08102017-ATR-01.qxd 10/8/2017 12:11 AM Page 1 c m y b SUNDAY | 8 OCTOBER 2017 | AMRITSAR AMRITSAR TRIBUNE Mini marathon Art exhibition Neha is back A mini marathon will be organised on October 22 to mark the Police Commemoration Day. P2 490 pieces of various art forms have been displayed at the Art Gallery. P2 Neha Saxena will soon be seen in a show titled Siddhi Vinayak. P4 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 36.0°C MIN 22.0°C | YESTERDAY MAX 34°C MIN 21°C | SUNSET SUNDAY 6.06 PM SUNRISE MONDAY 6.29 AM Birth anniversary of fourth Guru celebrated Neeraj Bagga Tribune News Service Amritsar, October 7 The birth anniversary of the founder of the holy city, Sri Guru Ramdas, was celebrated with religious fervour and devotion here today. Devotees started pouring in to pay respect at Golden Temple in the wee hours today. The rush of devotees kept surging with each passing hour. A sea of followers converged in the evening as eco-friendly firecrackers were busted in the backdrop of illuminated Golden Temple. A “Jalau” (show of splendour), displaying rare and precious articles and artifacts, was held at the sanctum sanctorum, Akal Takht, and Gurdwara Baba Attal Rai, inside the Golden Temple complex. Harmandar Sahib and other shrines were tastefully decorated and illuminated with lights. Religious societies, faithfuls and various organisations organised langars and distributed food among devotees. A religious diwan was organised at Diwan Hall of Gurdwara Manji Sahib. To save the environment in and around Golden Temple, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) experimented with specially designed eco- 45-yr-old woman found murdered Our Correspondent Tarn Taran, October 7 A 45-year-old woman identified as Harjinder Kaur was found brutally murdered at her newly purchased home on Bath Road. The deceased was living at Preet Nagar, Jandiala Road, in a rented portion. She had purchased a new home on Bath Road. The city police have registered a case under Sections 302 and 34 of the IPC. The woman was living separately from her second husband. The incident was brought to the notice of the police by her daughter Amanpreet Kaur, who is married at Panju Kalal The house where Harjinder Kaur was found murdered. village in Amritsar district. Amanpreet stated to the police that she had been trying to contact her mother on her mobile since Thursday, but she did not respond. Amanpreet came here with her husband Major Singh and her father-in-law yesterday and found her mother brutally murdered. The body was lying in a pool of blood and was decomposed. The attackers hit the victim on her head and other parts of the body as her clothes were also torn. The police said the deceased must had tried to save herself from attackers. Higher police officials visited the spot to have first hand information of the incident. Finger prints were collected from the spot. A post mortem of the victim’s body was conducted at the local Civil Hospital today after which it was handed over to relative, who cremated her. Eight including two women booked for assault Tribune News Service The car which rammed into a tree killing a man and injuring three of his family members near Baba Bakala on Saturday. A TRIBUNE PHOTOGRAPH 1 killed, 3 injured in mishap Tribune News Service Amritsar, October 7 One person died while three of his family were injured when their car rammed into a tree when the driver of the vehicle tried to save a speeding motorcycle near Baba Bakala here today. The deceased was identified as Surinder Singh, a resident of Baba Bakala, while the injured include his wife Sushma Sharma, his daughter Ishita (14) and son Harshit (12). They were admitted to hospital. Surinder succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. Parveen Kumar, a relative of the deceased, stated that the victims were going to attend a marriage function when the incident took place. The car rammed into a tree when the driver tried to save a motorcyclist, he added. He said onlookers took out the victims from the car and rushed them to hospital. Amritsar, October 7 The Jandiala police have booked eight persons, including two women, for allegedly attacking three persons near Nawan Pind village late in the night on Thursday. Gurpreet Singh, a resident of Nawan Pind village, and complainant in the case stated to the police that he along with Salinderjit Singh, also of Nawan Pind, and Rajpal Singh of Basant Avenue in the city had gone to Batala in connection with the Gurdaspur byelection. He said when they were returning to the village at around 11.15 pm the accused attacked them. Rajpal sustained serious head injuries in the assault and was rushed to a hospital. Gurpreet was also injuried in the incident. Those booked were identified as Sardool Singh, his two brothers Jaimal Singh and Ramandeep Singh, Jaspal Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Ajaib Singh, Bholi and Baljinder Kaur, all residents of Nawan Pind village. c m y b (Left ) Jalau at the sanctum sanctorum of Golden Temple; and devotees take a dip in the sarovar at Golden Temple on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Ramdas ji. SUNIL KUMAR friendly firecrackers to commemorate the Gurpurab. A group of devotees from Ahmednagar (Maharashtra) arranged special firecrackers that emanate negligible smoke. The fireworks were held at four spots in the Golden Temple complex — two locations close to Ghanta Ghar and one each near Sikh Reference Library and Darshani Deodhi. Meanwhile, the Gurpurab of the fourth Guru of Sikhs and founder of Amritsar was celebrated on the Khalsa College campus by the Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) today. Students of Khalsa College Public School (Heir) performed kirtan following bhog of Sri Akhand Path. Divinity teacher shed light on the life, philosophy and directives of the Guru. Students recited Gurbani and shabads in praise of Guru Ramdas, who founded Amritsar, then also known as Chak Ramdaspur. The KCGC president, Satyajit Singh Majithia, and honorary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina, congratulated all on the occasion and asked the Sangat to follow righteous path shown by the Guru. Man duped of ~2.60 lakh Tribune News Service Amritsar, October 7 The Jandiala police have booked Rajesh Kumar, son of Jassa Ram, a resident of Bhathe village in Kartarpur (Jalandhar), for allegedly duping a Tarn Taran resident of Rs 2.60 lakh. The accused promised the victim, identified as Jasbir Singh, son of Jaimal Singh of Kotli Sarukha in Khadoor Sahib tehsil, to get his son recruited in the Punjab Police. A case under Section 420 of the IPC has been registered in this connection. The case was registered following an investigation by a DSP-rank official and opinion of the District Attorney (legal). Investigating officer Lakhbir Singh said he had received a compliant and investigation was under progress.
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