28062022-LT-01.qxd 6/28/2022 12:28 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE STUDENTS IN THE LURCH AS PSEB POSTPONES CLASS XII RESULTS PAGE 2 The delay in the declaration of results aggravates the anxiety of students as no fresh date has been announced. FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY INBRIEF MAN BOOKED ON RAPE CHARGE Ludhiana: The police have booked a person, Sandeep Sharma, a resident of Faridabad town in Haryana, under Section 376 of the IPC for allegedly raping a 32-yearold woman, a resident of Tajpur Road near Central Jail. In her complaint to the police, the victim said she was undergoing training as a computer designer at an institute run by the suspect in Vijay Nagar on Tajpur Road where she developed friendship with him. “He developed physical relationships with me on the pretext of marriage. He later refused to marry me,” said the woman. Further investigations were on in the case. No arrest has been made so far. TNS SANJEEV TYAGI RETURNS ON TV WITH CRIME PATROL 2.0 MAX 38°C | MIN 28°C | YESTERDAY MAX 38°C | MIN 29°C SUNSET TUESDAY 7:34 PM Ludhiana, June 27 The police have arrested three drug peddlers and seized intoxicating powder and psychotropic drugs from their possession. The police got a tip-off, following which they arrested two persons, identified as Varinder Singh and Karan Singh, both residents of Lakhowal village, here, while they were coming towards Lakhowal village on a twowheeler. During the search, the police recovered 45-gm intoxicating powder from them. The duo has been booked under Sections 22, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act. In another case, the police arrested Kaku, a resident of Harkrishan Vihar, Meharban, with 116 tablets of habitforming drugs. The suspect, who was coming on foot from Garhi Fazal village side, was stopped for checking at a naka at the TPoint near Mattewara seed farm. A case under Sections 22, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act has been registered. — OC PAGE 3 Dance reality show DID L’il Masters Season 5finale saw top five contestants fighting it out for the winner’s trophy. SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 5:25 AM TUESDAY | 28 JUNE 2022 | LUDHIANA Sister, brother-in-law held for girl’s murder Monsoon delicacy Dupatta, T-shirt allegedly used in the crime recovered from them Our Correspondent A roadside vendor sells corns on a rainy day; and (below) a woman and a child caught unawares by rain in Ludhiana on Monday. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: HIMANSHU MAHAJAN Our Correspondent 3 drug peddlers land in police net NOBOJIT WINS DANCE REALITY SHOW DID L’ILMASTERS SEASON 5 Sanjeev will be seen donning the khaki once again as he portrays the role of Inspector Abhimanyu Jindal. Thief held with stolen mobike Ludhiana, June 27 The police arrested a thief with a stolen motorcycle at a naka laid near Jassian Chowk here today. The suspect has been identified as Chirag Bajaj, a resident of Shivpuri. The police said they got a tip-off that the suspect was involved in thefts, vehicle lifting and other criminal activities, following which a trap was laid. A case under Sections 379 and 411 of the IPC was registered against the suspect. During preliminary interrogation, the suspect revealed that he used to keep an eye on two-wheelers parked on the roadsides or outside houses and commercial establishments. He used to steal vehicles with the help of a master key. The suspect told the police that he was already booked in a case under the Excise Act at the Salem Tabri police station. He will be produced in a court to obtain his police custody. PAGE 3 Ludhiana, June 27 The police claimed to have solved the murder case of a 22-year-old migrant girl, Anita, with the arrest of her sister Babita (25) and brother-in-law Lal Bachan Sudai, alias Amit Sudai (32), all migrants from Bihar, who were presently residing in Green City Colony, Mullanpur Road, Humbran, here. Giving details, Joint Commissioner of Police Narinder Bhargav said Anita, who was living with Babita and Amit, was found murdered on June 18, 2022, in one of the two rooms on the first floor of a rented accommodation here. “When the police reached the spot, they found the body lying on a wooden cot. The victim had bleeding from the nose and the mouth and she had strangulation marks on the neck. The postmortem examination was conducted on June 20. The police registered a case under Sections 302 and 34 of the IPC. After investigation, the police named Lal Bachan and his wife Babita The suspects in police custody in Ludhiana on Monday. TRIBUNE PHOTO THE CASE THE TRIGGER Joint