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As a mark of respect to the CRPF martyrs, Team India sported the Army cap and donated their match fee for the welfare of the families. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the International Cricket Council must act on it. “The world saw that the Indian cricket team wore military caps instead of their own, did ICC not see this? We think it is ICC’s responsibility to take notice,” Qureshi said. SPORT himachal pradesh NIAsummons Hurriyat chairman, Geelani’s son Uplifting moment TERROR FUNDING CASE Called to Delhi on March 11 Ishfaq Tantry Tribune News Service A batchmate is lifted as newly commissioned lady Army officers celebrate after the passing-out parade at the Officers Training Academy (OTA) in Chennai on Saturday. PTI BACK PAGE ‘Naya Pak’, show ‘naya action’ on terror: India Islamabad to be judged by deeds, not words, says MEA after Imran’s remark directed at other countries. Kumar said Pakistan had been making identical statements after separate terror attacks and now Islamabad would have to take concrete action that the international community expected it to take. The MEA spokesperson said the fact that Pakistan refused access to journalists from the site of the airstrike in Balakot meant they have “plenty to hide”. — PTI/TNS more inside New Delhi, March 9 Pakistan will be judged not by words, but on the basis of the action it takes to dismantle terror infrastructure on its soil, India said today, asserting that its non-military strike on the JeM terrorist training camp in Balakot achieved its desired objective. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said if Pakistan claimed to be a ‘naya Pakistan’ (new Pakistan) with a ‘nayi soch’ (new WILL ACT RESPONSIBLY, WITH MATURITY: DELHI We remain determined to persuade the international community of the need to compel Pak to move beyond words and show credible and sustained actions. We have and we will continue to act with responsibility and maturity. Raveesh Kumar, MEA SPOKESPERSON Rahul: Money in accounts of poor if voted to power Made in Punjab, labelled ‘for sale in Arunachal’ to evade tax, sold locally hyderabad, March 9 Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today said the party would implement the minimum income guarantee scheme and deposit money in bank accounts of the poor if voted to power after the Lok Sabha polls. “We have taken a decision that the Congress party will give guaranteed minimum income to every poor person in India. After the 2019 Lok Sabha, the Government of India will fix the minimum income. It will not be below any of the income levels (below poverty line) of people,” he said, addressing Congress functionaries here. Report on page 7 ! thinking), then it should demonstrate ‘naya action’ (new action) against terror groups operating with impunity from its soil. The MEA’s comments came a day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said he would not allow Pakistan soil to be used for terror Excise dept seizes consignments, distillers blame illegal units Ruchika M Khanna Tribune News Service Chandigarh, March 9 Distillers in Punjab have found a new way to evade the high excise duty in the state. Permits for selling liquor in Arunachal Pradesh, which has minimal excise duty, are obtained and liquor consignments are readied for dispatch. Only, this liquor is not sold in the eastern state, but is diverted illegally (by evading excise duty) in the open market in Punjab. This liquor is allegedly sold to “big liquor smugglers” operating in the state and Liquor manufactured in Punjab, labelled for sale in Arunachal also involved in smuggling cheaper liquor from Haryana and Chandigarh. This diverted liquor, both country- made and Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL), is sold to a chain of bootleggers. They in turn sell it at lower rates than the liquor sold in retail shops. Over the past one month, the state Excise Department, police as well as liquor contractors in Punjab have seized several consignments wherein the whiskey bottle labels are marked “For Sale in Arunachal Pradesh Only”. At least 15 such consignments have been seized in Ludhiana, and cases registered under the Excise Act. Seizures have also been made in Muktsar and Ferozepur. Srinagar, March 9 The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned separatist leader and All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq for questioning in connection with a case related to alleged funding to terrorist and separatist groups in Jammu and Kashmir. The probe agency has also summoned Syed Naseem Geelani, the son