29082021-TTC-01.qxd 8/29/2021 12:14 AM Page 1 123 MILITARY-LEVEL TALKS BY CHINA, US WORLD /thetribunechd CHANDIGARH | GURUGRAM | JALANDHAR | BATHINDA | VOL. 5 NO. 238 | 18 PAGES | ~6.00 | REGD. NO. CHD/0006/2021-2023 ESTABLISHED IN 1881 sunday | 29 august 2021 /thetribunechd www.tribuneindia.com Patel scripts history, storms into TT final NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE, SHE SAYS Tokyo: Assured of at least a Paralympic silver medal after reaching the table tennis finals here, India’s Bhavinaben Patel on Saturday said her performance at the Tokyo Games proved that “nothing is impossible”. Patel became the first Indian to enter the final of a table tennis event in the Paralympics with a hard-fought 3-2 win over China’s Miao Zhang in a Class 4 category semifinal here on Saturday. The 34-year-old from Gujarat stunned her world no. 3 Chinese opponent in the semifinal. PTI Kabul plotter killed in airstrike US authorities claim 14 ISIS associates also eliminated in Nangarhar ISIS-K aims to have Caliphate in India: Intel Sandeep Dikshit Tribune News Service New Delhi, August 28 The US military conducted an over-the-horizon counterterrorism operation in eastern Afghanistan and claimed to have killed an ISIS-K planner of the Kabul bomb blasts, toll of which has crossed 170 and 100 of the victims remained unidentified. The drone airstrike in the ISIS-K stronghold in Nangarhar province that also killed the planner’s 14 associates, as far as the US military knows, caused no civilian casualties. The Kabul airport, the scene of the multiple bomb blasts on Thursday, has been taken over by Taliban and sealed. The US military in 2017 had dropped a powerful bomb in the same province Mukesh Ranjan Tribune News Service New Delhi, August 28 The “rule of the Caliphate in India” is among the lofty ideological goals the Kabul bombers associated with the ISIS-Khorasan are planning to indulge in, sources in intelligence agencies have said. JAISH, LeT SHIFT BASE TO AF A US Marine helps an evacuee at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan. AP/PTI to destroy the ISIS-K high command. The difference this time is the operation IN BRIEF 'BH' series for registration of new vehicles NEW DELHI: To ensure seamless transfer of personal vehicles across states, the road transport ministry has come up with a new registration mark for new vehicles — Bharat Series (BH-series). BACK PAGE Covid containment norms extended till Sept 30 NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday extended the existing Covid-19 containment measures till September 30 and asked states and UTs to strictly follow these. BACK PAGE Five arrested in Mysuru gangrape case MYSURU: Five labourers, hailing from Tirupur in Tamil Nadu, have been arrested in connection with the rape of a college student near Mysuru recently. The accused frequented Mysuru often, the police said. PTI China may expand its N-capabilities: US report NEW DELHI: China may expand its nuclear arsenal, while the nuclear missile capabilities of the Peoples Liberation Army represent one strongest investment in warfare, says a report of the US Army. WORLD NIA files addl chargesheet in narco-terror case NEW DELHI: The NIA has filed a supplementary chargesheet in a Jammu court against seven persons in Kupwara narco-terror case. PAGE 12 Rawat briefs Rahul on Pb, will visit Chd next week Tribune News Service New Delhi, August 28 AICC Punjab affairs incharge Harish Rawat today met former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and briefed him on the developments in the state where the turf war between Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and state chief Navjot Sidhu is far from over and is, in fact, escalating. Rawat will be in Chandigarh next week to meet the CM and Sidhu in a bid to attempt a resolution as Pun- was carried out in coordination with the Taliban. continued on page 12 Terrorists associated with ISIS-K, the sources said, had secured a strong foothold in Afghanistan after the country fell into the hands of Taliban. They said these elements had started working continued on page 12 Farmers blocking NH-44 lathicharged; 12 injured Tribune News Service Karnal, August28 The Haryana Police resorted to a lathicharge at the Bastara toll plaza here after farmers tried to disrupt traffic on the NH-44 in protest against a state-level BJP meeting being held in the city. Some of the farmers reportedly hurled stones at the police personnel. In the clash, 10 policemen and 12 farmers were injured. Subsequently, several farmers’ leaders, including BKU (Charuni) state core committee member Jagdeep Singh Aulakh, were detained. They were let off later in the evening. The police action triggered a statewide protest by farmers, who blocked the PanchkulaSonepat national highway. State highways in Karnal, Hisar, Jind and Kaithal districts too were blocked. Asking the farmers to get their medicolegal reports (MLR) prepared, Charuni said: “The next course of action will be chalked An injured farmer IT’S SHAMEFUL The blood farmers ❝again beenofshed, has shaming India. Rahul Gandhi APOLOGISE: PUNJAB CM RESOLUTION AGAINST FARM LAWS IN TN HOUSE out in Karnal on Monday. The farmers had assembled peacefully at the toll plaza, but the police used force against them.” Ganga Ram Punia, SP , continued on page 12 On HP visit, BKU leader Tikait speaks up for apple growers jab leaders are learnt to have urged the high command to pacify the warring factions in the interest of the party. Sources said Rawat apprised Rahul of the ongoing outreach of the state government, concerns some ministers and MLAs voiced about continued on page 12 Shimla, August 28 “Himachal is a perfect example of how big companies like Adani Agri Fresh Limited that entered the hill state 10 years ago and built cold stores, are cheating farmers by offering lower prices for apple,” said BKU leader Rakesh Tikait. Addressing mediapersons here on Saturday, he said the farmers had been agitating against three agriculture laws for the past nine months and if the Centre did not take them back, the agitation would spread to state capitals and Shimla would also be on the boil like Delhi. INSIDE PM inaugurates renovated Jallianwala Bagh Tribune News Service Nation’s duty to protect its history, he says New Delhi, August 28 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated to the nation the renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh memorial in Amritsar and stressed it was a country’s duty to protect its history. Inaugurating the complex virtually, Modi said the dreams of innocent people The PM on Saturday dedicated the renovated complex to the nation. PTI were still visible in the form of bullet marks on the walls of Jallianwala Bagh. He said horrors like the Jallianwala Bagh massacre and Partition spoke of the sacrifices made SC JUDGE: EXPOSE STATELIES BACK PAGE for India’s freedom and should not be forgotten as these inspired to keep the country above all. Recounting the impact of the ghastly 10-minute incident in Jallianwala Bagh on April 13, 1919, the PM said, “It inspired countless revolutionaries and freedom fighters, including martyrs Bhagat Singh and Udham Singh, to continued on page 12
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