01122022-JTR-01.qxd 12/1/2022 12:24 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE BHOLATH POWERLIFTER BAGS GOLD MEDAL IN NEW ZEALAND PAGE 2 AKSHAY OBEROI AND KARAN SINGH ROPED IN FOR FIGHTER Ajay Gogna wins a gold medal at the Commonwealth Classic Bench Press C’ship being held in New Zealand. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY INBRIEF WOMAN KIDNAPS MINOR, ARRESTED MAX 25°C | MIN 8°C | YESTERDAY MAX 25°C | MIN 9°C SUNSET THURSDAY 5:22 PM 27-year-old man dies of suspected dengue PO LANDS IN POLICE NET Phillaur: The Bilga police arrested a proclaimed offender (PO) for failing to appear before a court. Investigating officer (IO) Anwar Masih said the accused had been identified as Gurjant Singh, alias Jeeta, a resident of Burj Hassan. The IO said a Phillaur court declared Gurjant a proclaimed offender and ordered to book him under Section 174-A of the IPC. OC ONE NABBED FOR SNATCHING Phagwara: The Bilga police have arrested a person for snatching earnings from a woman. The investigating officer (IO) said the suspect had been identified as Harjindar Singh, a resident of Umrewal village. The IO said a case under Sections 379-B and 34 of the IPC was registered. OC Tribune News Service DENGUE DEATH YET TO BE CONFIRMED Jalandhar, November 30 A 27-year-old man reportedly died of dengue at the DMC, Ludhiana, on Tuesday evening. This is the third dengue death from the district. Earlier, one confirmed and another suspected dengue deaths were reported from the district. The deceased has been identified as Geetansh Prabhakar. He had persistent fever and complications related to the disease. He reportedly died due to infection that spread to his brain, as per his family members. Geetansh, who got married last year, was undergoing treatment at private hospitals. He was later referred to the DMC, Ludhiana, after his condition deteriorated. Anup Prabhakar, uncle of Geetansh, while speaking to The Tribune, said: “He had persistent fever for the past two-three days. We took medicines from private hospitals. He was later referred to a private hospital in Jalandhar after his condition deteriorated. After seeing no improvement in his health, he was referred to the DMC. We took him to the DMC on November 13, where he died last night. His platelet count had reduced. There was subsequent damage in his kidney and liver. He also had yet ❝We aredue to confirm that the death has been NS1 caused to dengue. The deceased underwent test, which is a card test. MC Eliza test is considered a confirmed dengue case. We have been trying to retrieve information from the DMC. We can only confirm it once we get reply from the Ludhiana hospital. Dr Raman Gupta, DISTRICT FAMILY WELFARE OFFICER ❞ VICTIM WAS REFERRED TO DMC, LUDHIANA Geetansh Prabhakar, who got married last year, was undergoing treatment at private hospitals. He was later referred to the DMC, Ludhiana, after his condition deteriorated. Incident reported from Civil Hospital, probe underway Jalandhar, November 30 A video of a cop being thrashed by unidentified persons at the Civil Hospital, Jalandhar, has gone viral on social media. The incident took place on Monday night. The cop in the video has been identified as Ravi Pal, a Home Guards volunteer. As many as five boys can be seen assaulting the cop and hurling abuses at him in the video. This is for the first time that the BSF is organising its national-level Raising Day celebrations of its inception in Punjab. The celebrations will be held on December 4 at Guru Nanak Dev University, FIVE BOYS HURL ABUSES AT COP The incident took place on Monday night. The cop in the video has been identified as Ravi Pal, a Home Guards volunteer. As many as five boys can be seen assaulting the cop and hurling abuses at him in the video. ACP (Central) Nirmal Singh confirmed that the video was of the Civil Hospital, Jalandhar. He said the police received the video on Wednesday and an inquiry had been initiated in this regard. The ACP said Ravi Pal had lodged a complaint with the Division Number 4 police station and the footage was being scrutinised to identify the suspects. “Action will be taken against the accused as per the law after an in-depth investigation,” ACP (Central) Nirmal Singh said. Elderly run over by PRTC bus, dies Tarn Taran, November 30 An elderly person was crushed to death by a PRTC