r Regd. No. Indore MP/ICD 216/2018-2020 RnI no. mpeng/2010/35815 t INDORE t BHOPAL t UJJAIN t MUMBAI t PUNE WEATHER 0 0 27.8 C.12.1 C. sunrise: 06: 56 sunset: 06: 24 HUMIDITY Morning : 53 Evening : 40 NATION vol. 9 no. 247 | BhoPal BhoPal | Wednesday | FeBRuaRy 20, 2019 | Pages 14 | ` 3 bJd MlA manhandles kin of martyred crpf trooper www.freepressjournal.in EDIT GLAM Thought for the day Once you obtain the Lord’s Name from a Guru you should continuously chant it with faith and devotion. Nothing can tarnish the Lord’s name. He is always sweet. Sri Ma AvoidAble confrontAtion AkshAy feels proud ARMY APPEALS TO KASHMIRI MOTHERS ‘Ask sons to drop guns, or they will be killed' PULWAMA AVENGED in 100 hours, entire JeM leadership vanquished: Lt Gen KJS Dhillion Digvijaya trolls Sidhu: Make Imran Bhai understand ageNcies Srinagar News Brief Centre hikes DA by 3 per cent New DelhI: The Union Cabinet Tuesday increased the dearness allowance by 3 per cent effective from January 1, 2019, a move which will benefit 1.1 crore central government employees and pensioners. BJP finalises poll pact with AIADMK CheNNaI: The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu and the BJP Tuesday sealed an alliance for the coming Lok Sabha elections under which the saffron party would contest five of the 39 seats in the state. Two mowed down by BJP MLA's car BeNGaluru: Two people were mowed down and three others injured by a car in which senior state BJP leader and MLA C T Ravi was travelling near Kunigal in Tumakuru district early Tuesday, police said. Plea against CBI’s Rao disposed New DelhI: The SC on Tuesday disposed of a plea challenging the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as the interim CBI Director. The Indian Army on Tuesday said that all the top leadership of the Jaish-eMuhammad (JeM) outfit have been eliminated by security forces in the Kashmir Valley within 100 hours of the terror attack in which 40 CRPF troopers were killed. Addressing a joint press conference with the state police and the Central Reserve Police Force at the Badamibagh Cantonment Headquarters of army's 15 corps, Lieutenant General, K.J.S. Dhillion, commander of the Chinar Corps said: "In less than 100 hours of the terror attack in Pulwama we have eliminated the top leadership of the JeM that was being directly handled by the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Pakistan Army . The top army officer made a request to parents especially mothers in the Valley to ensure that their children who have picked up guns come back to the mainstream by surrendering their weapons. "Mothers have an important role in ensuring that their children remain safe. They must ask those children who have picked up guns to give them up," he added. Contd. on P10 Singh Digvijayato has tweeted advice party colleague and cricketerturned-Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, whose recent tweet “A nation cannot be held responsible for the acts of terrorists” statement have triggered a huge controversy. "Navjot Singh Sidhu ji apne dost Imran bhai ko samjhaiye. Uskii vajah se aap ko gaali padh rahi hai (convince your friend Imran bhai. You (Sidhu) are being abused because of him)," tweeted Singh. Nitika Kaul, wife of Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, who lost his life in Pulwama encounter with JeM terrorists, gestures while paying her last respects to him ahead of his funeral, in Dehradun on Tuesday Cong alleges huge security lapses India rejects Imran Khan's response Israel offers unconditional help Pulwama. “huge security lapses have to to be plugged for no recurrence," he said.“Such huge security lapses including the ridiculous idea of moving 2,500 jawans in 78 vehicles at one go, allowing any civilian vehicle on road simultaneously, ignoring direct written intelligence reports on Jaish suicide attack since December 2018," he tweeted. Is this attention to detail by "56" chest", he said. Pulwama attack, saying disclaiming its link with terrorist attacks is an oft-repeated excuse by the neighbouring country. In a hard-hitting statement, the Ministry of external affairs said India was not surprised that Khan refused to acknowledge the attack on India's security forces in Pulwama as an act of terrorism. It said the Prime Minister of Pakistan has neither chosen to condemn the heinous act nor condoled with the bereaved families. to its assistance, an assurance which assumes significance amid demands that the government should consider Israeli-type retaliation to terror strikes. The comments by newly-appointed Israeli envoy Dr ron Malka came in response to a