29062022-TTC-01.qxd 6/29/2022 12:51 AM Page 1 HOCKEY OLYMPIC MEDALLIST VARINDER SINGH DEAD SPORT /thetribunechd 13 CHANDIGARH | GURUGRAM | JALANDHAR | BATHINDA | VOL. 142 NO. 178 | 16 PAGES | ~5.00 | REGD. NO. CHD/0006/2021-2023 ESTABLISHED IN 1881 wednesday | 29 june 2022 /thetribunechd www.tribuneindia.com Fadnavis meets Maha Guv, calls for trust vote CM talks peace with rebels | Will be back soon: Shinde Tribune News Service Curfew in Udaipur after murder of tailor, 2 arrested New Delhi, June 28 Curfew was imposed in parts of Udaipur and prohibitory orders clamped across Rajasthan on Tuesday after the killing of a tailor triggered tension. CRIME OVER SOCIAL MEDIA POST LINKED TO NUPUR Kanhaiya Lal (40) was beheaded by two assailants in his shop days after he allegedly supported former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma in a post on social media. The assailants entered the tailor’s shop on the pretext of buying clothes and attacked him with swords. Taking responsibility of the crime, the accused later posted purported video of the incident online. The police later caught two men in connection with the incident. Appealing for peace, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot urged people to refrain from sharing the video. Sources said Kanhaiya had been getting threats ever since he backed Nupur over her alleged comments against continued on page 11 New Delhi, June 28 After waiting in the wings for eight days amid the political drama sparked off by Shiv Sena Minister Eknath Shinde’s rebellion, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday night met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. The ex-CM submitted a letter to the Governor, urging him to ask the Uddhav Thackeray government to prove its majority in the 288-member Assembly. Fadnavis claimed that the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress coalition government seemed to be in minority as a majority of the Sena MLAs had said continued on page 11 Ex-CM Devendra Fadnavis and Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil after meeting Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in Mumbai. PTI 50 MLAs BACKING ME, SAYS REBEL MINISTER ■ Sena rebel Eknath Shinde UDDHAV GOVT MAY MOVE APEX COURT ■ The Uddhav Thackeray-led claimed he enjoyed the support of 50 MLAs. “They have come on their own... for the cause of Hindutva," he said. MVA government may move the Supreme Court in case Governor Koshyari ordered a floor test, said sources. Curd, paneer, other pre-packed & labelled food items to attract GST Chandigarh, June 28 Pre-packed and labelled food items like meat, fish, curd, paneer and honey will now attract 5 per cent GST, a tax that will also be levied on the fee that banks charge for the issue of cheques. Earlier, unbranded food products were exempted from GST. This after the GST Council accepted most of the recommendations of a group of min- Royal welcome in UAE TWO-DAY COUNCIL MEETING ■ GST on e-waste to increase from 5% to 18% ■ Hotel accommodation below ~1,000 to be taxed at 12% ■ Tax increased from 5% to 18% on milling machinery for cereals ■ Tax hiked from 5% to 12% on solar water heater, finished leather isters (GoM) from states on withdrawing exemptions with a view to rationalising the levy, officials said. The panel headed by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and comprising continued on page 11 ‘~40K cr loss’ in 20 yrs, VB to probe illegal mining Ruchika M Khanna IN BRIEF Ludhiana’s Arshdeep tops Class XII exam 11 IAS officers to retire this yr, Haryana mulls extension Geetanjali Gayatri LUDHIANA: Arshdeep Kaur from Tribune News Service Ludhiana has come first in PSEB Class XII exam, while Mansa’s Arshpreet and Faridkot’s Kulwinder stood second & third. TNS Chandigarh, June 28 Weeks after a senior IAS officer put in an application seeking one-year extension in service, the Haryana Government is exploring the option of granting the extension to all officers due to retire this year. Sources said while the government could only give a three-month extension, it Award for HP postman who treks 32 km daily NEW DELHI: Prem Lal, a postman from HP, who covers 32 km daily to get mail to people, has bagged Meghdoot Award of the postal department. INSIDE AMARNATH YATRA BEGINS TODAY Facing shortage, govt to seek Centre’s approval was learnt to have consulted the Union Government for retaining the officers. “As many as 11 IAS officers are due to retire this year. This will create many vacancies at the top. Since the number of officers in the continued on page 11 PUNJAB GOVT TO MOVE RESOLUTION ON AGNIPATH ■ The AAP government will table a resolution in the Budget session opposing the Agnipath scheme ■ Leader of Opposition Partap Bajwa sought an all-party resolution on the issue ous Congress regime. “In 2007, the mining revenue stood at Rs 13 crore. It rose to Rs 42 crore in 2017 and saw continued on page 11 edit: punjab budget Four die as ONGC copter crashes in sea near Mumbai New delhi, June 28 A brand new Sikorsky chopper with nine persons on board crashed into the Arabian Sea, about 50 nautical miles from the Mumbai coast on Tuesday, killing four persons, including three ONGC employees. The helicopter was carrying ONGC employees to the Sagar Kiran offshore rig when the incident took place. INSIDE HP to buy plastic waste from students Ambika Sharma Tribune News Service Sadhus line up to get registered for the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu. PTI Chandigarh, June 28 The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) has started a “thorough” investigation into the cases of illegal mining during the previous governments, Minister for Mining and Jails Harjot Singh Bains said on the floor of the House today. Participating in a debate on the Budget, Bains mentioned the Vigilance probe after Punjab Congress president and MLA Amrinder Singh Raja Warring challenged the Aam Aadmi Party government to prove it could increase the annual mining revenue to Rs 20,000 crore. The minister cited what all was “wrong” with the mining operations run by the previ- FILE Tribune News Service In a special gesture, UAE President Sheikh Mohamed, accompanied by senior members of the royal family, received Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Abu Dhabi airport on Tuesday. PTI BACK PAGE Solan, June 28 Students of eco clubs in government schools of Himachal Pradesh can earn a few bucks by collecting single-use plastic waste from their homes and schools and depositing it with the clubs. With the ban on single-use plastic all set to be imple- G7 UPS ANTE AGAINST CHINA BACK PAGE NOVEL ECO SCHEME ■ Waste to be bought at ~75 a kg; ~50 lakh marked for plan ■ Max 50 kg waste/month to be bought from each club NATIONWIDE BAN FROM JULY 1 mented nationwide from July 1, the Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology and Environ- ment (HIMCOSTE) has come out with a buyback policy for plastic waste. As many as 100 eco club schools — about 10 from rural and urban areas in each district — have been identified for the buyback scheme. Students from Class VI onwards are members of such clubs. Being the state nodal agency continued on page 11
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