09072022-JTR-01.qxd 7/9/2022 12:14 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE INNOVATION MISSION PUNJAB EVENT FOR CITY ENTREPRENEURS Innovation Mission Punjab, a unique private-public partnership, held a ‘Startup Day’ event in Jalandhar. FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY SKY INBRIEF CIVIL SURGEON VISITS WARDS Jalandhar: Jalandhar Civil Surgeon Dr Raman Sharma visited various wards and took rounds of various areas of the Civil Hospital on Friday. As the Civil Surgeon has recently assumed the additional charge of the Jalandhar Medical Superintendent, he visited various wards and interacted with patients and reviewed health services. He also expressed satisfaction at the work being undertaken by medical and paramedical staff and asked them to further better the services being provided by them. He also held a meeting with SMO Dr Gurmeet Lal and Dr Satinder Bajaj. On the occasion, he instructed them that timely visits to the respective wards be ensured by the hospital’s medical officers and the services and medicines being provided to the patients also be reviewed periodically. TNS MIGRANT RUN OVER BY FOURWHEELER Phillaur: One eight-year-old Bihari migrant boy was crushed under the wheels of a fourwheeler near Mao Sahib village on Thursday. The boy was standing on a roadside when the speeding fourwheeler hit him. He died on the spot. The deceased was identified as Shtrugan Rishi, presently resident of Thammanwal village, the police said. The fourwheeler driver however, managed to flee. Investigating Officer Anwar Masih said a case under Sections 304-A (causing death by negligence ) and 279 (rash driving on public road ) of the IPC has been registered against an unidentified driver. OC THREE SHOPS, ONE HOUSE BURGLED Phagwara: In a spate of burglaries, three shops and one house were reportedly burgled in Phagwara on Thursday night. Three shops — a book depot, garments shop and a office at old post office road — were reportedly burgled last night. The valuable goods worth lakhs of rupees were found stolen, said shopkeepers Jasbir Singh and Amit Kumar. The victims alleged that the residents of this prestigious road were living without street lights which are non functional for the last month. The police have registered a case. In another case, the house of Satnampura resident Geeta Rani was reportedly found burgled. The valuable goods, including gold and silver ornaments, besides ~8,500 were stolen by the burglars who entered her house after breaking locks when she was in sound sleep. The victim alleged that she noticed about the burglary around 7am yesterday but despite informing the Satnampura police station the police reached at the venue after 12 hours and careless working of Satnampura police station developed deep resentment among the residents. OC PAGE 2 83 TO BE CELEBRATED AT INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF MELBOURNE PAGE 3 Movie 83will be celebrated at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. Kapil Dev has been invited as the guest of honour. MAX 34°C | MIN 29°C | YESTERDAY MAX 35°C | MIN 29°C SUNSET SATURDAY 7:35 PM TAAPSEE REMEMBERS HER MULK CO-STAR RISHI KAPOOR PAGE 4 Taapsee Pannu, who is playing Mithali Raj’s role in Shabaash Mithu, remembers her moments with Rishi Kapoor. SUNRISE SUNDAY 5:30 AM SATURDAY | 9 JULY 2022 | JALANDHAR 6 of inter-dist robbers’ gang held Health Dept teams destroy Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur, July 8 Garhshankar police claimed to have arrested six members of an inter-district robbery gang on Friday. Two pistols, one country-made pistol, seven bullets, two live cartridges and three sharp weapons were seized. The SSP Sartaj Singh Cha, hal, said the main accused, Kulwant Singh, alias Gopa, a resident of Atal Mazara village, had earlier been an associate of gangster Ravi Balachauria. He has 10 criminal cases registered against him in different police stations of Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Nawanshahr and Ropar districts and he was also announced as a proclaimed offender in some of them. The SSP said on a tip-off, a raid was carried out by Garhshankar SHO Karnail Singh along with his team under the supervision of SP (investigation) Mukhtiar Rai and Garhshankar DSP Narinder Singh Aujla. SHO Karnail Singh had received information that some peo- Two pistols, seven bullets seized Tribune News Service The police along with the arrested persons and the seized weapons at a press meet in Hoshiarpur. ple, with illegal weapons, hiding in an unoccupied brick kiln located in Chakk