www.thehansindia.com WARANGAL TUESDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2018 PAGES 20 `5.00 Forecast: Clearing skies Temp: Max.31°C. Min.22°C. Humidity: 27% Sunrise: 06:39 Sunset: 06:11 H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H KCR readying data to confront PM on finances N Shiva Kumar Meru OUR BUREAU K I Varaprasad Reddy, founder of Shanta Biotech, receiving Lifetime Achievement Award from Union Minister of State for Science & Technology Sujana Chowdhary and Telangana Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao at HMTV Business Excellence Awards function in Hyderabad on Monday. S Report: P9 No coercive action against Army Major: SC New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that no coercive action will be taken against Major Aditya Kumar, accused of allegedly killing three civilians in firing to disperse a stone pelting mob. S P7 ‘PAK WILL PAY FOR SUNJWAN ATTACK’ Nirmala Sitharaman meets the soldiers and civilians injured during the Sunjwan attack in Jammu on Monday Jammu: With two terror strikes on security forces in Jammu and Kashmir in two days, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday repeatedly declared that Pakistan will "pay" for its role in the attacks. The minister said she could not "state a timeline" for action against Pakistan. "But will say this, Pakistan will pay for this misadventure. I repeat, Pakistan will pay for it," Sitharaman said. Stating that the ter- rorists who attacked the Army camp in Sunjwan had handlers across the border, the Defence Minister said after meeting Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti, that the terrorists belonged to a Jaish-eMuhammed (JeM) module and possibly had support from some locals as well. "Terrorists belonged to JeM, sponsored by Masood Azhar residing in Pakistan and deriving support from Continued on P4 therein. Hyderabad: Ahead of his crucial meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union ministers, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, who is already camping in Delhi since Friday, summoned top officials of the state Finance department to the nation's capital for an emergency Summons top officials to Delhi meeting on ﬁnancial issues. As the Prime Minister is expected to arrive in Delhi on Tuesday after his West Asia tour, the state government has already sought the PMO for an appointment with the PM for the Chief Minister in the next two or three TERROR BID ON CRPF CAMP FOILED IN SRINAGAR Srinagar: A paramilitary trooper was killed in an ongoing gunﬁght with militants holed up in a building after a failed terror bid on a CRPF camp in Srinagar, police said. The trooper was wounded in the shootout as the security forces prepared for a ﬁnal assault against the holed-up militants, a police officer said. He was shifted to the nearby SMHS hospital, barely 300 metres away from the site of the gunﬁght and died later. It was the same hospital from where Pakistani LeT militant Naveed Jat alias Abu Hunzullah managed to escape on February 6 after killing two policemen. Continued on P4 PM woos investors at Oman-India biz meet Muscat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met industry leaders of the Gulf and West Asia region at the IndiaOman business meeting in Muscat, during which he pitched India as an attractive destination to do business. The Prime Minister has also held wide-ranging talks with the Sultan of Oman as the two sides signed eight agreements, including pacts on cooperation in the field of Defence, Health and Continued on P4 Tourism. Pune girl sets new record by skydiving in sari! QUAID NAJMI Mumbai: Pune adventurist Shital Rane-Mahajan set a new record by becoming the ﬁrst Indian to skydive sporting a colourful "Nav-wari sari" in Thailand on Monday. An elated Rane-Mahajan after landing said owing to favourable weather conditions, she was able to Huge gathering of pilgrims at Srisailam on the eve of Maha Sivaratri skydive twice from an aircraft at heights of around 13,000 above the world-famous tourist resort of Pattaya. "I wanted to do something different with International Women's Day coming up next month, so I decided on wearing the Maharashtrian 'Nav-wari sari' for my skydives," Rane-Mahajan said. Continued on P4 days. Officials said state Finance Secretary K Ramakrishna Rao, Telangana Advisor (Finance) GR Reddy and others were asked to rush to Delhi. After the meeting, KCR will prepare a detailed note on the state ﬁnances and requirement of funds for the ongoing ﬂag- ship programmes like Mission Kakatiya and Mission Bhagiratha and allocation of Rs 10,000 crore for the Kaleshwaram project. Source said KCR wanted to brief the Prime Minister about the TS government’s efforts in developing the state and the Centre’s assistance required to the completion of the schemes on fast-track. Continued on P4
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