30032018-JTR-01.qxd 3/30/2018 12:50 AM Page 1 FRIDAY | 30 MARCH 2018 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Stray cattle White is right A dream come true Menace continues unabated in city; issue widely debated on social media. It repels sunlight, looks chic and is timeless. White is a must-have in summer, here’s a look at all-white outfits P3 Kunal Jaisingh talks about his journey so far. P4 FORECAST P2 MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 34°C MIN 15°C | YESTERDAY MAX 35°C MIN 16°C | SUNSET FRIDAY 6.40 PM SUNRISE SATURDAY 6.13 AM 2 Kenyans among 3 Now, dope test made must for arrested with heroin getting arms licence in district Heroin from Delhi was to be supplied at different places in Punjab Hoshiarpur, March 29 The district police have claimed to have recovered 300 gm of heroin from a car at Shimla Pahari Chowk by arresting two young women and the driver of the car. The arrested women were found to be residents of Kenya’s Nairobi city. SSP J Elanchezhian said the accused, Margaret and Attic, would be produced in court. He said both of them had come from New Delhi to supply heroin in Hoshiarpur and adjoining areas. The Hoshiarpur Police have also contacted the New Delhi Police in this regard. SSP said the police was also investigating that to which gang they were associated with and how they were spreading their network. The Model Town police have started investigating the matter by lodging a case under the NDPS Act against the three accused including two Kenyans and driver Amritpal Singh resident of Rajowal. Tribune News Service Jalandhar, March 29 In a significant move, the district administration has made dope test mandatory for the applicants seeking fresh/renewed arms licence in Jalandhar. Giving details, the Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma said the directions for the purpose had come from the state government. He said the government would check the misuse of the licensed weapon by the drug addicts, thereby Fact file The dope test would ensure that the applicant was not consuming any sort of psychotropic drug that could prove fatal to society ensuring the safety and security of the people. Sharma said the dope test would be conducted by the health authorities in the district, for which necessary directions have been issued to them. The DC said the dope test would ensure that the applicant was not consuming any sort of psychotropic drug that could prove fatal to society. He said after clearing the dope test the new applicant or anyone who has filed application for renewal would be given the license. Sharma said the relevant directions of the Home department regarding this have been passed on to every concerned department. The Deputy Commissioner said the necessary provisions regarding this have already been made in Arms Act 1959. He said as per this for getting fresh or renewed arms license the form S-3 has to be duly certified by the health authorities after conducting the dope test of the applicant. Punjab has the highest number of arms license holders in the country. Being a border state, which has already suffered a lot due to turbulent days of terrorism, checking illicit firearms within Punjab has became a priority area for the state government to ensure peace, harmony and law and order for the citizens, a note released by the local administration read. Common effluent plant to be set up in city Seeking blessings Tribune News Service (From left) Ludhiana Mayor Balkar Singh Sidhu, Jalandhar Mayor Jagdish Raj Raja, Amritsar Mayor Karamjit Singh Rintu and Patiala Mayor Sanjeev Sharma Bittu pay obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Thursday. PHOTO: VISHAL KUMAR Jalandhar, March 29 To facilitate industries falling in the districts of Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahr and Amritsar, the Jalandhar Effluent Treatment Society (JETS) is soon going to install a common effluent treatment plant (CETP) in the Industrial Focal Point (Extension) area here. The plant, besides recycling waste of industries in Jalandhar, will recycle waste from the vicinity as well. Society president Ashwini Victor said the necessary clearances were already given by the state-level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (EIAA) and the plant would work based on the criteria of Zero Liquid Discharge. “Till date, the industries of Amritsar, Jalandhar, Containers and garbage-lifting vehicles for solid waste project at a vacant plot in Jalandhar. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH Hoshiarpur and Ludhiana are transporting their common effluents through tankers to Ludhiana. However, with the setting up of this CETP their transportation , cost will be reduced and so will be the pollution level,”said Victor. Body of missing girl Car catches fire after collision with truck found from canal Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur: The body of a Class XII student was recovered from gate No. 5 of the Mukerian Hydel canal near Terkiana village. The deceased was identified as Jaspreet Kaur, a resident of Shahpur village, and daughter of Balvinder Singh. Jaspreet Kaur was missing for a week after she had come from home to appear in class 12 board exam on March 22. Her father had complained to the Dasuya police that Pawan Singh from Rawa village had abducted his daughter with an intention to marry her. He said she had gone to Jaspreet Kaur had been missing for a week after she had come from home to appear in the Class XII board exam on March 22 Jhingar Kalan school for her Class XII board exams but did not return. The police have registered a case against the accused Pawan. SHO Palvinder Singh said search for Pawan was on, based on his call details. On receiving information, the body of the girl was taken out of the canal and sent to the hospital for post-mortem. Hoshiarpur, March 29 Three persons in a car had a narrow escape when there was a fire in the vehicle after it collided with a truck. The car caught fire at 3 am on the Tanda road near the Lachowal toll plaza. Fortunately, the people passing by and workers of the nearby petrol pump came to save them and immediately took out the people trapped in the car. One of them has sustained burn injuries while the other two were safe with minor injuries. They were sent to the Civil Hospital Hoshiarpur. Jaspal Singh said while The society has invited expression of interest by March 16 and is planning to operate it on the build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis. It was in 2011 that industries based in Jalandhar had begun to transport effluents to Ludhiana to reduce pollu- tion in KaIi Bein. According to the PPCB officials, 300 electroplating units of Jalandhar were discharging over a million litres of polluted water which was being thrown into the Kala Sanghia drain through the municipal sewerage lines. Two held with 315 gm of heroin The car collided with the truck at 3 am on the Tanda road near the Lachowal toll plaza and caught fire The mangled remains of the car that caught fire after collision with a truck on the Tanda road in Hoshiarpur. c m y b returning from Shimla after dropping a relative there and Lakhbir Singh was driving the car, while Lakhbir’s son Arshdeep Singh was sitting behind when their car was hit by a speeding truck near Lachowal village. ASI Kamaljit Singh, who was investigating the matter, said the police were investigating the case. The action against the truck driver would be taken after the statement of car driver Lakhvir Singh. The accused in police custody. Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur, March 29 The Model Town police have recovered 315 gm of heroin from two accused on the basis of a tip-off. The police arrested the two accused Deesha and Vicky Ambala by lodging an FIR under the NDPS Act against them.
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