02012023-JTR-01.qxd 1/2/2023 12:10 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE OPEN HOUSE: SAFEGUARD NRIs’ IMMOVABLE ASSETS PAGE 2 Create mechanism to help resolve their issues on priority, interact with them regularly, say residents. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY MILEY CYRUS IS COMING OUT WITH NEW SINGLE FLOWERS PAGE 3 PUNJABI SINGLE PLAYBOY, SUNG BY MR BEAST, RELEASED Miley Cyrus has a New Year gift for her fans. The singer-actress will release a new single, Flowers, on January 13. MAX 16°C | MIN 5°C | YESTERDAY MAX 17°C | MIN 5°C SUNSET MONDAY 5:34 PM Kumma Records has launched a Punjabi peppy number, Playboy, sung by Mr Beast (Charanjit Singh Chahal). SUNRISE TUESDAY 7:19 AM Youngsters indulge in hooliganism at PPR NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS 2 FIRs lodged I One held I 10 challans issued for traffic violations AvneetKaur Tribune News Service Jalandhar, January1 Despite heavy police presence, youngsters fearlessly indulged in hooliganism and created ruckus on New Year’s Eve at PPR. There were reports that some unidentified youths attacked a person with a sharp-edged weapon at PPR after they fought over something while celebrating New Year. The video of the incident is going viral on social media. In the video, the victim, who was all covered in blood, could be seen accusing police of inaction. He said some unknown persons attacked him in the middle of the road with a sharpedged weapon while police remained a mute spectator. Meanwhile, thousands of residents, including young girls and boys, families along with kids thronged PPR for New Year celebrations. The residents were seen enjoying food and drinks and grooving on the popular Punjabi songs late till midnight. Though elaborate security arrangements were made and the Model Town and PPR were declared no-vehicle INBRIEF Cops stop youths on a tractor from creating a ruckus at PPR market in Jalandhar on the New Year’s Eve; and a vehicle being checked at Model Town. PHOTOS SARABJIT SINGH zones in order to maintain law and order, some youngsters failed to follow cops’ instructions and entered PPR on a New Holland Tractor, which was decked up with white and blue colour balloons. The youngsters to whom the tractor belonged, had also placed big speakers on it, and were disturbing others by playing explicit songs on full volume. Acting on residents’ complaint in this regard, the police immediately booked the youth, Kamalpreet Singh, under Section 294 of the Indian Penal Code and arrested him. His tractor was also seized by the police. Another FIR was registered against Balbir Singh, Ranbir and Balraj under Sections 353, 186, 323, 332, 34 of the IPC. The accused in an inebriated condition fought and misbehaved with police officials on duty at Manbro Chowk. Apart from this, 10 challans were also issued by Division Number 6 and 7 police for drunk driving, triple driving among other traffic violations. ACP Model Town Randhir Kumar said the challans were routine challans and no vehicles were impounded yesterday as the policy they adopted for New Year was a balanced and graded one considering the celebrations. He said primary step was request and appeal, and secondary was coercive, i.e. issuance of challan. On being asked about ruckus at PPR and attack on person, ACP Kumar said, they had so far received no complaint in this regard; however, they wereverifying and analysing CCTV footage as well as the video going viral. However, excluding one or two incidents at PPR, the overall New Year celebration in the city remained peaceful. Elaborate security arrangements were made and cops were deployed and barricades were put on almost all prominent At receiving end Nawanshahr village declared African swine fever-hit zone locations. ADCP-2 Aditya said a large police force was deployed to maintain law and order, so that people could enjoy and welcome New Year with gusto. “The entire Model Town area and PPR were declared no traffic zones. Besides, checkpoints were made at prominent locations and cops were deployed near restaurants and pubs where parties were on to ensure that the New Year celebrations remained peaceful,” he added. Nawanshahr, January1 Lalewal Village in Nawanshahr has been declared an African swine fever-hit zone. The notification in this regard has been issued by the Director, Animal Husbandry Department, under Section 6 of the ‘Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009’. Additional District Magistrate Nawanshahr Rajeev Verma has issued precautionary orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973. These precautionary orders will remain in force from January 9 to March 8. According to the orders, the areas from 0 to 1 km from the epicenter of the disease would be ‘affected zones’ and the areas from 1 to 10 km would be ‘surveillance zones’. The Deputy Director Animal Husbandry, Nawanshahr, has been asked to ensure compliance with these precautionary orders. Every person engaged in pig rearing shall refrain from going outside the radius of 10 km from the affected area. Also, they PROHIBITORY ORDERS FOR PIG FARMERS ■ Every person engaged in pig farming shall refrain from going outside the radius of 10 km from the affected Lalewal village ■ Also, they should refrain from entering the affected area from outside. There will be a total ban on the movement of pigs and carrying or bringing products made from pigs should refrain from entering the affected area from outside. There will be a total ban on the movement of pigs and carrying or bringing products made from pigs. Any live/dead pig (wild boar, pig meat, pig feed, any pig farm equipment and machinery, etc) will be strictly prohibited from being transported out of the affected area or brought into the affected area from outside. ‘Mission 100%’ on mind, teachers teach online in winter holidays Nakodar: The Nakodar sadar police claimed to have busted a gang involved in extortion and arrested its three members. SHO Palwindar Singh, said the suspects had been identified as Babby, Balwindar Kumarm and Amanprit Singh. The SHO said an ASI, Chaman Lal, acting on a tip-off arrested the suspects at a check post in Uggi village. A case under Sections 386 and 34 of the IPC has been registered against them. OC Shahkot: The Shahkot police booked unidentified persons on a charge of theft. Amarjit Singh, a resident of Akbar Pur Kalan village, complained to the police that an unidentified person broke into the house of his in-laws at Patto Khurd village on November 13 and decamped with an inventor, a battery and other goods. The police said a case under Sections 457 and 380 of the IPC had been registered. OC MONDAY | 2 JANUARY 2023 | JALANDHAR Tribune News Service EXTORTION GANG BUSTED, 3 NABBED HOUSE BURGLED, CASE REGISTERED PAGE 4 Tribune News Service Passengers walk as protesters lay siege to the national highway at PAP Chowk in Jalandhar on Sunday. