fP the publishers permit sharing of the e-paper's pdf on WhatsApp and other social media platforms r Regd. No. Indore MP/ICD 216/2021-2023 `3 r rnI no. 38281/83 free press t INDORE t BHOPAL t UJJAIN t MUMBAI t PUNE Quality at Value - WEAtHER 29.20c. 22.10c Sunrise : 06.12 Sunset : 06.34 tHougHt foR tHE dAy vol. XXXvIII no. 96 | Indore | monday | SePtemBer 13, 2021 | PageS 12 Edit WWW.fREEPRESSjoURNAl.IN LEVEL PLAYING FIELD FOR RADIO A MUST: NISHA NARAYANAN Pg-12 MUMbAI POLIcE SHOULD REVIVE bEAT POLIcING Pg- 6 FOR 24x7 UPDATES as eXPecTed, Pm modi does The uneXPecTed Gets a nondescript new face as Gujarat Chief Minister in Bhupendra Patel -- a first-time legislator DArShAN DeSAi Gandhinagar News Brief Food-processing unit unveiled in Morena New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Prahlad Singh Patel on Sunday inaugurated a food processing unit 'Sahara Frozen Foods' set up in Morena under a central scheme. "This processing unit will benefit everyone at the local level. ...the ministry is working religiously to develop India's food processing sector," an official statement quoted Patel having said on this occasion. Qaida chief appears in new video Beirut: Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri appeared in a new video marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, attacks, months after rumours spread that he was dead. The SITE Intelligence Group that monitors jihadist websites said the video was released Saturday. In it, alZawahri said that “Jerusalem Will Never be Judaized,” and praised al-Qaida attacks including one that targeted Russian troops in Syria. Known to play his cards close to his chest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expectedly did the unexpected as the BJP leadership on Sunday announced the name of a first-time legislator Bhupendra Patel as the new chief minister of Gujarat. Patel, 59, was quietly picked up from the crowd while half a dozen other names were doing the rounds since Saturday afternoon when Vijay Rupani stepped down. The only thing that was a foregone conclusion was that a Patidar or Patel would be named the chief minister, as the BJP realises they cannot ignore this powerful community. The party had burnt its fingers in the 2017 elections when it allowed the Hardik Patel phenomenon to grow and came perilously close to defeat. When his name was announced at the BJP Legislature Party meeting at the Shri Kamalam headquarters on work and I will continue to do so in coordination with the party organisation." He was a consensus candidate of the Amit Shah and the Anandiben Patel groups in the party when he was picked as the candidate from Ghatlodia. A protege of Anandiben, Patel, however, is close to Shah as well. The Ghatlodia constituency falls under Shah's Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat and is also Anandiben's erstwhile constituency . He will take oath on Monday afternoon. State BJP chief CR Paatil told reporters, "No decision has been taken on the deputy chief minister's post as of now. Only Bhupendra Patel will take oath tomorrow. The number of ministers and everything else will be decided later." The new Chief Minister claimed, "I was not aware at all. I just told my family that I was going for the BJP meeting to decide on the new Chief Minister and they must have watched it all on TV ." Contd. on P8 No D2 strain of dengue in state so far but no vaccine for it either WOMAN COP DIES OF DENGUE SAMPLES SENT to virology lab A 53-year-old woman constable Usha Tiwari on Sunday died of dengue in a hospital in Jabalpur. Usha was detected with dengue on Friday and was hospitalised a day after her blood platelet count dropped, ASP (Crime) Gopal Khandel said. Our StAff repOrter BHOPAL The state government has heaved a sigh of relief as no dengue virus serotype 2 (DENV-2 or D2) case was found till Sunday Few sam. ples have been sent for testing and results are awaited, according to national vector-borne disease control programme officer. Dengue viruses are of four serotypes (D1, D2, D3, D4). According to experts, dengue virus serotype 2 (DENV-2 or D2) is known to be the most virulent strain and can cause severity in disease. There are over 2,200 Swiss to spill real estate beans New Delhi/BerNe India will get this month the third set of Swiss bank account details of its nationals under an information pact with Switzerland and this will include for the first time the data about real estate properties owned by Indians there, officials said on Sunday . The dossier will contain complete information on flats, apartments and condominiums owned by Indians in Switzerland, as also on earnings