01112021-TTC-01.qxd 11/1/2021 12:53 AM Page 1 13 CHANDIGARH | GURUGRAM | JALANDHAR | BATHINDA | VOL. 5 NO. 302 | 16 PAGES | ~5.00 | REGD. NO. CHD/0006/2021-2023 ESTABLISHED IN 1881 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 to stop funding coal plants; mild pledge on climate change 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 Agrees to mutual vaccine recognition, faster WHO approval 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 Sandeep Dikshit Tribune News Service New Delhi, October 31 Leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies were lukewarm towards more aggressively tackling climate change but were unanimous on sorting out vaccine-related issues, including speedier WHO approval process and more global production centres, of which India will be one of the hubs. In a nod towards tackling climate change, the Rome Communique issued after the G20 Summit agreed to end public financing for coalfired power plants abroad. It set no domestic phase-out targets, thus allowing major coal-dependent countries like India to carry on with other financing options. “In a very strong message under the health section, it agreed that Covid immunity Ex-PM Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma with Kane Williamson after the match. REUTERS CRUSHING DEFEAT INDIA’S T20 WC SEMIFINAL HOPES HANG BY A THREAD NZ 111/2 (14.3 overs) Daryl INDIA 110/7 Hardik Pandya 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 is a global public good and vaccines deemed to be safe should be mutually accepted,’’ said India’s G20 Sher- pa Piyush Goyal. Recognising the spike in energy prices, the G20 agreed to facilitate a dialogue between producers and consumers to bring about stability in energy markets. The G20 also put 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 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, Vibha Sharma 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 average 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 using 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 BRO has cleared the highway of snow. INSIDE Today’s issue is of 16 pages, including four-page Jalandhar Tribune. COP26 Aims to find ways to tackle global warming Tribune News Service New Delhi, October 31 The UN climate summit opened today in Glasgow, kicking off two weeks of hectic diplomatic negotiations among nations to arrive at a common meeting ground to tackle global warming. Called COP26 or the 26th Conference of Parties, the summit also aims to reach a 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 >> consensus on unresolved issues of the 2015 Paris Agreement rulebook, longterm climate finance, market-based mechanisms, etc. The 2019 talks had ended with no action being taken. There are high expectations from Glasgow where speakers urged world leaders to fully implement the Paris pact 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 Mitchell 49, Williamson 33* 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 attempt for consensus on all-India judicial service during a meet 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 28 dists with less than 50% coverage in NE states 23.5% in Nuh (Haryana), only such district in region 13 cr 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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