question on up to what extent Jerusalem will go to help India which has been a victim of terrorism. "whatever India needs to defend itself there is no limit,” he said. pg-10 ndia Tuesday spokesperson abhishek srael has offered to Minister Khan' response to its Singhvi Congress tweeted: "Congress highlyManu IallegationsImranstronglys rejected PakistaninPrime Iterrorism,defendingunconditionalis helpagainst India in itself, especially of Islamabad's involvement the responsible and very restrained post asserting that "there no limit" Dear @ImranKhanPTI (Pakistan tehreek e insaf) you have Jaish chief Masood Azhar sitting in Bahawalpur and masterminding the attacks with ISI help. Go pick him up from there. If you can't let us know we'll do it for you. BTW what has been done about the proofs of Mumbai's 26/11 attack? Time to walk the talk If you have any actionable intelligence that a Pakistani is involved. Give it to us. I guarantee you we will take action not because we are under pressure, but because they are acting as enemies of Pakistan n imran khan Disagree. Pathankot dossier was given to them (Pakistan) but no actin was taken to punish the perpetrators. Time to walk the talk n amarinder Singh to imran khan Two Surya Kiran jets crash after grazing each other mid-air n mehbooba mufti to pak pm Industry seeks Telangana, Andra-like facilities in state TIME TO PREPARE sector-wise policy to bring investment: Nath A still from a video footage shows an aircraft in flames after two aircrafts of IAF's aerobatic team Surya Kiran crashed near the Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru on Tuesday BeNgaluru Two aircraft of IAF's aerobatic team Surya Kiran crashed after grazing each other mid-air near here Tuesday killing a pilot and , injuring two who ejected to safety during a rehersal for the Aero India show. aerO INDIa ShOw Video clips of the incident showed the two jets crashing to the ground and bursting into flames near Yelahanka airbase after brushing against each other mid air, a day ahead of the five day event. Thick black plumes of smoke were seen billowing from the mishap site moments later, with a man in the video yelling "Oh my God, oh my God." The Hawk jets were performing a manoeuvre when one was flying inverted carrying a pilot and the other below it with two pilots moments before they hit each other and spun out of control, according to police and eye witnesses. Chief Minister, who invited industrialists here for a round-table meet, said that he had called the business heads to know the how critically they review the present scenario of the industry and the government policies in the state. “I had called the industrialists of the state to criticise the government,” said Nath later while interacting with media here on Tuesday . Earlier, Nath held a round-table meeting with 61 industrialists and head honchos of business groups here to understand the industry's needs and attract investment. Nath in- CM Kamal Nath with biz leaders in Bhopal on Tuesday formed that the industrialists praised the policies of M eghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy, stoked a new one on Tuesday by endorsing a call to boycott "everything Kashmiri", including the Amarnath Yatra and purchasing products from the state, as a response to last week's Pulwama terror attack. "An appeal from a retired colonel of the Indian Army: Don't visit Kashmir, don't go to Amarnath for the next 2 years. Don't buy articles from Kashmir emporia or Kashmiri tradesman who come every winter. Boycott everything Kashmiri. I am inclined to agree (sic)," Roy tweeted. pg9 PaK SeeKS urgeNT uN INTerveNTION Pakistan foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi sent a letter to Secretary-general antonio guterres on Monday, seeking his help to reduce the tensions between the two countries, the Pakistan foreign Office said."It is with a sense of urgency that I draw your attention to the deteriorating security situation in our region resulting from the threat of use of force against Pakistan by India," Qureshi wrote CM’S ROUND-TABLE WITH 61 INDUSTRIALISTS & HEAD HONCHOS OF BIZ GROUPS Our sTaFF repOrTer Bhopal Boycott everything Kashmiri: Meghalaya guv’s shocker Andhra Pradesh and Telengana governments and demanded that the Congress government here too provide sops and business environment like the other two states. “I did not find any single window system in the state, nor the industrialists as claimed by the earlier government,” said the Chief Minister. Industrialists are facing many problems and are running pillar to post to get their issues resolved, but they