bus on National Highway No. 54 near Thathian Mahanta village on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Natha Singh (74) of Jhamka Kalan village. The bikeborne victim was going to Mohanpur village near Thathian Mahanta. When he reached near Thathian Mahanta village, the bus hit him and he died on the spot. A case under Sections 304-A, 279 and 427 of the IPC had been registered. — OC City resident nabbed with 25-gm heroin Tribune News Service File photo of Geetansh Prabhakar chest infection. Last night, doctors at the DMC told us that infection had spread to his brain”. Geetansh belonged to a wellto-do business family and was a skilled entrepreneur himself. Meanwhile, with three fresh dengue cases reported from the district today, the tally has risen to 393 (225 urban and 168 rural). As many as 1,909 people have been tested for dengue in the district so far this year. District family Welfare Officer Dr Raman Gupta said: “We are yet to confirm that the death has been caused due to dengue. The deceased underwent NS1 test, which is a card test. MC Eliza test is considered a confirmed dengue case. We have been trying to retrieve information from the DMC. We can only confirm it once we get reply from the Ludhiana hospital.” Dr Gupta said: “The overall dengue positivity rate in Jalandhar has reduced dramatically. Earlier, we were testing 70 to 80 samples per day. Now, only eight to nine samples are being tested daily. Few dengue larvae are also being found during checking drives. Caseload has dramatically come down and will further reduce in the coming days.” Tribune News Service National-level celebrations in Amritsar on Dec 4 THURSDAY | 1 DECEMBER 2022 | JALANDHAR Cop’s assault video goes viral Tribune News Service PAGE 4 Aditi Sharma is making a comeback with Hindi remake of the super-hit Turkish series 1001 Nights titled Katha Ankahee. SUNRISE FRIDAY 7:01 AM Jalandhar, November 30 The CIA staff of the city police arrested a person and recovered 25 grams of heroin from his possession. The suspect has been identified as Taleeb Ali, a resident of Panj Peer near Bhagat Singh Chowk in Jalandhar. SI Ashok Kumar, incharge of the CIA staff, said they were carrying out a routine checking on the Nakodar road near Lyallpur Khalsa School. They saw Taleeb standing on the roadside. On seeing the police, he got scared and threw a small packet from his jacket on the road. On the basis of suspicion, the police nabbed him immediately. “When the police team checked the packet, they recovered 25 grams of heroin from it,” he said. A case under Sections 21, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act has been registered against Border Security Force to celebrate its Raising Day today Jalandhar, November 30 The Border Security Force (BSF), India’s first line of defence, is set to celebrate its 58th Raising Day here tomorrow. It was on December 1, 1965 that the first sector of the Punjab Frontier of the BSF was raised with its headquarters in Jalandhar. The Western Frontier initially comprised of Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat and with its headquarters at Jalandhar. Ashwani Kumar was its first Inspector General. During 1972, Sector Headquarters Faridkot (now Sector HQ Abohar) was created. Sector Headquarter Gurdaspur and Ferozepur were raised in 1988. This Central Armed Police Force has written a glorious saga of valour, sacrifices and dedication. Besides proving its credentials during the 1971 war, the Punjab militancy, the North-East insurgency and the J&K militancy and antiNaxal operations, the force has also proved its mettle during natural calamities, human relations, adventure, sports activities and many matters of national importance. ADITI DEV SHARMA ON UPCOMING SHOW KATHA ANKAHEE Wardirector is shooting for his upcoming film Fighter starring Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone and Anil Kapoor. Third ‘death’ from dist; 3 fresh cases take tally to 393 Phagwara: The Nakodar Sadar police have arrested a woman on the charges of kidnapping and criminal conspiracy. Investigating officer (IO) Manjit Singh said the suspect had been identified as Balwinder Kaur, a resident of Nangal Narain Garh village, Kapurthala. In a complaint filed with the police, the victim’s mother said the suspect and her five accomplices kidnapped her minor daughter. The