accruing from such properties to help it look into tax liabilities associated with those assets. While the Swiss government has agreed to share details of real estate assets, the information about contributions to non-profit organisations and other such foundations, as also details on investments in digital curren- Sunday, Patel was sitting in the fourth row of 112 BJP legislators. Feigning surprise, the bespectacled, hefty, balding Bhupendra Patel walked up to the podium. He becomes the first CM from Ahmedabad city. Patel hardly spoke for a minute and a half and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. He said, "The BJP Government had reached the last man with its development cies still remain out of ambit of the information pact. However, hectic lobbying is underway globally to convince Switzerland to start sharing information about digital currency accounts and contributions made to non-profit entities as well. Himanshu, Founder and CEO of Switzerland For You SA, the parent firm of IDDI Investments, which is engaged in the business of attracting investments from India and other countries to Switzerland including in start-ups and real estate, said transparency has its own virtues. Contd. on P8 dengue cases in state. Seven districts are worst affected. They are Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Chhindwara, Agar-Malwa. National vector-borne disease control programme officer Dr Himanshu Jaiswal said test results of samples are awaited. Malwa and Mahalkaushal region is worst affected with dengue. Focus is on Mandsaur and Jabalpur. “We are consistently monitoring the situation,” Women can study in gender-segregated univs, say Taliban KABul Women in Afghanistan can continue to study in universities, including at post-graduate levels, but classrooms will be gendersegregated and Islamic dress is compulsory, the higher education minister in the new Taliban government said Sunday . The minister, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, laid out the new policies at a news conference, several days after Afghanistan's new rulers formed an all-male government. The world has been watching closely to see to what extent the Taliban might act differently from their first time in power, in the late 1990s. During that era, girls and women were denied an education, and were excluded from public life. Contd. on P8 he added. He urged people to take protective measures against vector-borne diseases and noted that dengue can lead to complications and death. "People should protect themselves from vectorborne diseases by using mosquito nets, mosquito repellents, covering body well to avoid mosquito bites because dengue can lead to death. There is no vaccine for dengue,” he added.• Taliban have taken over the glitzy Kabul mansion of one of their fiercest enemies -- the warlord and former vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum who was forced to flee last month as the Islamists were swept to power. Dostum’s regal mansion in Kabul is a feast for the eyes with lavish chandeliers, opulent decorations and wall-to-wall carpet. It also contains a spa, an indoor swimming pool, a Turkish bath and a huge tropical greenhouse. It is here that 150 Taliban fighters have made Dostum’s regal mansion in kabul is a feast for the eyes with lavish chandeliers, opulent decorations and wall-to-wall carpet. It also contains a spa, an indoor swimming pool, a turkish bath and a huge tropical greenhouse themselves home, even as they claim they will shun a luxurious life. The luxury found within the mansion would be unimaginable for most ordinary Afghans. Along an endless corridor with a thick apple-green carpet, exotic fish glide above in huge fish tanks, while plants sprout in a tropical greenhouse spanning several hun- dred square feet, reports Daily Mail. But the new head of the household - now the military commander of four provinces - makes it clear his men will not get used to the luxury. Qari Salahuddin Ayoubi insists that the Taliban will never live in such decadent surroundings. ‘‘Islam never wants us to have a luxurious life,’’ he told FIRST TIME 75% of vacancies in colleges to go under CLC round Atul GAutAm Indore In a major blow to higher education institutions which are already feeling the pinch of Covid-19 crisis, merely 3 lakh students have taken admissions against 12 lakh seats in government and private colleges across the state in two rounds of centralised online counselling so far. Now, only college level counselling (CLC) round is left in which for the first time 9 lakh seats will be available for admission. Generally 10 to 15% seats are , left for admissions