27052022-JTR-01.qxd 5/26/2022 11:38 PM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE SHER-e-PUNJAB’S SUMMER RETREAT OPENS FOR PUBLIC PAGE 2 Turned into a museum and recently opened to the public, The Tribune gives you a glimpse into the past. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY INBRIEF BETTING SLIPS SEIZED, 3 HELD Hoshiarpur: Three persons were arrested who were betting at different places in the district on Wednesday and seized cash and betting slips worth ~10,OOO from them. The accused have been identified as Rajeev Kumar alias Jeeva, a resident of Basi Khawaju, Dalip Singh, alias Dhyan, a resident of Hariana, and Davinder Sahni alias Buta, a resident of Model Town. The accused have been booked under the Gambling Act. OC MAN DIES, WIFE HURT IN ACCIDENT Hoshiarpur: A couple was hit by an unidentified vehicle due to which the woman was injured while her husband died. Sandeep Kaur, wife of Gurmeet Singh, a resident of Khadiala, told the police that she was having morning walk with her husband. When they reached near Bullowal, a vehicle coming from Tanda side hit them. Her husband died in this accident while she was injured. A case has been registered. OC YOUTH CONSUMES POISON, DIES Nakodar: A 28-year-old youth committed suicide on Wednesday. Investigating officer Bhupindar Singh said the deceased has been identified as Nivas Munni, a resident of Sangowal village. Ram Pari Devi, mother of the deceased, told the police that his son consumed some poison and ended his life. The police have registered a case and handed over the body to the family after autopsy. OC DEEPIKA PADUKONE LOOKS LIKE A QUEEN IN ELABORATE GOWN 1 ARRESTED FOR ABDUCTING MINOR Hoshiarpur: The police have arrested a married man who abducted a minor girl on the pretext of marriage. According to the information, a Talwara resident woman told the police that her minor daughter was abducted by Daniel, a resident of Talwara, by allegedly luring her away on the pretext of marriage. She told the police that the accused is already married. The police have registered a case against the accused and arrested him. OC TWO BOOKED ON THEFT CHARGE Lohian: The Lohian Khas police have booked two residents on the charge of stealing materials from a cremation ground. The accused have been identified as Karandeep, alias Karan, and Sukhjindar Singh, alias Sikandari, residents of Lohian Khas. Pardeep complained to the police that the accused stole two plastic water tanks, two gutter covers and two fans from a cremation ground on May 17 night. A case has been registered against the duo. OC AADITI SHARES BTS MOMENTS FROM SHOOT OF AASHRAM 3 The actress made her yet another red carpet appearance at Cannes as she attended the premiere of the film Elvis. MAX 38°C | MIN 23°C | YESTERDAY MAX 39°C | MIN 21°C SUNSET FRIDAY 7:24 PM PAGE 4 Aaditi Pohankar had her breakthrough role alongside Ritesh Deshmukh in the Marathi action film Lai Bhaari. SUNRISE SATURDAY 5:25 AM FRIDAY | 27 MAY 2022 | JALANDHAR DC conducts surprise check Covid waning: Only 39 cases so far this month at Improvement Trust office Tribune News Service 112 of 120 missing JIT files traced, 77 back from CVO office Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 26 Deputy Commissioner-cumChairman of the Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) Ghanshyam Thori on Thursday conducted a surprise check at JIT office where he directed to all officials to accord top priority to public dealing work. After conducting a check, he said 112 files out of 120 missing ones have already been traced and restored to office record. Besides, the Chief Vigilance Office (CVO) has also returned files, which it had earlier taken in possession for inquiry purpose. Chairing a meeting with the JIT employees here, the DC said the harassment of visitors would be dealt with strictly as he would be monitoring the affairs of this officer on a regular basis. Accompanied by ADC (Urban Development) Aashika Jain, the DC said as per the statement of record keeper, as many as 112 must ❝Officialsassistwork earnestly to people DC-cum-Chairman of Jalandhar Improvement Trust Ghanshyam Thori during a meeting in Jalandhar on Thursday. TRIBUNE PHOTO files have been traced, which had gone missing earlier. Likewise, 77 files have been received from office of the CVO, which were taken for inquiry purpose, he said adding the public dealing must be resumed with immediate effect in this office and no one should be turned back on account of ‘missing files’. These 77 files also included eight missing files, he said. Meanwhile, ADC (UD) Ashika Jain also held surprise checking in the office wherein she asked the officials to ensure their presence in the office so as to maximum visitors could be attended during the office hours. She also chaired a meeting of the Cash, cell phones looted at gunpoint Sports trials: Low turnout on Day 2 30-YR-OLD DIES OF DRUG OVERDOSE Shahkot: The Shahkot police have booked an unidentified person on the charge of causing death of a youth by administering drug overdose. Dalbir Singh, son of Makhan Singh, a resident of Bangiwal Khurd village, complained to the police that unidentified accused