FP The publishers permit sharing of the e-paper's pdf on WhatsApp and other social media platforms 5 " 5 $5 5 ! ()' . ,/(-) . -'.0( 3%+*24 %2 "%+3( # & ! $ % " FARMERS' DEMAND: Dismiss and arrest MoS Ajay Mishra 3 KILLED, 1 HURT IN SATNA ACCIDENT ) % &. ) & &'+ ) ( )*'& . * #!$$ * )!',*$/ !&",) . & & ,&! &+! ! - ! $ !+ + !) %'+') / $ !& +& !*+)! + ('$! * ! '& '& / & ) ! &+ +''# ($ ,& ) % ) ,# ! -!$$ ('$! *+ +!'& ) $ + +,) / &! + + / * ! ',) % & $$ ) *! &+* !& +&! ' !*+ ) -!$$ !*+)! + . ) ) +,)&!& %$!$ '% + ) . + !& % ) !& ,# ! -!$$ ) ('$! *+ +!'& !& .!- ! * ! )!* The farmers' 'rail roko' protest for six hours on Mondy hit over 160 trains in eight states, mostly in the north India. Such a massive disruption of train services was unique as it was for the dismissal and arrest of MoS for Home Ajay Mishra Teni in connection with the killing of farmers in LakhimpurKheri on October 3. As many as 63 trains were stopped before reaching the destination, while 43 trains were cancelled. The protest also hindered the schedule of 50 trains, ac- %') ( )*'&* '- ) + ('$! '& '& / (() & (!*' +' )! -!'$ & + #!& + &,% ) ' )) *+* !& + )!% /+ * ! ' ! ! $* 0 ',) ( )*'&* . ) )) *+ + % $'& .!+ + )! ('$! ) & ' # !%(,) cording to the Northern Railways' CPRO. The most affected were Punjab and Haryana. Trains that have been affected in the NR include the Chandigarh-Ferozepur Express. 3-0*1( 3-1(2 & Rs 1-cr penalty for SBI, Rs 1.95-cr for StanChart The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on the country's biggest lender State Bank of India (SBI), and a Rs 1.95 crore fine on Standard Chartered Bank, for the violation of various guidelines. “Fine levied on SBI for non-compliance with the directions contained in RBI (Frauds classification and reporting by commercial banks and select FIs) directions 2016,” the RBI said in a statement. RBI imposed a Rs 1.95 cr penalty on Standard Chartered Bank for non-compliance of the directions issued by the RBI on ‘Customer Protection -- Limiting Liability of Customers in Unauthorised Electronic Banking Transactions’, ‘Cyber Security Framework in Banks’, ‘Credit Card Operations of Banks’ and ‘Code of Conduct in Outsourcing of Financial Services by Banks’ among others, the RBI said. & Dera chief Ram Rahim, 4 others get life term Dera CHANDIGARH: chief Sauda Sacha Rahim Ram Gurmeet Singh and four others were sentenced to life imprisonment by a special CBI court on Monday for the murder of sect manager Ranjit Singh in 2002. The Dera chief, who is lodged in Rohtak's Sunaria jail since his conviction in 2017 for raping two disciples, appeared through video-conferencing, while the other four were present in the court in Haryana's Panchkula. CBI special prosecutor H P S Verma said Ram Rahim Singh's life sentence will run concurrently with the life term awarded to him in the journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati murder case in 2019. Special CBI Kumar Sushil judge Garghad had convicted Ram Rahim Singh and four others - Krishan Lal, Jasbir Singh, Avtar Singh and Sabdil - in the murder case on October 8. “The court has given the life sentence to five,” Verma said after the hearing was held amid tight security on Monday The CBI had . sought capital punishment for them. The court had convicted them under sections 302 (murder), 120 B (criminal conspiracy) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the IPC. They were given a three-year jail term each under section 506 of the IPC. Verma said the Dera chief was also fined Rs 31 lakh, Avtar Singh was fined Rs 75,000, Sabdil Rs 1.50 lakh and Jasbir and Krishan Lal Rs 1.25 lakh each. # Computer Baba hurt in car accident aka Baba Computer Namdev Das Tyagi had a narrow escape after his car collided head-on with a truck on Indore - Ichhapur state highway on Monday morning. The Baba was on his way to poll-bound Burhanpur, to attend election meet of former CM Kamal Nath in village Dhulkot. The Baba received minor injuries in the accident. Terming it a conspiracy, the Baba has demanded a probe into the acDetails on pg 4 cident. State Govt to hold quiz on 'Ramayana' Ex-US state secy Powell dies of Covid 20 Hindu homes torched in Bangladesh BHOPAL: The BJP government in Madhya Pradesh will hold a general knowledge competition based on the Hindu epic 'Ramayana' and winners will get a chance to travel by air to Ayodhya city, where a grand Ram temple is being constructed, MP's Tourism, Culture and Spirituality Minister Usha Thakur has said. A general knowledge competition based on the 'Ramayana' will be organised at national and international levels, an official statement on Sunday said quoting the minister. "The winners of the competition will get an opportunity to travel by air to Ayod- hya,” the statement said, without divulging when the competition would be held and how many winners would be selected. Thakur made the announcement while inaugurating another general knowledge competition based on instances of value creation depicted in 'Ayodhya Kand', one of the chapters of the epic 'Ramcharitmanas', at Dr BR Ambedkar University of Social Science in Mhow on Sunday evening. A total of 8 people, including 4 students, will be selected from each district on the basis of competition which the minister inaugurat. ed on Sunday WASHINGTON: Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from Covid-19 complications, his family said . on Monday He was 84. In 1989, Powell became the first black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In that role he oversaw the US invasion of Panama and later invasion of Kuwait to oust the Iraqi army in 1991. But his reputation suffered a painful setback when, in 2003, Powell went before the Security Council and made the case for US war against Iraq. He cited faulty information claiming Saddam Hussein had secretly stashed away weapons of mass destruction. Iraq's claims that it had not, represented "a web of lies", he told the SC. The family said Powell had been fully vaccinated. DHAKA: A mob has damaged 66 houses and set on fire at least 20 homes of Hindus in Bangladesh over an alleged blasphemous social media post amidst protests by the minority community against temple vandalism incidents during the Durga Puja celebrations . last week, authorities said on Monday The arson attack by the mob of over a hundred people happened late on Sunday on a village in Rangpur district's Pirganj upazila, the bdnews24.com reported. Police rushed to a fishermen neighbourhood as tension mounted over a rumor that a young Hindu man had ‘dishonoured religion' in a Facebook post, ASP Kamruzzaman said.