30092022-JTR-01.qxd 9/30/2022 12:04 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE MINISTER JIMPA LAUNCHES PROPERTY RIGHTS SCHEME Cabinet Minister Bram Shankar Jimpa launched the ‘Mera Ghar Mere Naam’ scheme in Shergarh today. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY INBRIEF ILLEGAL MINING: FIR LODGED Phillaur: The Bilga police have booked some unidentified persons on the charge of engaging in the illegal mining of sand. Investigating Officer Ashwani Kumar said a case has been registered under Section 21 of the Mines Act and Section 186 of the IPC. OC NEGLIGENT DRIVING: ONE BOOKED Phillaur: The Nurmahal police have booked an unidentified driver on the charge of causing death by negligence. Rojwar Aalam, a Bihar native, told the police that his close relative Jamirudin Alias Aalu was on his way to Jandiala on a bicycle when a speeding vehicle hit him near Batura, killing him on the spot. Investigating Officer Paramjit Singh said a case has been registered under Sections 304-A, 279 and 427, IPC. OC PO FALLS IN POLICE NET Lohian Khas: The Lohian Khas police have arrested a proclaimed offender on the charge of not appearing in a court. Investigating Officer Avtar Singh said the accused has been identified as Balwindar Singh, a resident of Yusaf Pur Aalewal. The court had declared him a proclaimed offender in a case under the Excise Act. A case has been registered against the accused. OC SPEEDING CAR HITS BIKE, ONE DEAD Phagwara: A motorcyclist was killed while the man riding pillion sustained serious injuries when the bike that they were riding was hit by a speeding car near Khatti on the Phagwara-Hoshiarpur Road last night. The deceased has been identified as Veeru Ram of Rama Mandi. The pillion rider has been identified as his son-in-law, Jagir Singh. The car driver managed to flee the spot. The police have registered a case under Sections 304-A, 279, 337 and 338 of the IPC. OC PAGE 2 ARJUN AND SUNNY LEONE START SHOOTING FOR SPLITSVILLA X4 Coolio, best known for his 1995 hit song Gangsta’s Paradise, passed away at 59 on Wednesday afternoon. MAX 33°C | MIN 24°C | YESTERDAY MAX 33°C | MIN 24°C SUNSET FRIDAY 6:09 PM SUNRISE SATURDAY 6:15 AM ❝ Aakanksha N Bhardwaj The aim is to disseminate the great martyr’s ideology among the youth. I hope that these books will help the reader better understand Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s revolutionary thoughts. Mandeep Singh, A GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE Tribune News Service Jalandhar, September 29 People paid tributes to Shaheed Bhagat Singh in different ways on his 115th birth anniversary, but Mandeep Singh (27), a government employee from Sultanpur Lodhi, celebrated the day by distributing books based on letters and notes written by the martyr, that too, free of cost. The youngster got about 1,000 books printed on the occasion and distributed 200 books on Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh’s birthday. “My aim is to disseminate ❞ Books based on Bhagat Singh’s ideas. TRIBUNE PHOTO PAGE 4 Arjun Bijlani and Sunny Leone recently shared a slew of pictures as they reached Goa for shooting. FRIDAY | 30 SEPTEMBER 2022 | JALANDHAR Youth distributes free books to spread Bhagat Singh’s ideology the great martyr’s ideology amongst the youth. If one reads Bhagat Singh, there is nothing better than that. I hope that these books will help the reader better understand Bhagat Singh’s revolutionary thoughts,” he shared. Mandeep had opened ‘Tera Tera Library’ last year. For those who have never had any chance to read, or those who are beginners, or want to prepare for competitive exams, the library had been proving to be a boon. When Mandeep had planned to open the library, Pind di library layi kitaba di madad kro ji (help for books for village library) , a poster went viral on the social media where he had urged people to donate books for the library he is going to start at Jabbowal village in Sultanpur Lodhi. He has dedicated a motor pump house for the library. He also urges people to donate books for a library that is going to come up at the village. So, if anyone has already read spare books at their homes, they can donate them for this cause. ‘Kitaba Waali Gaddi’ was another concept by Mandeep where 176 villages of Sultanpur Lodhi were to be covered. The car containing books move around and go to every village so that the books are made accessible to villagers. Covid: 3 fresh cases in dist Jalandhar, September 29 A total of three Covid cases were reported from Jalandhar district today. With this, the Covid tally in Jalandhar increased to 81,063 cases. As many as 79,067 people have recovered from Covid in the district while the number