Commissioner of Police Narinder Bhargav said a migrant girl, Anita, who was living with her sister Babita and brother-inlaw Lal Bachan Sudai, alias Amit Sudai, was found murdered on June 18, 2022, in one of the two rooms on the first floor of a rented accommodation here. After investigation, the police named Lal Bachan and his wife Babita as the prime suspects. The reason behind the murder was found to be illicit relationships between Anita and her brother-in-law, which led to constant fights between the couple. as the prime suspects. The reason behind the murder was found to be illicit relationships between Anita and her brother-in-law, which led to constant fights between the couple,” said Bhargav. After committing the crime, the couple fled to their native place Madepura village, PS Pandol, in Madhubani district of Bihar. A team of the Ladhowal police went to Bihar in search of the suspects. The police managed to arrest them from Bihar. DUO FLED TO BIHAR AFTER THE CRIME After committing the crime, the couple fled to their native place Madepura village, PS Pandol, in Madhubani district of Bihar. A team of the Ladhowal police went to Bihar in search of the suspects. The police managed to arrest them from Bihar. Bhargav said they both were produced in a local court, which sent them to police custody. During investigation, a dupatta and a pink T-shirt, allegedly used to strangulate the girl and wipe blood stains, were recovered. Ludhianagetsbigboostformajorinfraprojects Four of family suffer injuries Smart City, 24x7 water supply, Buddha Nullah rejuvenation, textile park get allocation SPECIAL FOCUS ON LUDHIANA, SAYS FM The government is making efforts to develop Punjab as an industrial hub with a special focus on Ludhiana. We promise to create “Rangla Punjab”, which will be an epitome of economic prosperity, social development and universal brotherhood. We reaffirm our commitment to end the menace of corruption, mafia raj and restore rule of law in the state. ❝ Nitin Jain Tribune News Service Ludhiana, June 27 The Maximum City of Punjab has bagged a big deal in the Budget with a muchneeded boost to major ongoing and new projects conceived to benefit the residents of Ludhiana. The ongoing Smart City project, 24x7 canal water supply project, rejuvenation of Buddha Nullah, development of a textile park and thrust to the industrialisation, education and housing sectors have got allocation in the Punjab Budget for 202223 presented by Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema in Chandigarh today. Agriculture, animal husbandry, health, infrastructure development, investment promotion, sports and youth services sectors have also got a big boost in the Budget estimates for the current fiscal 2022-23. An allocation of ~1,100 crore was made to undertake the ongoing canal-based water supply project, costing ~1,242 crore, excluding operation and maintenance for 10 years, during this financial year. The project was being undertaken by the state government with the help of the World Bank. Under this ambitious project, surface-based potable water will be made available to the industrial hub of the state, which was currently groping with the problem of rapidly depleting groundwater level. Ludhiana, also known as the Manchester of India, and Amritsar were among the two cities that had got the World Bankfunded canal-based water supply project in the state last year. This allocation will also PROJECT-WISE ALLOCATION 24x7 canal-based surface water supply project, rejuvenation project of highly polluted Buddha Nullah Smart city project Infrastructure facilities in govt college libraries Funding for acquiring 1,000-acre land to develop textile park fund the ongoing work on an ambitious ~840-crore rejuvenation project of the highly polluted Buddha Nullah, a seasonal tributary of Sutlej, which has already reached the halfway mark. The rejuvenation project, aimed at giving a new lease of life to one of the most polluted nullahs, which runs almost parallel to the Sutlej through most of Ludhiana district, including 14 km in Ludhiana city, before merging with the Sutlej, has been taken up on a priority after it faced teething problems and got adversely hit due to Covid restrictions during the initial months. This project was being executed under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme. The Finance Minister also announced an allocation of ~1,131 crore to carry out the ongoing work to develop Ludhiana as the Smart City during this fiscal. Ludhiana was among four cities selected under the Centre’s Smart Cities Mission to be developed as smart cities in the state last year. The focus of the