15052018-JTR-01.qxd 5/15/2018 1:17 AM Page 1 c m y b TUESDAY | 15 MAY 2018 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Agri practices Recipe rocks Insecure industry Farmers urged to adopt organic farming, shun use of pesticides. P2 First directorial venture of Michelin-starred chef Vikas Khanna launched this year. Actress Shivani Gosain feels television producers give a lot of importance to TRP ratings. P4 FORECAST P3 PARTLY CLOUDY SKY | MAX 38°C MIN 23°C | YESTERDAY MAX 35.6°C MIN 22.2°C | SUNSET TUESDAY 7.10 PM SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 5.27 AM CLASS X ICSE RESULT Jasmine Kaur, Abheya Arora shining stars of city added. But excitedly she added that she scored 96 marks in English which was making her nervous. Asked if she was partying today, Arora said she was having her exams starting from tomorrow for XI exams which was why she was not able to do party today. “I would have gone outside and enjoy but my exams are starting tomorrow, so I would like to restrict myself,” Arora. An artist by nature, she likes to paint and draw, Arora said mathematics was her favourite subject as it was more of a logical subject than theoretical. Aakanksha N Bhardwaj Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 14 Jasmine Kaur Chahal and Abheya Arora of Class X of St Joseph’s Convent School here have made the district proud by attaining second and third positions, respectively, in the country. While Jasmine Kaur bagged 99.2 per cent marks, Abheya scored 99 per cent marks. Abheya has taken admission in commerce stream in MGN Urban Estate School. Arora, who aspires to clear the UPSC exams, said it was not that she started studying right before the exams. “It’s a constant hard work and consistency in reading that resulted in 99 per cent marks. I used to study for three-four hours a day,” she said. Abheya Arora, a student of St Joseph’s Convent School, who has scored 99% marks in the ICSE class X exam, with her parents in Jalandhar on Monday. PHOTOS: SARABJIT SINGH She added that she never strained herself and never let any day go without studying. Abheya did self-study and Tarunika Rampal, who scored 97.33 pc in the ICSE class X exam. never took any tuition. However, there was a little concern for her before the results. “As English is a low- scoring subject in the ICSE , it was my big concern on whether I would be able to get enough marks,” she Shaina Jindal, who scored 97.17 pc marks. St Joseph’s Convent girls stand out Tarunika Rampal (16) has got 97.6 pc marks in Class X. An IAS aspirant, Rampal has not purposely taken admission in humanities stream, as she has planned to take coaching for the exam. “I am now going to focus on taking coaching for IAS ,that is why I have taken arts stream,” she said. Tarunika, while talking about her success, did not forget to mention about her teacher Palvinder Kaur who teaches her geography. “It is due to her that we (Jasmine and Abheya) have bagged top positions, she constantly inspires her to work hard,” Rampal added. Tarunika’s mother and father are mathematics teachers in government schools. Her mother Manish Kumari said Tarunika used to wake up at 4.30 in the morning and would continue until late evening. Arshpreet of the same school has got 97.2 pc marks. Jasrup, who got 97 per cent marks in the ICSE Class X exam. Class XII achiever Shots fired at BSF officer’s house Tribune News Service Muskan Singh, a student of St Joseph’s School, who has scored 87.75 pc marks in the medical stream in the ICS class +2 results in Jalandhar on Monday. PHOTO SARABJIT SINGH REPORT P2 Bad state of road irks commuters Jalandhar, May 14 Unidentified youths on Monday fired at the house of a BSF Deputy Commandant living in the Surya Enclave area here. According to Vipin Sharma, posted at a forward post in Bhikhi Wind, he was on duty and his wife was alone in the house at the time of the incident. Around 12:45 pm, two youths came on a motorcycle and fired two shots at his house, he said. Sharma is also an international basketball player. His wife and two sons, too, have played basketball at the international level. Sharma claimed that though he belonged to Ludhiana, he did not have animosi- She has taken admission in the medical stream. While talking about the time table, she said she never followed any particular time table to study, but always had her concepts clear. Arshpreet, who is into sports, also takes part in public speaking wishes to become a neurologist. Suvidhi Malhotra (15), who got 97 pc marks in the examination, said it was not the study of a month with which one could score well, but it was hard work of whole year and constant revision to be successful. Suvidhi has taken admission in the non-medical stream and she wishes to become an astronaut. While Suvidhi’s father Jyoteesh Malhotra is a dean at GNDU Regional campus, her mother Cinny Malhotra is a sci- Jasika Walia, who has scored 97 per cent marks. 