10112017-JTR-01.qxd 11/10/2017 12:33 AM Page 1 FRIDAY | 10 NOVEMBER 2017 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Helping public A complex date Of crime & thrill District Legal Services Authority pedals to create awareness on free legal aid. P2 In this era of online dating apps, relationships have sure gone complex. P3 &Privé HD is all set to bring the Indian television premiere of the critically acclaimed movie... P4 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 27°C MIN 10°C | YESTERDAY MAX 25°C MIN 12°C | SUNSET FRIDAY 5.28 PM SUNRISE SATURDAY 6.45 AM ONLINE LAND REGISTRATION Trials to begin at Adampur today Smog: 1 killed, 12 hurt in mishap Formal launch on Nov 15, says Secretary Revenue Dr S Karuna Raju Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 9 In a move aimed at empowering people by providing them simple, convenient and transparent land registration services, the Punjab Government is set to start a pilot project regarding online land registration from Adampur subtehsil from November 15. Secretary, Revenue, Dr S Karuna Raju, who was here to review the arrangements for the launching of this pilot project, said this project was the first in the country aimed at saving time, money and energy of the people. He said it was basically aimed at facilitating the people to get their land registered online. Dr S Karunaraju said this was a revolutionary step which would ensure the facility of registration of the land at people’s doorstep. The Secretary said under this system, a person had to just go online and fill the relevant information regarding his immovable asset on the website to Secretary, Revenue, Dr S Karunaraju, reviews the arrangements for the launch of the online land registration project from Adampur sub-tehsil from November 15. A TRIBUNE PHOTOGRAPH apply for the registration of land. He said the rates of the land fixed as per the collector rates would be available online through the metric system. Dr S Karunaraju said after com- Farmers’ threat to block rail, road traffic SUGARCANE MSP Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 9 Upset at the prices of sugarcane not being increased for the past five years, the Doaba Kissan Sangharsh Committee today announced to block rail and road traffic at Chaheru near Phagwara on November 15. Manjit Singh Rai, president of the committee, said, “While the prices of inputs have increased manifold, the cane prices remain static at Rs 290-300 per quintal since 2012. While Haryana has already raised cane prices to Rs 330 per quintal, the MSP of sugarcane has not been announced yet by the Punjab Government. The rates should have ideally been announced before the issuing of the notification for running sugarmills.” Satnam Singh Sahni, another member, said, “Our other eight affiliated farmers’ unions from Malwa and Majha too would join us to lodge a protest in a big way.” The cane farmers had held a similar protest a year ago too in Jalandhar which was lifted after assurances to them. The promises made at that time have not been fulfilled forcing us to lodge a similar protest, they said, adding that the government had not helped them in any crop. The denial of the export of potatoes to Pakistan has already hit Doaba farmers badly. On stubble burning issue, the farmers said their profits were already too meagre for them to purchase more machinery for paddy straw management. “Ideally, the government should have made available the required machinery with cooperative societies from where the farmers could take it for use in their fields,” they said. pleting the necessary formalities, a person would have the facility of fixing the appointment with the sub-registrar for the registration of land on the date of his choice, after which the registration would be finalised on that date. The Secretary said it was the most fair and transparent mechanism to ensure smooth, hassle-free and convenient registration of land. He said with the starting of this service, people desirous of getting their land registered would benefit a lot. Dr S Karunanraju said once successful in the district, the system would be replicated across the state. Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma said the trial run of this ambitious project would be held from November 1014. He said that after the implementation, this project would prove to be a boon for the residents in getting their land registered in a safe, prompt and fair manner. The district administration had made all arrangements for the launch of this project. Prominent amongst those present on the occasion included Director, Land Records, Vinay Bublani, Additional Deputy Commissioner Jasbir Singh, Sub Divisional Magistrate Rajeev Verma, District Revenue Officer PS Sahota, Executive Engineer PWD Sarabraj and Joint Sub-Registrar Pradeep Kumar. The damaged vehicles due to smog on the Jalandhar-Amritsar Highway in Kartarpur on Thursday. Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 9 Smog claimed another life as a person was killed, while 12 others were injured in an accident between a potato-laden truck and a bus at the Bidhipur level crossing this morning. The bus had tourists from West Bengal heading to Amritsar on a religious trip. There is no respite for commuters due to the prevailing fog in the region. