17082022-ATR-01.qxd 8/17/2022 12:05 AM Page 1 c m y b Amritsar TRIBUNE VISUALLY IMPAIRED SINGER LAUNCHES DEBUT SONG Shehnaz Soni (23) launches her first song ‘Tere Ishqe Ney’ on the official music channel of Lakhwinder Wadali. FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY SKY City gets eight mohalla clinics Amritsar, August 16 The district has got eight mohalla clinics as part of the state government’s initiative to open 75 Aam Aadmi Clinics in the first phase. The district health officials said these new clinics would cater to the needs of the patients with nonserious diseases. In case of any serious disease, the patients will be referred to secondary and tertiary care health facilities. Deputy Speaker, Punjab Vidhan Sabha, Jai Kishan Singh Rori said 75 different kinds of medicines would be given free of cost to the patients at these clinics. Rori said the state government was committed to provide different services to the residents at their doorstep. — TNS Farmers submit memo to DC Amritsar, August 16 A delegation of a farmers’ union met DC Harpreet Singh Sudan on Tuesday and submitted a memorandum regarding their demands. They expressed their concerns about lumpy skin disease and asked the DC to look into the issue. They said the DC had assured them that the cattle died of the disease would be buried seven feet under the earth. — TNS PAGE 2 JALSA, THE RAPIST, 83 AMONG TOP WINNERS AT IFFM 2022 PAGE 3 The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2022 announced the winners for the coveted awards for its 13th edition. MAX 34°C | MIN 26°C | YESTERDAY MAX 35°C | MIN 25°C SUNSET WEDNESDAY 7:12 PM SUNRISE THURSDAY 5:57 AM ❞ Dilbagh Singh, SUB-INSPECTOR MAKING MOMENTS: Jawans of the Border Security Force share sweets to celebrate 75 years of Independence at the Attari-Wagah joint checkpost on Monday. PHOTO: VISHAL KUMAR A grab of the CCTV footage of an IED (inset) being placed under the car of SI Dilbagh Singh (R) in Amritsar. TRIBUNE PHOTOS Bolero around 2.30 am,” he said. He added that he had recently received death threats from terrorist organisations. He said earlier he did not take it seriously. He said the IED was similar to the explosives seized by the police in Tarn Taran recently. The perpetrators had fitted the same beneath the car, but it somehow fell down which was located by the car washerman. He said had he start- District admn felicitates freedom fighter at his home District administration officials honour Jaimal Singh. TRIBUNE PHOTO ing the Great War. He was taken as a prisoner of war by Japan. After the USA mounted attack on Japan, he was freed by the British army. Meantime, he came to know of the Indian National Army ed the car engine, it would have exploded. Dilbagh Singh had remained associated with former DGP Sumedh Singh Saini and was instrumental in catching of militants and criminal elements during terrorism in Punjab. Chawla, who is currently officiating as city Police Commissioner, said the IED was sent for forensic examination and its potency was being examined. He said the CCTV footages were being analysed to find clues about the perpetrators. DCP Bhullar said, “Investigations were on to identify the suspects. One of the youths fitted the explosive beneath the vehicle. The explosive was recovered and defused. A case under the Explosive Act has been registered with the Ranjit Avenue police and probe is on.” formed by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and he was keen to join it to liberate the country from foreign yoke. He was then taken to Brisbane in Australia where he Continued on Page 2 Amritsar, August 16 The young singing sensation from the holy city, Hargun Kaur, was felicitated by CM Bhagwant Mann on the Independence Day. She received a gold medal, a shawl and a commemorative certificate from the CM during the statelevel Independence Day function held in Ludhiana. She has achieved success at various state and national-level signing shows, besides performing in live shows across the country and abroad. Hargun has also participated in the “Voice of Punjab” and “India’s Got Talent” reality shows. Besides, she is already working as a playback singer for the Marathi film industry. She won Sangeet Samrat on Zee Yuva and was one of the finalists in “India’s Got Talent” on Colors, “The Voice” on Star Plus and “Voice of Punjab”. CM Bhagwant Mann felicitates Hargun Kaur at a function. She was a playback singer in movie ‘Triple Seat’ and won Shree Baba Harivallabh Sangeet Sammellan twice. A versatile singer, she is adept at singing various genres like folk, Bollywood, Sufi and devotional songs, ghazals and western. She has also proved her mettle in other departments of singing like keytar. Besides, she is a good harmonium player. — TNS GNDU students give new life to old denims Create 75 different products out of worn-out jeans to mark 75 years of Independence Tribune News Service Amritsar, August 16 Sticking to the theme of sustainable development and making use of traditional craftsmanship of the country, students of the Department of Apparel and Textile Technology (DATT) decided to celebrate the Independence Day by putting forth an idea of conserving the environment by upcycling waste denim products. To mark the 75 years of Independence, students of the department created 75 products out of old denim jeans that they had collected from their friends, family and peers. Students of MSc (Apparel and Textiles) and BTech (Textile Processing Technology) upcycled old pairs of jeans into chic grocery bags, hand