05052018-JTR-01.qxd 5/5/2018 12:47 AM Page 1 c m y b SATURDAY | 5 MAY 2018 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Tackling terror Rocking Ranjha! Ambitious girl Taking cognizance of the soldiers being martyred, city-lad Ishan Agarwal has made a drone P2 For Ranjha Vikram, the route to success has been challenging. P3 Actress Sheena Bajaj talks about her personal life and much more. P4 FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY | MAX 36°C MIN 25°C | YESTERDAY MAX 37°C MIN 20°C | SUNSET SATURDAY 7:04 PM SUNRISE SUNDAY 5.35 AM City to be divided into three parking zones Ajay Joshi Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 4 Resentment prevails among residents as well as the authorities regarding the new parking policy of the state government. Sources said the new policy says if any individual has vehicles, but lacks parking space, he has to loosen his pockets. Moreover, if anyone is going out for shopping and parks his vehicle alongside road, a fine as a parking charge would be issued to him. Opposition councillors strongly condemned the orders and termed these as authoritative. Shiromani Akali Dal councillor Paramjit Singh, who hasn’t received any official infor- Parking at the district administrative complex in Jalandhar. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH mation with respect to the new policy and got to know about it from newspapers said, parking fees should only be charged at commer- Fake education official nabbed Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur, May 4 The Mandialan police have nabbed a man who was trying to fleece various schools by impersonating himself as a high official from the Department of Education in Chandigarh and pointing out various shortcomings in the schools. The accused, Sohanlal, had reached a private school and was pointing out shortcomings in a school telling the school to pay him to cover these up. In the meantime, the principal of the school informed the police. At this, cops from the Mandialan police post, under the Bul- lowal police station, reached there and arrested the accused. In charge of the Mandiala police post said they had complaints from nearby private schools in this regard . Principal Nirmala Kumari of Nehru Model School told the police that the fake education officer had come to the school and demanded money to cover up the “shortcomings” in the computer lab and other flaws in the school. On the basis of the complaint, the police arrested the man along with fake identity card. i district police station in Kapurthala. The police have registered various cases . cial places and that too only when a particular area was assigned for parking and people were found violating parking rules. In almost every corner of the city, there was a paucity of parking space, hence it wouldn’t be a good decision to charge extra money from the general Proud moment Students of Innocent Hearts School in a cheerful mood after being selected in the Council of the school. A TRIBUNE PHOTOGRAPH Aparna Banerji Tribune News Service Kashmir native Adil Hussain appears for an exam at the examination centre in Jalandhar on Friday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH Adil was accompanied by two SWAT commandos. Gunmen stood guard outside the centre where he appeared for the exam today even as a bunch of his friends and classmates, many of them from Kashmir, stood outside the centre on the institute lawn, keenly observ- zones and Paid parking zones. Also, the MC is yet to take any further action on it. He further said that the MC’s parking sub-committee would soon organise a meeting to discuss the guidelines as it would take a long time to rectify each and every spot of the city. Moreover, three months’ time has been assigned to the MC to finish the project. Until then, people shouldn’t protest against any wrong information. Mayor Jagdish Raja said no such action would be taken that would cause trouble to the residents. A meeting would shortly be organised on this matter. Then only, the parking fees and parking spots would be fixed, he r added. Harassment on incomplete exam address Tribune News Service Adil appears for computer exam Jalandhar, May 4 Kashmir-based student Adil Hussain Teli (21), who was arrested by the cyber crime cell in Delhi on April 27 for alleged anti-national activities, appeared for his BCA sixth semester examination at St Soldier Management and Technical Institute here on Friday. A resident of Noonmai in Yaripora in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, Hussain, who hails from South Kashmir, had been picked up from the place where he had been staying as a paying guest at the local Basti Mitthu. While today was his second exam of computer graphics, earlier he had appeared for his principles of management exam on May 2. Brought to Jalandhar amidst tight security, Hussain, who has been studying at the institute for the past six years, is in the custody