06112022-TT-03.qxd 11/5/2022 11:37 PM Page 1 123 CHANDIGARH | GURUGRAM | JALANDHAR | BATHINDA | VOL. 142 NO. 306 | 18 PAGES | ~7.00 | REGD. NO. CHD/0006/2021-2023 ESTABLISHED IN 1881 HIMACHAL PRADESH ENGLAND BEAT SRI LANKA, ENTER T20 WORLD CUP SEMIFINALS SPORT /thetribunechd 2 LeT TERRORISTS HELD IN SOPORE WITH AMMUNITION J&K READY FOR QATAR: FIFA CONG INVITES NCP, UDDHAV WORLD CUP KICKS OFF FACTION TO JOIN ‘BHARAT ON NOV 20 SPECTRUM JODO’ YATRA BACK PAGE sunday | 6 november 2022 /thetribunechd www.tribuneindia.com Your vote will determine HP’s growth story: PM at Mandi rally VOTES 2022 Tribune News Service Lahore, November 5 Nine coaches of a special train carrying Pakistani Sikh pilgrims to attend Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary celebrations at a gurdwara in Nankana Sahib derailed in Pakistan’s Punjab province on Saturday. No one was injured in the accident, said a spokesperson of Pakistan Railways. Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary will be observed on November 8. The main event to celebrate the Guru’s birth will be held at Gurdwara Janamasthan Nankana Sahib. The spokesperson said the special train carrying Sikh pilgrims was on its way to Nankana Sahib from Karachi when nine of its bogies derailed between Shorkot and Pir Mahl railway stations in the province. continued on page 6 Mandi, November 5 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked the Congress for “neglecting” Himachal Pradesh for being a small state that sent only four MPs to the Lok Sabha and allegedly playing with many lives by indulging in corruption in defence deals. Addressing a rally at Sundernagar in Mandi, the home district of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, PM Modi alleged that the Congress failed to ensure the state’s development despite remaining in power for decades. Stressing that every single vote cast on November 12 would define the hill state’s development journey for the next 25 years, the PM urged the people to start a new tradition by voting back the BJP to power to ensure stability and progress. “If you want to seek accountability and answers from the government, you should give it a chance again. Together, we will take Himachal forward, Tribune News Service Amritsar, November 5 A court sent the suspect in the murder of Shiv Sena (Taksali) leader Sudhir Suri to seven-day police custody on Saturday. The suspect, Sandeep Singh, alias Sunny, was presented before the court amid tight security. Suri was shot dead on Friday when he and his support- HIMACHAL Pak train carrying Sikh pilgrims derails, all safe Day after Sena leader’s killing, cops explore suspect’s links with radicals ‘We have done it,’ claims gangster Lakhbir ers were holding a protest outside Gopal Mandir here. The police arrested Sandeep Singh who allegedly shot Suri with his licensed weapon. His garment shop is located a few metres from the spot. Sources said the police were looking into his links Unsafe, Chintels’ 50-flat tower to be demolished in G’gram PM Narendra Modi with Radha Soami Satsang chief Gurinder Singh Dhillon in Beas on Saturday. The dera has considerable following in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh. PTI CONG MANIFESTO PROMISES 1 LAKH JOBS, OPS ■ Old pension scheme (OPS) for govt staff to be revived, early clearance of arrears ■ 300 units of free power to every household, ~680crore startup fund ■ 1 lakh jobs and ~1,500 per month for women between 18 to 60 years ■ Enhancement in the ` start a new ‘riwaaz’ (custom) and bring the BJP back to power,” he said. After Inde- INDEPENDENT INDIA’s FIRST VOTER DIES retirement age of Class IV employees from 58 to 60 years ■ Regularisation of contractual police employees within two years ■ 80 per cent jobs in industrial sector to be made mandatory for Himachalis The first voter of Independent India, Shyam Saran Negi (106), died on Saturday. He cast vote through postal ballot on November 2 due to his frail health for the 34th time for the upcoming Vidhan Sabha poll scheduled for November 12. pendence, the Congress committed the country’s first scam in the defence sec- tor, he alleged. “During its regime, the Congress always continued on page 6 Today’s issue is of 18 pages, including six-page additional pullout (Spectrum). IN BRIEF RSS cancels Nov 6 events in Tamil Nadu CHENNAI: The RSS has said it will not hold marches on November 6 as terms laid down by Madras HC are “not acceptable” to it. PTI Our Correspondent Gurugram, November 5 The Gurugram administration has decided to demolish Tower D of the Sector 109 Chintels Paradiso society, the sixth floor of which had partially collapsed on February 10, leaving two women dead and several others injured. A team from the IIT, Delhi, had later investigated the incident and found the 50flat tower to be “unsafe”. Deputy Commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav is expected to fix the demolition date on Monday. “Structural deficiencies were found in the tower’s construction. Its with radical outfits. The car in which the suspect had arrived at the spot carried a sticker of ‘Waris Punjab De’, headed by Sikh preacher Amritpal Singh. A video of his meeting with Amritpal Singh went viral on social media on Saturday. The Moga police today detained Amritpal and later let him off. An NIA team today met police officers. AUDIT OF TWO MORE TOWERS UNDERWAY ■ Two women died after sixth floor of Tower D partially collapsed on February 10 ■ Structural audit of adjoining Tower E and F is underway ■ There are 28 flats in Tower E and 22 in Tower F repair isn’t viable owing to technical and financial issues. continued on page 6 ED questions Sisodia’s personal assistant NEW DELHI: The ED on Saturday grilled Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia's personal assistant in connection with its money laundering probe. BACK PAGE Mukhtar Ansari’s MLA son held in PMLA case NEW DELHI: The ED has arrested gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari’s son Abbas under a PMLA case. BACK PAGE
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