17052017-JTR-01.qxd 5/17/2017 12:51 AM Page 1 c m y b WEDNESDAY | 17 MAY 2017 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Bal Swasthya Karyakram Soon, Quantico 3 Love conquers all Only 32 pc of 14,189 children got treatment up to February this year at Civil Hospital P2 Priyanka Chopra-starrer Quantico has been renewed for a short third season at ABC. P3 They were born to hate...but destined to love! P4 FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY | MAX 41°C MIN 26°C | YESTERDAY MAX 38°C MIN 26°C | SUNSET WEDNESDAY 7.18 PM SUNRISE THURSDAY 5.30 AM SNIPPETS Soothing to eyes Woman hit by truck, dies Shammi cremated, FIR lodged Jalandhar: In the Tarun Shammi death case, the police have lodged a first information report (FIR). Though the police have not named anyone, they have lodged the case against Municipal Corporation (MC) officials and contractors. The police have lodged the FIR under Section 304-A of the IPC. Also, waking up from its deep slumber on Tuesday, the MC did the patchwork job on the road where photojournalist Shammi had lost his life. Meanwhile, the body was taken to Civil Hospital for postmortem and later cremated amidst the presence of huge media fraternity and local politicians. TNS Minor girl traced Phagwara: A six-year-old girl Lakshmi, who had been missing since April 27 when she, along with her parents, had gone to a religious place to pay obeisance in Ranipur village, was traced by the police from Nainital (Uttarakhand) and handed over to her parents today. The police said that after registering a case under Sections 363/365 of the IPC and posting pictures of the girl on the WhatsApp groups, cops succeeded to locate the minor girl who had first gone to Delhi and then to Nainital alone. OC PHOTO SARABJIT SINGH Phagwara: A 25-year-old woman was crushed to death under a truck, while two others were injured near here today, the police said. Deepika, a resident of Arora Colony in Hadiabad sub-town here, was going to a hospital for getting medicines for her one-and-a-half-yearold daughter when the accident took place. She was riding pillion on a scooter which was being driven by her father-in-law Sushil Kumar. When they were on the Gandwan road near Hadiabad, a truck hit their scooter from behind. Deepika fell on the road and the truck passed over her head, killing her on the spot, the police said. Her father-in-law and daughter sustained injuries in the accident. The truck driver fled from the scene. A case was registered against the driver on the charge of causing death by negligence. The body was handed over to the victim’s family after conducting postmortem at the Civil Hospital here. OC With summers in full swing, people take rest under a tree with yellow flowers in Jalandhar on Tuesday. Food @ ~10 inaugurated at Civil Hospital SANJHI RASOI Shanties burnt in village Jalandhar: Ten shanties were destroyed in a fire at Kishangarh village in Kartarpur on Monday night. The shanties belonged to migrant labourers. As per the Kartarpur police, no reason for the cause of the fire could be ascertained as yet, though the migrant labourers used to cook their food around the shanties. Two Fire Brigade tenders reached the spot to douse the flames. A complaint has been registered in this regard. TNS 2 held with 20 whiskey boxes Phagwara: The Phagwara police arrested two residents, identified as Naresh Kumar of Moti Bazar and Sanjeev Kumar of the Mehli Gate locality, and seized 20 boxes of English whiskey from their possession. The accused were going in Indica car No. PB-36C-4346 and were nabbed near the local Mehli Gate. The police impounded their car also. OC People enjoy Rs 10 food thali at the Civil Hospital in Jalandhar after the inauguration of Sanjhi Rasoi by MP Chaudhary Santokh Singh on Tuesday. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH, Tribune News Service The accused in police custudy in Phagwara. Jalandhar, May 16 With the aim of providing food at Rs 10 by the district administration to the poor and needy, Sanjhi Rasoi was opened at the Civil Hospital here today. Member Parliament (MP) Chaudhary Santokh Singh BJP seeks statistics on drug addicts in state Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 16 Donning the hat of the opposition for the first time after the Congress regime took over the reins in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today questioned the working of the state government. In a memorandum handed over to the Additional Deputy Commissioner (General), Girish Dayalan, BJP’s district president Ramesh Sharma stated that after taking charge by the Congress government, a steep rise had been seen in the number of suicide cases in the area. Also, the number of sacrilege incidents had increased manifold. The BJP also showed concern on the brutal attacks on Opposition leaders by Congress workers. Sharma also accused the Congress government of failing to provide any respite