08042018-JTR-01.qxd 4/8/2018 12:34 AM Page 1 c m y b SUNDAY | 8 APRIL 2018 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Resentment Wait, it’s all changing In the grey zone 5,000 activists of the General Samaj Manch, Punjab against hooliganism Waitresses might still be a rare sight. Yet they have broken through an all-male domain. Actress Anjali Anand trusts her natural acting skills. P4 FORECAST P2 MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 31°C MIN 18°C | YESTERDAY MAX 36°C MIN 19°C | SUNSET SUNDAY 6.45 PM SUNRISE MONDAY 6.02 AM Flights from Adampur to start on May 1 Top admn, police officials review arrangements; flight bookings to start on April 14 Tribune News Service Adampur (Jalandhar), April 7 Flights from the Adampur airport will start on May 1 as private carrier Spice Jet will start the booking of flights from April 14. This is in consonance with the promise of the state government to provide air connectivity to the state under the Udaan Regional Connectivity Service (RCS) of the Government of India. Stating this, Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma and Senior Superintendent of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, who visited the airport on Saturday, for overseeing the arrangements, said the airport was all set for inauguration as the entire civil work had been completed. They said the visitors and the VIP lounge was also ready, along with high-powered X-ray machines. They Administration and police officials oversee the arrangements at the Adampur airport near Jalandhar on Saturday. A TRIBUNE PHOTOGRAPH said the Spice Jet company had already started setting up its paraphernalia at the airport to start the booking City-based youth’s song creates waves on social media Tribune News Service Jalandhar, April 7 The song by city lad Bikram Singh, “Iko mera sapna Iko junoon, Mehnata ch lagda aaseena te khoon, Je kuch krna te than I dare, Evi nhi banda koi millionare”, has become a hit on the Youtube as well an Internet sensation these days. The song that was released a few days ago has set an example that motivational songs, presented in a glamorous and attractive manner, can also be equally popular, going against the pattern of songs pertaining to gun culture, drugs and obscenity. The song has garnered more than a million views till now and has been appreciated by many prominent personalities of the Punjabi music industry. Bikram (28), who is the lyricist, actor and singer of the song, is an aspiring Bollywood actor and has already trained himself under the renowned acting guru of B town Kishore Namit Kumar. Born and brought up in the city of artistes and musicians, Bikram always dreamt of associating himself with the world of cinema, and singing happened to him naturally. He has written more than 50 songs and aims to write many more. After working for five years in Dubai, Bikram is currently handling his family business. Talking to The Tribune, he said he was of the perspective that creativity had no bar and anyone was free to represent whatever he wanted to. But if something creates negativity or has ill- effects in society, it should be curbed. His song is basically about a young suc- cessful billionaire man who has achieved his success through a lot of hardships and struggle. The song also depicts that the man has everything, but he is not bothered about it. Rather he is perturbed about his goals and ambitions. Everyday many enticing things and distractions cross him, but he doesn’t want to lose what he has attained. Meanwhile, many youngsters have appreciated the song and said other aspiring singers and musicians could also achieve fame by presenting more meaningful songs. of tickets on April 14, the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar. They said the entire civil works had been completed at the airport and decks had been cleared for the start of flights. They said the state government had already given land for the airport, along with constructing an approach road, made provision for the water works, uninterrupted power supply etc. They said the state government was committed to starting the flights at the earliest. The airport, once operational, will provide connectivity to the region along with some international destinations. Besides saving time, money and energy of people, especially NRIs from the region, the airport will give a boost to the economic development of the region, in general, and Jalandhar city, in particular. Prominent among those present on the occasion were Additional Deputy Commissioner Jasbir Singh, Director, Adampur Airport Kewal Krishan, and many other high-ranking officials. 2 undertrials flee from DAC, 1 nabbed Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur, April 7 Two undertrials fled from the District Administrative Complex (DAC) by dodging the police here on Saturday evening. However, cops managed to catch one of them after a chase. The police had brought them to the DAC to be produced before the Additional District and Sessions Judge RK Jain. He was present in the DAC for a video conferencing. The two accused included Major Singh, a resident of Denowal Khurd, involved in a case under the NDPS Act. A case was lodged against him on March 3, 2018, at the Garhshankar police station. Gurtej Singh, a resident of Nainowal Vaid, is accused in a case of theft on November 30, 2017. The police nabbed Gurtej Singh, while Major Singh managed to escape from the place. A complaint in this regard has been made. In sync Students perform during Golden Night “Srijan 2018 - vo apni manzil ki raah par hai” organised by DAV College Girls hostel. 