11112022-TTC-01.qxd 11/11/2022 12:22 AM Page 1 13 CHANDIGARH | GURUGRAM | JALANDHAR | BATHINDA | VOL. 142 NO. 311 | 16 PAGES | ~5.00 | REGD. NO. CHD/0006/2021-2023 ESTABLISHED IN 1881 WANT COMPETITION, NOT CONFLICT, WITH CHINA: US PREZ WORLD /thetribunechd TERROR-FUNDING MODULE BUSTED IN KUPWARA, 6 HELD J&K ~55,575-CRORE GST PM TO ATTEND THREE-DAY EVASION IN PAST G20 SUMMIT IN BALI TWO YEARS BUSINESS BACK PAGE friday | 11 november 2022 /thetribunechd www.tribuneindia.com SC to set up Bench on Gyanvapi today The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to set up a Bench to hear the Gyanvapi-Kashi Vishwanath case in which the Hindu side has sought extension of an order by which protection of an area where a “Shivling” was found in Gyanvapi premises was ordered. “We will constitute a Bench at 3 pm tomorrow,” Chief Justice DY Chandrachud said. BACK PAGE ENGLAND 170/0 INDIA NEW DELHI: 168/6 T20 WC FINAL PAK VS ENG ON SUNDAY (1:30 PM) INDIA’S ‘TIMID’ BATTING APPROACH SLAMMED ■ Experts slammed India’s ‘timid’ powerplay approach following team’s embarrassing exit from the T20 WC on Thursday ■ India played conservatively in the powerplay managing only 38 runs; England’s was 63 in 6 overs ■ But for Hardik Pandya’s 63 off 33 deliveries, India would not have got a respectable total. MORE INSIDE ‘Lifelong duty to serve the state,’ PM signs off with note to voters Aditi Tandon Tribune News Service Shimla, November 10 Campaigning for the November 12 Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections drew to a close on Thursday with political parties raising stakes like never before and Prime Minister Narendra Modi penning a personal appeal to voters of the state. “Every vote cast in favour of the lotus (BJP symbol) will add to my strength... It is my lifelong duty to serve the state to which I am indebted,” the PM said to the people, urging them to re-elect the BJP in departure from norm. All incumbent governments here have been voted HIMACHAL VOTES CAMPAIGNING ENDS BJP: Victory will mean another endorsement of proincumbency image after UP and Uttarakhand, could spur prospects ahead of LS polls CONG: Win a must for electoral revival, party hopeful anti-incumbency trends will hold again out since 1982, with the BJP pulling out all the stops to “change the tradition” and the Congress, in a do-or-die battle, hoping for anti-incum- bency trends to hold again. The victory is a must for the Congress’ electoral revival after it failed at the hustings in West Bengal, Kerala, Assam and Puducherry in 2021 and UP Uttarakhand, , Manipur, Goa and Punjab earlier this year. For the BJP a victory would , mean another endorsement of its “pro-incumbency” image as seen in UP and Uttarakhand, a trend that could boost its prospects ahead of the 2024 General Election as a “trendsetting organisation”. In a bid to script history, the BJP is banking big on the PM’s personal connect with voters, as evidenced in his continued on page 12 Costs escalating, India insists on new global climate finance target COP27Says developed countries must lend financial & technical support Tribune News Service New Delhi, November 10 Developing countries, including India, are insisting on a new global climate finance target, also known as the new collective quantified goal (NCQG), which, they say, should be in trillions given the growing costs of addressing and adapting to climate change. At a high-level ministerial dialogue on NCQG at the ongoing UN climate summit COP27 in Egypt, India highlighted that climate actions to IN BRIEF Navlakha to be placed under house arrest New Delhi: The SC has allowed activist Gautam Navlakha’s plea to be placed under house arrest owing to his poor health. TNS Kerala removes Guv as varsity chancellor Thiruvananthapuram: The LDF govt has removed Governor as Chancellor of Kerala Kalamandalam deemed university. PTI CHALLENGES AHEAD $100 BILLION Promised by developed nations in 2009 to help developing nations meet climate change challenges $1 TRILLION Needed by developing nations (other than China) by 2025 to cut emissions, boost resilience and restore land $2.4 TRILLION Required by 2030 to tackle climate change and help developing nations grow their economies meet the Nationally Determined Contributions’ (NDC) targets required financial, CONCRETE ACTION NEED OF HOUR India expects action from rich nations in terms of climate finance and helping poor and developing nations combat climate change. ❝ Bhupender Yadav, Activists protest in Egypt. REUTERS technological and capacitybuilding support from developed countries, officials aware ENVIRONMENT MINISTER of the developments said. The Indian delegation said that continued on page 12 Out on bail, dera man shot in Kotkapura Faridkot, November 10 A Dera Sacha Sauda follower, who was an accused in the 2015 sacrilege cases, was shot dead by six unidentified assailants in Kotkapura town of Faridkot district today. Pardeep Singh, alias Raju Dhodi, was shot in his dairy shop around 7.15 am. He died on the spot. His security guard and two other persons sustained bullet injuries, the police said. Accused in 2015 sacrilege case 6 SUSPECTS; 3 BIKES IMPOUNDED ■ Six youths on three bikes open fire at dera follower, killing him on the spot ■ Pardeep’s security guard, 2 others injured too PARDEEP SINGH ■ Gangster Goldy Brar claims responsibility The incident was caught on a CCTV camera installed nearby. Of the six motorcycle-borne assailants, two entered Pardeep’s shop and opened fire at him. After they ran out of the shop, the other four waiting outside also opened fire. Pardeep was an continued on page 12 9 Indian workers among 10 dead in Maldives fire New Delhi, November 10 At least nine Indians are reported to have died in a blaze in Male quarters housing migrant workers from Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka. The fire broke out in a garage, near a mosque, around 12:30 am on Thursday and quickly spread upstairs to the cramped living quarters. FOREIGN WORKERS CONSTITUTE ABOUT HALF OF MALE’S POPULATION The Ministry of External Affairs confirmed the 10 deaths, but said it would not comment on how many of the deceased were Indians till their identification. Reports from the Maldives said of the dead, nine were Indians and one Bangladeshi. MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the High Commission was in touch with the Maldivian authorities, which were extending all possible assistance to the affected Indians. Charitable organisations in the Maldives were providing shelter to expatriate workers who escaped the blaze. Asked if India suspected arson, Bagchi said the initial reports indicated a fire. “Either way, let’s wait for details of the investigation,” he said. While eight were found dead, two died of severe burns at Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital. — TNS
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