were pushed back by the government machinery, said Nath. “What do industrialists want, they only seek little support from the government and nothing more,” he added. Contd. on P10 After Diggy’s anger, govt does a U-turn on Mandsaur firing BACHCHAN CLARIFIES: Reply based on previous govt’s documents Our sTaFF repOrTer Bhopal Home minister Bala Bachchan’s reply in the House giving clean chit to police in Mandsaur firing incident, has stirred a political storm. Former chief minister Digvijaya Singh has taken serious objection to the minister’s statement. Chief Minister Kamal Nath, after Singh’s annoyance, has asked Bachchan to call press conference and give clarification. Singh also showed his annoyance over forest minister Umang Singhar on his reply on plantation on the banks of river Narmada. Singh said he did 3100-kilometre long Narmada Parikrama and forest minister does not know much about the banks of Narmada river. Bachchan, giving clarification on the issue, said the reply was given on the basis of documents of previous BJP government. Contd. on P10 Clean chit to Shivraj govt on Simhastha C ongress, during opposition, may be leveling allegations during Simhastha, but it has given clean chit to the previous BJP government after coming to power. urban administration minister Jaivardhan Singh, replying to a written question in the house, said there were no irregularities in Simhastha. Singh also replied that no inquiry orders were given to probe into Simhastha and no probe orders would be issued now. Singh said he did not receive the report of the committee constituting former in charge leader of opposition and other members on Simhastha. DIggy MuM ON SON’S rePly Meanwhile, Digvijaya Singh, who was annoyed over giving clean chit on plantation and Mandsaur firing incident to previous state government, did not make any comment on his son’s statement. Kin, dad's buddy Issue reaches Rahul; call attention motion over min’s reply his clarification in rapes 12-yr-old Acall-attention motion would be may giveHouse on this issue.the put in the House on Meanwhile, the reply of Wednesday in Kishanganj controversy following of Bachchan giving clean chit over reply Fp News service Mhow A twelve-year-old girl was raped on the outskirts of Neuguradiya village near Mhow on Monday evening. The 30-year-old accused has been booked under Section 376 (rape) of the IPC and 7/8 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. However, the accused is at large. Kishanganj police station in-charge Karni Singh Shaktawat informed that the accused Nanuram is a labourer in a potato chips factory and the rape survivor is daughter of another labourer in the same factory . The girl was alone in her hut as her parents were away for some work. Taking advantage of the situation, Nanuram raped her and warned her of dire consequences if she raised an alarm. Contd. on P10 home minister Bala Bachchan on Mandsaur firing incident. MLA Harsh Gehlot, who had raised question in the House on the incident, has put a callattention-motion on it. Bachchan to police in Mandsaur firing incident has reached AICC president Rahul Gandhi. Sources said Rahul has asked CM to respond on the reply of the state government in the House. aND, CM ClarIfIeS ON TwITTer... a fter his ministers’ replies in the house, Chief Minister Kamal Nath gave clarification on Twitter. Nath wrote that our government is committed to punishing those guilty of Mandsaur firing, plantation scam and financial irregularities during Simhastha. Pak urges ICJ to dismiss India's plea in Kulbhushan Jadhav case The hague: Pakistan on Tuesday urged the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to dismiss India's plea in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, as it accused New Delhi of using the top uN court for "political theatre". Opening the arguments on the second day, Pakistan's attorney general anwar Mansoor Khan claimed that Jadhav was a serving Indian Navy officer and spy who entered Pakistan on an authentic Indian passport carrying a Muslim name when arrested in March 2016. he accused India of interfering in Pakistan by training and arming antiPakistan militias to create trouble in Balochistan and Sindh and other places in the country. p6 Balais celebrate Ravidas Jayanti for first time This extra-marital dating platform for the married keeping Indians busy shreNik BaNThiya Badnawar New Delhi The members of Balai community from Murdaka village on Monday celebrated Sant Ravidas Jayanti under heavy police protection after 70 years of country’s independence. 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