at CLC level. In a panic mode over poor admission scenario, CLC from Sept 14 in PG, Sept 17 in UG Registrations for CLC round for admission in PG courses would be conducted from Sept 15 and UG courses from Sept 17. Registration process will be for 5 days. Common merit list will be declared on Sept 25 for PG and Sept 26 for UG courses. Students selected will have to pay fee till Sept 30 for confirmation of admission. Indore additional director higher education Dr Suresh Silawat said that the colleges had to stick to merit list while granting admission in CLC round. private colleges have deployed touts to get vacant seats filled. In MP admis, sions in colleges, barring some minority colleges, are granted through centralised online admission counselling. The colleges participating in the online counselling have 10.30 lakh vacant seats in undergraduate courses courses and 2.30 lakh vacant seats in postgraduate courses. BRITAIN'S NEW QUEEN Our StAff repOrter Indore As many as six new Covid cases were found in the city on Sunday. At least 8432 samples were sent for lab testing. Rate of positive patients was recorded at 0.07 percent. With today's figure, total number of positive patients reached in the city reached 1,53,089. No death was reported on Sunday due to which the total number of deaths remained 1391 so far. As many as 22 patients are under treatment in various hospitals of the city. Total 151672 patients have been discharged so far with one patient discharged on Sunday. Axe falls on Khargone SP Axe fell on Khargone Superintendent of Police Shailendra Singh Chouhan for failing to monitor crime happening in the district. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made the announcement to this effect here on Sunday . "Recently, there was an incident in Bistan (Khargone district) in which a man died. We had suspended some police officials in this case. Now, we have removed SP (Shailendra Singh Chouhan) due to lack of supervision in the case," he said. He added that a judicial probe is on into the case. "We take all such incidents Merely 3L admissions against 12L seats in MP colleges rate of positivity @ 0.07%, 22 active cases TRIBAl’S cUSTodIAl dEATh Our StAff repOrter BHOPAL Two rounds of online counselling over, final clc round lefT… Six test Covid positive in city seriously," he remarked. The police had arrested accused with 11 others for alleged involvement in theft and robbery case. They were produced in the court and were sent to jail. After one of the accused died in jail, it was alleged that the police had beaten him and that caused his death. After the incident, people ransacked Bistan police station on September 7. In the incident, three police personnel were injured and police had to use tear gas to disperse the mob. The Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission has taken cognisance of tribal’s death in Khargone district and sought reply within a month. Taliban find a home in glitzy Kabul mansion Afp/ONliNe repOrt Kabul Never brood over the past and worry about the consequences before they arise. Once the task is performed, surrender the results to the Lord. - Sri Ma AFP, adding luxury comes in paradise, ‘'the life after death'’. Dostum is widely suspected to have hugely profited from the corruption and embezzlement that discredited the former government. A former paratrooper, communist commander, warlord and vice president, he was the very definition of a cunning political survivor who weathered over four decades of conflict in war-torn Afghanistan. The new regime will not allow such luxury to be built with ill-gotten gains in the future, says Commander Ayoubi. ‘‘We are on the side of the poor.’’ reat Britain's Emma GRaducanu, in Nottingwho had made her debut ham just 3 months ago, emerged the new US Open champion, defeating Leylah Fernandez, 19, of Canada 6-4, 6-3 in an allteenage final to win her first GS title and her first tour-level title overall on Sunday She is the first . woman to win the US Open without dropping a set since Serena Williams in 2014. Raducanu is also the youngest Slam champion since Maria Sharapova who won the 2004 Wimbledon aged 17. Ranked world No.150, Raducanu is the lowest-ranked player to 3 teens drown in waterfall Vidisha:• Three teenage boys drowned in the waterfall near Halali dam in Vidisha district on Sunday, police said. The deceased, Amit Patel (17), Mohit Sharma (18) and Abhya Sharma (19), who were from Ashoka Nagar locality in Bhopal, had gone for a picnic to the spot, which is around 30 km from the district headquarters, Kararia police station inspector Aruna Singh said. "They were bathing under the fountain