02092022-JTR-01.qxd 9/1/2022 11:55 PM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE EXHIBITION CAPTURES AESTHETICS BEHIND ANCIENT SIKH TEXT PAGE 2 LEONARDO SEEN PARTYING WITH 22-YEAR-OLD RUSSIAN MODEL Guru Nanak Dev University opened a two-day exhibition dedicated to 418 years of Parkash Utsav of Guru Granth Sahib. FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY SKY INBRIEF TWO BOOKED IN DOWRY CASE Phagwara: The Nakodar city police have booked husband and mother-in-law of a woman in a dowry harassment case. Investigating officer (IO) Kashmir Singh said the accused had been identified as Sukhraj Singh Dhillon of Jand village and his mother Paramjit Kaur. Manjit Kaur, a resident of Lov Kush Nagar Nakodar, in her complaint to the police said that her marriage was solemnised with Sukhraj Singh Dhillon. The victim alleged that her in-laws often taunted her for not bringing sufficient dowry. She further alleged that she was beaten up, threatened and thrown out the house. The IO said a case under Sections 498A,and 406 of the IPC had been registered against the accused after an inquiry. OC WOMAN AMONG 2 POs ARRESTED Phillaur: The police arrested two proclaimed offenders(POs) wanted in different cases. The Bilga police have arrested a woman proclaimed offender absconding for the last few years. Investigating officer Dalwara Singh said the accused had been identified as Sarabjit Kaur, a resident of Kandola Khurd village and wanted in a case of outraging a woman's modesty. Meanwhile, the Shahkot police arrested PO Jaswant Singh, alias Lallu, a resident of Latianwal village in Kapurthala, who was wanted in a drug case. OC TWO BOOKED FOR ASSAULT Phagwara: The Shahkot police have booked a couple on the charge of assaulting a woman. Investigating officer (IO)Sulindar Singh said the accused had been identified as Amardeep Singh of Saidpur Jhirri village and his wife Kuljit Kaur. Parveen, daughter of Jogindar Singh, complained to the police that the accused waylaid her on August 22 when she was returning home and assaulted her. The IO said a case under Sections 323, 341,and 34 of the IPC has been registered against the accused. OC FATHER, DAUGHTER BOOKED FOR FRAUD Phagwara: On a complaint lodged by Nangal village resident Varinder Kaler, the Satnampura police have registered a case under Sections 420,406,120B and 13 of the Punjab Travel Professional Act against Nangal Colony resident Sukhdev Raj and his Cyprus-based NRI daughter Suman on the charges of duping the complainant of Rs 10 lakh on the pretext of sending Shaminder Kaur, the wife of the complainant to abroad.The victim told before the police that neither the accused fatherdaughter duo could send his wife abroad nor despite repeated requests returned the money. No arrest has been made so far. OC TWO HELD WITH 15-GM HEROIN Phagwara: The police arrested two persons and seized 15 gm of heroin from their possession on Wednesday. City SHO Amandeep Nahar said the arrested accused were identified as Mitul and Aryan, both residents of Sector 34-D, Chandigarh. The accused were nabbed at a check point near Urban Estate, Phagwara, when they were going in a car, said SHO Nahar. A case under the NDPS Act has been registered. OC PAGE 3 Leonardo DiCaprio has been seen going out with a Russian model before news of his split from Camila surfaced online. MAX 35°C | MIN 27°C | YESTERDAY MAX 35°C | MIN 27°C SUNSET FRIDAY 6:50 PM NORA FATEHI ON THE LIST OF TOP MUSIC INFLUENCERS IN FRANCE PAGE 4 Actor Nora Fatehi has joined the likes of Beyoncé and Travis Scott on the list of ‘Top Music Influencers on Instagram’ in France. SUNRISE SATURDAY 6:04 AM FRIDAY | 2 SEPTEMBER 2022 | JALANDHAR Nawanshahr colony declared African swine fever-hit zone Pigs within 1-km radius of the affected area to be culled Tribune News Service Nawanshahr, September 1 The state government has declared a colony of Nawanshahr district as African swine fever (ASF)-affected zone and notified the area as an “infected zone” for the prevention of the ASF as the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-National High Security Animal Disease Institute, Bhopal, has confirmed ASF in the samples from the area. Three pigs were found dead after which the animal husbandry department had sent samples to the Regional Disease Diagnostic Laboratory. The samples were found out to be positive. According to information, the pigs within one km of radius from the affected colony will be culled as per the action plan of the government. Chander Paul Singh, Deputy Director, Animal Husbandry, WATCH OUT FOR THESE SYMPTOMS ❚ Red spots ❚ Fever ❚ Blood in faeces ❚ Vomiting MEASURES IN PLACE TO CONTAIN SPREAD To control the spread of the disease, restrictions under the provisions of the Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009, and the National Action Plan for Control, Containment and Eradication of African Swine Fever will be imposed. ❝ Laljit Singh Bhullar, ANIMAL HUSBANDRY MINISTER said the mortality rate of this disease was 100 per cent. “It is for the first time that the disease has been witnessed in the district,” he added. ❞ The Deputy Director said the symptoms of the disease were fever, red spots, vomiting and blood in faeces. “The state government has released a notification in this regard and the district administration will also release it,” he added. Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairy Development Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar released a statement and said for the prevention of the disease, restrictions under the provisions of the Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009, and the National Action Plan for Control, Containment and Eradication of African Swine Fever (June 2020) would be imposed. According to the policy of the Centre, compensation for culling a piglet weighing up to 15 kg is Rs 2,200, Rs 5,800 for pig weighing between 15 kg and 40 kg, Rs 8,400 for pig’s weight between 40 kg and 70 kg, Rs 12,000 for pig weighing between 70 kg and 100 kg, while compensation of Rs 15,000 will be given for pigs weighing above 100 kg. Two snatchers held 9 test Covid +ve in dist with 5 phones, bike Tribune News Service Jalandhar, September 1 The Rama Mandi police arrested two youths and recovered five expensive mobile phones, a gold chain and a motorcycle from their possession. The accused have been identified as Mohmmad Aftab, a native of Bihar, who was currently residing in a rented accommodation at Subhana village in Jalandhar, and Shivam, a native of Uttar Pradesh, presently residing in a rented house at Urban Estate Phase-I, Garha road,Jalandhar. SHO Navdeep Singh said that both the youths were active in snatchings in the city. He said the accused had recently snatched a gold chain from a woman of Surya Enclave, and in the past, they had snatched mobile phones from residents in different areas, including Kishanpura, Ladowali road, Guru Gobind Singh Market, Damoria flyover, etc. He said acting on the complaint filed by the woman in The snatchers in the Jalandhar police custody. TRIBUNE PHOTO the gold snatching incident, the police nabbed the accused near Laddhewali. “During interrogation, the accused revealed that they had snatched mobile phones, gold chains from people many times in the past. Three cases against Aftab and one case against Shivam under various Sections of the IPC were already registered in city police stations, while a fresh case under Sections 379B, 34 and 411 of the IPC has been again registered against them in police station Rama Mandi”, he added. The SHO further added that the accused were produced in a local court on Wednesday, which sent them to one-day police remand. Jalandhar, September 1 As many as nine Covid cases were reported in Jalandhar today. With these, the Covid tally in the district has increased to 80,945 and the number of active cases is 98. A total of 78,877 persons have recovered from the disease in the district. The death toll in Jalandhar is 1,970. As many as 70 persons are under home isolation. With five new Covid cases, Garbage littered on the grounds of Guru Gobind Singh Stadium in Jalandhar. PHOTOS: SARABJIT SINGH 3 days after games’ ceremony, litter at stadium yet to be lifted Deepkamal Kaur Tribune News Service Jalandhar, September 1 Three days since the state government organised the launching ceremony of ‘Khedan Vatan Punjab Diyan’, the venue of the event remains strewn with disposable stuff, flowers, tarpaulin sheets and other wastes. No efforts seem to have been made by the officials concerned to ensure that the stadium was cleaned. The dereliction on the part of authorities has led to annoyance to the sportspersons, coaches and other daily walkers. “When we came here on Tuesday, a day after the event, and found it to be in a mess, we thought that it will be cleaned by the next day. But things remained the same and no civic authority has bothered to ensure that at least the grounds on which the players practice and do their exercises daily is cleaned. Besides, as poles had been dug and movable toilets had been created, the IT’S JIT’S JOB WILL CLEAN IT SOON The responsibility of cleanliness of the stadium lies with the Jalandhar Improvement Trust. If it seeks help from us, we will surely offer it. We will get the litter cleaned soon and will certainly have to take help from the MC authorities to clear the stadium of the waste left behind. Jagdish Raja, MAYOR Rajesh Chaudhary, JIT EXECUTIVE OFFICER ❝ ❞ Jalandhar Improvement Trust. If they seek help from us, we will surely offer it.” JIT Executive Officer Rajesh Chaudhary said: “We will get it cleaned soon. We will certainly have to take help from the MC authorities for this.” Block-level games begin across district Don’t close rly crossing during Sodal mela: Residents to DC Jalandhar, September 1 The block-level ‘Khedan Vatan Punjab Dean’ were started in the district today. In kabaddi (Boys) U-14 and U-17 category, Government Senior Secondary School, Samrai Jandiala, won the first prize at Rurka Kalan block. In U-21 category, Daduwal village bagged the first position with 25 points while Government Senior Secondary School, Samrai Jandiala, got the second position with 20 points. In kho-kho (Boys) U-14 category, Government Senior Secondary School, Kane Desian, the district tally in Kapurthala has increased to 24,413. Meanwhile, no