07102017-ATR-01.qxd 10/6/2017 11:42 PM Page 1 c m y b SATURDAY | 7 OCTOBER 2017 | AMRITSAR AMRITSAR TRIBUNE Amritsar's 440 years Illegal sand mining Wanted to be psychologist From Guru Ramdas' times, Amritsar has seen vast changes in its heritage. P2 Three persons were booked on charges of illegal sand mining in Ramdas and Bhindi Saida. P3 Model-actress Paris Jackson, 19, says she never aspired to be in the spotlight or walking a red carpet. P4 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 36.0°C MIN 23.0°C | YESTERDAY MAX 34°C MIN 21°C | SUNSET SATURDAY 6.07 PM SUNRISE SUNDAY 6.28 AM SNIPPETS Khalsa Academy beat Goa Amritsar: The junior team of Khalsa Hockey Academy from Khalsa College Girls Senior Secondary School routed Goa 20-0 in the first match of the ongoing All India Nehru Hockey Tournament at Delhi on Friday. Academy girls continued their winning onslaught and defeated Jharkhand by 8-0 in the second match at the National Capital also held on Friday. The director of the academy, Dr Kanwaljit Singh, said in the third match emerging hockey stars defeated Sports Authority of India team from Chandigarh 7-2. He said the semifinal match was scheduled with Hockey Academy of India at Sonepat on Saturday. TNS Nagar Kirtan held to mark Gurpurb Founder of holy city had settled here people from 52 vocations World Animal Day celebrated A number of educational institutes celebrated World Animal Day here on Friday. The Department of Zoology, DAV College, organised an event for students of BSc (Medical) and BSc (Biotech) on the occasion. A movie on honey bees was screened for students, which gave a message that every organism played an important role in ecosystem and its sustainability could be achieved only by cooperation among various organisms. The main objective behind organising the event was to raise the status of animals to improve welfare standards around the globe. Ryan International School also observed the day to spread awareness for wild life conservation. Special activities were held for schoolchildren to mark the day. TNS Quiz: Spring Dale students bag runners-up trophy A team of students of Spring Dale did their school proud by bagging the runners-up trophy at the international level in the 10th Edition of the Wild Wisdom Quiz 2017 held at Delhi. The school team comprising Kartik Gaur and Safal Luthra, led by their teacher Neeru Issar, competed with 5,202 contestants from the 16 international teams to bag the spot. They also won the first position in the national-level written test conducted on the occasion. Giving details, school Principal Rajiv Kumar Sharma, said other teams from Punjab also participated in the event. He said the team from Spring Dales was the only one from the state to emerge winners in the quiz. “Their reward from organisers is a twonight-three-day adventure trip at a camp at Ram Nagar in Uttrakhand,” he added. TNS Devotees take part in a procession on the birth anniversary of the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ramdas Jee, at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Friday. PTI Tribune News Service Amritsar, October 6 A grand Nagar Kirtan was held to mark the 484th birth anniversary of the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ram Das, in the holy city here today. Apart from the Sikh sangat, people from other faiths also took part in the Nagar Kirtan held on the Gurpurb of the city’s founder. The religious procession commenced from Akal Takht where the Head Granthi of Golden Temple, Giani Jagtar Singh, placed Guru Granth Sahib in the palanquin. En route the Nagar Kirtan, shopkeepers of all religions had cleaned the roads in front of their shops, beautified them and lit candles to welcome the religious procession. Devotees from all over the c m y b world took part in the Nagar Kirtan, including the USA, and inmates of the Miri Piri Academy. Employees of the SGPC had tied up ribbons on their turbans on which “Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Ram Das Jee” was printed. Schoolchildren, band parties, gatka groups, Nihang groups and others took part in the Nagar Kirtan which Continued on page 3 declared POs Our Correspondent Tarn Taran, October 6 The court of the local Chief Judicial Magistrate, Sumit Bhalla, has declared three accused as proclaimed offenders (POs) for remaining absent from the court proceedings in three different cases. The accused include Kuldeep Kaur, principal of the local Maharaja Ranjit Singh Public School, which was being run by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC). The other two accused were Gurdev Singh of Khadoor Sahib and Gurbir Singh of Mari Kamboke (Khemkaran area). Kuldeep Kaur had a dispute with her husband, who had filed a case for claiming compensation against Kuldeep Kaur. Woman shot dead in Baba Bakala Tribune News Service Amritsar, October 6 A woman, identified as Anureet Kaur (45), was shot dead by motorcycle-borne, armed persons in the Baba Bakala area here today. She was watering her plants when the incident took place. Senior police authorities, including the SSP Amritsar , rural police, Parampal Singh, reached the spot and carried out investigations. Anureet Kaur’s husband, Sarwan Singh, is in Dubai for the past five years while she lives with her eight- year-old son, Ekam, and her brother, Goldy. Her brother is bed-ridden due to paralysis. The SSP said Anureet Kaur was watering her plants outside her residence when unidentified persons shot her. She sustained a bullet injury in her stomach. Sarabjit Kaur, her domestic help, came out of the house after hearing the sound of gunshots. She found Anureet Kaur writhing in pain and bleeding profusely. She raised the alarm and the victim was rushed to hospital. However, she died on her way due to excessive bleeding. The police also recovered a shell of .32- bore from near the site of the crime. The SSP said a case under Section 302 of the IPC and Sections 25, 27, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act has been registered.
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