14082022-JTR-01.qxd 8/14/2022 12:18 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE LOK ADALAT HELPS REUNITE FAMILY AFTER TWO YEARS The National Lok Adalat organised in Kapurthala on Saturday facilitated the reunion of family after over two years. FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY SKY PAGE 2 MILLER RETURNS WITH THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING Filmmaker George Miller returns to cinemas after seven years with Three Thousand Years of Longing. MAX 34°C | MIN 28°C | YESTERDAY MAX 36°C | MIN 27°C SUNSET SUNDAY 7:12 PM Students of KMV College participate in the ‘Tiranga Yatra’ as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav in Jalandhar. MALKIAT SINGH I-Day: Cops leave nothing to chance Over 1K on vigil| Nakas at all entry, exit points| Frequent raids at hotels Tribune News Service The rural police hold a flag march ahead of the I-Day celebrations. around the venue would remain cordoned off by the police and senior officials would ensure security arrangements right before the scheduled arrival of the chief guest and other dignitaries. “Along with the three-tier security checks in the stadium, the Commissionerate of Police have also installed CCTV cameras at all the GURMEET AND AARUSHI NISHANK STAR IN JUBIN’S TERI GALLIYON SE PAGE 4 Celebrating Independence Day, T-Series has announced a new song Teri Galliyon Se, which is all about love and patriotism. SUNRISE MONDAY 5:52 AM SUNDAY | 14 AUGUST 2022 | JALANDHAR 3 of family killed as truck rams into car Patriotism in the air Jalandhar, August 13 Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place by both the city and rural police in the district in view of the 75th Independence Day celebrations on August 15. Around 1,000 cops have been deployed across the city to keep a close tab on the law and order. Besides, nakas have been put at all prominent chowks, entry and exit points and among other locations. Patrolling had also been increased at sensitive places. To check the security arrangements, Commissioner of Police, Gursharan Singh Sandhu along with other senior cops visited the Guru Gobind Singh Stadium today and held a meeting with the police officers. He said the entire area PAGE 3 entry gates of the stadium and a CCTV van will be stationed to regularly monitor the situation and keep a close eye on anti-social elements”, he added. DCP Jaskiranjit Singh Teja said, “We have been allotted additional forces and cops are frequently raiding all hotels, restaurants, lodgings, etc, to make sure that no suspicious element enters the city. A large number of policemen have been deployed on the outskirts of the city and separate checkpoints have been set up at all entry and exit zones”. He said they had also urged the people to report any suspicious activity if found in their respective areas so that the needful action could be initiated promptly. The DCP also led a flag march here in Model Town ahead of the Independence Day celebrations. ADCP Parminder Singh, ACP Paramjit Singh, ACP Model Town Khushbir Kaur and over 100 police personnel of the Model Town sub-division were part of the flag march. Similarly, under the command of SSP Swarandeep Singh, flag marches were also taken out by the cops at different places in Jalandhar rural. Pvt hospitals won’t receive govt honour: IMA, Punjab Jalandhar, August 13 Terming the Punjab Government’s decision to honour one government and private hospital each in all districts for their notable contribution in implementing the Ayushman Mukh Mantri Sehat Bima Yojana, during the district-level Independence Day function, a farce, the IMA, Punjab, announced the boycott. IMA Punjab president Dr Paramjit Mann said instead of releasing the long-pending payments under the Ayushman Scheme, the Punjab Government was just trying to play gimmicks. WANTS PENDING DUES UNDER AYUSHMAN SCHEME RELEASED FIRST Dr Maan said in the communication, along with the list of hospitals and appreciation certificate, to all DCs, the Special Secretary-cum-CEO, State Health Agency, Punjab, has stated that the hospitals have treated the maximum cases under the Ayushman scheme during the first seven months of the current year, hence, these should be honoured on Independence Day function at their respective districts. “The IMA, Punjab, does not only condemn the double standards of the government, but also refuses to accept the appreciation letters sans release of pending payments of the hospitals,” said Dr Maan. — TNS c m y b Hoshiarpur, August 13 Three of a family were killed and four others injured in a collision between two vehicles at Adda Satnore on the Chandigarh-Hoshiarpur main road late last night. The truck driver, who was in a drunken condition, hit the car on the other side of the road. The family was on its way to visit their relatives in Hoshiarpur from Pinjore, Haryana, at 11 pm on Friday. When they reached Satnour, at around midnight, their car collided with a truck coming from the Mahilpur side. In the accident, Ravinder Singh, 40, his wife Divya Rani, 32, and their one-year-old son Jaivik died. Divya and Jaivik died on the spot, while Ravinder died during treatment at the Civil Hospital, Garhshankar. Besides, Harjit Kaur, 54, Neetu, 30, Saurav, 33, and sixyear-old Sachnoor Singh, son of Ravinder Singh, were admitted to the Civil Hospital in a serious condition. SMO Dr Raman Kumar said the injured were further referred to the PGI after first aid. SHO Karnail Singh said: “The truck driver was in a drunken state. He was taken into custody after getting his medical done. The truck went to the wrong side of the road and rammed into the car. After taking the statement of the injured, a case will be registered accordingly.” — OC After farmer-minister talks, NH opened partially Tribune News Service Phagwara, August13 Following a meeting with Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Dhaliwal on Friday night, sugarcane growers protesting on the Jalandhar-Ludhiana National Highway at Phagwara today partially lifted the blockade from one side of the highway. The move came after the minister promised them that the government will WILL DEPOSIT ~24 CR IN CANE GROWERS’ BANK ACCOUNTS BY AUGUST 16: DHALIWAL deposit Rs 24 crore into their accounts by August 16. He also promised farmers that the auction of the property of the sugar mill at Fatehabad, Haryana, which is under the Punjab Government, would be held as planned and the proceeds of Rs 24 crore received from it on August 16 would be given to farmers. Davinder Singh Sandhu, vice-president, Bhartiya Kisan Union, said: “The Punjab Government had previously stalled the auction of the mill’s property due to which farmers were unable to receive the proceeds. The sus- pension of the auction has now been lifted and we would get the proceeds on August 16. “The dharna will continue as planned. Eminent leaders of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) will visit dharna site daily. Our plans to hold the huge gathering on August 25 will also stay put as before. The decision to lift the dharna from one side of the road was not taken due to the Continued on Page 2
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