19112022-JTR-01.qxd 11/19/2022 12:54 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE KITCHEN GARDENING A BIG HIT AMONG CITY RESIDENTS In Jalandhar district, over 3,000 residents have bought seed kits to make kitchen gardens. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY PAGE 2 VICKY ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATE OF GOVINDA NAAM MERA PAGE 3 ELLEN POMPEO BIDS ADIEU TO ABC’S GREY’S ANATOMY Starring Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Kiara, Govinda Naam Mera has finally got its release date. MAX 25°C | MIN 10°C | YESTERDAY MAX 25°C | MIN 11°C SUNSET SATURDAY 5:25 PM Ellen Pompeo has said a final goodbye to ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy fans in a post shared on social media. SUNRISE SUNDAY 6:51 AM SATURDAY | 19 NOVEMBER 2022 | JALANDHAR Residents to move NGT against Pholariwal STP Announce indefinite agitation outside plant until authorities find permanent solution 9 test +ve for dengue, tally reaches 364 Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 18 Only nine new cases of dengue were reported in Jalandhar today pushing the tally up to 364 cases in the district. In the past 15 days, about 145 new cases were reported. Of the 364 cases, 213 were reported from urban areas and 151 from rural areas. Joint teams of the health departments and the Municipal Corporation have issued as many as 21 challans in urban areas and six challans in rural areas to residents who did not check the growth Residents of several colonies hold a dharna against the authorities outside the STP at Phlolariwal in Jalandhar on Friday; and waste being removed from the plant. PHOTOS: MALKIAT SINGH Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 18 Unable to get any solution and having no hopes from the Municipal Corporation, residents of various colonies near the STP at Pholariwal have now decided to approach the National Green Tribunal (NGT) over the issue. They have also announced indefinite agitation outside the STP until a permanent solution to the problem is found. The residents today held a dharna and gathered outside the STP Roads were blocked . and the protesters were seen holding placards which read, “MCJ garbage go back go back”, “Jalandhar Heights ki hariyali dump se na kharaab kro,” etc. The protesters gathered at 9 in the morning outside the STP and started raising slo- LEFT WITH NO OTHER OPTION offices But we ❝We haveto leaveand other work. protest.haveare been forced everything and We living in filth and disease-ridden environment. Is this what a resident of Smart City deserves? Protester ❞ gans against the authorities. They rued they were living in a miserable condition because of piles of garbage. “We will continue the agitation until a proper solution is found,” said one of the protesters. Gurjeet Singh Walia, president, Garden Enclave Society said they did not allow MAN BOOKED FOR NEGLIGENT DRIVING ONE HELD FOR STEALING BIKE Nakodar: The Nakodar police have arrested a man on the charge of stealing motorcycle. Investigating officer (IO) Som Nath said the accused had been identified as Manjot Singh, alias Nijja, a resident of Pandori Khas village. The IO said the accused was intercepted at a naka on a secret information and a stolen motorcycle was recovered from his possession. The accused has been booked under Sections 379 and 411 of the IPC. oc BIKER KILLED IN ROAD ACCIDENT Phagwara: A motorcyclist was killed on the spot while his pillion rider friend sustained serious injuries when a speeding car hit their bike from the rear on PhagwaraChandigarh highway near here last night.The car driver managed to flee.The deceased was identified as Jaswinder Singh, a resident of vllage Bhaghana while the injured was identified as Arjun Kumar, a resident of village Khalian. The injured was first brought to the local civil hospital but was referred to Jalandhar due to his critical condition.The police have registered a case against the car driver and handed over the body to his family after postmortemt. oc any waste today to be thrown in the STP “Three tippers . arrived today to take out the waste from the STP after we started the protest. Can you believe how much of waste is inside it?” Walia said. He added that since there was no option left even after meeting the Jalandhar DC, they were now planning to approach the NGT. Another resident said things had come to such a pass that they had to leave their work and hold the agitation to wake the authorities up from their slumber. “We have offices and other works. But we have been forced to leave everything and protest. We have been running from pillar to post to seek answers,” he added. “We are living amid foul smell, filth and diseaseridden environment. Is this what a resident of Smart City deserves?” he asked. 145 CASES IN DISTRICT IN PAST 15 DAYS of mosquito larvae in their surroundings. Larvae has been found at 1,885 places during the entire season (1,798 urban and 87 in rural areas). As many as 1,75,075 houses have been surveyed for mosquito larvae so far. Today alone, 11,984 houses were surveyed. As many as 1,731 residents have been tested for dengue in Jalandhar so far this year of which only 364 residents have tested positive. A patient in the dengue ward at the Civil Hospital, Jalandhar. Need to bridge industry-academia gap, stresses officiating PTU V-C INBRIEF Nakodar: The Nakodar police have booked an unidentified driver on the charge of causing death by negligence. Sanjay Kumar, a resident of Mohalla Kamalpur, complained to the police that the accused was driving his vehicle (PB-08-BA-6027) fast and rashly and hit his son Jatindar Kumar's (12) cycle from behind near a marriage palace injuring him who succumbed to his injuries. Investigating officer Mangat Gupta said a case under Sections 304-A,279,337,338 and 427 of the IPC has been registered against unidentified driver. oc PAGE 4 Political bigwigs pose with the couple at Haveli Resort near Jalandhar on Friday. TRIBUNE PHOTO Pargat’s daughter weds Samra’s grandson; top leaders attend event Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 18 Two political families of Jalandhar entered a wedlock as Harnoor Powar, the daughter of former Congress minister Pargat Singh, got wedded to Janraj Hayre, the grandson of former minister Amarjit Garhshankar cops bring Ropar jail inmate in murder case investigation Garhshankar, November 18 The Garhshankar