08052019-ATR-01.qxd 5/8/2019 12:40 AM Page 1 c m y b Amritsar TRIBUNE SMALL INDUSTRIES IN RUINS AFTER DEMONETISATION: BIZMEN PAGE 2 PRIYANKA CHOPRA AND NICK JONAS GO WHIMSICAL Fed up with the Centre’s policies, industrialist likely to express their anguish against NDA govt in LS polls. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY PAGE 3 Singer Nick Jonas and actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas brought a dose of whimsy to Met Gala 2019. MAX 42°C | MIN 20°C | YESTERDAY MAX 41°C | MIN 20°C SUNSET WEDNESDAY 7:15 PM WHEN ED SHEERAN MET FARAH KHAN’S KIDS PAGE 4 Director and choreographer Farah Khan shares the moment when singer Ed Sheeran met her kids. SUNRISE THURSDAY 5:38 AM WEDNESDAY | 8 MAY 2019 | AMRITSAR Students come out with flying colours CISCE RESULTSAnuksha Aggarwal gets 98.4% in Class X, Sehajveer Singh 98.5% in Class XII Farmer’s daughter makes a mark with 98.6 per cent Divya Sharma Tribune News Service Students of Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Basant Avenue, in a jubilant mood in Amritsar on Tuesday. PHOTO: SUNIL KUMAR Divya Sharma Tribune News Service Amritsar, May 7 The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Tuesday announced the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) results of Class X and Class XII exams, respectively. Anuksha Aggarwal, a student of Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, scored 98.4 per cent marks in the ICSE Class X exams. Arsheep Kaur, a non-medical student of the same school, scored 96 per cent marks in the ISC Class XII exams. Her schoolmate Diya Mahajan secured 96 per cent. Holy Heart Presidency Senior Secondary School was abuzz with celebrations as students excelled in the Class X and XII exams. In the Class X exams, Jasmeen Kaur topped the school with 97.2 per cent. Harsh Yadav bagged the second position with 96.4 per cent and Mehakdeep Kaur stood Anuksha Aggrawal with her family; and (below) Sehajveer Singh and his parents flash the victory sign in Amritsar. SUNIL KUMAR third with 96 per cent marks. In the Class XII exams, Awalnoor topped the school with 96 per cent marks. Karanbeer secured the second position with 96.25 per cent and Still paying hefty fees to private schools: Parents Say it is not an issue in Lok Sabha elections Manmeet Singh Gill Tribune News Service Amritsar, May 7 Before the Assembly elections in 2017, parents had launched a movement against private schools in the city accusing them of charging hefty fees on many pretexts. But after three years, parents feel that the movement had ended without bearing any fruit and they are still paying hefty fees. They believe that it is not any issue in this Lok Sabha polls. “School uniforms and books are available at select shops. Now, the only difference is that the shops are outside the school premises. In most schools, books were available in shops situated on the premises,” said Rashmi Mahajan, a parent. She said most of the schools inducted books of private publishers in the syllabus. Another parent Kulbir Kaur said, “Schools should prefer the books published by the NCERT or the Pun- books published by the ❝Schools should prefer theEducation Board. Parents NCERT or the Punjab School are being looted multi-dimensionally that include high fees as well. Books of private publishers have a high maximum retail price (MRP) and parents have to purchase these at any cost. ❞ jab School Education Board. Parents are being looted multi-dimensionally that include high fees as well. Books of private publishers have a high maximum retail price (MRP) and parents have to purchase these at any cost.” In the 2016, parents were so angry that the then SAD-BJP government had to make an announcement to form fee regulatory committees at a divisional-level and enacted the Punjab Regulation of Fee of Unaided Educational Institution Act, 2016. Parents had formed the Punjab Parents’ Association and MK Sharma was its president. It was a nonpolitical organisation. Lat- Avneet bagged the third position with 96.3 per cent. Sehajveer Singh of Alexandra School secured 98.5 per cent marks in the non-medical stream. Sehajveer said he wants to explore aerospace in future and has appeared for multiple entrance exams. He said he did not use the social media to achieve his target. Meanwhile, Paras of the same school scored 96.5 per cent marks in the medical stream and Ravgun Kaur bagged 94.5 percent. Jaibir Singh of the commerce stream scored 84.25 per cent. Students of Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Basant Avenue, broke into celebration after the declaration of results. Three students— Harsimrat Kaur (97%), Sehajnoor Kaur (97%) and Ravneet Kaur(97%) — jointly secured the first position in the school in the Class X exams. Seven students shared the second position with 96 per cent marks. A total of six students bagged the third position with 95 per cent. Amritsar, May 7 Amanatpreet Kaur (16) of Sacred Heart Convent School, Majitha, scored 98.6 per cent marks in the ICSE Class X exams, results of which were declared on Tuesday. Her father Harminder Singh is a farmer from Jalalpura village, Majitha. Amanatpreet’s mother Manjit Kaur, who is a teacher, is happy with her daughter’s performance. Amanatpreet said, “The background and place do not matter to achieve any goad in life. The matters the most is hard work.” Amanatpreet gave credits for success to her joint family. “I was not expecting as high as 98.6 per cent marks. My family is very happy, so I am. My family has always motivated me to perform better. The background, be it rural or urban, does not matter,” she said. Amanatpreet believes that self-study is a key to success. She said she had not attended any tuition class. She wants that the government should come up with farmer-friendly policies. Amritsar, May 7 The police booked three persons for abusing and assaulting a woman in the Chheharta area here on Monday. The accused have been identified as Yodha Singh and Jinda. Among them, problems and many suicide cases are being reported. The government must formulate farmerfriendly policies so that more and more people, especially youngsters, should be inspired to take up farming as their profession. ❞ Amanatpreet Kaur “Farmers in the nation are facing several problems and many suicide cases are being reported. The government must formulate farmer-friendly policies so that more and more people, especially youngsters, should be inspired to take up farming as their profession,” she added. She