Phullu village, were preparing to carry out an incident. They were planning to rob passersby and a cloth merchant at gunpoint. On the basis of the above information, the police party raided the mentioned place and arrested the accused and recovered arms from them. A car which they stole in Ludhiana four days ago and a motorcycle which was stolen in Nawanshahr on June 23 was also recovered from them. In response to a question, the SSP said during the preliminary interrogation, the accused told that they obtained the above weapons from Uttar Pradesh, while 12-acre Forest Dept land vacated in Balachaur Tribune News Service Nawanshahr, July 8 Under a drive initiated by the Forest and Wildlife Department against illegal occupants, a 12-acre land was vacated in Bachhua village falling under the Nawanshahr Forest Division today. Nawanshahr Divisional Forest Officer Satinder Singh said in coordination with the district administration and with the help of ‘Total Survey Station’ (digital measurement), the department demarcated the land and later acquired it and planted saplings there. He said as per the directions of RK Mishra, Principal Chief Forest Officer Hills (Head of the forest force); Basanta Raj Kumar, Chief Forest Conservator Hills; and K Kanan, Conservator Shivalik Circle; a case under the Public Premises (Eviction of unauthorised occupants) Act was filed in the court of Balachaur SDM to vacate the land from three illegal occupants. After getting the decision in favour of the Forest Depart- dengue larvae at 28 places further investigation is being done in this regard. Besides Kulwant Singh, the other accused include, Hrithik Leel, alias Abhi, of Rattewal village; Harmesh, alias Gora, of Mehndipur; Gurpreet Singh, alias Gopi, of Rakda Dhaha; Rishabh Kumar of Jadla; and Bhupinder Singh, alias Bhinda, of Rakra Dhaha, Nawanshahr. Covid: Dist sees 18 fresh cases Tribune News Service Officials of the Forest and Wildlife Department during the drive against illegal occupants in Nawanshahr on Friday. TRIBUNE PHOTO ment in the case of possession warrant, another petition was filed with the Revenue Tehsildar to get the land freed from the encroachers. On Friday, after completing all formalities, the land was taken under possession by the department in the presence of the district police and district administration, said Satinder Singh. The Divisional Forest Officer further said earlier, the department had cleared encroachment of about 250acre forest land in the Nawanshahr Forest Division from illegal occupants. He said as per the directions of the state government, the department would continue the drive against other illegal occupants in the coming days. He asked all illegal occupants on the Forest Department lands to vacate these lands immediately otherwise stern legal action would be taken against them. He thanked the Deputy Commissioner of the district, Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa, SSP Sandeep Kumar Sharma and Balachaur SDM Suba Singh for their help. Jalandhar, July 8 As many as 18 fresh cases of Covid-19 were reported in the district today out of which 13 were reported from the district while the remaining patients belong to other districts. The district tally increased to 78,691. As many as 77,009 people have recovered from Covid in the district while the number of active cases in Jalandhar is 101. The toll remained constant at 1,581. Jalandhar, July 8 During drives held by teams of the Health Department and the MC, dengue larvae were found at 28 places in the district today. The larvae were destroyed on the spot. The teams inspected 483 homes for dengue larvae. With the help of the municipal corporation, anti-larva teams of the Health Department visited Basti Peer Daad, Sudama Nagar, the Police Lines, Kamal Vihar, Kabir Nagar, Avtar Nagar, Raseela Nagar, Makhdoompura, and other areas. The teams checked 139 coolers, 18 tyres and 764 scrap containers. The teams sprayed larvicide in 36 rooms to prevent the breeding of mosquitos. Meanwhile, the teams of the Health Department led by epidemiologist Dr Aditya Paul visited Government Primary School, Basti Peer Daad. A dengue awareness seminar was also held at the school on the occasion. Dr Aditya Paul apprised students that dengue spreads with symptoms like fever, pain in head and muscles, pimples on skin, pain behind the eyes, bleeding from gums, ear or nose etc. He said whenever such symptoms are seen, one should immediately visit a doctor. He said to protect oneself from dengue, one should prevent the accumulation of water in coolers, fridge trays, pots, animal