01112021-TT-01.qxd 10/31/2021 10:59 PM Page 1 13 CHANDIGARH | GURUGRAM | JALANDHAR | BATHINDA | VOL. 141 NO. 302 | 12 PAGES | ~5.00 | REGD. NO. CHD/0006/2021-2023 ESTABLISHED IN 1881 HIMACHAL PRADESH ASIAN CUP QUALIFIERS: INDIA FINISH SECOND IN GROUP SPORT /thetribunechd NIA ARRESTS TWO MORE IN TERROR CONSPIRACY CASE J&K FOR SUSTAINABILITY, RATIONING OF WATER A MUST INFOCUS ‘STATUE OF UNITY’ TRUE HOMAGE TO PATEL: SHAH BACK PAGE monday | 1 november 2021 /thetribunechd www.tribuneindia.com G20 agrees on reciprocal vax recognition,quick WHOassent IN BRIEF Wait for visa appointment to be longer: US Embassy NEW DELHI: The US Embassy here has said that the waiting time for appointment would rise for some non-immigrant visa categories as it builds back from Covid-related interruptions. PTI Low turnout in Mandi worries Congress leaders Rome declaration includes India’s approach to immunisation SHIMLA: Low voter turnout in the Mandi Lok Sabha is giving anxious moments to Congress leaders even as they assert that price rise was the most important factor for voters. INSIDE Tribune News Service New Delhi, October 31 The G20 summit in Rome on Sunday issued a declaration agreeing on mutual recognition of vaccines, strengthening the WHO to give faster approvals to vaccines and suspending debt servicing for developing countries till December 31, 2021. The Rome communiqué, announced after protracted negotiations that lasted through Saturday, measures up to India’s expectations by incorporating PM Narendra Modi’s approach on all these issues as well as on climate change and sustainable development, said India’s G20 Sherpa and Union Minister Piyush Goel at a wrap-up press conference in Rome on Sunday. Recognising the difficulties being faced in international Ex-PM Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS Rishabh Pant and New Zealand’s Devon Conway in action. REUTERS CRUSHING DEFEAT INDIA’S SEMIFINAL HOPES HANG BY A THREAD INDIA 110/7 Hardik Pandya NZ 111/2 (14.3 overs); Daryl 23, Ravindra Jadeja 26* 3,000 new posts in NCB on cards Mukesh Ranjan Tribune News Service PM Narendra Modi with other G20 leaders at the Trevi Fountain in Rome. PIB/PTI PHOTO MORE ON PAGE 10 travel, the G20 sought to send a strong message on the issue by agreeing that Covid immunisation is a global pub- lic good and recognition of Covid vaccines deemed safe by the WHO will be mutually accepted subject to national and privacy laws. “It was also agreed that everyone will help optimise the procedure continued on page 9 Haryana bans crackers in 14 NCR districts Climate summit begins in Glasgow Chandigarh, October 31 The Haryana Government today imposed a ban on the sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in 14 of its districts in the National Capital Region while restrictions were imposed in other parts. The districts where the ban has been imposed are Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Faridabad, Gurugram, Jhajjar, New Delhi, October 31 The UN climate summit formally opened today in Glasgow, kicking off two weeks of hectic diplomatic negotiations among nations to arrive at a common meeting ground to tackle the challenge of global warming. Called COP26 or the 26th Conference of Parties, the summit also aims to reach a consensus on unresolved Allowed from 8 pm to 10 pm in other districts Jind, Karnal, Mahendragarh, Nuh, Palwal, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak and Sonepat. An official spokesperson said the directive would also apply to all cities and towns in the state where the average of ambient air quality during November (as per the continued on page 9 WHY NO AD ON INDIRA’S DEATH ANNIV, JAKHAR ASKS PB GOVT I can understand the BJP trying to erase the ‘Iron Lady of India’ from history, but don’t we still have a Congress govt in Punjab… I know Capt Saab won’t mind my posting ad from last year as none appeared today. ❝ Sunil Jakhar, PPCC EX-CHIEF One-way traffic restored on Manali-Leh road Mandi, October 31 The Lahaul and Spiti administration has allowed oneway traffic on the Manali-Leh highway from Darcha towards Leh since Saturday to evacuate stranded people. Since October 17, a large number of people had been stranded in Lahaul and Manali due to the closure of Manali-Leh highway because of heavy snowfall near the Baralacha pass. Now, the Border Roads Organisation has restored the highway. INSIDE Mitchell 49, Williamson 33* WORLD CUP COP26 Aims to find ways to tackle global warming CHALLENGES AHEAD ■ To reach consensus on unre- solved issues of Paris pact ■ India has been pitch- ing for level-playing field between developed and developing nations A climate activist in Glasgow. REUTERS >> issues of the 2015 Paris Agreement rulebook, longterm climate finance, market-based mechanisms, etc. The 2019 talks had ended with no action being taken and there are high expectations from Glasgow where speaker after speaker urged world leaders to fully implement the Paris Agreement and commit to more climate continued on page 9 New Delhi, October 31 At a time when the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has been hogging the limelight following the cruise raid and arrest and bail of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has written to the Ministry of Finance, seeking sanction for creating 3,000 more posts in the agency. Sources said there had been a manpower shortage in the NCB and it continued on page 9 NEW DELHI: Former PM Manmohan Singh, who was undergoing treatment at AIIMS, was discharged on Sunday, sources said. He was admitted to the Cardio-Neuro Centre on October 13. TNS Fresh bid at consensus on all-India judicial service NEW DELHI: The Centre is likely to make a fresh bid at reaching a consensus on all-India judicial service during a meeting between Law Minister Kiren Rijiju and state law ministers in November. PTI PM to hold review meeting with DMs of 40 dists with poor vaccine coverage Tribune News Service New Delhi, October 31 With the Covid vaccination drive faltering, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a review meeting on November 3 with district magistrates of over 40 districts having low coverage. “The meeting via video conferencing will include districts with less than 50 per cent coverage of the first dose and low coverage of the second dose,” the PMO said SLOW PACE IN NE STATES 77% national average for first dose coverage 28dists with less than 50% coverage in NE states 23.5% in Nuh (Haryana), only such district in region 13 crore doses lying unused with states in a statement on Sunday. The PM will interact with the district magistrates of over 40 districts in Jharkhand, Manipur, continued on page 9 Zydus Cadila agrees to ~265/dose price NEW DELHI: Zydus Cadila has agreed to cut the price of its ZyCov-D vaccine to Rs 265/dose following persistent negotiations by the government, but a final deal is yet to be reached. This is the first vaccine cleared by India for inoculation of those aged 12 years and above. To administer the needle-free vaccine, a painless jet applicator costing Rs 93 is required. — PTI
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