when they drowned. One of the boys started sinking in the water of the fountain first and two of his friends rushed to save him. However, all three of them drowned in the process. The incident took place under Khamkheda police outpost area," he added. The bodies of the three victims were later retrieved and sent to the district hospital for post-mortem, Singh said. win the Open title since an unranked Clijsters of Belgium earned the first major of her comeback in Flushing Meadows in 2009. She is also the first British woman to win a Grand Slam singles title in over 40 years. In a candid post-match press conference, Emma wished that her parents were in New York to watch her win the final after draconian Covid rules kept them in Britain. Life will never be the same again for the teenager, who was born in Canada and moved to London when she was just two, as she claims a £1.8million cheque. As general promotion was granted in Class XII and online open book examination was held in UG final year, it was believed that there would be huge competition for admissions in session 2021-20. But contrary to the belief, very less number of students appeared in first two rounds of online counselling. The online counselling for both rounds in PG courses ended on Saturday Contd. on P8 . 139 diamonds worth over Rs 1 cr to be auctioned in Panna Panna: A total of 139 rough diamonds with an estimated value of Rs 1.06 crore will be auctioned in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district from September 21, an official said on Sunday . The diamonds, collectively weighing 156.46 carats, were quarried from mines in the district, Panna's diamond officer Ravi Patel told reporters. These precious stones also include a 14.09 carat diamond, which was found by a labourer in Februrary this year and remained unsold in the previous auction, he said. It is expected to be the main attraction and may fetch about Rs 70 lakh, officials said, adding that it will be the biggest gem to be put up for the auction this time. Traders from Gujarat, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and other parts of the country are likely to participate in the auction, Patel said. after aPeX COUrt’s rebUke Centre issues guidelines for ‘Covid death’ certificate AGeNCieS/New Delhi Centre has told the Supreme Court that the health ministry and ICMR have come out with guidelines for issuing an “official document” for Covid-related deaths. In an affidavit filed before the top court, the Centre also submitted that the Office of the Registrar General of India on Sept 3 had issued a circular to provide a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death to the next of kin of the deceased. “It is submitted that the guidelines and circular have been issued in respectful compliance of the judgment dated June 30, 2021, in the Reepak Kansal v. Union of India and others, W.P.© No. 554 of 2021 and Gaurav Kumar Bansal v. Union of India and others, W.P.© No. 539 of 2021,” the court said. According to the guidelines, those Covid-19 cases would be considered which have been diagnosed through RT-PCR test, molecular test, rapid-antigen test or clinically determined through investigations at a hospital or in-patient facility by a treating physician, while admitted at the hospital or in-patient facility . Deaths occurring due to poisoning, suicide, homicide and deaths due to accident, among others, will not be considered as Covid-19 deaths even if Covid- 19 is an accompanying condition, the guidelines stated. Contd. on P8 Jbl commissioner Chandrashekhar changes name for social cause BHOPAL:• Jabalpur divisional commissioner B Chandrashekhar has changed his name for a social cause. Chandrashekhar informed about changing his name through social media on Saturday . “There is change! I’ve changed my name from B Chandrashekhar to Samaan Shekhar. Samaan is pronounced as Samaan and not Samman. Samaan means equal and Shekhar means top. Thus, the complete name stands for - every person should have equal opportunity to rise to top with her/his fullest potential,” wrote B Chandrashekhar on Facebook. Chandrashekhar Borkar is an IAS officer of 2002 batch and was posted as Jabalpur divisional commissioner in September 2020. Before this, he served as commissioner, tribal welfare. The IAS officer changed his name on Twitter on Sunday Here . again he wrote, “The change I want in society must begin with me. I have no right to ask for a change that I can’t be.” Shekhar was collector of Jhabua, Ratlam and Balaghat districts earlier. He also had a short stint at CM’s office. He made an impact on CM Chouhan as an upright and result oriented officer.