administered drug overdose to his son Jagroop Singh (30) on Monday which killed his son. A case under Section 304 of the IPC has been registered against an unidentified accused. OC PAGE 3 A policeman talks to the victim in Jalandhar on Thursday. Jalandhar, May 26 In an incident that occurred in broad daylight on Thursday, some miscreants took away nearly ~80,000 cash and two mobile phones from an employee of a private company at gunpoint while he was commuting along Ghah Mandi area. Victim Partap Kumar works with a mobile phone company and does cash collection work for it. He said he was going past Ghah Mandi area on his Activa scooter when three bike-borne youth waylaid him. “They asked me to handover cash to them to which I resisted. At this, they started beating me up. They also took out a sword-like weapon and a pistol and snatched away my cash bag and fled from the spot,” he said adding that the snatchers were riding a Pulsar bike. A similar incident had occurred yesterday when some miscreants had threatened a youth with sharp weapons and looted ~70,000 cash from him near V-Mart store. — TNS Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 26 The second day of the sports trials on Thursday witnessed a low participation of players here. Only three players came for gymnastics, while 37 and 35 players registered for volleyball and football, respectively. A total of 41 players came for swimming and 40 for athletics. One of the coaches said some policies at the administrative level were responsible for the low turnout. Two-day trials for the Government Sports School here were held for the residential wing. The coaches expressed disappointment over such low turnout at the wing trials. From Friday, the trials for under 14, 17 and 19 categories will be held for dayscholars (girls and boys) and will continue till Saturday. District Sports Officer Gurpreet Singh said those who could not come for the residential wing trials, were welcome in the coming days too. visiting JIT for various services with respect to their properties allotted by the trust under different schemes. Any kind of negligence in this task will be highly unwarranted and strict action will be taken against the erring officials, if any kind of complaint is received from allottees. ❞ Ghanshyam Thori, DC-CUM-CHAIRMAN, JIT inquiry committee and directed the trust officials to verify all the recovered files and furnish a report before chairman within a week. The committee had also written to suspended EO Parminder Singh Gill to present before the committee within a week so that ongoing inquiry can be concluded in time. Jalandhar, May 26 Though Omicron’s sub-variants BA.4 and BA.5 were reported in India recently, Covid maintains an overall trend of decline in Jalandhar district. There has been a marginal surge in the number of cases towards the end of May, while the overall cases reported this month so far remain much lesser than those recorded in April. Total positive cases until today are 78,379 and May registered a total of 39 cases so far. As compared to May, the total number of cases reported in April was 57. In all, 96 cases were recorded in April and May. The last Covid-related death reported in the district was on March 1 and the toll has remained at 1,578 for the last nearly three months. A total of six Covid cases were reported on May 23, the highest in a day in the district for nearly a month. Before that, on April 25, eight cases of Covid were recorded in the district in a single day. From April 25 to May 23, the number April witnessed 57 infections; last virus-related death was on March 1 numbers are the figures ❝Theare lesser thancurrently in controlisandnew variant, of May April. Unless there a cases are not expected to rise. ❞ Dr Aditya Paul, EPIDEMIOLOGIST of single-day Covid cases had not surpassed four on any given day and three cases were reported in Jalandhar today. While there had been an upsurge in the number of infections in January and February, the reduction in Covid cases began from March onwards, since then the cases have constantly been declining. Epidemiologist Dr Aditya Paul said: “Currently there is no indication of a surge in Covid cases in the district. The numbers are currently in control and the figures of May are lesser than April. Unless there is a new variant, cases are not expected to rise. Even in case of a new variant, which is largely being reported among children, all due measures are being taken by vaccinating children.” 