mission is to improve infrastructure, IT connectivity, e- ~1,100 crore ~1,131 crore ~30 crore ~4,445 crore governance, citizen participation, redressing environmental pollution, clean water and sanitation issues while ensuring safety of the residents. In 2020-21, works amounting to ~1,237 crore had been initiated while a budgetary provision of ~1,600 crore had been made for this project during last fiscal 2021-22. Amritsar, Jalandhar and Sultanpur Lodhi were other three cities being developed as Smart Cities in the state. The Budget further approved the funding for the land acquisition to develop a textile park at Koom Kalan in Ludhiana. Seven mega industrial estates will come up under the entire textile value chain, touted as the textile park, at a cost of ~4,445 crore, which has been approved under the scheme. The ambitious industrial project, which has been approved under the PM Mitra Scheme recently, will be set up over 1,000 acres of land at Koom Kalan village in the industrial capital as a joint venture between the Centre and Punjab. The project will be established over a period of five years up to 2027-28. A special purpose vehicle (SPV) with 51 per cent equity c m y b ❞ Harpal Singh Cheema, FINANCE MINISTER from the Punjab Government and 49 per cent from the Central Government will be set up by the state government for implementing the PM Mitra Scheme project. The state government will transfer the land at notional price to the SPV. Of the total 1,000 acres of land being offered by the state government for the textile park, the Greater Ludhiana Development Authority (GLADA) was owner and in possession of 957.39 acres. Of this, 81.06 acres of land was under judicial proceedings. The remaining land will be acquired by GLADA and will be made available before the commencement of the project. “The government is making efforts to develop Punjab as an industrial hub for which the land acquisition process is in the last phase to set up an integrated textile park,” said the Finance Minister. Cheema also proposed an allocation of ~30 crore in this fiscal for providing infrastructure facilities in libraries of Government Colleges in Ludhiana among nine districts - Tarn Taran, Barnala, Fazilka, Malerkotla, Moga, Pathankot, Muktsar and Nawanshahr. as SUV, truck collide head-on One of them critical; cab driver also injured; truck driver flees Our Correspondent Ludhiana, June 27 In a head-on collision between a speeding truck and a cab on Southern Bypass near Gill Road here, four members of a family and the cab driver suffered injuries. The incident took place around 1.30 am here today. While three passengers and the cab driver suffered fractures and multiple injuries in the mishap, the condition of one of the family members is stated to be critical. The injured persons are undergoing treatment at a hospital. The family members have been identified as Bhupinder Chhabra (35), Raman Chhabra (32), Pooja Chhabra (31) and Arav Chhabra (7). The truck was going from the Ludhiana side towards Doraha, while the Innova SUV was coming towards Ludhiana. According to the police, the truck took a turn from the Ferozepur road to reach Doraha via The ill-fated vehicles that were involved in a road accident on Southern Bypass, near Gill Road, in Ludhiana. HIMANSHU MAHAJAN SUV TURNS 180 DEGREES AFTER MISHAP: COPS ■ The police said though there were no eyewitnesses to the incident, the impact of the collision was so fierce that the Innova SUV turned 180 degrees after the mishap. Southern Bypass, while the cab, which was coming from Shimla, took the Southern Bypass from Doraha to reach Bathinda. The police said though there were no eyewitnesses to the incident, the impact of the collision was so fierce that the SUV turned 180 degrees after the mishap. The truck driver fled from the spot leaving the vehicle behind. The police said the injured persons were not in a position to give statement. Further action would be taken after recording their statements. One more dies of Covid, 30 test +ve Ludhiana, June 27 One more person lost his life to Covid-19 in the district today, taking the toll to 2,290. COVID-19 FIGURES SAMPLES POSITIVE ACTIVE 36,84,872 1,10,333 188 13 DEATHS 2,290 For any information related to Covid Contact: 0161-2444193 & 4622276 Meanwhile, 30 persons tested positive for the virus here today, taking A health worker administers the vaccine to a boy in Ludhiana on Monday. PHOTO: INDERJEET VERMA the tally to 1,10,333. The number of active cases rose to 188. As many as 181 patients are in home isolation, while seven are admitted to hospitals. — TNS
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