16072022-JTR-01.qxd 7/15/2022 11:54 PM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE CAMERAS TO CATCH TRAFFIC VIOLATORS SOON, SAYS ADGP PAGE 2 After successful implementation of the pilot project in Ludhiana, it will be replicated in Jalandhar and Amritsar. FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY SKY INBRIEF COVID: DIST SEES 67 FRESH CASES Jalandhar: The number of daily Covid cases reported in the district jumped to 67 today. Of these, 57 were reported from the district and the remaining belonged to other districts. The Covid tally in Jalandhar has increased to 78,840 cases. Meanwhile, eight cases were reported in Kapurthala today. TNS BUS OVETURNS, ONE KILLED Hoshiarpur: A girl was killed and some other students were injured after a school bus overturned at the Sena-Sasoli village turn in Chabbewal area. The bus belonged to Delhi International School (Chabbewal). After getting information, a police party reached the spot and started investigation. OC 1 NABBED WITH STOLEN BIKE Jalandhar: The police nabbed Mukesh Kumar of Sidhwan and recovered a stolen motorbike from his possession. An FIR under the IPC had been registered against the accused on Thursday. The police said the accused had already served a nine-year sentence in a previous case registered against him. TNS LALIT MODI SHARES ROMANTIC PICTURES WITH SUSHMITA SEN Looks like Miss Universe 1994 has found her Mr Right! IPL ex-chairman Lalit Modi shares romantic pictures with Sushmita. MAX 35°C | MIN 27°C | YESTERDAY MAX 30°C | MIN 26°C SUNSET SATURDAY 7:32 PM Tribune News Service Jalandhar, July 15 Activists of the Youth Akali Dal on Friday lodged a protest over the alleged ban on ‘SYL’ song of Sidhu Moosewala and ‘Rihai’ of singer Kanwar Grewal on YouTube. The YAD leaders reached the District Administrative Complex in large numbers and presented a memorandum to the ADC. The leaders led by Tajinder Singh SATURDAY | 16 JULY 2022 | JALANDHAR No quota for law officers, BSP leaders stage protest At this, the BSP workers chose to sit on a dharna in front of the gates. Finally, DCP Naresh Dogra reached the site, pacified them and took copies of memo from them, which they had addressed to the Punjab Governor. In the memorandum, they demanded the filing of an FIR against the Punjab Advocate General for not following the reservation policy in the appointments of law officers. Coming out of the complex, the party workers burnt an effigy of CM Bhagwant Mann. Garhi said similar protest had been lodged in all districts of the state today. — TNS The Kapurthala police with the arrested persons and seized items on Friday. TRIBUNE PHOTO Jalandhar, July 15 Protesting over no reservation policy being considered for the appointment of 178 law officers in the state, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Friday staged a protest in front of the District Administrative Complex here. State president of the party Jasvir S Garhi led the protest as the party leaders and workers raised slogans against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for allegedly not giving the SCs/STs their due Constitutional rights. As the workers came marching towards the gate of the complex, they were stopped by the police As the scooter was at a high speed, the driver lost control of it and rammed it into an electricity pole. In the accident scooter driver Gursewak sustained head injuries and pillion rider Surinder Singh received minor injuries. The police said both were immediately rushed to the Tibba Civil Hospital. During the course of this event, a pistol was recovered Activicts of the Bahujan Samaj Party hold a protest in Jalandhar on Friday. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH from Surinder Singh. A case under Sections 25, 54, 59, 399 and 402 of the IPC was registered against the accused. During investigation, accused Surinder said five of their gang members (including him) had chalked out a plan to loot the Bhoolpur petrol pump.On his information, the police arrested their third accomplice Gurwinder. He revealed they had a tremen- dous armoury in order to succeed in their plan and had buried it in a pit. Acting promptly, the police took the accused to the spot where the armoury had been buried. The police said more recoveries were anticipated during the course of investigation. While Gursewak is still in hospital, the other two arrested accused are in the police custody, officials said. Jalandhar, July 15 Rajya Sabha member Balbir Singh Seechewal today said Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann along with a number of religious luminaries will attend an event to