8 get 7-yr RI in attempt to murder case Our Correspondent Forensic experts at the house of BSF Assistant Commandant at Surya Enclave area in Jalandhar. ty with anyone. His sons also denied having any scuffle with anyone in the past few days. Meanwhile, a case has been registered in the Rama mandi area. The police man- aged to get a CCTV footage of the incident and began a hunt for the assailants. ence teacher. Daughter of Dr Navjot Dahiya, Jasrup Kaur has got 96.83 percent. She is aiming to become a surgeon and has taken medical stream. She says she had decided to become a doctor when she was in class IX. Along with her father, her mother Jasmine Dahiya is a doctor too. She is a basketball player too. Jasika has bagged 97.2 pc marks in class X and has taken commerce in class XI. She said it was not easy for her to prepare for exams as she was into other activities too. “But all these things along with study actually paid off,” she said. Other girls who have bagged positions are Shaina Jindal, Ridhima Mittal and Anureet Kaur. Hoshiarpur, May 14 Additional District and Sessions Judge Ranjan Kumar Khullar’s court here on Monday sentenced eight persons, accused in an attempt to murder case and rioting, to a rigorous imprisonment (RI) of seven years and fined them Rs 6,000 each. In case the convicts fail to pay the penalty, they will have to undergo an additional imprisonment of one month. On February 23, 2015, a resident of Jandwal Mukerian, Usha Devi, wife of Deewan Chand, lodged a complaint with the Mukerian police that on February 20, 2015, at around 2.30 am while they were standing near a cattleshed with her son Rikki Masih and nephew Rakesh Masih, the accused Ayub Masih, Neelam, alias Guddo, Vijay, Emanuel, alias Ghug, Sandeep Masih, alias Sabi, Yunus Masih, alias Kali, Romi and Samuel attacked them with sharp-edged weapons and baseball bats and seriously injured them. When they cried for help, the accused fled from the spot. On Feb 23, the police registered a case of attempt to murder and rioting against the accused. Our Correspondent Jalandhar, May 14 Causing great inconvenience to residents and shopkeepers, the Kidney Hospital road here lies in a pitiable condition. The road is the main route to Waryam Nagar Colony, Cool Road. Residents of the area say despite repeated complaints made to the authorities regarding the condition of the road, no concrete efforts had been made to solve the problem by the civic authorities. If one looks at the condition of the road now, it’s all covered with potholes and stones. Residents demanded that a quality check of the material used in the road should be done. The MC, besides taking action against the contractor concerned, should also make sure that good quality of material was used to construct the road. While no repair work had been executed for long, the stretch of the road had worn away, leading to an uneven Antyodaya train from May 20 Kuldeep Bhatia surface. Rajnish Dogra, corporation engineer, B&R Department, said, “The administration is aware of the bad condition of the road and inconvenience caused to the commuters. The problem came up due to water leaking from pipes in the area. The corporation had a few days ago conducted a check from BMC Chowk to Waryam Nagar to repair the water leakage.” A tender had already been floated for the maintenance of the road. The work was in progress and we would repair the road soon, he added. Ludhiana, May 14 The Northern Railways authorities have announced a new weekly Antyodaya Express train between Jalandhar city and Darbhanga to cope with the rush of passengers between various destinations in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh/Bihar. The 22551/52 train would commence its regular run from Darbhanga on May 19 and return from Jalandhar on May 20 on a weekly basis. According to the railways officials, the 22551 weekly Antyodaya Express train would leave Darbhanga (every Saturday) at 3.25 am and reach Jalandhar at 5.10 am the next day. On its return Continued on page 2 Halt at Ludhiana Train no 22551 (every Sunday) Arrival 3:55 am Departure 4:05 am Train No. 22552 (every Sunday) Arrival 11:00 am Departure 11:10 am Inaugural run The train would have a special inaugural run from Darbhanga on May 15 (Tuesday) at 3 pm and commence its return journey from Jalandhar city on May 16 (Wednesday) at 7.10 pm c m y b FIR against poll staff not reporting for duty: DC Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 14 Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma on Monday said that the district administration would get FIR registered against the polling staff that would fail in reporting for duty during the coming Shahkot Assembly poll. The DC told the election cell to issue show-cause notice to erring employees who have not reported for duty so far. He said the employees who were absent from the rehearsals would not be allowed to break the stipulated norms and stern disciplinary action would be taken against them. He told the officials to issue showcause notices to such employees and explain the reason for their absence from the poll duty by tomorrow evening at Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma and election officials at the counting centre and the strong room to be set up in Jalandhar for the counting of votes for the Shahkot bypoll. 5 pm on May 15. If the employees were not able to give any satisfactory reply, FIR would be registered against them. Sharma said besides lodging an FIR against the erring employees, the administration would start disciplinary pro- ceedings against the employees under Section 134 of the Representation of the People Act. He said the employees who do not report in the office of the Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) by tomorrow evening would be assumed to have willfully disobeyed the duty orders. The DC said the election duty was a national service and every official was bound to do it diligently. He said any sort of dereliction in this duty was both unwarranted and undesirable.
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