22012019-JTR-01.qxd 22-01-2019 00:47 Page 1 c m y b TUESDAY | 22 JANUARY 2019 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Artificial limbs distributed The tune of success Avika Gor out of KKK Free prosthetic limbs and accessories distributed among divyangs at an event. P2 Meet avid musicians from the region who are living their dream each day. P3 Avika Gor the first contestant to get eliminated from Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 (KKK) this weekend. P4 FORECAST CLOUDY | MAX 15°C MIN 8°C | YESTERDAY MAX 18°C MIN 10°C | SUNSET TUESDAY 5.52 PM SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 7.25 AM DISTRIBUTION OF SCHOOL UNIFORMS Protest greets Education Minister Pendu Mazdoor Union activists show black flags, raise slogans against Soni Free first-aid training course Our Correspondent Course from Feb 1 Jalandhar, January 21 With an aim to acknowledge common people regarding urgent first aid in case of an accident, heart attack or other ailments and to act as first medical responders in case of an emergency, the Punjab Medical Institute of Nursing and Hospital (PMINH) Trust has come up with a free of cost ‘first aid course’. The week-long course is starting from February 1 at the Punjab Medical Institute of Nursing and Hospital. A team of senior doctors from the hospital would be training people about medical attention which a patient requires at first in case of an emergency. The week-long first-aid training course is starting from February 1 at the Punjab Medical Institute of Nursing and Hospital. A team of senior doctors from the hospital would be training people about medical attention which a patient requires at first in case of an emergency. Dr Harbir Singh of the PMINH said: “The number of road accidents is on the rise and if people would have the knowledge of quick first aid, how to check pulse and BP , dressing of wounds, how to tackle an emergency situation and make the person remain conscious till ambulance and doctors arrive, a big number of lives could be saved.” Besides, even in day-today life, the knowledge about the first aid was necessary, he said. Dr Harbir said in the course, basic knowledge of how to do the CPR in case of an accident, treating wounds, temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, diabetes, besides other training would be given. “We have circulated a message about it and the course is open for all. Anyone interested to be a part of it has to just send a WhatsApp message to the hospital number and is welcome for the training, he added. In the absence of women police personnel, policemen catch hold of women protesters who had come to show black flags to Education Minister OP Soni in Jalandhar on Monday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH Tribune News Service Jalandhar, January 21 Education Minister OP Soni was greeted by a black-flag protest by activists of the Pendu Mazdoor Union (PMU) during his visit to the district today. Activists of the Pendu Mazdoor Union showed black flags and raised slogans against the minister while protesting against the failure of the government in distributing school uniforms to students despite the winter chill, non-distribution of scholarship schemes When host makes minister wait for 45 mins at event As Education Minister OP Soni was to attend the function of a private academy, Sophia Institute of Excellency, organised at the Desh Bhagat Yadgar Hall, owner of the institute pastor Ankur Narula kept him waiting at the venue for over 45 minutes. While the function was scheduled for 2 pm, Soni arrived at 2:45 pm. Not only the minister but also Congress MLA Rajinder Beri and Mayor Jagdish Raja kept waiting for the host, who finally made it to the spot at 3:30 pm. P2 among Dalit students and privatisation of education. Vehicle gheraoed Angered activists gheraoed the vehicle of the minister, insisting on meeting him but were prevented to do the same by the police. However, he met him later in the day. Responding to questions of activists on why uniforms had not been given to school students despite the severe winter chill this year, Soni said, “due to previous discrepancies, the process had been delayed but the government was stream- lining the process and the uniforms will be disbursed soon.” Soni was talking to the media on the sidelines of an event organised by the Sophia Institute of Excellency at the Desh Bhagat Yadgaar Hall here. Activists and leaders of the PMU confronted the minister aggressively while raising slogans against him. A teacher leader, Balwinder Kaur, from Dayalpur village, was manhandled at the hall by a male police official while trying to stop her from approaching the minister. The enraged women activists c m y b kept walking away from the police while continuing to raise slogans. Activist Kashmir Singh Ghugshore was caught and prevented from going near the minister by another policeman. Asked why a male police official was allowed to manhandle a female teacher, ACP Dalbir Singh Buttar said: “We had ample female police personnel with us. Apprehending that someone might attack the minister, we had to prevent activists from reaching the minister.” Continued on page 2 680 cartons of liquor seized, 1 held Jalandhar, January 21 Police personnel at the CIA staff Police Commissionerate today arrested a person for reportedly supplying illicit liquor. The police seized 680 cartons of liquor. After getting a tip-off, the police arrested him from a check post near Reru village. He was supplying 60 cartons of liquor in his car (bearing registration No. PB36D 4888). The suspect, Puneet Singh Sodhi, a resident of Arjun Nagar, said he had bought the liquor The suspect in police custody in Jalandhar. TRIBUNE PHOTO from a godown near Chandandevi Hospital, Pathankot road, and the cartons were kept for sale in Arunanchal Pradesh. After raiding the godown, 620 cartons of various brands were also seized. A case under the Excise Act has been registered. — TNS
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