bags, flip flops, water bottle Students of GNDU showcase products made from jeans. TRIBUNE PHOTO bags, quilts, purses, pillows, aprons, pot holders, placemats, belts, bins, wall hangings, slippers, earrings, hair bands etc. The students put their creativity, innovation and hard work into unique, Sweet celebration ❝ 102-year-old Jaimal Singh Singer Hargun Kaur recollects freedom struggle felicitated on I-Day Amritsar, August 16 The district administration felicitated 102-year-old Jaimal Singh at his home on the Independence Day. Infirm and down with agerelated troubles, he was unable to attend the celebrations organised by the district administration on August 15. Born in Sialkot, Jaimal lived an adventurous packed military career which took him to different countries during the Second World War. He had joined the British Indian Army in 1939 and was with the five Sikh regiment. Talking to The Tribune, frail Jaimal Singh, in a shivering voice, which his family could clearly understand, said he was deployed in Singapore, Malaya and New Guinea dur- WEDNESDAY | 17 AUGUST 2022 | AMRITSAR GOT DEATH THREATS I recently received death threats from terrorist organisations. The IED was similar to the explosives seized by the police in Tarn Taran Tribune News Service Amritsar, August 16 Panic gripped the posh locality of Ranjit Avenue area here today after an improvised explosive device (IED) was found beneath the SUV of Sub-Inspector Dilbagh Singh, currently posted in the CIA staff here. The IED was located by car washerman in the afternoon who informed Dilbagh Singh about it. Senior police officials, including IG, Border Range, Mohnish Chawla, Deputy Commissioner of Police Mukhwinder Singh Bhullar and DCP Parminder Singh Bhandal, reached the spot and carried out investigations. Dilbagh Singh told the police that the car washerman informed him about some suspicious element beneath his SUV. He said it turned out to be an IED. “Analysing the CCTV camera, we found two motorcycle-borne persons, including a Sikh youth, fitting some kind of explosive beneath Mahindra PAGE 4 Zee TV’s show Tere Bina Jiya Jaye Na, which kept viewers hooked to their TV screens, is all set to bid adieu on Aug 18. Panic in Ranjit Avenue after IED found under SI’s vehicle PK Jaiswar ZEE TV’S FAIRY TALE ROMANCE TERE BINA JIYA JAYE NA TO END sustainable, trendy and handmade products. Dr Sachin Kumar Godara, Assistant Professor of the department, who mentored the project, said the main aim of upcycling pairs of jeans/old clothes was to create environmental awareness among the masses and development of products truly sustainable, fashionable, innovative and affordable. “The idea of the upcycling approach to textile products can also create new job opportunities and entrepreneurs from creative and innovative young minds. The Government of India has taken an initiative to ban single-use plastic. We wanted to do something on the line of the theme in our bid to celebrate the Independence Day,” he said. Dr Sukhprit Singh, head of the department, said the bags created from jeans could be used to carry daily grocery items, vegetables, fruits and milk products. “These bags are easily washable, handy as well as trendy so that even c m y b youngsters don’t hesitate in carrying these bags. The use of these bags and other upcycled products is a sustainable approach and has minimal impact on the environment to make the Indian government’s mission successful and make this Independence Day memorable for GNDU by helping remove single-use plastic,” he added. The products made out of old denim jeans will be distributed among the university residents and students. He said, “Upcycling, a concept of adding value to old or used products, does not reduce the value of product being used as compared to recycling. The team will now work on more such ideas on upcycling fabrics that have longer shelf life and multiple use approach.” Two notorious criminals held in hotelier firing case Tribune News Service Amritsar, August 16 The police have arrested a notorious criminal, Sonu Cylinder, in connection with firing at a hotelier in the posh Ranjit Avenue area on April 17 here. He already has several criminal cases registered against him. Confirming the news of his arrest, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Investigations) Mukhwinder Singh Bhullar said further investigations were in progress. Two unidentified armed assailants had fired at hotelier Anmol Chadha outside a famous coffee house, but he escaped narrowly in the incident. Around four bullets hit Sonu Cylinder the car in which he along with his driver was travelling. Anmol Chadha, who runs two hotels, HK Clark Inn and HK-52 Hotel, in the city, belongs to the influential Chadha family. His grandfather Charanjit Singh and father Inderpreet Singh Chadha were former president and vice-president, respectively, of the Chief Khalsa Diwan. Inderpreet Singh died by suicide three years ago while Charanjit Chadha died recently. Anmol and his driver Kulbir Singh were going to Starbucks in the afternoon. As he came out and moved towards the coffee shop, two scooter-borne assailants came and started firing at him. He escaped narrowly and ran to save himself. The police had recovered a mobile phone from the spot in which there was a picture of the victim. The cell phone was procured online which reportedly led the police to the accused. Sonu was booked in two cases — one of assault on a police official and the other of kidnapping.
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