of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani, for questioning at its headquarters in New Delhi on March 11. The summons follow raids and searches carried out by the NIA at the residences of Mirwaiz and Geelani’s son on February 26 and other locations in Kashmir. The agency said it had found a “high-tech Internet communication setup” from the residence of Mirwaiz dur- Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ‘ABDUCTED’ SOLDIER SAFE, RETURNS HOME Qazipora: A Ministry of Defence spokesperson on Saturday claimed that a soldier on leave, who was reportedly ‘abducted’ late on Friday, was safe and that the media reports were ‘incorrect’. Family sources said Yasin returned home at 1 am after a failed bid to abduct him around 9 pm on Friday. INSIDE ing the search, which lasted over six hours. In its summons to Mirwaiz, the NIA has asked him to “report” for “examination” on March 11 at 10.30 am”. Syed Rehman Shams, secretary of Mirwaiz, said the next course of action would be decided by the amalgam. “Whether or not Mirwaiz should present himself would be decided during the party meeting,” he said, adding that Geelani’s son too had been issued summons. An aide of Mirwaiz and Hurriyat spokesman Shahid-ulIslam is already in custody. He, along with six other separatist leaders, was arrested by the NIA on July 24, 2017, in the terror funding case. He is lodged in Tihar jail. As soon as the news of the NIA summons to Mirwaiz spread this afternoon, shops and other business establishments in Srinagar areas shut down spontaneously. There were also announcements from mosque loudspeakers urging shopkeepers to down their shutters in protest. PRESENTING Masala Sprinkled Crackers ‘STATE-OF-ART’ PASSENGER TERMINAL FOR KARTARPUR India: Kartarpur a spiritual project Delinks corridor talks with Indo-Pak dialogue CENTRE APPROVES DETAILED PLAN, TO BE BUILT BEFORE NOVEMBER ■ The Ministry of Home Affairs has approved a detailed plan for construction of a “state-ofthe-art” passenger terminal building at Kartarpur Sahib corridor (from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of Punjab to the International Border), to be built at a cost of ~190 crore ■ The Land Ports Authority of India has been directed to complete the work before the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in November this year ■ 50 acres of land will be developed in two phases ■ Phase 1 will be developed over 15 acres for which the process of land acquisition has commenced ■ The complex will have a fully air-conditioned building ■ Design of the building complex has been inspired by the symbol ‘khanda’, which represents values of oneness and humanity ■ Disabled-friendly building will have immigration and customs clearance facilities to process movement of 5,000 pilgrims per day Today’s issue is of 38 pages, including six-page Spectrum. continued on page 7 Mahendragarh, March 9 The Kanina police have arrested five family members of two prime Rewari gangrape accused — Nishu Phogat and Pankaj Fouzi — on charges of pressuring the victim’s kin to reach a compromise. The police produced the five in a court on Friday, which granted them bail. Those booked are Nishu’s father, mother and Pankaj’s mother, wife and sister. In his complaint, the victim’s uncle said he had been residing at his sister’s house in a village under the Kanina police station for the past 30 years. “The five came to the house on February 26 and started abusing my sister. Later, all of them pressured her to reach a compromise in the rape case, or else they would implicate her family members in a false case,” said the complainant. A college girl from a Rewari village was abducted and gangraped while on way to a coaching centre in Kanina in September last year. The trial is being conducted in a Narnaul court. — TNS NEW continued on page 7 New Delhi, March 9 India today delinked the talks on Kartarpur corridor with the current play in Indo-Pakistan relations, where New Delhi has kept away from a formal dialogue till Islamabad addresses the issue of crossborder terrorism. In making the distinction on meetings on the corridor and a general Indo-Pak dialogue, New Delhi has pegged the issue to specifically addressing the spiritual needs of the Sikh faith. India and Pakistan will hold their first meeting to finalise modalities for the corridor on the Indian side of the AttariWagah border next Thursday, 5 of family of two Rewari gangrape accused booked Masala lagega toh mazaa badega @parleproducts /parleproducts Visit: www.parleproducts.com Images are for visual representation only. Actual products may differ from those shown above.
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