20062022-LT-01.qxd 6/20/2022 12:10 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE PAGE 2 KEY CONSPIRATORS WILL NOT BE SPARED: ADGP (RAILWAYS) A day after protests over the Agnipath scheme, ADGP (Railways) visits railway station to take stock of the situation. FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY PRANJAL BISWAS IMPRESSES RAMDEV ON SUPERSTAR SINGER 2 MAX 32°C | MIN 23°C | YESTERDAY MAX 33°C | MIN 22°C Tribune News Service SUNSET MONDAY 7:33 PM SUSPECT IS GANGSTER’S CLASSMATE CIA in-charge Inspector Beant Juneja addresses a press conference. “We will seek his police remand to inquire about the motive behind possessing the weapons. We will Unconditional love also inquire if the suspect was still in touch with gangster Bishnoi,” said Inspector Juneja. TRIBUNE PHOTO: HIMANSHU MAHAJAN The suspect has been identified as Baldev Chaudhary (30). His interrogation led to the arrest of his another aide, Ankit Sharma. CIA in-charge Inspector Beant Juneja said Baldev was a close aide of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi. He was also a classmate of Bishnoi. The Inspector said the police would also probe if the suspect had used these weapons in any crime in the past. 75K children given polio drops on Day 1 On Father's Day, a man carries his differently abled child in his lap in Ludhiana on Sunday. Ludhiana, June 19 The five-day pulse polio drive began in the district today. Children in the age group of 0-5 years will be administered polio drops during the drive. Civil Surgeon Dr SP Singh said 1,500 teams would visit various parts of the district to administer drops to children during these five days. A total of 75,000 children were administered drops on Day 1 today. During the drive, the team would visit 8,60,912 houses and the department was targeting to be administered polio drops to 3,52,765 children during the drive. — TNS Over 1 lakh yet One more succumbs to virus, 15 test positive 19 the virus on March 30, 2020. to get second Ludhiana, Juneperson suc- COVID-19 FIGURES One more Meanwhile, 15 more persons SAMPLES 36,53,742 cumbed to Covid for the tested positive for Covid-19. POSITIVE 1,10,128 dose in district third consecutive day here ACTIVE The number of active cases 124 Manav Mander Tribune News Service Ludhiana, June 19 Despite the fact that coronavirus cases are rising, over 1 lakh people are yet to get their second dose of the Covid vaccine in the district. Civil Surgeon Dr SP Singh said: “It is sad to see that eligible persons are not coming forward for vaccination. Due to a large influx of migratory population in the city, several people go back to their native places or change their phone numbers. Hence, it becomes difficult for us to trace them”. MR AND MRS LLB TO AIR ON THE Q FROM JUNE 20 AT 9 PM Yoga guru Swami Ramdev recently graced the stage of Sony Television’s kids’ reality show Superstar Singer 2. Bishnoi’s aide arrested with two illegal pistols Ludhiana, June 19 The CIA wing of the Ludhiana police recovered two illegal pistols, along with 11 live cartridges, from a member of the notorious Lawrence Bishnoi gang here today. The suspect has been identified as Baldev Chaudhary (30). His interrogation led to the arrest of his another aide, Ankit Sharma. CIA in-charge Inspector Beant Juneja said Baldev was a close aide of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi. He was also a classmate of Bishnoi. PAGE 3 today, taking the toll to 2,285. Five persons have lost their lives due to Covid in the month of June. The district reported first death due to 5 DEATHS 2,285 For any information related to Covid Contact: 0161-2444193 & 4622276 rose to 124. As many as 121 patients have been asked to isolate themselves in their homes, while three are admitted to hospitals. — TNS SPECIAL VAX CAMPS The administration has decided to organise special vaccination camps across the district to ensure 100 per cent inoculation of people to keep Covid-19 at bay. Deputy Commissioner Surabhi Malik called upon the city residents to join hands with the administration in this mammoth drive. “Virus is still here and we request the eligible persons to get their second and booster dose as soon as possible,” he said. Keeping in view the figures, the administration has decided to organise special vaccination camps across the district to ensure 100 per cent inoculation of people to keep Covid at