new death was reported in Kapurthala. The Covid toll in Kapurthala is 599. — TNS Players during a kabaddi match in Jalandhar on Thursday. got the first place, Sri Hanumant Public School, Goraya, bagged the second position, and Government Senior Secondary School, Samrai Jandiala, got the third position. Aparna Banerji Tribune News Service Spic Macay founder Dr Kiran Seth (2nd L) during his cycle yatra from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, in Jalandhar. India. At the age that most people consider the twilight of their lives, the fit-as-a-fiddle septuagenarian cycled into Jalandhar today for the Punjab leg of his country- ❞ ground has been damaged to a great extent and needs repair work,” said Amitoj Singh, a morning walker. Mayor Jagdish Raja passed on the buck saying that: “The responsibility of cleanliness of the stadium lies with the Giving information about the competition held at Bhogpur Block, District Sports Officer (DSO) Lovejit Singh said in Kho-Kho (Boys) U-14 category, Government Senior Sec- ondary School, Bhatnura, stood first; Khojapur Government School grabbed the second position and Rajpur Government School stood third. Similarly, Government Senior Secondary School, Pacharanga, bagged the first position and Government Senior Secondary School, Ghodawahi, bagged the second position in Volleyball (Boys) U-14 category. The games are being held in 11 blocks, i.e. Mehatpur, Nakodar, Shahkot, Jalandhar West, Jalandhar East, Rurka Kalan, Adampur, Nurmehal, Bhogpur, Phillaur and Lohian. — TNS At 73, Spic Macay founder cycles to propagate art & culture Jalandhar, September 1 Even after spending 45 years in the service of music in the country and at the age of 73, Dr Kiran Seth, the founder of Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture amongst the Youth (Spic Macay), is a man on a mission. “The aim of our movement is to involve every child in the country in Indian art and culture by 2030,” says Dr Seth, who is also a former IITian and Padma Shri awardee. He has embarked on a cycle journey, ‘Antar Yatra — An Inner Journey’, to propagate the Indian arts, cultural heritage and Indian classical music to every corner of ❝ wide cycle yatra. True to his Gandhian spirit, Dr Seth keeps it very simple (he carries only three sets of clothes). “I use a simple cycle, which has no gears, no disc c m y b brakes and no shockers. I want to send this message out that you can do this very simply with three sets of clothes. “Youngsters are interested to know why this 73-year-old man is cycling from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. The main aim is to propagate Spic Macay. We’re bringing the best of Indian heritage — our classical music, folk forms, crafts, yoga, etc., — to schools and colleges. We need as many volunteers as possible to take the movement to every child in the country by 2030.” Explaining further, he says: “The second aim is to emphasise that if you cycle alone it gives you ‘ekagrata’ (concentration). Spreading Mahatma Gandhi’s lovely message of ‘simple living and high thinking’ is another objective.” It’s not the first time that Dr Seth has embarked on a yatra. In the past, he undertook a 2,500-km cycle journey. He quips, “The present yatra started from Srinagar on August 15. I hope to reach Rajghat by October 2 and Kanyakumari by December 31. The previous cycle journey began from Delhi, went through Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and culminated in the national capital.” Speaking about his fitness regime, he says, “Every day I practise yoga for an hour and ‘naad’ yoga (that is classical music) for three hours. This regimen gives me the will power and strength to do what I’m doing.” Dr Seth also visited Sanskriti KMV School where he was accorded a cordial welcome. In his interaction with the students, he stressed the importance of staying connected to heritage and culture. Jalandhar, September 1 Residents of the Ram Nagar area in Jalandhar have urged the district administration to not close the railway crossing of their area for three days during the Sodal mela. They said, “Closures during the mela every year blocks the traffic movement of the area residents and cuts off their approach to other city areas.” In a letter to the Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner, residents say the Railway Crossing No. S-62 situated in Ram Nagar on the Amritsar Railway lines is closed for three days during the Sodal mela every year, terming it a SAY RAM NAGAR CROSSING ONLY WAY TO REACH INDUSTRIAL AREA major problem for the area residents. They said this was being done for the past three years. Residents said this was the only major way for residents to travel to the railway station and industrial area. In the letter, they said, “We have to face a lot of hardships when it is closed for three days. Ram Nagar and Gandhi Nagar have no other way to go to the city. If you want to prevent any untoward incident, then please depute maximum security for our safety and don’t allow cars and trolleys for these days.” Residents requested the DC to issue directions regarding the same. — TNS
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