will opt for non-medical in future and wants to be an engineer. Manjit Kaur said, “Her daughter is a dedicated student and gives her hundred per cent. She used to study for entire night to achieve her target. I feel proud of her. This is the best day of my life. She has always been a meritorious child.” Two booked for ~3.52-lakh fraud Tribune News Service Amritsar, May 7 The police have booked two persons, including a deed writer, for duping a man of ~3.52 lakh on the pretext of registering a property. The accused have been identified as Avinash Sharma of Khand Wala and deed writer Ranjit Kumar of Guru Nanakpura. Complainant Pankaj told the Amanatpreet Kaur celebrates her success with her family and teachers in Amritsar on Tuesday. TRIBUNE PHOTO the police have also booked a woman. The victim said the accused were drug addicts. She told the Chheharta police that Yodha Singh came to house in a car and sought heroine from her husband. Continued on page 2 police that Avinash took ~3.36 lakh for getting a plot registered in his name and he had also paid ~16,000 to the deed writer. The complainant said the accused duped him and not got the plot registered in his name. ASI Inderjit Singh from the Economics Offence Wing-II said a case had been registered and investigation was on. ‘Aviod making personal remarks’ Tribune News Service Three booked for assaulting woman Tribune News Service Farmers in the ❝facing several nation are Amritsar, May 7 The District Election Officer Shivdular Singh has instructed political parties and candidates not to violate the Model Code of Conduct by using religious places for campaigning. He said any violations would be dealt as per law as the instructions were very clear. He has also asked the can- didates to refrain from making any personal remarks against other candidates. The District Election Officer said the statements which could hurt the sentiments of other communities and sections should be avoided. He added that the candidates are advised to discuss their policies, vision and works instead of making personal attacks on opponents. Aujla targets SAD, BJP over sacrilege Tribune News Service Amritsar, May 7 Congress candidate from the Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency Gurjeet Singh Aujla on Tuesday said people would not vote for parties responsible for sacrilege. He was addressing a rally organised by Attari MLA Tarsem Singh DC at Mannawala. The Attari MLA said, “A total of 113 incidents of dese- cration were reported during the rule of the SAD-BJP government in the state. People will not forgive the SAD for the wrongful acts.” Aujla said the Congress president had assured of financial help of ~72,000 to every poor family after forming the government. He said the NYAY scheme would become a reality immediately after the Lok Sabha elections and it would help the poor raise their living standard. “After the BJP failed to fulfil most of its promises, it is indulging in warmongering to get political gains,” said Aujla. He said, “Minorities in the country, including the Sikhs, are not safe as the BJP is acting as a puppet of the RSS. It had imposed the GST on langar at the Darbar Sahib on which the SAD and local BJP cadres did not speak a word.” Kulbir Kaur, PARENT er, Sharma had joined the Congress and was appointed vice-president of the PPCC Education and Social Welfare. After sometime, he resigned from the post and at present, he is a spokesperson for the party. While most of the parents feel that the movement failed to yield any concrete result, Sharma said, “The BJP has failed to frame a national education policy.” On the success of the movement, he said the fee regulatory act was enacted and now, schools could not increase the fee by more than 8 per cent. He added that there are some problems with the implementation of the issues. BJP known as a cadre-based party: Ex- Uttarakhand CM Tribune News Service Amritsar, May 7 BJP candidate from the Amritsar parliamentary constituency Hardeep Singh Puri and former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank addressed a meeting of party workers of the Amritsar Central Assembly constituency at Shaheed Udham Singh Hall here on Tuesday. The former Uttarakhand Chief Minister said the BJP was known as a cadre-based party. He said, “Workers are the voice and the face of the party. They should take the c m y b BJP candidate Hardeep Singh Puri and former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank during a meeting with party workers in Amritsar on Tuesday. TRIBUNE PHOTO policies and works done by the Narendra Modi government to the people by doing door-to-door campaigning.” BJP state president Shwait Malik said, “Hardeep Puri as the Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs has been personally monitoring development works being carried out under the Smart City project. Besides, ~70 crore was issued under the HRIDAY project. So, he has the opportunity to minutely observe vital infrastructure development projects.” He said, “Hardeep Puri had adopted Mudhal village after staying a couple of nights with a Dalit family in April.” Terming party workers the backbone of the BJP , Puri said their untiring work would eventually pay off. Later, he addressed a gathering of party workers of the North Assembly constituency. The BJP candidate also visited the District Courts Complex and interacted with members of the Amritsar Bar Association who raised their long-pending demand of more chambers in the court complex. Puri assured them of a positive resolution of their problems on being elected.
The Tribune, now published from Chandigarh, started publication on February 2, 1881, in Lahore (now in Pakistan). It was started by Sardar Dyal Singh Majithia, a public-spirited philanthropist, and is run by a trust comprising four eminent persons as trustees.
The Tribune, the largest selling daily in North India, publishes news and views without any bias or prejudice of any kind. Restraint and moderation, rather than agitational language and partisanship, are the hallmarks of the paper. It is an independent newspaper in the real sense of the term.
The English edition apart, the 133-year-old Tribune has two sister publications, Punjabi Tribune (in Punjabi) and Dainik Tribune (in Hindi).
This volume has been archived. It is available to read on request only.
You are logged-in with following email:
We have sent the confirmation email
You will receive the acknowledgement with link to read this volume in your email shortly.