03022021-TT-01.qxd 2/2/2021 11:04 PM Page 1 13 chandigarh | gurugram | jalandhar | bathinda | vol.141 no.33 | 12 pages | ~5.00 | regd.no.chd/0006/2021-2023 established in 1881 haryana SUU KYI’S RELEASE SOUGHT, US WARNS OF CURBS WORLD /thetribunechd AERO INDIA TO DISPLAY DEFENCE MIGHT BACK PAGE /thetribunechd www.tribuneindia.com IN BRIEF CBSE Class X, XII exams from May 4 NEW DELHI: The CBSE on Tues- day announced the schedule for Class X and XII exams, which will begin on May 4. The Class X exams will end on June 7, while those for Class XII on June 10. TNS Bharat Biotech to take Covaxin to US NEW DELHI: Bharat Biotech and US firm Ocugen on Tuesday announced a pact to codevelop, supply and commercialise Biotech’s Covaxin in the US market. TNS Bad weather shuts Atal Tunnel for 3 days KULLU: POST-BUDGET RALLY CONTINUES ON DALAL STREET BUSINESS Tourists’ vehicles would not be allowed at Atal Tunnel from February 3 to 5 in the wake of an inclement weather forecast. INSIDE wednesday, february 3,2021 Oppn raises farm stir, obstructs Parl biz Monitoring LAC standoff, Beijing bully: 115 in detention, playingFebruary 2 US Washington, Wants laws repealed; Houses adjourned several times conduct medical check-up: Unions Tribune News Service New Delhi, February 2 The shadow of the farm agitation loomed over the Parliament session with both Houses adjourned without transaction of business on Tuesday after the Opposition stalled the proceedings seeking a standalone discussion on issues concerning the farmers. Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla adjourned the Houses thrice and twice, respectively, before winding up for the day. Naidu and Birla lamented the waste of question hour, an agenda the Opposition had vehemently demanded when it was scrapped during the monsoon session last September. continued on page 9 Sonepat, February2 The members of the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha legal team on Tuesday met Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and demanded a judicial probe to “expose the conspiracy” behind the January 26 violence in Delhi. Barricades installed by the Delhi Police at the Ghazipur border. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MANAS RANJAN BHUI 10-tier barricading at Tikri border Tikri/New Delhi, February 2 More than 10 layers of barricading, including barbed wires, spikes and cemented blocks, have been put in place on a 100-metre stretch at the Tikri border in view of the farmers’ protest. Several companies of paramili- POLICE DEFEND SAFETY NET were ❝ Tractorson Janused to attack cops 26. Now, barricades have been strengthened to avoid breach SN Srivastava, DELHI POLICE COMMISSIONER Help us to settle Claims in time tary forces and Delhi Police personnel have also been deployed there. Similar arrangements are in place at other protest sites along the Delhi border. The move comes in view of the ongoing Budget session continued on page 9 R-DAY VIOLENCE: HC TELLS COPS TO ACT AS PER LAW ALL-PARTY MEET IN PB CALLS FOR REPEAL OF FARM LAWS The members, while addressing a press conference, said 115 protesting farmers had been arrested by the Delhi Police, which was known after a list was provided by the Prison Department today. The legal team insisted on conducting a medical examination of all arrested persons. — TNS In its first response to the China-India border standoff, the Biden administration has voiced concern over Beijing’s ongoing attempts to “intimidate” its neighbours and said it was closely monitoring the situation. A top official asserted that the US would stand with its allies to advance its shared values in the strategically vital Indo-Pacific region. “We note the talks between India and China and continue to support a dialogue and a peaceful resolution to border disputes,” said Emily J Horne, spokesperson, National Security Council of the White House. He was responding to a question on recent Chinese bids to intrude into Indian territories. “The US is concerned over Beijing’s pattern of intimidating its neighbours,” Horne said. — PTI Sukhbir attacked, 4 injured in firing FAZILKA: Four persons were injured after gunshots were fired at the Jalalabad tehsil complex where nomination papers were being filed by can- JALALABAD MC POLL didates for the MC elections in the presence of SAD president and MP Sukhbir Singh Badal here on Tuesday morning. The former Dy CM’s car was allegedly pelted with stones. As many as 150 cops were present in the complex when the incident occurred. — TNS
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