mark the 22nd anniversary of the ‘kar sewa’ of the Kali Bein on July 17 here. As many as 22 years of the ‘kar sewa’ of the Kali Bein will Nijjer said the Centre was trying to hush up all issues concerning the state which the singers had tried to portray through their songs. They said they would stand for the riparian rights of Punjab and would not let its waters be shared with other states. “We will also fight for the cause of the Sikh prisoners who are not being released despite having completed their jail term,” said Nijjer. PEOPLE’S MOVEMENT REVIVED DRIED WATER BODY ■ As many as 22 years of the ‘kar sewa’ of the Kali Bein will be completed on July 17. The ‘kar sewa’ at the Kali Bein began in July 2000 ■ The story of the Kali Bein is the first instance of people’s movement in cleansing and reviving a dried water body into a now flowing rivulet ■ Environmentalist Balbir Singh Seechewal began the ‘kar sewa’ 22 years ago when the Bein, a patch of the river, was overtaken by water hyacinth and a stretch dried up in which water had stopped flowing be completed this July. The ‘kar sewa’ at the Kali Bein began in July 2000. The story of the Kali Bein is the first instance of people’s movement in cleansing and reviving a dried water body into a now flowing rivulet. Environmentalist Balbir Singh Seechewal Lyallpur Khalsa College Technical Campus Afﬁliated to IKG-PTU and Approved by AICTE Opposite to Lyallpur Khalsa College for Boys, Jalandhar Gate No . 1 – G.T Road, Jal. Gate No.2 – Cantt Road, Jal. 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The incident took place at 8 am in Virk village of Phagwara. Nannu, the deceased’s son, alleged the police entered their house and started interrogating and beating PAGE 4 Burn CM Mann’s effigy and the gates were shut. After heated arguments between the party leaders and the police, they finally managed to enter the main gates. They were stopped at yet another iron gate towards the office of the DC. As the leaders insisted that they should be allowed to enter the main building to hand over a memorandum to the officials, they were told that both the Deputy Commissioner and Additional Deputy Commissioner were not in their office. 22nd anniversary of Kali Bein’s ‘kar sewa’ tomorrow; CM to attend event SAD lodges protest over ban on songs Tribune News Service SUNRISE SUNDAY 5:34 AM Police seize two pistols, 2 kattas, 23 live bullets hidden in a pit Jalandhar, July 15 Kapurthala police have arrested three of the five members of a gang and seized two pistols, two kattas, 23 live bullets and a scooter from their possession. Talwandi Choudhrian police in Kapurthala arrested them as they were allegedly planning to loot a petrol pump. Those arrested have been identified as Surinder Singh of Khijarpur village, Gursewak Singh of Thattanawan village and Gurwinder Singh of Tibba village in Talwandi Choudhrian, while two of their accomplices — Princepal Singh of Amanipur village and Guramarjit Singh of Mundi Shehriyan village — are still at large. Kapurthala SSP Rajabachan Singh Sandhu said the gang members were nabbed as part of a special ongoing drive to counter activities of gangsters in the district. The police said during a naka at a T-point, Bidhipur, on Thursday, two youngsters riding scooter crossed the naka. KARANVIR & DEBATTAMA SAHA REUNITE FOR MUBARAK HO Karanvir Sharma and Debattama Saha, who treated fans with two music videos, reunite for Mubarak Ho. 3 gangsters nabbed with arms Tribune News Service The accused in police custody. PAGE 3 us. During this, the health of my father deteriorated and he died soon after being taken to a hospital. 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IT AND HM 98146-10383 Website: www.lkcengg.edu.in, www.kclimt.com | Facebook : lkcenggjalandhar,lkctcjalandhar c m y b began the ‘kar sewa’ 22 years ago when the Bein, a patch of the river, was overtaken by water hyacinth and a stretch dried up in which water had stopped flowing. The Bein, which is celebrated as a symbol of Guru Nanak’s enlightenment, now is the site of many gurdwaras and hosts many annual fairs. Kali Bein is the holy rivulet where Guru Nanak Dev gained enlightenment after taking a dip and it came in the limelight for Seechewal’s relentless ‘kar sewa’. The event to mark the anniversary will be held on Sunday at Gurdwara Gurparkash Sahib, on the banks of the Kali Bein, Nirmal Kutiya, Sultanpur Lodhi. The CM, religious dignitaries and other prominent individuals will attend the event and discussions will be held to make the state environment better. continued on page 2
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