26092021-TT-01.qxd 9/25/2021 11:09 PM Page 1 123 CHANDIGARH | GURUGRAM | JALANDHAR | BATHINDA | VOL. 141 NO. 266 | 18 PAGES | ~6.00 | REGD. NO. CHD/0006/2021-2023 ESTABLISHED IN 1881 HIMACHAL PRADESH ARCHERY WC: INDIAN TEAMS SETTLE FOR SILVER SPORT /thetribunechd HEALTH OFFICIALS SIPHONED ~75 LAKH DURING COVID PUNJAB PB CHOICE FOR CM NEW COOPERATIVE SPARKS DEBATE ON SC POLICY SOON: SHAH ASSERTION SPECTRUM BACK PAGE sunday | 26 september 2021 /thetribunechd www.tribuneindia.com Seven new faces likely in Punjab Cabinet; oath ceremony today 5 ministers in Amarinder Singh govt may be ignored Says ‘regressive’ nations using terror as political tool Rajmeet Singh Tribune News Service Soon, Cowin vax certificate to have date of birth New Delhi, September 25 The digitally generated Cowin certificate of Indians inoculated with both doses of Covid vaccines will also include the date of birth (DoB) from the next week with the National Health Authority working on the new feature. At present, the vaccine certificate mentions the age of the fully vaccinated individuals. continued on page 10 Chandigarh, September 25 The Congress high command has finalised the names of 15 MLAs to be inducted in the Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi. Accompanied by Deputy CMs Sukhjinder Randhawa and OP Soni, the CM today met Governor Banwarilal Purohit at 12.30 pm. He later told the media the swearing-in for the new ministers would take place at 4.30 pm on Sunday. The CM and his two deputies remained tight-lipped on the names but sources said the Cabinet would have seven new faces. Some former ministers loyal to Capt Amarinder Singh too were among the probables.The CM is learnt to have called up those to be part of his team. “Anything can happen at continued on page 10 sandeep dikshit Tribune News Service CM Charanjit Channi with Deputy CMs Sukhjinder Randhawa and OP Soni outside Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh on Saturday. MANOJ MAHAJAN THE PROBABLES NEW FACES: Raja Warring (Gidderbaha) Raj Kumar Verka (Amritsar-West), Sangat Singh Gilzian (Urmar), Pargat Singh (Jalandhar Cantt), Kuljit Nagra (Fatehgarh Sahib), Gurkirat Kotli (Khanna) and Rana Gurjeet Singh (Kapurthala) OLD FACES: Brahm Mohindra, Manpreet Badal, Sukhbinder Sarkaria, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Vijay Inder Singla, Aruna Chaudhary, Razia Sultana and Bharat Bhushan Ashu THE IGNORED: Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Sunder Sham Arora, Rana Gurmit Sodhi, Balbir Singh Sidhu, Gurpreet Kangar SAHOTA TAKES CHARGE OF PUNJAB POLICE HOUSTON: Several US states, including Texas, Florida, New Jersey 10 months on, farmers’ stir still strong; no sign of thaw and Ohio, have proclaimed October as the Hindu Heritage Month, noting that Hinduism has "contributed greatly" to America. PTI Mukesh Tandon & Ravinder Saini IN BRIEF US states declare Oct as Hindu Heritage Month Tribune News Service Maha DGP sends proposal to suspend Param Bir MUMBAI: Maharashtra DGP Sanjay Pandey has sent a proposal to suspend IPS officer Param Bir Singh and other cops named in “extortion” cases, but the Home Department has sought more details. PTI Man forced to arrange feast for entering temple KOPPAL (KARNATAKA): A man, belonging to SC community, was forced to arrange a feast spending ~11,000 for entering a temple in a village about 11 days ago. The incident came to light on Friday. PTI India is fastest growing economy: Piyush in HP SHIMLA: India is emerging as the fastest growing economy and for- eign exchange reserves have reached a new high, said Piyush Goyal, Union Minister for Commerce and Industry on Saturday. INSIDE CJI NV Ramana at Jagannath Temple in Puri on Saturday. PTI Revisit laws to suit needs of time, says CJI Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 25 Maintaining that the “justice-seeker feels like an outsider to the system,” Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Saturday said the legal framework needed to be drastically altered to make the justice delivery mechanism people-friendly. “Even after 74 years of Independence, traditional and agrarian societies, which have been following the customary ways of life, still feel hesitant to approach the courts. The practices, procedures, language and everything of our courts feel alien to them,” the CJI said during inauguration of the Odisha State Legal Service Authority building at Cuttack. continued on page 10 Af to Covid origin, Modi questions UN relevance Sonepat/Jhajjar, September 25 Even as the farmers are set to mark the completion of 10 months of their dharna at Singhu and Tikri on Sunday, there is no sign of weakening of the movement against the Centre’s three farm laws. Though the number of protesters camping at both the sites keeps varying, their morale and spirit are still high. Confident about winning the battle against the WE HAVE DONE A LOT FOR FARMERS: KHATTAR INSIDE Centre, they reiterate that they will not go back home till the laws are repealed. continued on page 10 New Delhi, September 25 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday indirectly hit out at China while questioning the credibility of multilateral institutions and called for their reforms before they became irrelevant. Delivering his fourth address as Prime Minister at the UNGA, Modi highlighted the inability of the WHO to find the origin of Covid-19 and the World Bank’s junking of its ease of doing business index as China influenced the rankings. He called for improving the effectiveness and reliability of the UN and its organs. Their ineffectiveness during the climate and the Afghan crises had deepened these issues, he said, in one of the sharpest calls by the PM for reforms in the UN and the UNSC. The PM highlighted India’s democratic credentials. Citing his own example, he said: “A little boy who would help his father at the railway station is today addressing the UNGA for the fourth time as PM.” Pointing out that he had been the longest-serving CM Pak an arsonist, India slams Imran’s address Tribune News Service HIGHLIGHTS INDIA’S DEMOCRATIC CREDENTIALS the railway station ❝ A boy who helped his father ataddress shows the today delivering his fourth UNGA strength of Indian democracy. Narendra Modi, PM INDIA, US WANT 26/11 PLOTTERS TO BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE PAGE 11 of Gujarat and had then spent seven years as PM, he said, “I can say from experience that yes democracy can deliver, yes democracy has delivered.’’ The PM invoked the “integral humanism” of Deendayal Upadhyaya on his birth anniversary. The PM said it was essential that terrorists were denied the use of Afghanistan’s territory. “The world also needs to ensure no country tries to take advantage of the situation in Afghanistan. At this time, the people of Afghanistan, women, children and minorities need help. We must fulfil our duty by providing them help,” he observed. continued on page 10 New Delhi, September 25 India and Pakistan clashed at the United Nations on Friday as Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan dragged in bilateral and India’s internal issues during his UN General Assembly address. “This is the country which is an arsonist, disguising itself as a firefighter,” said Indian diplomat Sneha Dubey while accusing Pakistan of sheltering and glorifying Osama bin Laden, who was killed in the cantonment city of Abbottabad. “Pakistan nurtures terrorists in its backyard in the hope that they will only harm its neighbours,” said the diplomat. She went on the offensive highlighting the violence against minorities in continued on page 10
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