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH Car rams into truck, four students killed Jalandhar, January 1 Four students, including a girl, died when their speeding car rammed into a truck at Beas Pind here today. The deceased, aged between 20 and 22, have been identified as Shelly Guleria, Lokesh, Rohan and Simran, all residents of Gurdaspur and Pathankot. As per the police, the car, which was coming from Pathankot, and heading to Rampura in Bathinda, was speeding and crossed its side of the road by tearing into the divider and rammed into a truck on the other side. The front portion of the car was badly crushed in the accident. The accident took place at Noorpur, near Beas Pind at about 2 pm. The drivers of both the car and the truck have been seriously injured. The truck driver was ferrying apples from Srinagar. Pritpal Singh, ASI, Alawalpur Chowki, Jaland- har, said, “Of the five occupants of the car, four have died. All four are students and were going to Rampura in Bathinda to their college. Their families are also shortly reaching here.” The police said no FIR had been lodged in the case as no charges had yet been pressed. — TNS Jalandhar, January 1 With a view to prepare the students to achieve ‘Mission 100 per cent; Give Your Best’, the social science team of ‘Parho Punjab, Parhao Punjab’ made the best use of winter holidays. The team sent daily slides for map practice to students, so that they can learn in an entertaining way while using their smartphones. Social science teachers — Omeshwar Narayan of Jalandhar, Davinder Sharma of Kapurthala, Ranjit Kaur of Gurdaspur and Hardavinder Singh of Mohali —prepared and vetted the map practice activities for the students of different classes. They said it was being prepared on an app and circulated to teachers and the students of government schools across Punjab. Students practiced the map activity MATERIAL SHARED VIA APP ACROSS STATE ■ A team of social science teachers sent daily slides for map practice to students, so that they could learn in an entertaining way while using their smartphones. ■ Teachers said it was being prepared on an app and circulated to teachers and the students of government schools across Punjab. Students practiced the map activity in a play way method. in a play way method. Chander Shekhar, State Resource Person (English and Social Studies) said the map practice activity had been started under the aegis of SCERT. “Though it is a weekly activity but during holidays the dedicated team of teachers had been preparing map activities as per the prescribed syllabus and sending the same to students on a daily basis”, he said while adding it had made the learning of maps an enjoyable and effective exercise for the students. He further said it had become popular among teachers and students and it would certainly help the students to solve the map question, which is otherwise a vexed problem, with ease and score better in the ensuing board examinations, thus, ultimately preparing them to achieve Mission 100 per cent. In this academy, money no constraint for needy trainees Aakanksha N Bhardwaj OF 80 FOOTBALLERS, 20 FROM WEAKER SECTIONS GETTING FREE TRAINING Tribune News Service Cops with the accused and stolen motorcycles in Jalandhar. 2 vehicle lifters nabbed Jalandhar, Januray 1 Two men were held with four stolen motorbikes by the Jalandhar and Sultanpur Lodhi police today. Gurdev Singh, a resident of Lohian, was nabbed by the Shahkot police and four stolen motorcycles were recovered from him. A case was registered under Sections 379, 411 and 482 of the IPC at the Lohian police station against Gurdev. His accomplice, Sarabjit Singh, a resident of Latianwal village, was nabbed by the Sultanpur Lodhi police. — TNS Jalandhar, January 1 Started in 2015, Football Kickers’ Academy has become a place for little aspirants who want to learn football and achieve big in life. Of 80 players who are taking training here, 20 belong to financially weak families and all of them are learning free of cost apart from getting the help of every kind from the founder of the academy. Children starting from the age group of 5 to youngsters up to 21 years are getting trained. Warundeep, a national-level football player who has been part of almost every football club and played several tournaments till 2015, shared his story behind the thought of starting the acad- IT GIVES SATISFACTION auto❝ Recently anvisited me rickshaw driver and said the doctor had asked his son to play to remain fit. But he couldn’t give any fee. I decided to train the boy for free. It gives me satisfaction. ❞ Trainees at Football Kickers’ Academy, which was founded in 2015, in Jalandhar. TRIBUNE PHOTO Warundeep, KICKERS’ ACADEMY FOUNDER emy. “When I came back to Jalandhar, I found out that there was no facility for the kids where they could learn this sport. “I was shocked, academy was started with children who were from welloff and affluent families. But then Warundeep got to know that there was a great talent c m y b and thus decided to dedicate my life to those who are really passionate about football,” he shared. After having a successful career in football, Warundeep decided to give it back to society and that is how Football Kickers’ Academy came into existence. The among kids who belonged to lower and middle-class families, too, but they couldn’t pay. “I decided to give them coaching free of cost apart from giving them jersey, shoes, etc.,” he informed. He further said recently an auto-rickshaw driver visited him and told him that the doctor had asked his son to play to remain fit and healthy. “But he couldn’t give any fees. I decided to train him. It gives me satisfaction,” Warundeep said. A football league is also organised every year from October to December wherein the budding players get to test themselves and perform. Ask him what needs to be changed in sports, “It’s very important to train kids at young ages,” he said.
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