water troughs and tyres at roofs at home. He said the purpose of Dry Day was to clean any such places of accumulated water which might act as a potential breeding place for the Epidemiologist Dr Aditya Paul holds a dengue awareness seminar at Government Primary School, Basti Peer Daad, in Jalandhar. AWARENESS SEMINAR HELD AT SCHOOL ■ The teams of the Health Department led by epidemiologist Dr Aditya Paul visited Government Primary School, Basti Peer Daad. A dengue awareness seminar was also held at the school on the occasion ■ Dr Aditya Paul apprised students that dengue spreads with symptoms like fever, pain in head and muscles, pimples on skin, pain behind the eyes, bleeding from gums, ear or nose etc ■ He says whenever symptoms are seen, one should immediately visit a doctor. He said to protect oneself from dengue, one should prevent the accumulation of water in coolers, fridge trays, pots and tyres dengue mosquitoes. An awareness campaign against diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya was also started in Kapurthala district today. Civil Surgeon Gurinderbir Kaur said due to mass breeding of mosquitos in the monsoon, they become the cause for the spread of diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya. She said as part of ongoing Dry Day drives, coolers, utensils, etc, were also inspected and cleared of water. She said private card tests being done for dengue were not enough to confirm dengue. She said the tests being done at government hospitals were the only conclusive way to officially con- firm the disease. She exhorted staff to ensure Eliza tests as the only means to establish dengue cases. The Civil Surgeon said dengue and malaria were notifiable disease as per the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, as per which it is mandatory for private hospitals to submit case reports regarding the twin diseases to the Health Department. They said violation of the notification could invite action against private hospitals not intimating about cases. So far, 11 cases of dengue have been reported in Jalandhar this monsoon season. While a week ago there were 10 cases, in the past week there has been an addition of one more case. 2 test positive in K’thala Kapurthala district reported two fresh cases of Covid today. The district tally has increased at 23,974. Meanwhile, no new death was reported in Kapurthala too. The district toll in Kapurthala remains at 583. The new cases include a 60-year-old man of Phagwara and a 67year-old man of SBS Nagar. Cow dung logs to be used for cremations, havans Jalandhar, July 8 In an attempt to check unnecessary felling of trees for cremations, havans and religious ceremonies, the Rotary International has come up with a unique concept of using cow waste as an alternate energy source. Titled ‘Gau Kasht’, a machine was installed at Sri Sribhuti Gaushala of Sri Radhakrishnan Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Mandir here on Friday. Explaining the concept, district president of Rotary International Nupur Sandhu said, “Gau Kasht is the log made of cow dung. This will help save our precious environment as on the one hand precious trees will be saved and on the other, the available cow waste will be put to good use. We already have ‘protection of environment’ as one of the seven NOVEL CONCEPT Will help check unnecessary felling of trees The ‘Gau Kasht’ machine installed at Sri Sribhuti Gaushala of Sri Radhakrishnan Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Mandir on Friday. focus areas of the club.” She added, “Acharaya Pun- drik Goswami from Vrindavan inaugurated the project. The machine was transported from Madhya Pradesh, where this project of Gau Kasht is already doing very well.” She further said, “As per a survey, we need approximately five quintals of wood to burn one body during funeral. But we only need three quintals of Gau Kasht for the same work.” Terming today’s installation as the beginning of the drive under ‘Save the environment’, Sandhu said team members of this project would encourage and guide all gaushala owners to install this machine. Project director Rotarian Mahesh Gupta, director vocational, former District Governor Barjesh Singhal, Assistant Governor, Rajesh Bahri, secretary district signature project Rotarian Sunil Dutta, Rotarians Prabhpal Pannu, SK Bansal, Col RMS Sandhu and BK Maini were present. — TNS Sale THE RAAS DELHI | CHANDIGARH SECTOR- 17D | LONDON +91 11 40708899 | + 91 9810558000 W W W. F RO N T I E R R A A S . CO M c m y b
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