29092023-TT-01.qxd 9/28/2023 11:07 PM Page 1 13 CHANDIGARH | GURUGRAM | JALANDHAR | BATHINDA | VOL. 143 NO. 269 | 12 PAGES | ~5.00 | REGD. NO. CHD/0006/2021-2023 ESTABLISHED IN 1881 HIMACHAL PRADESH SUNAK’S WIFE TO LIQUIDATE INVESTMENT VENTURE IN UK WORLD /thetribunechd 50 SCHOOLS DAMAGED, CLASSES RUNNING FROM SHRINES HP 20% TCS ON FOREIGN TRAVEL, REMITTANCES FROM OCT BUSINESS friday | 29 september 2023 /thetribunechd www.tribuneindia.com Jaishankar meets US NSA amid strained India-Canada relations Shiva Narwal, Arjun Cheema, Sarabjot Singh won 10m air pistol team gold. PTI ANOTHER GOLD IN SHOOTING The team of Sarabjot Singh, Arjun Singh Cheema and Shiva Narwal extended India’s impressive show by winning gold in men’s 10m air pistol event on Thursday WUSHU Roshibina Devi clinches silver in 60kg wushu sanda event EQUESTRIAN Anush Agarwalla clinches bronze medal in individual dressage event, firstever for India in segment INDIA’S MEDAL TALLY RANK 5 BJP ELECTION PANEL LIKELY TO MEET ON SUNDAY BACK PAGE TOTAL 06 08 11 25 Holds discussions to boost bilateral ties TAKING FORWARD PARTNERSHIP ❝ Began my Washington DC visit with a meeting Sandeep Dikshit Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 28 External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday met US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and discussed taking forward the progress in bilateral relations between the two countries. The discussions, sources said, included the Ukraine conflict, the Indo-Pacific and rules to govern cooperation in high-tech sectors. Jaishankar arrived in Washington on Wednesday to begin the second leg of his EAM S Jaishankar with US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan. FILE nine-day US visit. He will meet Secretary of State Antony Blinken later in the day. Interestingly, Jaishankar had met Blinken and Sullivan on September 28 last year as well. During the first leg in New York, he addressed the 78th UN General Assembly session and held several bilaterals. Jaishankar’s current visit has been overshadowed by Canadian PM Justin with NSA Jake Sullivan. Recognised the tremendous progress in our bilateral relationship this year and discussed taking it forward. S Jaishankar Trudeau’s allegation of a potential Indian link to the murder of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Surrey, British Columbia. However, he has a much continued on page 9 Khaira arrested in 2015 drugs case AtDSPmurderspot,bid Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 28 In an early morning swoop, a Fazilka police team arrested Congress’ Bholath MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira from his Sector 5 residence here in connection with re-investigation into an eight-year-old drug smuggling case, which has spanned three governments of EVIDENCE AGAINST CONG MLA: COPS ■ Arrest comes after probe by new SIT into 2015 FIR involving cross-border smuggling network in Fazilka ■ Nine, including Khaira ‘aide’ Gurdev, were convicted; cops say they have phone chat record of two ❝ It’s politics of revenge by AAP. They may eliminate me. Mann will be solely responsible. I will fight back. — Sukhpal Khaira different political parties. Khaira also faces charges of money laundering, besides involvement in a fake passport racket in New Delhi. continued on page 9 to run over Tauru SDM Sumedha Sharma Tribune News Service Gurugram, September 28 Over a year after a Haryana Police DSP was crushed to death by the mining mafia in Tauru block of Nuh, a similar attempt was made on the life of SDM Sanjeev Kumar almost at the same spot on Thursday. Nuh mining mafia tries a rerun of 2022 killing According to information, the Tauru SDM and his team signalled a truck overloaded with mined material to stop around 2 pm, but its driver continued on page 9 c m y b FATHER OF GREEN REVOLUTION NO MORE Agri scientist who ensured Indians didn’t go hungry Aditi Tandon Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 28 Legendary agricultural scientist Monkombu Sambasivan Swaminathan, whose vision transformed India from an import-dependent to a foodgrain-surplus nation in the late 1960s, breathed his last on Thursday morning. He was 98. Feted as the Father of the Green Revolution, Swaminathan, who had been ailing for some time, passed away at his Chennai home. President Droupadi Murmu led the condolences, with Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge and leading personalities from all walks of life hailing the late plant geneticist’s life journey. Born in Tamil Nadu’s Kumbakonam on August 7, 1925, to MK Sambasivan and Parvati Thangammai, Swaminathan, popularly called MS, became the first World Food Prize laureate (equivalent of a Nobel) in 1987 for spearheading the introduction of highyielding wheat and rice varieties in India in the 1960s. IN BRIEF Centre shifts Srinagar top cop to Manipur MS SWAMINATHAN AUG 7, 1925—SEPT 28, 2023 SWAMINATHAN LED INDIA OUT OF THE HUNGER TRAP PUNJAB REMEMBERS MAN BEHIND DWARF WHEAT GUIDED HARYANA SCIENTISTS TO WORK ON HIGH-YIELD VARIETIES INSIDE India then faced prospects of a widespread famine and western economists went as far as saying that “only an atom bomb can solve the problem”. But convinced that Norman Borlaug’s newly developed Mexican dwarf wheat varieties could transform India’s foodgrain production landscape, as against native tall wheat stalks that often fell under their own weight, Swaminathan invited Borlaug to work with him continued on page 9 NEW DELHI: Srinagar SSP Rakesh Balwal, who has expertise in handling terror-related cases, has been repatriated to Manipur cadre where a fresh bout of violence has worsened the tense situation. INSIDE Bidhuri issue referred to privileges committee NEW DELHI: LS Speaker Om Birla has referred to the House privileges committee all complaints in respect of the row involving BJP member Ramesh Bidhuri's offensive remarks against BSP MP Danish Ali. BACK PAGE CRPF man killed in Jharkhand IED blast RANCHI: Two CRPF personnel were seriously injured in an IED blast in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district on Thursday and one of them died later in the course of treatment, the police said. PTI
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