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH On Cloud Nine Inmates assault under-trial in jail Our Correspondent Students and staff of DAVIET in a jubilant mood after lifting the overall IKG Punjab Technical University, Zonal Youth Festival Trophy, for a record 16th time. Students of 16 institutions participated in 30 events. A TRIBUNE PHOTOGRAPH. Hoshiarpur, November 9 Three prisoners assaulted an under-trial at the Central Jail here this afternoon. The victim was injured in the head and sent to the Civil Hospital for treatment. Sukhdev Singh Dhillon, a resident of Boothgarh, who was under treatment at the Civil Hospital, said he was called by Pamma Nuru Nangal, locked in the jail, this morning who made him talk to a gangster known as “Anda”, lodged in the Bathinda jail on a mobile phone. After this, citing an old quarrel, he slapped him. During this, prisoners rescued him and calmed them down. He alleged that in the afternoon, Pamma Nuru Nangal, along with his two accomplices, came to his barrack and started beating him. During this, he got a blunt injury on Fund crunch: Work on mid-day meal hit Awaiting completion Fact file Aparna Banerji Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 9 Due to the non-provision of mid-day meal funds for the past two months, work concerning the meals in the district has been languishing for a long time. Even though schools are required to drop a message daily on the mid-day meal app made by the state government for keeping a record of the meals, many schools in the district are defaulting in this regard for a long time. In view of the same, the MHRD Delhi officials have taken a strict notice of schools which have not been sending alerts regarding their records to the Education Department. It is being instructed to officials that information regarding the schools that Students having mid-day meal at a goverment school In Jalandhar. A FILE PHOTO are not sending details regarding the mid-day meal should be sent to block managers and they be directed that the requisite action regarding these schools be taken soon. The instructions said in case of any difficulty, the head office should be contacted. A teacher of a local school said, “Bills of Rs 18,000 have been pending at our school. No funds have been received for the past two months. We are putting in the money from our own pockets. The state of the other schools is also very bad.” While the bills in some blocks like Phillaur have not been cleared for the past three months, bills in blocks like Nurmahal have been pending for the past three months, with the dues of c m y b his head. The jail administration intervened in the matter and separated them. Sukhdev, after giving first aid, was sent to the local Civil Hospital. Sukhdev Singh Dhillon was arrested last week by the police in a joint operation by the STF, Jalandhar, and a CIA team. Meanwhile, accused Ranjit Singh, Kamaljit Singh and Sunil Kumar were removed from the barracks and locked in separate cells, while Sukhdev Singh Dhillon was sent to the Civil Hospital for treatment. He said Sukhdev had not reported anything about the mobile phone and had mentioned in his statement only that they had a scuffle due to an old enmity. A complaint was sent to the City police station to register an FIR against the accused and reports regarding the incident have been sent to the authorities concerned. Gambujia fish released in STP Tribune News Service Even though schools are required to drop a message daily on the mid-day meal app made by the state government for keeping a record of the meals, many schools in the district are defaulting in this regard. some schools reaching up to Rs 50,000 and 55,000. Responding on why schools had not been sending their list of overdue bills, school teachers said, “We are never receiving the payment for the bills on time. While the Education Department has from time to time issued alerts regarding the sending of the mid-day meal records, schools hardly comply with the same. We are also not sending these details. When we are not receiving the bill payments, what is the use of sending the details?” Those injured were taken to Sacred Heart Hospital at Maqsudan. SHO Jaswinder Singh said the accident took place when the bus driver tried to overtake the truck. The incomplete Rama Mandi flyover under the six-lane project on the Jalandhar-Panipat National Highway .A TRIBUNE PHOTOGRAPH, Jalandhar, November 9 Gambujia fish were released at the water treatment plant being run by environmentalist Balbir Singh Seechewal at Sultanpur Lodhi. This was part of the common review mission of the Health Department, Kapurthala, under Dr Sher Singh and Civil Surgeon Dr Harpreet Singh Kahlon. Dr Kahlon said Gambujia fish eat larvae in water due to which the spread of malaria and dengue could be stopped. He said by 2020, the department had fixed a target to free the state of malaria. He said this was only possible when everyone helped in the project. While dropping the fish, epidemiolgist Dr Shobhna Bansal and Dr Guntas were also present at the site.
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