13-year-old pugilist clinches silver in sub-junior nationals Follows in his father’s footsteps who is boxing coach in city Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 26 Shriyansh (13) has won a silver medal at Sub-junior National Boxing Championship that was held in Karnataka. He took part in 70-kg category and lost to a Haryana boxer in the final. The championship concluded on Thursday. Shriyansh beat players from Goa, Chandigarh and UP to reach final. Son of a boxing coach, Shriyansh is following in his father’s footsteps. He is so dedicated that he doesn’t waste his time on mobile phone, which is rare among kids of his age. He has now got selected in India camp for Asian Sub-junior Championship. Arihant, his father, has been imparting training to several players at sports school in Jalandhar. Shriyansh also took training from his father at the same centre where Arihant teaches other budding players. The young boxer has been learning boxing since the last three years. A student of Dayanand Model Senior Secondary School, Model Town, Shriyansh Shriyansh beat players from Goa, Uttar Pradesh and Chandigarh to reach final. in his early years learnt swimming, gymnastics and tried hands on some other games too, but like his father he was always inclined towards boxing. Arihant said he was proud of his son but he also noticed and observed every move of his son in the final match. “I noted some points in my mind which I would tell him. These are certain grey areas where Shriyansh needs improvement. I am his critic too,” said the father. “Since the time I started training him, I don’t allow him to have anything from outside, and he is on a strict diet plan. His meals include high protein diet such as paneer, boiled eggs, soyabean etc. along with lots of juices,” he further added. When boxing centre at sports school was closed, Arihant ensured that he takes his son to other places where he could continue his practice and training. Shriyansh shared his dream. “My aim is to see Punjab’s name in world championship and make my state proud. Also, I want that other budding players get motivation from me and join boxing in large numbers,” he said. Arihant took a team of 14 boxers that represented Punjab at national level. Other players, Sarup Singh from Amritsar and Inderjeet Singh from Ludhiana, won bronze medals. While the former played in 64-kg category, the latter competed in 36-kg category. 767 girls walk away with degrees at HMV’s 90th convocation Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 26 Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya hosted its 90th convocation to award degrees to 767 undergraduate and postgraduate students for the session 2019-20 on Thursday. The chief guest of the convocation was Suhail Mir, ADCP-I, and the presiding guest was Justice NK Sud (retd), vicepresident, DAVCMC, New Delhi. Principal Dr Ajay Sareen extended a cordial welcome to them and other guests, including Dr Sushma Chawla, Dr Pawan Gupta, Principal Salil Uppal and Principal Rakesh Kumar. The convocation began with the ceremonial lighting of a lamp and recital of the DAV anthem. Principal Dr Sareen presented a comprehensive yet brief report of the institution, spotlighting the achievements of the college. A total of 60 meritorious students were honoured with roll of honour. Replacing the gowns with traditional “angavastras” prepared in-house by the students under the ‘Earn while learn’ scheme, marked a unique feature in the innovative practices of HMV. Adding to the glory of the convocation was the presentation of IPR Awareness Award to HMV The award was con. ferred by the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks under the Innovation Council of the Government of India. Justice Sud wished luck to the outgoing students and motivated them to give their best and advised them to make wise choice from plethora of options available to them and shoulder the responsibility of beginning Students of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya in a jubilant mood after receiving degrees in Jalandhar. their careers with hard work and dedication. He said the success of students brings c m y b credit to the institution as well. Presenting the convocation address, Suhail Qasim Mir loaded his address to the students with inspiring quotes and his life experience. He shared five learning from his life with the degree holders i.e. to dream big, be humble, not to be afraid of failures, to give back to society and care for the self. Putting it poetically, he said: “There is an amazing life waiting for them to embrace outside the gates of the institution.” He advised them to pursue values and not money as values alone will ultimately lead to satisfaction. He also called it a sacred duty to give back to the society as our accomplishments are always complemented with the support of others. The audience gave a standing ovation to his brilliant ideas put beautifully into words. The students took an oath to contribute to the society. After this, the convocation was declared closed and there was a spectacular show of cultural performances by students. Popular singer Ginni Mahi, who had passed out from the institute, also presented a folk song “Bol miti deya baweya”. Punjabi singer Teji Sandhu released his song “Dhee” on the occasion and recited some famous numbers for the students. The convocation also witnessed the release of Prospectus 2022-23. Principal Dr Sareen honoured Suhail Mir with Om Pataka and a painting. Convener Mamta presented the vote of thanks to conclude the event. The stage was expertly conducted by Dr Anjana Bhatia, Ritu Bajaj and Gagandeep. Dean Academics Dr Seema Marwaha, senior most faculty member Navroop, heads of all departments, deans, faculty members, superintendents, staff and students formed a part of the convocation.
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