of active cases in Jalandhar was 13 today. The Covid death tally in Jalandhar remained at 1983 today. The Kapurthala district reported one new case of Covid on Thursday. One new death was reported from the distriict today. — TNS protest ~38L looted from bank in Kapurthala DC office staffdemands over pending Burglars enter branch in wee hours by breaking wall | Cut open safe to steal money Tribune News Service Jalandhar, September 29 In a daring robbery committed in the wee hours on Thursday, unidentified persons struck at the Axis Bank branch at Bhawanipur in Kapurthala and decamped with Rs 38 lakh. The robbers made way into the bank by breaking the wall and layers of the bank’s safe were also cut from the top with the help of cutters to take the money. An FIR has been lodged against unidentified persons under Sections 457 and 380 of the IPC at the Fattu Dhinga police station in Kapurthala. With no CCTV cameras in the bank and no security guard on duty at night, robbers had ample time to carry out the robbery. The front portion of the bank remained untouched. The police said the robbers first entered a bike repair shop after removing Jalandhar, September 29 Members of the Punjab State DC Office Employees Association held a half-day protest today at the District Administration Complex here, over the non-fulfillment of their long-pending demands. They said they had been holding half-day protests for the last two days, but now, they have resolved to intensify their protest against the state government. “On Friday, the members of the association and other staff members of the DC office will observe a fullday protest,” said Pawan Kumar Verma, the president of the association. “Our demands include the discontinuation of the direct recruitment of senior assistants, and those serving as junior assistants and clerks to be promoted as senior assistants. Also, a 5% administrative allowance to employees working in the DC office, SDM offices, tehsils and sub-tehsils,” he added. — TNS NO CCTV CAMERAS, SECURITY STAFF A hole made in the wall to gain entry into the Axis Bank branch; and (right) the building of the branch at Bhawanipur village. the exhaust fan in the washroom of the shop, which is located adjacent to the bank. Cops said the burglars entered the bank by breaking through the wall of the bank. The bank’s safe was then cut open with cutters and cash was looted from it, cops said. The police said the rob- bery took place between 1 am and 4 am on Thursday. The police said the robbers had ample time to cut layers of the safe and take cash from it. The police said Rs 10 lakh were found inside the safe as it appears that the robbers were unable to reach that part. However, it took hours The police said the robbery took place between 1 am and 4 am on Thursday. With no CCTV cameras in the bank and no security personnel on duty at the night, the robbers had sufficient time to carry out the robbery. before the robbery could be reported due to lack of CCTV cameras or a guard. It was only when the officials at the bank came for duty at 9.30 am that the robbery was finally reported. Kapurthala Senior Superintendent of police Navneet Singh Bains said, “There were no CCTV cam- eras at the bank. The bank officials reported the robbery in the morning. Various people are suspected to be involved in the crime. The police are conducting a detailed investigation. We are verifying any nearby CCTV footage. We are hopeful to gain significant leads soon.” DC office employees hold a protest at the District Administrative Complex in Jalandhar on Thursday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MALKIAT SINGH 39-yr-old Youth Akali Dal Power supply to Cong Bhawan snapped leader dies in Rishikesh Tribune News Service family to pay obeisance at Hemkund Sahib Ready for paddy Had gone with29 Jalandhar, September president wedding anniversary on Raj Pal. Wednesday, and that he procurement: DC District Youth Akali Dal Jalandhar, September 29 With Punjab government kickstarting the procurement of paddy from October 1, the district administration has put all requisite arrangements in place. The DC took part in a video conference to review the preparations for the procurement of paddy. The DC said there are 78 regular mandis and 28 temporary procurement centres had already been set up. As many as 107 rice mills have been registered, of which 90 rice mills have been allotted by the District Allotment Committee. — TNS PAGE 3 GRAMMY-WINNING RAPPER AND PRODUCER DIES AT 59 leader Tej Pratap Singh (39), a resident of Jyoti Nagar, died at a Rishikesh hotel on Wednesday. The young leader complained of uneasiness and a problem in breathing before he breathed his last. As per information, Tej