15092021-JTR-01.qxd 9/14/2021 11:35 PM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE HEALTH DEPT TO MONITOR BABY’S GROWTH ALONG WITH PARENTS The Health Department is going to launch a new programme — Home Based Young Child Care (HBYC). FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY SKY INBRIEF 9 PHONES, 2 SIMs SEIZED FROM JAIL Kapurthala: Nine mobile phones and 10 gm of ICE (crystal methamphetamine) were seized during checking from Modern Jail in Kapurthala on Tuesday. Four mobile sets were reportedly caught during the search from a gangster group, including a woman. Four mobile phones were found from the washrooms of different barracks. Assistant Superintendent of Jail Avtar Singh said all barracks, including women’s wards, were also checked. Among those nabbed with the phones was Navdeep Kaur, alias Deep. A mobile was seized from Gurjant Singh, alias Janta, Vishal Kumar, alias Baiya, of Baba Deep Singh Colony, Amritsar, Kheda Bhatia of Jalandhar and Desraj, alias Vicky. Four SIM cards, one adapter and data cable were seized from the stone plate under the bathroom tank. Ear phones too were found from the washroom. A complaint has been lodged with the Kotwali police station. TNS NURSES WEAR BLACK BADGES PAGE 2 MET GALA BACK AT NEW YORK’S METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART PAGE 3 PRODUCER REACTS TO CLAIMS OF WRONG QUESTION ON KBC The looks and attire pulled off by celebs at this event become a conversation topic for years in the fashion world. MAX 33°C | MIN 26°C | YESTERDAY MAX 33°C | MIN 25°C SUNSET WEDNESDAY 6:33 PM Siddhartha Basu was quick to respond to a netizen who tweeted that a ‘wrong’ question was asked in KBC episode. SUNRISE THURSDAY 6:12 AM WEDNESDAY | 15 SEPTEMBER 2021 | JALANDHAR Get ready for Surya Kiran air show on Sept 17, 18 Event is a part of the ongoing Golden Jubilee celebrations of the 1971 Indo-Pak war Deepkamal Kaur Tribune News Service Jalandhar, September 14 The city residents got a treat for the eyes as they watched with awe the speeding jets of Surya Kiran aerobatic teams making various formations in the skies this afternoon. Nine pilots of the special team had taken off from Adampur to practice today three days ahead of the air show slated for September 17 and 18 being organised by the Indian Air Force and Vajra Corps at Katoch Stadium in Jalandhar cantonment. Squadron Leader Navjot Singh, who is a 2006 passout of Sainik School, Kapurthala, too, is a part of the squad that will perform daredevil acts in the air. Sq Ldr Navjot Singh shared: “We had practiced here for our upcoming air shows. We have one in Jalandhar on September 17 and 18 and another at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on September 23 and 24. We will make various patterns and formations, which will not just be visible from the designated venues but up to several kilometres around the area. For instance, during our event in Jalandhar, people even residing in Model Town will be able to watch us perform from their rooftops around 9.45 am.” The crew members based at Bidar in Karnataka shared that the event was a part of the ongoing Golden Jubilee celebrations of the 1971 Indo-Pak war. The team has already performed in Issewal, from where Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon, PVC awardee, hailed. In the coming days, the team will also be performing at the borders of Ferozepur and Amritsar. “We will also have flypasts atop military feeder institutes, including Sainik Schools in Kapurthala, Kunjpura, Godda, Sujanpur Tira and Nagrota, besides Rashtriya Indian Military College and Rashtriya Mili- tary School, Chail,” said Sqn Ldr Navjot Singh, adding that the show was also aimed at showing the valour and to attract the youth towards the armed forces. A Surya Kiran acrobat team during a practice drill days ahead of an air show at Adampur. PHOTOS: SARABJIT SINGH Brothers kill friend, Special clinic at Shahkot CHC for dump body in rivulet diabetes, BP patients every Friday Tribune News Service Hoshiarpur: The nursing staff of the Health Department today protested by wearing black badges against the incomplete report of the 6th pay commission issued by the Punjab Government. The protest was held on call of the state’s Nursing Staff Joint Action Committee. Gurjit Kaur, president, nursing association, said major demands of the association include nursing officer designation to nurses, level 7 pay scale for newly recruited staff and night duty allowance