1 gets life term for murder, other 3-yr RI Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur, April 7 The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Priya Sood has convicted accused Bhupinder Singh, alias Sona, in a murder case and sentenced him to life imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 1,20,000. If he does not pay the penalty, he will have to undergo another year’s imprisonment. The court also convicted him under Section 307 and sentenced him to seven years’ imprisonment and a fine of Rs 10,000. On the non-payment of the fine, he will have to undergo another six months’ imprisonment. In the case, an accused from the complainant’s side Manjot Singh, son of Hakikat Singh, a resident of Mansoorpur, was found guilty of manhandling and was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment and a fine of Rs 25,000. He will have to undergo imprisonment for three months if does not pay the fine. Gurpreet Singh, alias Santu, son of Jaswinder Singh, was killed in a land dispute in Mansoorpur village under the Mukerian police station. The police had filed a case under Section 302, 307, 506, 148 and 149 of the IPC on June 28, 2012, against the accused Bhupinder Singh on the complaint of Hakkikat Singh, son of Charan Singh, of Mansurpur village. Also a cross FIR was lodged against the complainant’s side by the Mukerian police station against the accused Manjot Singh on June 28, 2012, under Sections 324, 326, 307, 427, 452, 506, 148 and 149 of the IPC. He was convicted and sentenced under Section 326 of the IPC. Official seeks report of Surya Enclave Extn Scheme from JIT Avneet Kaur Bikram Singh Sachin Sharma, another city boy who wants to get into industry, said the song was of international level and the lyrics were entirely different from what we usually hear. Today, there is a need for more and more such songs. Bikram said as his song was all about positivity with a dash of glamour, an industry man also appreciated his song and said that he watched it in the early morning so as to start his day on a constructive note and urged him to make more and more such affirmative and motivational songs. Jalandhar, April 7 Residents of the Surya Enclave extension met Deputy Director Local Bodies, Dr Sanjeev Sharma, to seek solutions to their grievances regarding land acquisition done on the road right from the Surya Enclave Extension complex to the Damoria flyover and to demand action from deputy director against JIT for delaying in fulfilling the promises made to allottees. Despite investing lakhs of rupees to buy a plot in the Surya Enclave extension, a scheme launched by the Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) in 2011, the owners are not ready to take the possession of the land as till date, no development work has been done in the area. According to ML Sehgal, president of the Surya Enclave Extension Welfare Society, while the JIT is yet to level the land which is about 8 to 15 feet down than the ground level, the Municipal Corporation of Jalandhar (MCJ) has made it a dumping ground for garbage collected from all over the city. “Despite spending over Rs 35 lakh for each plot, we are forced to pay rent outside as the JIT has not provided any facilities in the area. There are no sewerage systems, electricity connections and even no proper roads are constructed in the area,” said Sehgal, adding that the JIT had even failed to provide a tubewell connection in the area and dangling electricity wires crossing just over the resident’s house are posing a great threat to residents, but the JIT is taking no action against it, he added. Further, he said that members of the welfare society also discussed with Sanjeev Sharma the problem of encroachments falling on the road to the Damoria flyover which is a major hurdle behind the construction of the 120ft road to the Damoria railway overbridge connecting from Surya Enclave Extension. There is a factory falling in between and although the Punjab and Haryana High Court in December 2015 dismissed the petition filed by some area residents challenging the acquisition of their land for the project, the work has not started yet, to which action has been demanded, they said. Another allottee Naresh Walia said, “There is a slaughter house in the ‘C’ block of the complex which should be removed immediately as there is a residential area there and it give a lot of inconvenience to residents. Even many allottees have their plots near by it and they are not willing to take possession of the flat just because of this. Members of the society said Deputy Director Sanjeev Sharma had assured them that action would be taken against JIT in case any mishandling from the side of trust appears. They said, “The report from the JIT regarding the scheme has been sought and the matter has already been conveyed to the Chief Engineer of Punjab Local Bodies, Chandigarh, who has assured that JIT will get the biometric survey of the people living on encroached land by this month and would take necessary action”. Going for the big one Water kingdom Players with spinal cord injuries from Punjab and Uttar Pardesh at a game of cricket match during para-games on the concluding day of .Vistaar. 2018 University near Jalandhar. P2 With temperatures soaring, inflatable tubs, pools and toys on sale along roadsides in Jalandhar on Friday. PHOTOS: SARABJIT SINGH FEEDBACK Jalandhar Tribune invites feedback from its readers on issues of public concern relating to Jalandhar, Phagwara, Kapurthala and the nearby areas. 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