15102020-LT-01.qxd 10/15/2020 12:13 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE GET NON-FUNCTIONAL STREET LIGHTS REPAIRED, OFFICIALS TOLD Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu has written to DC and MC Commissioner to resolve the matter at the earliest. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY INBRIEF WOMAN ARRESTED WITH GANJA Ludhiana: The Police Division 5 arrested a woman and seized six kg of ganja from her. She has been identified as Lalti Kunwar of Bihar. ASI Pardeep Singh said a tip-off was received that the woman was on the way to deliver ganja to her clients near the bus stand. When she came out of a bus, coming from the Barnala side, she was stopped by the police. During checking, ganja was seized from her. A case under the NDPS Act has been registered. TNS 4-YEAR-OLD BOY GOES MISSING Ludhiana : A four-year-old boy went missing under mysterious circumstances. Complainant Bhagwanti Devi of Jiwan Nagar told the police that on October 12, when she went to market, her son Vikas was alone at home. When she returned, her son was missing from home. She suspected that her son could have been kept under wrongful confinement by some unknown persons. After registering a case, the police have launched a hunt to trace the boy. TNS POWER SHUTDOWN LUDHIANA 10 am to 4 pm: Maharaj Nagar, Gobind Nagar 10 am to 3 pm: Shimlapuri street no. 1 to 15 PAGE 2 MADIRAKSHI PLAYS MAA PARVATI IN VIGHNAHARTA GANESH PAGE 3 When you play a mythological character, it becomes important to meet the expectations of audience, she says. MAX 35°C | MIN 15°C | YESTERDAY MAX 35°C | MIN 16°C SUNSET THURSDAY 5:55 PM SUNRISE FRIDAY 6:30 AM recent past and were charging between Rs 8,000 to Rs 10,000 for per bail application. Manoj was already facing a similar case and he recently came out on bail. Tribune News Service Role of revenue officials under the scanner Police officials address mediapersons in Ludhiana. TRIBUNE PHOTO records) of properties. ADCP 3 Sameer Verma and ACP Jatinder Singh conducted a press conference on the matter. The ADCP said Manoj was the kingpin of the gang as he was the one who used to prepare fake documents such as Aadhaar card to apply for bail, while the other three persons used to appear in court to seek bail for accused in various cases. Verma said as per the four suspects, they had furnished bails for over 150 persons in the Hockey player, mother die in mishap Ludhiana, October 14 Hockey player Gurinder Pal Singh Waraich (22) and his mother Sarabjit Kaur died in a road mishap near Jagraon in Ludhiana district early on Wednesday morning. A trainee of Mata Sahib Kaur Hockey Academy, Jarkhar, Gurinder, along with mother, was returning to his village, Waraich, after attending a marriage in Moga. When the car, in Gurinder Pal which they Singh Waraich were travelling in, reached Pardesi Dhaba, it hit a stationary tractortrailer. They died on the spot. Gurinder had played in the state schools’ tournament and state championship, besides national competitions. Last year, Gurinder represented PU in the All India Inter Varsity Hockey Tournament wherein he made his presence felt. Besides, he played a pivotal role in the hockey academy in continued on page 2 c m y b PAGE 4 On his mother’s death anniversary, the actor has come up with scholarship programme to support IAS aspirants. Gang making fake papers for bail busted, 4 arrested Ludhiana, October 14 The Police Division 5 busted a gang involved in furnishing bail bonds for criminals on the basis of fake documents. Four members of the gang, including the kingpin, were arrested by the police. Harpal Singh, alias Manoj Kumar (32), and Rahul Kumar (39) of Phullanwal, Navdeep Singh (34) of the Civil Lines and Harvinder Singh (32) of Talwandi Noawad village include the arrested suspects. The police recovered 50 fake Aadhaar cards and 20 real fards (copies of land SONU’S SPECIAL GESTURE ON MOTHER’S DEATH ANNIVERSARY ADCP Verma said the suspects used to access the land records online and property which was not having any loan, were shortlisted by them as property having no loan can only be attached with the bail application. “Since the land records were accessible to the gang, it signals Continued on page 2 ~2.4 lakh in fake currency seized Ludhiana, October 14 The Meharban police claimed to have nabbed two persons on the charges of printing fake Indian currency. The suspects have been identified as Sanjiv Rai of Chand Colony and Sunil continued on page 2 THURSDAY | 15 OCTOBER 2020 | LUDHIANA 3 more deaths, 64 cases 61-year-old man, 60-year-old woman among Covid fatalities Tribune News Service Ludhiana, October 14 Covid-19 has claimed the lives of three more persons in the district. As many as 64 fresh cases have been reported from the district on Wednesday. The Health Department has confirmed 79 positive cases, including 64 from Ludhiana and 15 from other states or districts. Of the 64 cases of the district, eight patients are contacts of positive patients, 20 visited OPD and 23 with influenza-like illness visited the Flu Corner. Meanwhile, a healthcare worker, two undertrials and 10 others are among those who tested positive. Civil Surgeon Rajesh Bagga confirmed that three patients — a 60-year-old woman from the Civil Lines, a 61-year-old man from Rurka and a 58year-old man from Shehzad village died of virus. At present, 16 patients, including eight from Ludhiana and eight from other districts or states, are on ventilator at Ludhiana hospitals, as per information. Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma said the number of Covid-19 patients getting cured in the district was increasing with each passing day. At present, there were 410 active patients in the district. FIGURES OF LUDHIANA DISTRICT SAMPLES POSITIVE 3,36,279 19,403 ACTIVE CASES DEATHS 410 809 of Covid-19 ❝The numbercured in patients getting the district is increasing with each passing day. At present, there are 410 active patients. The recovery rate has reached 93.7 per cent. ❞ Varinder Kumar Sharma, DC He said the recovery rate of Covid patients has reached 93.7 per cent. He said till date, a total of 3,36,279 samples had been taken, of which reports of 3,34,696 samples had been received, of which 3,12,772 samples were found negative while reports of 1,583 samples were pending. He said now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana was 19,403, while 2,521 patients were related to other districts/states. He said unfortunately, three patients lost their lives today (all from Ludhiana). Now, the total number of persons who lost their lives include 809 persons from Ludhiana and 293 from other districts. He said till date, 45,641 persons had been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons was 1,708. Today, 113 persons were sent for home quarantine. As many as 386 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results were expected shortly. He appealed to residents to follow all directions of the state government. If they would stay indoors, they would not only stay safe themselves but would also contribute to keeping everyone around safe.
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