police brought a murder accused lodged in Ropar Jail, who has been declared absconder by the court, on production warrant to investigate a three-year-old case. Inspector Karnail Singh said that Baljit Singh, Avtar Singh, Gorak Sahota, Jatinder Kumar and Karan, were arrested by police under Sections 302, 341, 148 and 149 of the IPC in May 2019. In the said case Paramjit Singh, who was returning after seeing the fair was murdered. The police had arrested Karan Kumar and Jatinder. The remaining three convicts were declared proclaimed offenders. Today, Baljit Singh was brought on production warrant from Ropar jail. — OC Singh Samra, at Haveli Resort near here. Janraj is Samra’s daughter’s son. The who’s who of the political circles of Punjab, including the Leader of Opposition Partap Bajwa, Ludhiana MP Ravneet Bittu, SAD spokesperson Daljit Singh Cheema and BJP leader Sunil Jakhar were among those who attended the wedding function. Both bride and groom were dressed in orange attire for their wedding. The invitees from the groom’s side chose to match their turbans to go with the colour of the couple’s attire. Kapurthala, November 18 “There is immense potential for industry-academia collaboration from local to global level. Both areas are working together but need to work more closely. Understanding the need of the JalandharKapurthala industries like sports, hand tools, surgical tools engineering, food processing, etc, the university designs courses and syllabus, so that both benefit.” This was stated by Nilkanth Avhad, who took charge as the Officiating Vice Chancellor of IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) on Thursday. An IAS officer, Awadh is also Secretary, Technical Education and Industrial Training Department, and PWD, Punjab. During his first campus visit, he held a meeting with the university faculty and officials on important and pending issues. On reaching the university’s main campus, he was welcomed by Registrar Dr SK REACH OUT TO SCHOOLS work has to ❝Moreimparting skillbe done on education to make students more capable and industry-fit. The university has to reach out to schools more. ❞ Nilkanth Avhad, IKGPTU VICE CHANCELLOR << IKGPTU Vice Chancellor Nilkanth Avhad holds a meeting on the campus. Misra in the presence of various department heads. Vice-Chancellor Avhad said more work should be done on university skill education to make students more capable. In his view, the university has to reach out to the schools more. The gap between Industry-academia should be closed by analysing it on the basis of data and work close- ly in local industry. Meanwhile, he obtained information from University Dean Academic Prof. (Dr.) Vikas Chawla regarding University Campus and affiliated Colleges. Dean R&D Dr. Hitesh Sharma also shared about activities of research and Ph.D at University. The Vice Chancellor went through the details about the prepara- St Joseph’s set to celebrate 50 yrs of its inception Tribune News Service FIRST FEAT CAME IN ’85 Jalandhar, November 18 Having made a humble beginning exactly 50 years ago from a rented campus in Model Town, St Joseph’s Boy’s School, Defence Colony, is set to celebrate its golden jubilee on the campus on Saturday. The members of the Diocese of Jalandhar, Christian community and the city residents remember how the then Bishop, Late Symphorian Thomas Keeprath, made a small start with ultimately hundreds of students passing out each year. The school developed under the directions of Father Benjamin and Sister Sophie CMC. Sharing the story of the school’s growth, Director Father Antony Thuruthy, said, “In 1976, the budding school was shifted to Defence Colony, ❝ The first feather to the school’s cap was added in 1985 when the first batch passed out with flying colours under the flagship of Sister Sobel S.H. The torchbearers of the history of this institution include four Bishops, 13 Directors and nine Principals. ❞ Father Antony Thuruthy, DIRECTOR << A decked-up St Joseph’s Boys’ School in Jalandhar. Jalandhar. The first feather to its cap was added in 1985 when the first batch passed out with flying colours under the flagship of Sister Sobel S.H. The torchbearers of the history of this institution c m y b include four Bishops, 13 Directors and nine Principals. The faculty and school alumni recall the role of Sister Caroline S.H. (1986-2007) who served for the longest innings here and made efforts for the growth of the institution.” Principal Sister Detty SH added, “At the turn of the century, the Senior Secondary wing came into being with the construction of a threestoried building in July 2000, comprising spacious rooms and laboratories. Its alumni have excelled in all walks of life and are a significant part of the society as notable doctors, engineers, bureaucrats and entrepreneurs.” To mark its 50th year milestone celebrations, the school is planning to hold a cultural evening tomorrow ‘Echo of the Golden Bugle’. Education Minister Punjab Harjot Sigh Bains will be the Chief Guest, Bishop Agnelo Gracias, the Apostolic Administrator of Jalandhar Diocese, and Raman Arora, MLA, Dr. Jose Palakuzha, Sister Grace Poomkudy and the former Directors and the Principals are also expected to join the celebrations. Father Antony Thuruthy, Director, and Sister Detty SH, Principal, along with the staff and students are making every effort to make it a grand event. tion for the upcoming semester examinations from the Controller of Examinations Dr Paramjit Singh. Avhad instructed every section to work with transparency. During this, he also launched and inaugurated the newly procured ambulance service for university students, especially for those living in hostels. — TNS CCTV cameras for five rural sub-divisions Tribune News Service Jalandhar, NovEMBER 18 To ensure better coverage and surveillance in the district, five CCTV cameras were installed at five subdivisions in Jalandhar today. Jalandhar SSP Swarandeep Singh said five CCTV cameras had been issued to five rural sub-divisions so that whenever VIPs or VVIPs come there, or there is a rally, dharna, or religious fair in these areas, then better coverage be made from security point of view to make sure that no untoward incident took place. He said it was also being done to ensure that prompt action was taken against any unruly element looking to disrupt the atmosphere.
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