among others. On the occasion Matron Harbhajan Kaur, Surinder Kaur, Satnam Kaur, Charanjit Kaur, Jaswinder Kaur, Daljit Kaur, Shashi Bala, Sarabjit Kaur, Naresh Rani, Parvesh Sayal, Kamaljit Kaur, Ritu, Jasveer Kaur, Jaswant Kaur, Annpurna Bali and Surinder Kaur etc. were present. oc GOLD EARRINGS SNATCHED, 2 HELD Hoshiarpur: The Dasuya police have arrested two persons for snatching gold earrings of a woman. Sawaran Kaur, a resident of Alampur village, told the police that yesterday, when she was standing outside her house, the accused, Sunny and Manni, both residents of her village, came there and tried to flee after snatching her gold earrings, but were nabbed. The police have registered a case against both the accused. OC DBA TO BOYCOTT WORK TODAY Jalandhar: Showing solidarity with its member Lakhan Gandhi, who was arrested yesterday, members of the District Bar Association (DBA) have decided to abstain from work tomorrow. Secretary of the association Sandeep Singh Sangha said advocate Gandhi had been wrongly implicated. “The bar association demands that the false FIR lodged against Gandhi be withdrawn or else we will intensify our protest. We condemn the act and the conduct of Amritsar police that arrested him yesterday and misbehaved with his family members”, said Sangha. TNS PAGE 4 35-yr-old victim went missing three days ago Tribune News Service Jalandhar, September 14 Missing for the past nearly three days, Jalandhar police on Tuesday found the body of a 35-year-old youth of Chittewali village near here from the Bein rivulet. The deceased, identified as Hardeep Singh, alias Bunty, went missing on September 11. His brother Gurdeep Singh said he kept searching for him throughout the night, but could not find any clue and lodged a complaint with the Sadar police station the next morning. The police teams analysed the footage of CCTVs in and around the village to spot Hardeep. In a video, the police found him going along with his friend Vikki and his brother Tony. The police rounded up the Body of murdered youth Hardeep Singh Bunty (inset) being taken out from the Bein rivulet. brothers and during interrogation they revealed that they had murdered him and thrown his body in the Bein rivulet. The police took both the accused to the site and with the help of local divers fished out the body of the deceased. SHO, Sadar police station, Sukhdev Singh said both the accused had been taken into custody and were being interrogated to ascertain the reason of the murder. He said so far it could only be found that Hardeep used to tell Vikki and his brother not to indulge in any wrong activities over which they got enraged and murdered him. Jalandhar, September 14 There has been a sudden jump in the number of patients suffering from diabetes and blood pressure problems after contracting with Covid-19. Also, there are many such patients who have these problems, but do not get themselves tested. To track the health status of patients and provide them right medicines, non-communicable disease control clinic (NCD clinic) is being started at the Community Health Centre (CHC), Shahkot. The clinic will be run every Friday and senior doctors from the CHC will examine the patients. The clinic started by the CHC is a unique step for the prevention of non-communicable diseases. Shahkot Senior Medical Officer Dr AS Duggal said due to the lockdown imposed during the Covid pandemic and PATIENTS TO GET ‘BP PASSPORT’ ■ After checking, a patient’s, a BP Passport will be made. The BP Passport (card) is App based in which patient’s illness, date of testing, date of examination, quantity of medicine given and date of next visit will be recorded ■ Once the patient is examined at the CHC, he or she will be able to get the regular sugar and BP testing done at their nearest Tandrust Punjab Sehat Kendra and they will also be given medicine for a month ■ The clinic started by the CHC is a unique step for the prevention of non-communicable diseases. the fear of infection, patients suffering from diabetes and BP started taking medicines from local drug shops or untrained doctors and their illness went out of control. Under this, ASHA workers at the village level will identify suspected patients and send them to the NCD clinic. After a complete investigation here, their medicine will be started. Giving information about the functioning of the NCD clinic, Block Extension Educator Chandan Mishra said the OPD will run on every Friday from 10 am to 2 