15052018-LT-01.qxd 5/15/2018 12:23 AM Page 1 c m y b TUESDAY | 15 MAY 2018 | LUDHIANA LUDHIANA TRIBUNE Class XII ISC results Coping with rush Softball tourney Sakshi of Sahnewal came second in the district securing 93.8% marks in non-medical stream. P2 New weekly Antyodaya Express train between Jalandhar City and Darbhanga announced. P4 Sonia and Kamla steer hosts Ludhiana to 14-2 victory against Fazilka to clinch the title in girls’ section. P4 FORECAST THUNDERSHOWERS | MAX 40°C MIN 27°C | SUNSET TUESDAY 7:14 PM SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 5:31 AM Brace for traffic snarls in scorching heat ‘Don’t blame only rats for collapse’ P3 Closure of Jagraon Bridge, Gill flyover to spell trouble for commuters; administration may shift bus stand Shivani Bhakoo Tribune News Service Ludhiana, May 14 With two major flyovers of the city having been closed to traffic, commuters’ woes are bound to increase in the coming days. Work on the unsafe part of the Jagraon Bridge has not been started yet. Now, the closure of the flyover at the Gill Chowk will affect commuting to Industrial Area, Focal Point and Cheema Chowk. Serpentine queues of vehicles were witnessed near the Gill Chowk flyover and the Jagraon Bridge throughout the day on Monday. The traffic moved at a snail’s pace. Tejeshwar Singh, a businessman, said the Gill flyover was the only easy route to reach the Pratap Chowk/Cheema Chowk side. “Now, the retaining wall of the bridge has collapsed and obviously, the traffic has to be diverted. It has become a Herculean task to reach my workplace in such slow traffic,” he said. Gurnam Singh, a resident, said there was a huge traffic near Millar Ganj and the Vishwakarma Chowk throughout the day. “This is unfortunate that as per the authorities, rats have damaged the flyover. The resi- Remove garbage dumps: Bittu P3 A temporary wall being raised to stop entry of vehicles on the Gill Chowk flyover; and (below) bikers pass the collapsed wall. dents will have to bear the brunt of traffic snarls. Persons responsible for causing this harassment to the public should be severely punished by the authorities,” he said. DC constitutes committee Deputy Commissioner Pradeep Agrawal has constituted a four-member committee to hold a probe into the collapse of the flyover retaining wall. The four members are Shaina Aggarwal, Additional Deputy Commissioner (chairman); Rahul Gagneja (Executive Engineer, MC); Rakesh Garg, Executive Engineer, PWD; and Ranbir Singh, Executive Engineer, GLADA. It will submit its report within 15 days, said the DC. ‘Traffic diversions will serve no purpose’ was go to workplace ❝Itcome so difficult toon Monday. It took and back home me about an hour to reach home. The authorities need to repair both bridges at the earliest, or else it would be too difficult to commute in the city. Traffic diversions will serve no purpose ❞ BITESH GOEL, who runs a factory near Tajpur Road Kanika, Banpriya district toppers in ICSE, ISC exams 97% 97% Class: X Class: XII Medical ‘Set study targets and timetable’ ‘Conceptual knowledge helped me’ KANIKA KAPILA BANPRIYA Success story: School: Sacred Heart Higher “I designed a timetable Secondary Convent School, before boards and studied Urban Estate Chandigarh Road accordingly. I used to set the Study: 5-6 hours/day target of the number of chapters that have to be completed in a Stress buster: “In my free time, day. Besides, I read previous I used to do doodling art to year’s question papers also relieve exam stress.” just to be sure of the Career call: Biotechnology exam pattern. Proud father: “I am really happy and right now short of words. Everything seems unreal right now though I always had faith in her. I am truly overwhelmed” Success Story: School: Sacred Heart Higher “I always kept my concepts Secondary Convent School, clear as I was regular in taking Urban Estate, Chandigarh Road up doubts with my teachers. I Study: 4-5 hours/day never feared exams and took Stress buster: “I used to listen them in fun way. I was also to music and motivational active in co-circular activities speeches on Youtube during in my school as they keep the idle time.” you full of energy.” Career call: Doctor Proud parents: “She is an epitome of the proverb ‘hard work pays’. I kept telling her that and she finally realised it today. We are proud parents of our daughter.” ‘It’s all about smart work’ KANIKA MAKHIJA School: Sacred Heart Higher Secondary Convent School, Urban Estate, Chandigarh Road Success Story: “Exam preparation is all about concentration and passion. I only studied three hours a day as I believe in smart work rather than hard Commerce work. My parents never pressured me for anything. I had no pressure before appearing for the exam from my father’s side” Stress Buster: “I am a very social person. Social media was my stress buster during exams and otherwise also in daily routine. ” Career call: Chartered Accountant Proud father: “She has made me and everyone proud of her. She is truly an inspiration.” 96% POWER SHUTDOWN Traffic being diverted on the Gill flyover following the collapse of the retaining wall, on Monday. TRIBUNE PHOTOS:: HIMANSHU MAHAJAN ‘Started from basics’ PRATHAM GARG Success story: “I studied regularly and started everything Non-Medical from the scratch. I worked on the basics first. I never believe in cramming things.” Study: 3-4/day Career call: Want to become a software engineer Stress buster: “I used to talk to my friends whenever in stress or listen to music.” 95.5% ‘Consistency pays off’ ANOUSHKA THAPAR School: Sat Paul Mittal School Success story: “I always focused on quality rather than quantity work. For me, more and more written work worked as I made a lot of notes. Scribbling helped in the revision time. I have been a very consistent student. Also, I had brilliant teachers along with me. The amount Humanities of faith they had in me motivated me to work hard.” Study: 4 hours/day Career call: Psychologist Stress buster: “When nothing works, I spoke to my mother and the stress used to disappear.” Proud mother: “We are very proud of her. It is her consistent effort that bore fruit now. I have always taught her that rote learning does not help. I was worried as she never studied for long hours. She would always say she knew what she was doing.” Compiled by: Naina Mishra 96.75% c m y b Traffic advisory Three top officials, the DC, the Commissioner of Police and the Municipal Commissioner, had a meeting and decided to temporarily shift the bus stand to a viable place. Commuters coming from Focal Point, Dhandari, Kanganwal, Sarabha Nagar, Agar Nagar and South City should use the southern bypass. Similarly, vehicles coming from Delhi and Chandigarh should also use this bypass through Sarabha Nagar and Atam Nagar. Those coming from the Sherpur side should divert to the Dhuri line bridge. Lakkar Bridge to be used by those coming from Industrial Area and the Sherpur side. LUDHIANA 8 am to 4 pm: Circuit House, Krishna Nagar, Dyal Nagar, Ghumar Mandi, Maharaj Nagar, Gobind Nagar, New Prem Nagar, Hathi Complex, Tagore Nagar, Police Lines, College Road, Government Meritorious School, Telephone Exchange and Maya Nagar.
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