra district after which both filed complaints against each other, the police said today. The railway employee alleged when he greeted Holger Erik Misch by saying “welcome to India”, the German hit him. The police are now probing the incident that comes days after a Swiss couple were attacked near the railway station at Agra’s Fatehpur Sikri. Misch and railway supervisor Aman Kumar entered into an altercation yesterday, a senior police official said. “According to reports, the railway supervisor enquired the German national about his well being, which angered him. The German hit the railway employee, who might have pushed him in retaliation. Based on the complaints of the two, non-cognisable reports have been registered. Their medical examination has been conducted,” said ADG (Law and Order) Anand Kumar. Police officials said it had also emerged that an FIR was lodged against the German national on July 5 in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, for attacking a person with a sharp-edged weapon. His passport and visa is deposited in the chief judicial magistrate court, they said. — PTI MEA gaffe? Indian Embassy says Paramjit still stuck in Saudi Arabia Rachna Khaira Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 5 In a major embarrassment for the Ministry of External Affairs, the Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia on Sunday refuted Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj’s claim of rescuing Paramjit Kaur from her “buyer” and her return to India on November 4. Paramjit of Bilga village was allegedly sold by a travel agent for Rs 3 lakh to a family in Saudi Arabia in July. While Swaraj in her tweet posted on November 3 along with a copy of The Tribune report had announced Paramjit’s return to India, the The Tribune had highlightIndian Embassy in Saudi Ara- ed Paramjit’s plight and menbia denied any such develop- tioned the vehicle number of ment. “There seems to be her employer, prompting the some confusion in MEA to act. On New Delhi. This Sunday evening, looks like a case of Paramjit Kaur, mistaken identity. while speaking to The case of The Tribune over Paramjit Kaur hailthe phone from ing from Bilga vilSaudi Arabia, refutlage is still under ed Swaraj’s claim consideration,” said and said she was Paramjit Kaur an official. still held up at her The officer, how“buyer’s” house. ever, refused to give details of “After the news of my the “other Paramjit” rescued release appeared in the media by the Indian Embassy, ask- on Saturday, the agent called ing this correspondent to get up my ‘buyer’ and informed in touch with the MEA. him about the development. I RSS’ invisible machinery wooing HP voters ❝ HIMACHAL POLLS Himachal has given me so much. Now it is time to pay back in terms of development. Lalit Mohan Tribune News Service Dharamsala, November 5 An army of 30,000 Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers has descended on Himachal Pradesh to ensure BJP’s victory in the November 9 Assembly elections. After a successful experiment in Uttar Pradesh, the 700 RSS shakhas and its 25 sister organisations in Himachal have launched a ‘whisper campaign.’ Monitored by ‘pracharaks,’ the almost invisible propaganda machinery targets small groups of voters through local opinion-makers. And no comment by the rivals is ignored. Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P Chi- Narendra Modi, PRIME MINISTER Stop delivering hollow speeches... fix prices, give jobs or quit the seat of power. Rahul Gandhi, CONG VP <
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