pm, where the senior medical officer will examine the patients. After checking, a patient's BP passport will be made, The BP Passport (Card) is App based, in which patient's illness, date of testing, date of examination, quantity of medicine given and date of next visit will be recorded. Once the patient is examined in the CHC, he or she will be able to get the regular sugar and BP testing done at their nearest Tandarust Punjab Sehat Kendra and they will also be given medicine for a month. K’thala student bags 10th rank in CA exam 12 fresh cases in An alumnus of Anand Public Sr Sec School, he wants to launch a start-up Tribune News Service Kapurthala, September 14 Shubham Gupta, an alumnus of Anand Public Senior Secondary School, Kapurthala, has brought laurels to the city by securing 10th all-India rank in the CA exam. A 93 per cent scorer in the CBSE Class XII (commerce) results, Shubham has been pursuing B Com through a correspondence from IGNOU, while also focusing on his CA preparations. Son of a businessman, Ajay Kumar, Shubham has his plans clear, “I will be soon moving to Chandigarh. I have a start-up plan in my mind. Till the time I am able to roll it out, I will be starting my CA practice there.” A resident of Shakti Nagar here, he said, “When I checked my result yesterday, I erupted with joy on seeing ‘pass.’ I checked on the portal of All India Institute of Chartered Accountants to check whether I made it to the merit CITY LAD ARSHDEEP GETS 34TH RANK ■ Arshdeep Shubham Gupta being honoured by staff of Anand Public Senior Secondary School, Kapurthala, on Tuesday. list. I was excited to see when I made it to the merit list.” Asked if he could confirm that he was Punjab topper, he said, “I am not sure, but it could be a possibility. I have not come across reports of anyone scoring better than me in the state.” Shubham’s score is 584, adding up the score of 282 in group I and 302 group II exam. Shubham said he felt that his schooling mentored him for setting a goal and moving towards it in a planned way. “My school principal Dr Arvinder Singh Sekhon and my teacher Suresh Sethi have been a big support. My family, especially my mother Manisha Gupta, was my pillar of strength,” he says. c m y b Dr Sekhon said, “When Shubham was a student with us, till three-four years back, we could see a spark in him even then and knew that he would surely make it big in his career. Even that time, he had his target of clearing the CA exam clear.” On this occasion, Vikram Anand, school managing director, congratulated him. He moti- Singh of Jalandhar has cleared his CA exam with 34th rank. He has scored 550 marks. He hails from Basti Peer Daad area and his father Kanwaljit Singh is serving as the sub-post master. Arshdeep said he had completely cut himself off the social circles and distractions for almost half a year to prepare for the examination. vated him and said he has brought fame to both the school and the Kapurthala city. Chairperson Varinder Kumari Anand and director Ruchi Anand also gave blessings to Shubham. School coordinator Nirmal Jyoti, Jyothishna, Jaswinder Kaur, Ranjita, Jasjit Walia, Ravinder Kaur, Loveleen and many others were present. district, no death Tribune News Service Jalandhar, September 14 The district on Tuesday reported 12 new cases of Covid-19, taking the tally to 63,278. Two of the total reported cases belong to other districts. No death was reported today. The number of active cases and toll stands at 39 and 1,494, respectively. As many as 61,745 people have recovered from the disease. 1 case in Kapurthala The district on Tuesday reported one Covid case and no death. The tally of total cases now stands at 17,822, of which 17,253 have already recovered. At present, there are 15 active cases. All well in Nawanshahr No Covid case and death was reported from the district on Tuesday. The tally of total cases remained at 11,455 (3.68 per cent). With no death being reported, the toll stood at 387 (3.37 per cent). At present, there are five active cases and all of them are under home isolation. The recovery rate is 96.57 per cent. One case in Hoshiarpur The district on Tuesday reported one new case of Covid-19, taking the tally to 30,747. However, no death due to Covid-19 was recorded in the district. The death toll remained at 981. As many as 29,760 people have recovered from the disease while the number of active cases in Jalandhar stood at six.
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