to the parents protesting against the fee hike in private schools. Flaying the Congress government, Sharma stated that “black days of power cuts” were back in Punjab. The BJP also questioned the Punjab Chief Minister on the actual number of drug addicts in the state. It stated that when the SADBJP was ruling the state, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi claimed that 78 per cent of the youths were addicts. The BJP has now asked the Punjab CM to reveal the actual statistics of drug addicts in the state and how he was going to get them rehabilitated. The party also slammed the Congress for shifting liquor vends near residential areas to cater to liquor barons in the state. It said that despite strong protests lodged by women in many areas, the state government had failed to take any remedial measures. The Congress regime was also held responsible for repeated power cuts which were causing a lot of harassment to the farmers in the sowing season. The BJP leaders said either the CM should take remedial measures in the issues highlighted or they would take to the streets. inaugurated the community kitchen. MLA Rajinder Beri and Chaudhary Surinder Singh were also present on the occasion. Speaking to media, Chaudhary Santokh Singh said the aim of the state government was to uplift the weaker sections of society by pursuing schemes like Sanjhi Rasoi with the efforts of the district administration. “In order to benefit more and more poor and needy people, Sanjhi Rasoi will be opened at all district headquarters in Punjab. The food will be provided free of cost to the pregnant women,” added Chaudhary. Deputy Commissioner Clouds bring cheer among residents After fight on HMV campus, college girl goes missing Jalandhar, May 16 Cloudy weather since morning and light rain in parts of the city today brought some respite to the city residents from the scorching heat of the past couple of weeks. The temperature today plummeted to 38 to 40 degrees Celsius due to cloudy sky. Speaking to Jalandhar Tribune, an elderly person Jagtar Singh from Urban Estate said he was having tough time while gong for walk in the morning or to market. But today I enjoyed the morning walk, he added. The markets were thronged by customers in the afternoon due to the cool weather. Following the tough weather conditions, many parents have been asking for early school hours. — TNS c m y b Varinder Kumar Sharma said the Sanjhi Rasoi was opened at the Civil Hospital so that the patients and their family members could get nutritious diet at Rs 10. Initially, lunch would be provided at the Rasoi and we are planning to start dinner also in the coming months after seeing the response of the peo- ple. He said the expenses would be borne by the district administration, Red Cross and An-jal Society to run this community kitchen. On the occasion, the MP honoured people, including Sukhjit Singh Cheema, Ranbir Singh Tut, Ashwani Khosla, Ram Singh Saluja, Anil Chopra and BS Johal for Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 16 A class XII student of HMV College here has reportedly gone missing for the past three days reportedly after a fight with some girls on the campus, two short videos of which went viral today. While her family suspects it be a case of ragging, the college staff deny it outrightly. Cops from the police station Division No. 2 have begun the interrogation of the girls seen in the videos, but are further probing the matter. In these videos, the girl is seen seated as some other students have flocked around her. An altercation goes on during which a Police talk to family members of the missing girl on the HMV College campus in Jalandhar on Tuesday. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH bit of arm-twisting too happens. The 16-year-old, who was earlier a student of Government Senior Secondary School, Nehru Garden, was new to the college as she had taken admission just about three days ago. Her father Yashpal, who works as a private accountant, said that he their financial contribution for Sanjhi Rasoi. ADC (D) Girish Diyalan, ADC (G) Gurmeet Singh, SDM Rajiv Verma, AC (G) Dr Ankur Mahindru, Civil Surgeon Dr Maninder Kaur Minhas, Secretary Red Cross Amarjit Singh and others were also present on the occasion. had gone to Beas to attend satsang on Saturday morning. “My daughter had told me that she will attend the college and later join us there with my sister. We kept waiting for her at Beas, but she did not turn up. Since the cell phones do not work there, there remained a communication problem too. Also my daughter does not have a phone. She did not reach my brother’s or sister’s place as per the plan and we really got worried by the evening.” He went on, “We came back, checked home and at other places and then went to the college around 11 pm. We contacted the gate-keeper continued on page 2
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