30112020-LT-01.qxd 11/29/2020 11:55 PM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE GAUTAM, DHRITI IN FINALS OF TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT PAGE 2 Dhriti, Gautam overpower opponents in the junior girls' and boys' sections, respectively, to reach tourney finals. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY INBRIEF 2 WOMEN BOOKED FOR IMPERSONATION Ludhiana: Two women were booked on the impersonation charges as they allegedly appeared in the ETT exam in place of a candidate. Col Amarjit Singh, controller of the meritorious centre, said the accused had claimed themselves to be Kirna Rani from Jalalabad and both had the same roll number and Aadhaar card. He said both of them were not stopped from taking the exam and after the paper was over, the police approached them. SHO Jarnail Singh said Asha Rani of Faridkot and Kirna Rani of Jalalabad were allegedly appearing on the behalf of one Kirna in the exam. The SHO said both were cousins and did not coordinate before coming to the exam centre. TNS See also page 2 ACTOR TARUN KHANNA OPENS UP ON MYTHOLOGICAL SHOWS PAGE 3 Tarun Khanna, who is currently seen in Devi Adi Parashakti as Lord Shiva, says it's challenging to play God. MAX 24°C | MIN 9°C | YESTERDAY MAX 23°C | MIN 8°C SUNSET MONDAY 5:24 PM 1st incident in scrap godown on Lohara road, the other in Haibowal Tribune News Service Smoke billows out of the furniture showroom that caught fire at Haibowal in Ludhiana on Sunday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: HIMANSHU MAHAJAN fire station, but the number was not reachable. Residents then called the mobile number of a fire official and fire tenders then reached the place in half an hour. Sub-fire officer Maninder Singh said they took more than three hours to douse the flames. He said controlling the flames was a challenge for the firemen as lanes were narrow and fire tenders could not reach outside the godown. He added that long pipes had to be used to spray water over the flames. More than six fire tenders were used to douse the flames. Fire officials said no fire safety arrangements were made by the godown owner due to which the fire could not be controlled at the initial stage. Meanwhile, residents of the area said scrap godowns should be shifted out of the area so that such incident did not recur. They also alleged that a major fire incident took place last year, but the authorities didn’t take any action against the owner. continued on page 2 Mentally upset woman reunited with kin after 8 months Minna Zutshi Tribune News Service Ludhiana, November 29 A mentally upset woman, whose family had lost all hope of seeing her again, has been reunited with her kin after eight months. It was the midnight of April 11, when a police party, led by ASI Lakhbir Singh, from Jodhan brought the woman to Guru Amar Das Apahaj Ashram for shelter. The woman was unable to provide correct information about her name and address. She told her name as Jasmeet Kaur, alias Simran Kaur, to the founder of the ashram, Dr Naurang Singh Mangat. She informed him that she was married and belonged to Gonspur village near Ludhiana. Asha Rani (centre) with her kin. Dr Mangat made efforts to trace her family, but could not succeed as the information shared by her was incorrect. The ashram people soon realised that the woman was under mental stress and that she needed psychiatric help. After eight months of medical treatment, her condition improved and she was able to recall her brother’s phone number. Her family was then contacted. It was revealed that her name is Asha Rani, she is unmarried and belongs to Rajpura. Finally, on November 27, Asha Rani was reunited with her loved ones and sent home with her brother Sanjeev Kumar and sister Monika Rani. They said her mental health was affected when she was pursuing BA and lost both her parents in a quick succession, followed by continued on page 2 PAGE 4 To mark Guru Nanak Dev's 551st birth anniversary, Punjabi celebs send out wishes of peace and love. SUNRISE TUESDAY 7:07 AM Two major fires in city areas Ludhiana, November 29 A major fire broke out in a scrap godown on the Lohara road in Daba last night at around 10.30 pm. Initially, the godown owner and the area residents tried to douse the flames, but due to the high intensity of the fire, they failed in their attempt. Apart from this, a major fire broke out in the Haibowal area on Sunday. The scrap godown on the Lohara road was situated in a thickly populated residential area and the owner had stored a huge quantity of scrap there. Sources said people tried to call the toll-free number of the PUNJABI CELEBS SEND OUT WISHES OF PEACE, LOVE MONDAY | 30 NOVEMBER 2020 | LUDHIANA Four lose battle to Covid; 92 test +ve Our Correspondent Ludhiana, November 29 Coronavirus claimed four more lives, while 105 fresh cases were reported during the last 24 hours in the district. Out of those who lost the fight against the virus, two were from the city, while one victim each belonged to Jalandhar and Jammu. Among the positive cases, 92 were from Ludhiana district and 13 were from other districts/states. According to the Civil Surgeon, Dr Rajesh Bagga, among the fatalities from the district one was an 80-yearold man from Guru Nanak Nagar in Khanna town and a 52-year-old man from Bhamian Kalan village in the district. With this, the total number of Covid deaths in Ludhiana has gone up to 904 and 324 had fallen prey to the virus from other districts/states here. The 92 fresh positive cases from the district included 13 contacts of infected persons, 28 from OPDs, 39 from ILI (influenza like illness), seven being traced, three health workers and one each from SARI (severe acute respiratory infection) and ANC (antenatal care). Dr Bagga said till now, 4,55,951 samples had been taken of the suspected cases which also included 3,260 samples sent for testing today. Reports had been received in respect of 4,53,111 cases, out of which 22,734 had tested positive and 20,962 (92.2 per cent) had recovered. continued on page 2 COVID-19 CONTROL ROOM ■ For Home Isolation: 78147-64759 COVID-19 FIGURES SAMPLES POSITIVE ACTIVE DEATHS 4,55,951 22,734 865 906 ■ For Ambulance Problem: 78143-63850 ■ For Hospital Problem: 62849-12553 ■ For General Problem: 62845-31852 WEBLINK WHERE RESIDENTS CAN CHECK REAL TIME STATUS OF VACANT AND FILLED BEDS IN ALL HOSPITALS: https://ludhiana.nic.in/notice/covid-19-bed-status-in-ludhiana-district Two liquor smugglers held Tribune News Service Ludhiana November 29 The Sidhwan Bet police conducted a major raid and nabbed two liquor smugglers. The police also seized 20,000litre ‘lahan (kachi daru)’ and 200 bottles of illicit liquor. The suspects have been identified as Tapal Singh Satta, a resident of Kanian Hussain, and Manjit Singh, alias Vicky, of Parjian Bihari. Police seize 200 bottles of illicit liquor Sub-Inspector (SI) Hardeep Singh said the police were patrolling on the Girdarwindi road when they received a tip-off that the suspects were involved in smuggling and had kept a huge stock of illegal liquor. They also made countrymade liquor at a spot near the Satluj. Accordingly, the police party conducted a raid and nabbed the suspects with illicit liquor. The SI said the suspects had been distilling illegal liquor and used to supply it to their clients in the region. He said the police remand of the suspects would be sought in the case for further interrogation so that more of their aides could be nabbed. Everyday Luxury. Inspired By India. Crafted For The World. ADDRESS : 5F, GROUND FLOOR, SARABHA NAGAR, MALHAR ROAD c m y b www.saundh.com DELHI | MUMBAI | AHMEDABAD | JAIPUR
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