bay. Deputy Commissioner Surabhi Malik called upon city residents to join hands with the administration in this mammoth drive. Continued on page 2 c m y b MR and MRS LLB, a situational comedy set in the fictitious town of Machandpur, is all set to tickle your funny bone. SUNRISE TUESDAY 5:23 AM MONDAY | 20 JUNE 2022 | LUDHIANA Girl jumps off moving auto to chase snatchers Bike-borne miscreants target her near Basti Jodhewal chowk, flee Tribune News Service Ludhiana, June 19 A girl suffered serious injuries after she jumped off a moving auto to chase snatchers who allegedly targeted her near Basti Jodhewal chowk here today. Passersby, who shifted the girl to a hospital, said the snatchers targeted the victim. The girl, aged around 20 years, was heading toward the Jalandhar bypass from Samrala chowk in an auto-rickshaw. She was sitting on the corner seat in the three-wheeler. The moment miscreants snatched valuables from her, she confronted with them. The miscreants, however, managed to flee. The girl jumped off the moving auto to chase them. She, however, suffered serious injuries on her head and other body parts and fell unconscious. Daresi SHO SI Rajinder Pal Singh said as per the CCTV footage, the motorcycle-borne miscreants pounced on the girl. Without fearing for her life, she jumped off the moving auto to chase the snatchers. The police, however, maintained that as per the CCTV PAGE 3 The victim at a hospital in Ludhiana on Sunday. SNATCHED ITEMS NOT CONFIRMED YET: COPS Daresi SHO SI Rajinder Pal Singh said as per the CCTV footage, the motorcycle-borne miscreants pounced on the girl. Without fearing for her life, she jumped off the moving auto to chase the snatchers. The police, however, maintained that as per the CCTV footage, the miscreants could only be seen pouncing on the girl, but it was not yet clear what they managed to take away. GIRL’S CONDITION CRITICAL, SHIFTED TO PGI The police said the victim was initially taken to the Civil Hospital, from where she was referred to the Rajindra Hospital in Patiala. Owing to her critical condition, she was shifted to the PGI, Chandigarh. footage, the miscreants could only be seen pouncing on the girl, but it was not yet clear what they managed to take away. The SHO said the victim’s parents, a resident of Basti Jodhewal, had been traced, but they did not reveal her name. The police recovered an ATM card from the victim’s pocket. The SHO said till the time the victim regained consciousness, the motive behind the incident could not be cleared. Woman, husband kill sister, booked Tribune News Service Ludhiana, June 19 A woman, along with her husband, killed her sister over suspicion of having an illicit relationship with a person, at Green City, Hambran road here yesterday. The deceased has been identified as Anita (24), while the suspects have been identified as Babita and her husband Amit. The police said Anita was living with the suspects on a rented accommodation. A few days ago, Anita had arguments with the couple over some issue, following which the duo killed her. After committing the crime, the couple locked the house and fled. When the landlord visited the house on Saturday morning, he found it locked. He peeped inside the house through a window and was shocked to see the body of a woman. He immediately informed the police about the incident. The police broke open the locks of the door. Ladhowal SHO Inspector Jasvir Singh said the couple killed the girl due to her alleged illicit relationship with a person. Even arguments took place between them over the issue recently. He said raids were being conducted to nab the couple. A murder case was registered against the suspects yesterday.
The Tribune, now published from Chandigarh, started publication on February 2, 1881, in Lahore (now in Pakistan). It was started by Sardar Dyal Singh Majithia, a public-spirited philanthropist, and is run by a trust comprising four eminent persons as trustees.
The Tribune, the largest selling daily in North India, publishes news and views without any bias or prejudice of any kind. Restraint and moderation, rather than agitational language and partisanship, are the hallmarks of the paper. It is an independent newspaper in the real sense of the term.
The English edition apart, the 133-year-old Tribune has two sister publications, Punjabi Tribune (in Punjabi) and Dainik Tribune (in Hindi).