29052022-LT-01.qxd 29-05-2022 00:30 Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE SUNDAY | 29 MAY 2022 | LUDHIANA MAN KILLED IN ROAD MISHAP OUTSIDE PAU, WIFE SERIOUS A man lost his life while his wife suffered serious injuries when a rashly driven Scorpio rammed into their scooter. INBRIEF ~1L LOOTED FROM FOOD DELIVERY BOY Ludhiana: Three miscreants looted Rs 1 lakh from a worker of a food delivery company on the elevated road near Jagraon bridge on Saturday evening. The police said the matter seemed suspicious as the complainant was frequently changing his statement. The complainant, Gurvinder Singh, said his friend had given him Rs 1 lakh, which was supposed to be given to another person at Sarafa Bazaar. When he reached near the Jagraon bridge, three persons stopped him and looted the money. Kotwali SHO Amritpal Singh said a probe was on to nab the suspects. TNS THREAT TO BLOW UP RLY STATION Ludhiana: Ant-social elements have threatened to blow up the city railway station. A letter was found in the office of the Director, railway station, a few days ago. GRP SHO inspector Jaskaran Singh said the letter was received recently and terrorists had threatened to blow up the railway station on May 23. After the threat letter, the Ludhiana police, GRP and RPF had increased surveillance and checking at the station. “We had already increased surveillance. However, no untoward incident occurred on May 23. We are alert and will not allow anybody to create law and order issues at the railway station,” the SHO said. Meanwhile, GRP officials said there was no need to panic. TNS PAGE 2 HINA CALLS PRIYANKA CHOPRA HER FASHION INSPIRATION In a recent media interaction, Hina Khan spilled beans on her Cannes experience and what fashion means to her. Gusty winds uproot over 20 trees in city Power supply hit in few areas as poles give way Tribune News Service Ludhiana, June 28 Over 20 trees got uprooted as high-velocity winds followed by rain hit the city this evening. A number of trees fell on electricity wires due to which power supply was also affected in some areas. There are reports that electricity poles have also uprooted in a few parts of the city. MC’s horticulture wing officer Kirpal Singh said the high-velocity winds uprooted around 20-25 trees, as per information. He said six trees in the Dugri area, four in Rose Garden, two near Lion Club, three in Aggar Nagar, three in BRS Nagar, four in Model Town and a tree at Shaheed Karnail Singh Nagar were uprooted. Kirpal Singh said electricity wires were broken and poles gave way in a few parts as the trees got uprooted. At present, there is no report of anybody getting injured in such incidents. An uprooted tree blocks a road after high-velocity winds followed by rain hit the city on Saturday evening. PHOTO: ASHWANI DHIMAN Commuters brave the storm in Ludhiana. HIMANSHU MAHAJAN Cars damaged It is learnt that a few cars got damaged after the shuttering portion of an under-construction building fell on them on Pakhowal Road here. Ludhiana today witnessed high velocity winds followed by PAGE 3 rainfall. The temperature dipped and the maximum temperature was around 33°C while minimum was around 28°C. In the evening, high-velocity winds started blowing as a result, many trees were uproot- ed in various parts of the city. Tomorrow, the sky will likely to be clear, as per weather forecast. “The rainfall today has brought the temperature down and it has given some relief to residents,” said a city resident. c m y b MC finds industrial unit releasing waste water in vacant plot Ludhiana, May 28 The Municipal Corporation has caught a vehicle in which industrial waste was brought to dump in a vacant plot near the MC’s disposal unit in Phase V of Focal Point, here. It is learnt that the industrial waste water was being released in the plot for a long period. When an NGO raised the issue of illegal release of industrial waste water in the vacant plot, a team of the NGT monitoring committee had also inspected the site. MC Executive Engineer Ranbir Singh said Surendra Cycles, an industrial unit in Focal Point, released its waste water in the vacant plot. The NGT had already taken notice of the matter. Ranbir Singh said they had caught the vehicle in which the unit was transporting its industrial waste water for releasing in the vacant plot in violation of rules. “The vehicle has been handed over to the police for further action. The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has been informed about the matter. We are going to send a complaint to the PPCB to take action against the erring unit for releasing its waste in the vacant plot,” he said. Sources said a number of industries dump industrial waste water and ash in vacant plots in the absence of proper checks by the departments concerned. — TNS GUN IS NOT GLORY, BELIEVE SINGERS IN PUNJABI INDUSTRY Violence, cuss words & aggression are rife in Punjabi songs. Can a governing body tame this culture? PAGE 4
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