25022018-JTR-01.qxd 2/25/2018 12:42 AM Page 1 SUNDAY | 25 FEBRUARY 2018 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Traffic offences ‘Filmmakers rushed to sign me’ TV serial set for a spin-off 770 licences suspended in 2017, maximum licences suspended for drunken driving P2 Veteran actor Asha Parekh has said all major filmmakers during her time wanted to work with her. P3 Now, one of the most-loved TV shows Yeh Hai Mohabbatein is on its way towards spin-off. P4 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 31.6°C MIN 13.9°C | YESTERDAY MAX 32°C MIN 17°C | SUNSET TUESDAY 6.47 PM SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 5.59 AM WATER SUPPLY/SEWERAGE BILLS MC launches digital system Tribune News Service Jalandhar, February 24 The Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) today launched a door-to-door system for the payment of water and sewerage charges. Considering the inconvenience faced by residents in paying their water supply/sewerage bills, the civic body has introduced this system. This way the MC has become the first civic body in the state to do live integration of hand-held devices with its server. The service was launched by Mayor Jagdish Raja, who said they would shortly also release a unique Mayor Jagdish Raja, along with Municipal Commissioner Basant Garg, launches the digital water/sewerage bill collection system in Jalandhar on Saturday. A TRIBUNE PHOTOGRAPH ID number for all residents registered with the MC. Partnering with a private bank for the initiative, MC officials will approach tax payers with PoS (point of sale) Fun all the way machines, enabling them to make the payments through debit and credit cards. Employees of the MC shall now receive on-the-spot payments through this system. Now, people will enjoy a foolproof system wherein they can deposit the bills through cashless digital collection system, cutting out any threats or chances of corruption. People can also make payments via cash/cheque. Those making the payment by cash/cheque will receive SMS confirmation once the amount is realised. The MC has formed 10 teams in the first phase. It has appealed to people to avail the service and clear their dues. Victim’s friend held on murder charge NAGAR COUNCIL BYPOLLS Our Correspondent Munish Aggarwal, the winning candidate of the Congress from ward number 2 of the Nagar Council in Kapurthala, on Saturday; and (right) Jatinder Pal Singh, the winning candidate from ward number 9 of the Nagar Council in Sultanpur Lodhi. TRIBUNE PHOTOS Cong wins in K’thala, Sultanpur Lodhi Tribune News Service Jalandhar, February 24 Candidates of the Indian National Congress (INC) were victorious in the Nagar Council Kapurthala ward number 2 and Nagar Council Sultanpur Lodhi ward number 9 bypolls that were held today. Additional District Election officer-cum-ADC (Development) Kapurthala Avtar Singh Bhullar said from the Nagar Council Kapurthala ward number 2, Munish Aggarwal defeated Kavita Bajaj of the Shirmani Akali Dal by 1,292 votes. Of the total 1,552 votes polled, Munish Aggarwal got 1,417 votes and Kavita Bajaj got 125 votes, while 10 votes went to NOTA. From ward number 9 in Sultanpur Lodhi, Jatinder Pal Singh of the INC defeated SAD candidate Mandeep Kaur by 491 votes. Of the total 680 votes polled in the ward, Jatinder Pal Singh received 583 votes and Mandeep Kaur got 92 votes, while five votes were polled to NOTA. While 66.23 per cent votes were polled for ward number 2 in Nagar Council Kapurthala, in ward number 9 in the Nagar Council Sultanpur Lodhi, 76.57 per cent votes were cast. c m y b Students of the KCL Institute of Management & Technology in a race during the annual sports meet at the Lyallpur Khalsa College in Jalandhar on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MALKIAT SINGH Phagwara, February 24 The police have arrested an accused in a murder case of a Jharkhand labourer Vishram Samad (38). The crime was committed in nearby Nangal Majha village on February 21. Sandeep Sharma, Senior Superintendent of Police, Kapurthala, and Parminder Singh Bhandal, Superintendent of Police, Phagwara, told newsmen here today that the police arrested Vinod Topan, a resident of Jharkhand, under Sections 302 and 201of the IPC on the charges of murdering his own friend and later throwing the body near trees at a deserted place in the village. continued on p2
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