r Regd. No. Indore MP/ICD 216/2018-2020 Sunrise: 06: 42 Sunset: 06: 32 HUMIDITY Morning : 37 Evening : 40 RNI No. 38281/83 t INDORE t BHOPAL t UJJAIN t MUMBAI t PUNE WEATHER 0 0 29.4 C.12.4 C. Brahma Kumaris Modi prepared fresh Rafale jet contract, claims Rahul Mediation: Tricky route for Ayodhya tangle VOL. XXXVI NO. 271 | INDORE INDORE | SATURDAY | MARCH 9, 2019 | PAGES 14 + 8 = 22 | ` 3 EDIT RAM JANMABHOOMI-BABRI MASJID LAND DISPUTE DHONI, KOHLI PLAN SPECIAL 'CAP' TRIBUTE FOR ARMED FORCES GIVES THREE-MEMBER panel eight weeks to complete process NEW DELHI 6 members of Petlawad blast case accused's family acquitted RAJENDRA SINGH SONGARA Meghnagar/Jhabua Seven people, including six family members of Petlawad blast case prime accused Rajendra Kaswa, were acquitted by Special judge of Jhabua session court in a case related to stock of explosive. Meanwhile, case against blast prime accused Rajendra Kaswa, who was declared dead by police citing a DNA report, is still underway . CONTD. ON P10 Giving another chance for mediation, the Supreme Court Friday ordered setting up a three-member panel headed by a former apex court judge F M I Kalifulla to explore a possible settlement of the decades-old politically sensitive Ram JanmabhoomiBabri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya. Spiritual guru and founder of Art of Living foundation Sri Sri Ravishankar and senior advocate Sriram Panchu, well known for his mediation experience, will be the other two members of the panel. Interestingly, all the three men appointed by the apex court hail from Tamil Nadu where the Ayodhya dispute does not have much resonance. The mediation process in Faizabad of Uttar Pradesh, around 7 km from the twin city of Ayodhya, will commence within a week and the panel will submit a progress report within four weeks, the top court said in its order that came ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. It said the mediation proceeding to be held "in-camera" and in "utmost confidentiality" will be completed within eight weeks which is the interregnum THE THREE MUSKETEERS FROM TAMIL NADU RETD JUDGE FAKKIR MOHAMED IBRAHIM KALIFULLA: He will head mediation committee. Starting his legal career in 1975 with law firm T.S. Gopalan & Co. he rose through ranks to become a judge at SC in 2012. The Tamil Nadu born judge was made Chief Justice of the J&K High Court in 2011 after serving as acting Chief Justice for two months. Kalifulla retired from the profession in July 2016. SRIRAM PANCHU: Named as member, is a known and expert mediator who founded The Mediation Chambers in 2005. He is president of Association of Indian Mediators and a director on the board of the International Mediation Institute (IMI). He set up India's first court-annexed mediation centre in 2005. Panchu was appointed by India's Supreme Court to mediate a 500-square kilometre dispute between the states of Assam and Nagaland, and another public dispute involving the Parsi community in Bombay. SRI SRI RAVI SHANKAR: A noted spiritual leader known for his mediation skills in several social disputes. Remove obstacles in temple construction: RSS T he RSS on Friday expressed its "full faith" in the Supreme Court but said that its judgment on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid Ayodhya title dispute case "must expedite" and remove the "obstacles" in constructing a grand temple. F Owaisi takes exception to Ravi Shankar President Asaduddin MIMconcern Friday Owaisi on voiced over Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha member Pandit Nand Kishore Mishra and Nirmohi Akhara's Sitaram Das at SC on Friday Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar being made a mediator saying he was related to the subject matter and was also a party to the dispute. FAIZABAD, CAPITAL OF NAWABS OF AWADH, WILL BE SEAT OF MEDIATION aizabad - the first capital of Nawabs of Awadh - around 7 km from Ayodhya will be the seat of mediation for exploring the possibility of amicable settlement in the decades-old politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case. The Supreme Court on Friday said adequate arrangements including venue for mediation, place of stay of the mediators, their security, travel should be arranged by the Uttar Pradesh government. period granted earlier by the apex court to the parties in the main Ayodhya case to go through translations of oral and documentary evidences. A fivejudge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it does not find any "legal impediment" to make a reference to mediation for a possible settlement of the dispute. "We therefore order accordingly and having taken , note of the names suggest- ed by the parties, we are of the view that the following panel of mediators should be appointed to go into the dispute with liberty to the mediators to co-opt other members of the panel, if so required," it said. Jabalpur’s Madan Mahal rly stn becomes fully women-operated AGENCIES Jabalpur On the occasion of the International Women's Day on Friday, the Madan Mahal railway station here turned into a 'pink station', with all its operations being managed only by women staffers. The station falls under the West Central Railway (WCR) zone. "Madan Mahal station becomes the first railway station of the WCR to be fully operated by the women staffers. Forty one women employees will henceforth operate the