Pratap Singh, along with his family, had gone to pay obeisance at Hemkund Sahib. “On his way back from the shrine, he took a room in a hotel in Rishikesh to rest. However, his health suddenly started to deteriorate and he complained of having a problem in breathing,” said District Youth Akali Dal He said his wife then immediately took him to a nearby Tej Pratap Singh hospital but the doctors declared him brought dead. “He joined Youth Akali Dal around 10 years back and since then he had been actively participating in the party’s campaigns and other public related programmes,” he added. He further informed that it was also Tej Pratap’s fifth used to go to Hemkunt Sahib every year. “He had a minor injury in his leg and his father asked him to take rest and better avoid going this time but he insisted that he will manage,” Raj Pal told Jalandhar Tribune, adding that he was survived by his father, wife, and twoyear-old son. He said his body was brought to Jalandhar in the wee hours of Thursday after completing the legal formalities. His last rites will be performed on Saturday after his brother who lives in Australia will reach Jalandhar. — TNS Jalandhar, September 29 The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited snapped the power supply to Congress Bhawan on Thursday. There were two connections to the building, one for the office of DCC (urban) and second for DCC (rural). Both the connections have been snapped by the PSPCL staff as the party failed to deposit an amount of Rs 3.75 lakh due as the power bills. Congress Bhawan did not face any departmental action despite the fact that no bills were paid by it for five years and the arrears and penalty just kept on getting added up. DCC (U) chief Balraj Thakur said, “Three to four presidents of the district committee headed the Congress Bhawan office in the A total of Rs 3.75 lakh power bills are pending for five years. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MALKIAT SINGH five year tenure. Most of them did not pay any amount. On some occasions, they have paid Rs 2000-3000 but since the penalty amount was high, the outstanding kept on increasing”. Thakur said, “We are work- ing on inverter system. By tomorrow, we will try to clear all dues and get the connection restored.” Wheelchair-bound woman gets Aadhaar card updated Nurmahal sewerage project hangs fire THE TRIBUNE IMPACT Jalandhar, September 29 It had been three months since wheelchair-bound Krishna (85) had been making rounds to Suwidha Centres and administrative offices to get her date of birth updated on her Aadhaar Card to avail family pension. Krishna (85) After the Jalandhar Tribune carried an account of problems being faced by her in these columns, her work has finally been done. Krishna’s grandson, Prince Taneja, said the UIDAI staff working in the office of Director Food and Civil Supplies and former Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Ghanshyam Thori had resolved all issues she was facing. “We have got a printable e-version of the updated Aadhaar,” he said. Her previous Aadhaar Card which she got made in 2011 mentions only her year of birth 1937 in front of the ‘Date of Birth’ column and not the date and month. Ever since her husband Ram Chand, who was a retiree from Municipal Corporation, passed away in May this year and she got entitled for the c m y b family pension. But the bank authorities had said that she could not take the claim until she got her UIDAI card updated with complete date of birth in the DD/MM/YYYY format. Since the fingerprints of the elderly woman could not be taken properly, there had been delay in updation of her card. Krishna is a resident of Rajput Nagar in Model House. — TNS Our Correspondent Nurmahal, September 29 The Rs 24.4-crore project, launched by the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (Glada) and allotted to private agencies, is moving at a snail’s pace Over 11 years on, the project for laying sewerage pipelines in Nurmahal is yet to be completed and commissioned. The project was scheduled to be completed in just nine months. Then CM Parkash Singh Badal had laid the foundation of the project in February 2011. Under the scheme, the main sewerage pipelines were laid down in the entire town for the drainage of sewage to one place. Nagar Council (NC) presi- dent Hardip Kaur Johal said the sewerage project has not been completed, and that some areas lack a sewerage system. Some sewerage lines are yet to be connected to the main lines. The executive officer has reportedly written to Glada Executive Engineer to complete the sewerage project at the earliest and hand it over to the nagar council.
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