26092022-TTB-01.qxd 9/25/2022 11:55 PM Page 1 13 CHANDIGARH | GURUGRAM | JALANDHAR | BATHINDA | VOL. 142 NO. 266 | 14 PAGES | ~5.00 | REGD. NO. CHD/0006/2021-2023 ESTABLISHED IN 1881 HARYANA TRUSS TO EASE VISA RULES TO TACKLE WORKFORCE SHORTAGE WORLD /thetribunechd 2 TERRORISTS SHOT DEAD ALONG LoC, AMMO SEIZED J&K GRASSLAND, FODDER ‘ONE NATION, ONE EXAM’ ISSUES DEMAND GLOBAL IN WORKS, SAYS UGC ATTENTION INFOCUS CHAIRMAN BACK PAGE monday | 26 september 2022 /thetribunechd www.tribuneindia.com Cong vs Cong,pro-Gehlot MLAs quit to keep Pilot out Session tomorrow, Guv gives nod 92 of 108 want Gehlot as CM or someone of their choice The approval came a day after the AAP government informed the Governor about the issues to be taken up during the session. Purohit had earlier withdrawn the permission to hold a special session on September 22 Aditi Tandon Tribune News Service The international airport terminal in Mohali. PM: Mohali int’l airport will be named after martyr Bhagat Singh Tribune News Service PARTIES CLAIM CREDIT New Delhi, September 25 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced that Chandigarh International Airport in Mohali would be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh as a tribute to the freedom fighter. The PM made the announcement in his “Mann ki Baat” broadcast just days before the martyr’s birth anniversary on September 28. Describing Shaheed Bhagat Singh as a brave son of Mother India, the PM called upon every youth to do “something new” to mark the birth anniversary of the martyr, terming the occasion as a special day of “Amrit Mahotsav”. “Let us take inspiration from our freedom fighters, follow ■ Punjab CM says he had met Haryana Deputy CM for a consensus ■ Capt Amarinder says had pursued the matter with Centre since 2017 ■ Cong’s Manish Tewari says he wrote to PM in 2019 to rename airport their ideals and build the India of their dreams… this is our tribute to them. The memorials of martyrs, the names of places and institutions named after them inspire us with a sense of duty,” he said. The Punjab and Haryana governments had last month agreed to name the Chandigarh International Airport after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh. The decision had continued on page 9 New Delhi, September 25 A massive crisis hit the Congress-ruled Rajasthan Government ahead of the party’s presidential elections, with over 92 pro-Ashok Gehlot MLAs submitting their resignations to Assembly Speaker CP Joshi in a show of solidarity with the Chief Minister. The development came as a clear signal to the top brass that Sachin Pilot as Gehlot’s successor was unacceptable to them and that the high command could no longer foist their nominee on them. The MLAs, who huddled at continued on page 9 HOUSE STRENGTH 200 CONG BJP IND CPM 108 71 13 2 MAGIC MARK 101 OTHERS 6 STATE CONG CHIEF ALSO RESIGNS Rajasthan Cong chief Govind Singh Dotasra also resigns in solidarity with Gehlot | If resignations accepted, govt will fall NOT IN MY HANDS ANYMORE: CM Sandeep Dikshit New Delhi, September 25 The coup rumours against Chinese President Xi Jinping that gripped the Internet all of Saturday were laid to rest following cyber sleuthing and analysis by open source intelligence analysts. The verdict was that Chinese troop movement, Accounts not connected to authentic media handles acted as spreaders the so-called explosions or the cancellation of flights were incorrect. It all started when “freelance journalist” Jennifer Zeng amplified in English the rumours circulating on the Chinese-language Twitter since September 21. Soon a story claimed that a former President and PM had persuaded Song Ping, a former member of the Standing Committee, to take control of the Central Guard Bureau that night while Xi was placed under arrest at the airport on his return from the continued on page 9 Punjab CM likely to meet Kejri to discuss trust vote when the AAP regime wanted to bring a confidence motion amid allegations that the BJP wanted to topple its six-month-old government. After days of squabble between the Raj Bhavan and the government, the ruling AAP today chose Vidhan Sabha Speaker Kultar Singh Sandhwan to make a “toned-down” continued on page 9 B’luru cops book 6 IAF officials for cadet’s death Congress general secretary Ajay Maken arrives at Jaipur airport. ANI Analysts puncture Xi coup rumours Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 25 Putting to an end the high drama being played out in Punjab, Governor Banwarilal Purohit today gave his assent for convening the Assembly session on September 27. An order issued by the Governor said he was summoning a daylong session, the third since AAP came to power, at 11 am on Tuesday. RBI set for fourth straight rate hike New Delhi, September 25 Taking cues from its global counterparts, including the US Federal Reserve, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is set to raise interest rate for the fourth time in a row to check rising inflation. The RBI may again go for a hike of 50 basis points to take it to a three-year high of 5.9 per cent, say experts. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will start its deliberations on Wednesday. The decision on rate hike would be announced on Friday. — TNS Air surcharge: Leh and beyond Rs 2.00 NewDelhi, September 25 The Bengaluru police have registered a case of murder against six Indian Air Force officials after a 27-year-old trainee cadet was found dead in one of the rooms of Air Force Technical College (AFTC) on September 21. Cadet Ankit Kumar Jha’s body was found hanging in his room from where the police BODY FOUND HANGING A DAY AFTER TRAINING TERMINATED also recovered a seven-page note, a news agency reported citing police officials in Bengaluru. The IAF said the training of Under Trainee Flying Officer Ankit was terminated on September 20 on the recommendations of a CoI. The continued on page 9 IN BRIEF Ankita cremated after CM vows speedy trial DEHRADUN: The family of Ankita Bhandari, in whose killing the son of now expelled BJP leader Vinod Arya is allegedly involved, agreed to cremate her after CM Dhami assured fast-track trial in the case. PTI Nitish for united Oppn with Cong, Left on board FATEHABAD: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar called for uniting all Opposition parties, including the Congress and Left, to take on the BJP and accused the ruling party of trying to create communal tension. TNS FEW UNITS LEFT IN TOWER ‘M’ & ‘N’ *T&C Apply Actual Image
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