station round-theclock," WCR chief public Swine flu claims life of 4 city women OUR STAFF REPORTER Indore International Women's Day had a tragic ending in Indore, as four women patients succumbed to swine flu on Friday, including a 50-year-old Bagli woman. She breathed her last in Bhandari Hospital. Two patients died on Thursday and one on March 4. Reports of their samples were received on Friday . They all were afflicted by Swine flu. Following four deaths, the toll is now 28. "A 63-year-old patient who was admitted in Apple Hospital succumbed to the disease on Thursday a 30-year, old patient succumbed to THE SCARE Total sample 506 Positive 94 Report pending 49 DEATH 28 the disease at MY Hospital while a 27-year-old patient died in MY Hospital on March 4," CMHO Dr Pravin Jadia said. SWACHH SURVEKSHAN 2019 ‘Rs 5K bonus for sanitation workers of cities in top 20’ OUR STAFF REPORTER Bhopal Chief Minister Kamal Nath has announced bonus of Rs 5000 to all sanitation staff of all six civic bodies of the cities which grabbed ranks in top 20 cities in the Swachh Survekshan 2019. These cities are Indore, Ujjjain, Dewas, Khargone, Nagda and Bhopal. Nath said, “The achievement became possible with the participation of the public but it also true that sanitation workers of Indore, Uj- jain, Dewas, Khargone, Nagda and Bhopal worked hard to achieve this goal.” “State government will pay bonus to all the sanitation workers of the six civic bodies for their hard work. We slaute their hard work and without their hard work, it could not have possible. So they deserve bonus for their hard work, he added.” Indore was adjudged winner in the country wide survey while Bhopal has been declared as the cleanest capital in the country. Vishal’s challenging project yet www.freepressjournal.in MEDIATION, orders SC NATION Great moments of the world would not have been possible in the absence of co-operation. GLAM THOUGHT FOR THE DAY relation officer Priyanka Dixit said. The women staffers will handle all the responsibilities, including ticketchecking, reservation and booking, security and the train operations, she added. The station is located just a few kms away from Jabalpur station. If Cricket Australia has 'Pink Test' and Cricket South Africa has 'Pink ODI', BCCI will from Friday’s Ranchi ODI have one game every calendar year when 'Men in Blue' will wear camouflaged caps as they look to pay tribute to the Indian Armed Forces. The move has been mooted by none other than Lt. Col. MS Dhoni (he's with the Territorial Army) and current skipper Virat Kohli Pak stops media from visiting bombed madrasa CITES security concern JABA Pakistani security officials on Thursday prevented a team of a news agency from climbing a hill in northeastern Pakistan to the site of a madrasa and a group of surrounding buildings that was targeted by Indian warplanes last week. It is the third time in the past nine days that reporters visited the area — and each time the path up to what villagers say was a religious school run at one time by militant group JeM and what India says was a ‘terrorist’ training camp — was blocked. The Pakistani security officials guarding the way to the site cited “security concerns” for denying access. They stuck to the Pakistani government’s position ever since the IAF conducted air strikes in Balakot on February 26. A FIR against IAF pilots for bombing 19 trees ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday registered a First Information Report against "unidentified pilots" of IAF for bombing and destroying 19 trees in the Balakot area, according to a media report. The FIR was filed by the forestry department on Friday against pilots of the IAF for bombing and destroying trees in the Balakot area, the Express News reported. US to Pak: Take sustained actions against terrorists WASHINGTON: Stepping up pressure on Pakistan, the US has asked Islamabad to take "sustained and irreversible" actions against terrorist groups operating from its territory to prevent future attacks and promote regional stability. RSS praises IAF, Modi govt for air strike AGENCIES Gwalior The RSS on Friday lauded the Indian Air Force (IAF) for hitting terror launch pads in Pakistan and also praised the government for taking the decision. A resolution to this effect was passed on day one of the three-day meeting of the Akhil Bhartiya Pratinidhi Sabha, RSS' highest policy-making body, which began here Friday. "The meeting passed an 'abhinandan prastav' lauding the IAF for the air strike and also praised the government for this decision," RSS joint general secretary Manmohan Vaidya told reporters. "The government has taken the right decision to deal with the anti-national forces and Indians should also remain cautious of such elements," he said. NUCLEAR WAR BETWEEN INDIA & PAK 'MOST LIKELY': NYT nuclear war between India and Pakistan is "most likely" and the "relative calm" is not a solution as long as the two neighbours refuse to deal with their core dispute of Kashmir, the New York Times has said in an opinion piece. The daily's Editorial Board said that although India-Pakistan tensions had diffused for now, their "nuclear arsenals mean unthinkable consequences are always possible". The board wrote that "this relative calm is not a solution" and the US needed to get involved in defusing the tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad.