14092020-TTB-01.qxd 9/13/2020 11:37 PM Page 1 13 chandigarh | gurugram | jalandhar | bathinda | jammu | srinagar | vol.140 no.255 | 12 pages | ~5.00 | regd.no.chd/0006/2018-2020 established in 1881 LANDSLIDE KILLS NINE IN NEPAL; 22 MISSING WORLD /thetribunechd MSP REGIME: ENSURE FAIR DEAL FOR FARMERS INFOCUS SREESANTH’S SPOT-FIXING BAN OVER SPORT /thetribunechd www.tribuneindia.com monday, september 14,2020 Cong, allies to oppose 4 Bills 90% TURN UP FOR NEET ■ The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) was conducted on Sunday amid strict adherence to health guidelines in view of the pandemic ■ The exam was held at nearly 3,800 centres across the country ■ Over 15 lakh students had registered for NEET, which was earlier postponed twice in the wake of Covid-19 ■ Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said “around 85-90%” of registered students appeared on Sunday. TNS Want debate on LAC standoff, Covid, NEP & economic downslide Aditi Tandon Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 13 The 18-day monsoon session, which begins on Monday, is set to be stormy one with the Congress-led Opposition today seeking a debate on the Chinese transgression in Ladakh at the very first meeting of the Business Advisory Committees (BACs) of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. “Leaders will meet again on Tuesday and, depending on the sensitivity of the issue and strategic points, the government will take a decision and brief the leaders accordingly,” Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said. The Congress has demanded debates on the Chinese aggression, economic decline, Glitch: Conflicting test reports in Pb Security personnel wearing face shields and masks patrol the Parliament House premises in New Delhi on Sunday. PTI RAHUL, SONIA TO SKIP SESSION FOR FEW DAYS Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi, who are in the US in connection with the former’s routine medical review, will not attend the monsoon session for initial few days. Rahul is learnt to have informed LS Speaker Om Birla about his absence. TNS Expect vaccine by early next yr: Harsh Tribune News Service PATIALA: Patients in Punjab are reportedly getting conflicting Covid test reports. Patiala Civil Surgeon Dr Harish Malhotra blamed a glitch in the app. “Same ID is generated for a patient, even if two samples are taken for RTPCR and antigen tests. I have asked officials to stop sending messages,” he said. INSIDE Covid “mismanagement” and the National Education Policy. The government has listed 23 Bills, including 11 replacing ordinances. The Congress will oppose three farmrelated ordinances and a fourth one on banking regulation changes. Congress Chief Whip in the Rajya Sabha Jairam Ramesh said, “We will oppose three ordinances related to farmers. These seek to weaken the food security pillars by diluting the MSP regime and tinkering with the public procurement process. These will also negatively impact remunerative farm prices. The CMs of Punjab and Chhattisgarh have written to the PM on these ordinances. continued on page 10 New Delhi, September 13 India is expected to have the Covid-19 vaccine by the first quarter of 2021 and the government is also considering its emergency authorisation. Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, in an online interaction with people, today said he would be the first to take the vaccine should people have trust deficit. The minister said though no date had Recovery protocol: Yoga, ayurveda remedies been finalised for the vaccine launch, it might be ready by the first quarter of 2021. “The government is considering continued on page 10 COVID-19CASES INDIA COUNT RECOVERED 37,02,595 FRESH FATALITIES 1,114 TOTAL DEATHS 78,586 Shah re-admitted to AIIMS for check-up NEW DELHI: Home Minister Amit Shah, who recently recovered from Covid-19, has been re-admitted to AIIMS for a complete check-up before Parliament session begins. PTI Yechury, Yadav not charged: Delhi cops NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police have denied reports that a chargesheet was filed in a Delhi riots case against CPM’s Sitaram Yechury and Swaraj Abhiyan’s Yogendra Yadav. TNS Ex-Union Minister Raghuvansh dead 47,54,356 TOTAL RECOVERED DEATHS MANAS RANJAN BHUI WORLD 2,91,06,631 2,09,46,139 9,26,903 NEW DELHI: Former Union Min- ister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh (74) died at AIIMS. He was admitted for post-Covid treatment. OBIT: BACK PAGE <
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