of the cyber cell wing of the Delhi Police. Brought to Jalandhar directly from the cyber crime cell in Delhi for every exam, public. Planning to protest against the decision in the Municipal Corporation’s (MC) house meeting, he added that rather than charging unnecessary parking fees from the public, encroachments should be demolished from markets. Denying any such orders, MC Commissioner Basant Garg said false information has been circulated amongst residents and it has completely been misinterpretated. There was no provision in the policy that parking fees would be charged from people who park their vehicles in the streets or roads. The updated policy has ordered the MC to divide the city area into three kinds of zones – No parking zones, Free parking ing the police and media gathered in the wake of Adil’s arrest. Flanked by guards, Adil could not speak much to the media, except that his exam went well. Hamid, a fourth semester student at the institute and a resident of Pulwama district in Kashmir, said, “We were scared in Kashmir because of the law and order situation, but here we are free. We were never scared here. But after this incident, everyone asks us about him.” Zumeir Ahmed Batt, a resident of Kulgaam District in Kashmir and a roommate of Adil, said, “I was shocked to hear about him. We’ve been friends since I came in the first year. So far, he hasn’t been able to talk to us much. He only asked for a book that he wants to study for the next paper. But I was unable to provide him with it since I couldn’t find it.” Arif from the Anatnag district, who knows Adil for more than a year, said “We ate and drank together. He told me that he was into the Internet and was very computer savvy. But as far as we know, it was like the rest of the guys and didn’t know there was anything illegal about his activities. Because he was good in studies too.” While Adil’s next exam is slated for May 8, after that he has an exam on May 10 – internet security. c m y b Jalandhar, May 4 A 28-year-old girl, appearing for a clerical grade exam, faced severe harassment in the past one week as her examination ticket, issued by the Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board, did not mention the complete address of the venue. As the hall ticket mentioned the address only as a ‘Govt. Model Co-Edu Senior Secondary School, Jalandhar, the victim ran from pillar to post to know about the exact location of the venue. Her exam is slated to be held on May 6. Chaman Lal Gupta, father of the applicant continued on page 2 Actor Surveen Chawla, husband booked for fraud Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur, May 4 The co-producer of the film “Nil Batte Sannata” and his father have got registered an FIR against actress of HindiPunjabi films Surveen Chawla, her husband and brother for cheating them and for a fraud of Rs 40 lakh. Advocate Naveen Jairath, co-producer Pankaj Gupta and his father Satpal Gupta, while addressing reporters here in the Press Club, today showed the copies of the FIR against the three accused. Hoshiarpur resident businessman Satpal Gupta said Manavinder Singh (brother of Surveen Chawla) was known to his son Pankaj and that he had introduced them to Surveen Chawla and her husband Akshay Thakkar. He said Surveen Chawla, Manvinder Singh and Akshay Thakkar worked together for making films. They met him in the year 2014 and said that they were making the film “Nil Batte Sannata” in collaboration with JAR Pictures Mumbai. They told them that if they gave Rs 1 crore as a loan for making the film, they could earn good money on the release of the film. Gupta said he agreed to give them Rs 51 lakh, but when transferred, a transaction of Rs 11 lakh failed due to some technical reason and Rs 40 lakh were transferred to the account of JAR Pictures. Gupta said the three accused remained in close contact till the film was completed and before the film was released, Surveen Chawla kept meeting his son with regard to the film. Meanwhile, Surveen Chawla took the responsibility that Rs 70 lakh would be returned to them in six months after the release of the film. The film was released on April 22, 2016, after which the three accused remained in touch with Pankaj through e-mail and during this time, their attitude changed completely and even after repeatedly asking for the film’s accounts, they did not provide them information about the accounts. They then procured information on their own and were surprised that the loan amount of Rs 40 lakh in the account statement of the film was mentioned as given by Akshay Thakkar. FEEDBACK Jalandhar Tribune invites feedback from its readers on issues of public concern relating to Jalandhar, Phagwara, Kapurthala and the nearby areas. Readers can email their views to jalandhar.feedback@ gmail.com They can also send their views to: Feedback, Jalandhar Tribune, Sector 29, Chandigarh - 160029.
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