05082017-JTR-01.qxd 8/5/2017 12:30 AM Page 1 c m y b SATURDAY | 5 AUGUST 2017 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Plantation drive On the road much travelled TV better than films for women Police officials launch a plantation drive in six districts to increase the green cover in the region. P2 Ever wondered about the life of vendors, who are often scorned at various traffic light-points in tricity? P3 Nicole Kidman feels that the diversity and complexity of roles for women in TV are making the small screen more appealing. FORECAST P4 CLOUDY | MAX 32°C MIN 25°C | YESTERDAY MAX 32°C MIN 25°C | SUNSET SATURDAY 6.14 PM SUNRISE SUNDAY 5.43 AM TACKLING DENGUE, CHIKUNGUNYA MC begins fogging operation in city Tribune News Service Jalandhar, August 4 The Municipal Corporation (MC) has started fogging as a preventive measure for dengue and chikungunya in city areas. It was started on August 1 and will continue for coming months. The corporation will cover the whole city in the next two weeks. It has 11 vehicle-mounted fogging machines in addition to newly purchased 30 small shouder-mounted machines which can easily be taken to small and congested areas of the city. The old city has small A roadside strewn with garbage in Jalandhar, providing a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. streets where old vehiclemounted machines can’t move. The newly purchased small fogging machines can now easily access the areas. The Health Department had started meetings with all municipal corporations for preparation for the seasonal diseases in the month of April. On the directions of the Commissioner of the civic body, Dr Basant Garg, the health and sanitation department had started anti-larva drive two months ago. For this exercise, the mapping was done for the last two years to see the number of cases in a particular area in a ward. The anti-larva activity has been completed in more than 25 wards which will be completed during the first week of September. More than 200 people were challaned where larva was found and also residents were made aware of dengue and chikugunya. The maximum cases were from wards 40, 41, 42, 43, 46, Basti areas, industrial areas, PAP and some parts of the periphery of the city. The chief sanitary inspectors and sanitary inspectors are looking after the whole drive. What’s in a name? A lot if it’s Sonu SNIPPETS Beauty in city Suicide by girl student Deepkamal Kaur Tribune News Service Gadar fame Bollywood actor Amisha Patel in Jalandhar on Friday. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH Jalandhar, August 4 Till a few days ago, all those whose name is Sonu, used to enjoy the fact that they share their name with celebrities, including singers Sonu Nigam, Sonu Kakkar or even Bollywood actor Sonu Sood. But a short parody enacted by Marathi girls now makes them feel a bit irritated every now and then. “Kya hai ye Sonu yaar” was the reaction of Sonu Sharma, a housewife till the day before when all her friends started sending her links of new songs sung by Sonu. “I Googled and found a variety of them with a different narration but coherent, being in the same catchy style. I found that people from across the length and breadth of the Damaged Tricolours in city not replaced yet by authorities Avneet Kaur Jalandhar, August 4 While the whole nation is gearing up for preparations of the 70th Independence Day approaching within a few days, the authorities in the city, who are responsible to replace the damaged Tricolours, seem to be sleeping on the issue. The work to place new Tricolours at three places in the city, damaged due to strong winds, has been lying pending for the past many months. The three places where the National Flags lie damaged are in prime locations of the city, near the Municipal Corporation (MC), Bhagat Singh Colony near Maqsudan and Pratap Bagh. Officials claimed that due to great height, the flags were exposed to high wind speed and unexpected weather conditions, damaging these. However, the work to place new flags of good quality was in progress. MC XEN Joginder Singh said, “The upkeep of the flag that was hoisted near the MC is our responsibility. It was made of cloth which could not bear these winds and got ripped off. The order to prepare a new flag of good quality that comprises polyfibre material had been given. The cost of the flag this time is higher, so to approve the ten- Phagwara: A teenaged girl, identified as Kiranjot Kaur, of Baddon village reportedly committed suicide by jumping into the canal near Bhaghana village on Thursday. She reportedly took the extreme step due to deep depression caused by her failure in exams. She had been missing since July 23. Her body was found floating in the canal on Thursday. The police registered a case and handed over the body to her family members after the postmortem examination conducted at the local Civil Hospital. OC Sonu Paintal, Sonu Dhesi country were singing satirical songs in their regional languages, all addressed to some Sonu. Finally, I reached an original Marathi song taking jibes at the Mumbai civic Pepsu office building sealed Our correspondent Jalandhar, August 4 A team of the local Municipal Corporation (MC) on Friday sealed five shops, a room, the cycle stand and office of the general bus stand of Pepsu Road Transport Corporation here due to the non-payment of the arrears of Rs 1.29 crore for property tax/house tax pending for the past several years. Plant 10 saplings each, SCERT tells schools A pole without National Flag in front of the MC office in Jalandhar. Pole without National Flag in Partap Bagh Jalandhar on Saturday. PHOTOS SARABJIT SINGH der and seek funds for the same took time. As the flag symbolises the nation’s pride, its placing will be done soon within a few days before the Independence Day.” A member of the JIT, Jaswant Singh, informing about the delay in the of the area and place a new flag here.” He also said that there had been no response from the MC. Another reminder letter will be again sent. We are also about to arrange a meeting with the MC officials soon to discuss the issue.” placing of the flag in Bhagat Singh Colony near Maqsudan, said, “The JIT has neither the funds nor the staff to place a new flag. We had for the past many months written letters to the MC to take the charge of the maintenance c m y b Order on security guards A screen shot of SONU song on YouTube. Jalandhar, August 4 For environment and plant conservation, the Education Department has asked all schools across the state to plant saplings on their respective premises on August 5. The State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT) has directed government primary, middle, high and senior secondary schools in the state to plant at least 10 saplings each on their premises. Schools have also already been directed to dig pits in this regard. The SCERT has asked the schools to contact the Divisional Forest Officer for the saplings, which will be planted on August 5. — TNS body over potholed roads and figured out as to how it turned viral.” “My friends are using the opportunity to tease me to the hilt, making their own rhymes and sending it to me as voice mail, on Whatsapp or as Facebook link and I am not liking it. I am not even standing anywhere for even a short gupshup for I cannot stand it anymore.” continued on page 2 Kapurthala District Magistrate Mohammad Tayab has instructed all government/semi-government banks, ATMs, money exchangers and financiers to ensure the appointment of security guards round the clock on their respective premises.The orders, issued under Section 144 of the CrPC, would be enforced till October 2. OC Man held with illicit liquor The police have arrested a man with illicit liquor near the Phagwara-Chandigarh bypass on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as Rakesh Kumar, alias Ricky. The police have recovered 27 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession. A case under the Excise Act has been registered against the accused. OC
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