IO said a case under Sections 365, 366A and 120-B of the IPC had been registered. OC PAGE 3 The suspect in police custody in Jalandhar on Wednesday. TRIBUNE PHOTO the suspect at the Bhargo Camp police station. He said the suspect was today produced in a court, which sent him to one-day police remand. During the remand, the police would investigate from where he was procuring heroin and to whom he was going to deliver the consignment. ONE-DAY POLICE REMAND SI Ashok Kumar, in-charge of the CIA staff, said the suspect was on Wednesday produced in a court, which sent him to one-day police remand. During the remand, the police would investigate from where he was procuring heroin and to whom he was going to deliver the consignment. FILE PHOTO Acting tough FIRST SECTOR OF PUNJAB FRONTIER It was on December 1, 1965 that the first sector of the Punjab Frontier of the BSF was raised with its headquarters in Jalandhar. OVER 7,000 WOMEN SERVING IN THE FORCE ■ After the Indian Army, the BSF is Rehearsal for the BSF Raising Day celebrations underway in Jalandhar on Wednesday. Amritsar. The 11 BSF Frontiers and a Mahila Contingent are participating in the celebrations. The event will be attended by Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai, who will be the chief guest on the occasion. He will be accompanied with Pankaj Kumar Singh, Director General, BSF . The parade during the cele- brations in Amritsar will comprise of 12 foot contingents, including Mahila Prahari contingent, Camel contingent, Camel Band and mounted contingent. Various shows, including Gajraj and Chetak Drill by Central School of Motor Training (CSMT) BSF team that involves dismantling, obstacle crossing and assembly of motor vehicles, adrenaline-packed daredevil motorcycle show by BSF ‘Seema Bhawani’ all-women daredevil motorcycle team and ‘Janbaaz’ – men’s team, dog show, communication contingent displaying the technological advancements of the force and special appearance by BSF Bagpipers Band, will be showcased during the parade. c m y b the only Central Armed Police Force in the nation that has an independent air wing, effective artillery regiment, dedicated marine division and a special intelligence branch. ■ The BSF is also the sole paramilitary organisation globally to use an active camel cavalry to patrol the sands of the Thar Desert, which comprise of the common border between India and Pakistan. ■ The ‘Creek Crocodile - a Quick Reaction Team made of BSF commandos - was also raised to counter threats like that of 26/11. They guard the brackish waters of the Kutch region in Sir Creek to prevent cross-border infiltration. ■ Despite being a border force, more than 7,000 women of all ranks are serving in the force on the eastern and western theatre. Besides, a tableaux of BSF Water Wing, Air Wing, Central Workshop and Stores and some other important departments of the force will be displayed during the parade. How BSF came into existence Till the inception of this largest border guarding force Continued on page 2 Police personnel check the belongings of passengers at the railway station in Jalandhar on Wednesday. The special search operation was carried out to keep a tab on anti-social elements and maintain law and order in the district. TRIBUNE PHOTO Bizman-turned-farmer reaps the fruit of labour Aakanksha N Bhardwaj AWARDED TWICE Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 30 Bhairav Singh (43) of Sohal Khurd village, Nakodar, used to run a small-scale manufacturing business. Singh took to farming in 2012 when he was 33-year-old. “It was getting difficult to run my business because of unfavorable environment. So, I decided to help my father in farming,” said Bhairav. For some it may be a bizarre decision. But after 10 years, Bhairav does not have any For some it may be a bizarre decision. But after 10 years, Bhairav Singh does not have any regret for leaving his business. He has been awarded by the district administration twice. Bhairav neither burns stubble nor he uses excessive amount of pesticide and insecticides. Bhairav Singh from Sohal Khurd village took to farming in 2012. regret for leaving his business. He has been awarded by the district administration twice. Bhairav neither burns stubble nor he uses excessive Continued on page 2
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