10092021-TTC-01.qxd 9/10/2021 12:24 AM Page 1 13 CHANDIGARH | GURUGRAM | JALANDHAR | BATHINDA | VOL. 5 NO. 250 | 16 PAGES | ~5.00 | REGD. NO. CHD/0006/2021-2023 ESTABLISHED IN 1881 DJOKOVIC BEATS BERRETTINI, ENTERS US OPEN SEMIFINALS SPORT /thetribunechd UK PARLIAMENT OKAYS HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE TAX WORLD RBI HOPEFUL OF 9.5% GDP GROWTH THIS FISCAL BUSINESS LANDING STRIP ON NH INAUGURATED IN R’STHAN BACK PAGE friday | 10 september 2021 /thetribunechd www.tribuneindia.com IN BRIEF NC leader Trilochan Wazir found dead in Delhi NEW DELHI: National Conference leader Trilochan Singh Wazir was found dead in a flat in Delhi's Moti Nagar on Thursday. A murder case has been registered in this matter, the police said. INSIDE Af mustn’t be a threat, BRICS raises cross-border terrorism Ford pulls the plug on vehicle production in India Sandeep Dikshit NEW DELHI: After nearly three decades of struggling to make a mark Tribune News Service in India, US auto major Ford Motor Co. on Thursday said it would stop vehicle production at its two plants in the country. INSIDE New Delhi, September 9 Under pressure from the world community to deliver on its promises, the Taliban relented by permitting evacuation from Kabul airport even as the BRICS virtual summit hosted by PM Narendra Modi on Thursday called for preventing attempts by terrorist organisations to use Afghan territory as sanctuary to carry out attacks. A joint statement endorsed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping as also Presidents of South Africa and Brazil expressed concern Deadline for filing I-T returns extended to Dec 31 NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Direct Taxes has extended the deadline for filing income tax returns for the assessment year 2021-22 from September 30 to December 31. TNS Rajya Sabha bypoll for seven seats on October 4 NEW DELHI: Bypoll to seven Rajya Sabha seats in six states will be held on October 4, the EC has said. There are two such seats in Tamil Nadu and one each in Bengal, Assam, Maharashtra, Puducherry and MP TNS . ICMR: 2 doses give 97.5% protection against death New Delhi, September 9 Two Covid vaccine doses offer near-total protection against death and even one dose is more than 96 per cent effective in averting fatality, the first government analysis of vaccine efficacy among the inoculated population has shown. The ICMR vaccine effectiveness study conducted between April 18 and August 15 this year found that vaccines were preventing serious disease and death. It also revealed a high continued on page 9 Shah reviews J&K security after Kabul’s fall Scribes with injuries after being beaten up by the Taliban in Kabul. REUTERS PM: WE HAVE ADOPTED COUNTER-TERRORISM ACTION PLAN over the drug trade and emphasised the need to uphold human rights, including those of women, children and minorities. The BRICS joint statement released did continued on page 9 edit: Afghan women repressed Capt’s voter outreach from Sept13 HIGH POSITIVITY RATE IN TWO HP DISTRICTS ■ 35 districts in the country have more than 10% positivity rate ■ Lahaul-Spiti and Mandi in HP are among dists of concern 43,263 FRESH CASES TOTAL DEATHS ACTIVE CASES 4,41,749 3,93,614 338 DEATHS IN 24 HOURS Today’s issue consists of 16 pages, including four-pages Jalandhar Tribune. Rajmeet Singh Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 9 Appearing to have brokered peace with Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh is now focusing on public outreach to highlight his government’s “achievements” ahead of the Assembly elections next year. Sidhu, who had been countering his own Capt Amarinder Singh government over various issues, is now training his guns on the Opposition. The ministers targeting Amarinder too have been lying low with sources attributing the “change in stance” to the intervention by the high command. Beginning September 13, the CM has a series of programmes lined up, including laying the stone of a Punjab Agricultural University college at Ballowal Saunkri village in Nawanshahr and a government college in Mukhliana village of Hoshiarpur. continued on page 9 New Delhi, September 9 Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the potentialities of future threats after Taliban’s takeover of Kabul. Army Chief Gen MM Naravane, Lt-Governor Manoj Sinha, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, RAW Director Samant Goel and chiefs of the BSF and CRPF continued on page 9 Sec 144 clamped at Jallianwala Bagh AMRITSAR: With anger against the “renovation” of Jallianwala Bagh brewing, the police have banned protests and assembly of five or more persons in its vicinity. More than a century after the bloodbath, it is for the first time that Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed in the area, citing threat to life and property of residents by outfits planning protests. INSIDE Pb Guv Purohit gets full charge NEW DELHI: Governor Banwarilal Purohit, who was holding additional charge of Punjab along with Tamil Nadu, was on Thursday given regular charge of Punjab, said Rashtrapati Bhavan. The President appointed Lt Gen Gurmit Singh (retd) and RN Ravi as Uttarakhand and Tamil Nadu Governors, respectively. TNS To step up stir, SKM meeting tomorrow Parveen Arora Tribune News Service Karnal, September 9 With the stalemate persisting, BKU chief Gurnam Singh Charuni on Thursday said the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) had called a meeting on September 11 in Karnal to chalk out the next course of action even as the government offered to hold an “impartial” probe into the Karnal incident. Demanding action over the August 28 lathicharge, farmers in large numbers are squatting at the main gate of the mini secretariat. On the third day, no talks took place between the administration and farmers. Charuni said, “We are firm on our demands, which include the suspension of (IAS officer) continued on page 9 Vij offers probe into ‘entire’ Karnal episode Farmers protest in Karnal. AT ~362, HRY CANE SAP ~2 MORE THAN PUNJAB’S To counter the hike in state advised price (SAP) of sugarcane by Punjab to ~360 per quintal, the Haryana Government has fixed the same at ~362 per quintal, a marginal hike of ~2 over Punjab’s.
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