06012023-LT-01.qxd 1/6/2023 12:36 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana tribune PPCB SEALS DYEING MACHINES AT 22 INDUSTRIAL UNITS PRIME VIDEO RELEASES TRAILER FOR SEASON 2 OF HUNTERS DAVE SAYS MAKING GUARDIANS MOVIES ‘WASN’T ALL PLEASANT’ A survey by a college revealed that the units were discharging higher quantities of effluents than approved. P2 Amazon Studios has released official trailer for the second season of Hunters, premiering on Prime Video on Jan 13.P3 Dave Bautista is fine saying goodbye to Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxyfranchise. “It was hard playing the role,” he says.P4 » » » FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY MAX 14°C | MIN 5°C YESTERDAY MAX 13°C | MIN 6°C SUNSET FRIDAY 5:39 PM SUNRISE SATURDAY 7:25 AM FRIDAY | 6 JANUARY 2023 | LUDHIANA Man killed, 11 suffer injuries in wall collapse Ludhiana, January 5 One person died and around 11 suffered injuries after a wall of an under-construction building collapsed on GT Road in Khanna on Thursday morning. Of the 11 injured, one man and two women are said to be in a critical condition. The deceased has been identified as Mukesh Muni (32). Vipan Muni (50), Nibha Devi (48) and Manjita Kumari were seriously injured. A construction worker, Raju, said the wall collapsed on the workers when they were digging the ground. Khanna DSP William Jeji also visited the Khanna Civil Hospital to enquire about the well-being of the injured. Jeji said action would be taken against the guilty. The police assured help to the injured undergoing treatment at the hospital. — TNS POWER SHUTDOWN LUDHIANA 10 am to 12 noon: Kundan Puri, Guru Nanakpura, New Kudanpuri and adjoining areas. 10 am to 4 pm: C, D and E blocks of BRS Nagar, Sanchar Colony, Baba Isher Singh Public School and DAV School. 10 am to 6 pm: Streets No. 1 to 6 of Hargobindpura, Chandigarh Road, Transport Nagar, Beantpura and Indra Colony. Body exchanged, cremated; Child thrown into gutter, dies youth’s kin ransack hospital 4-yr-old had entered field of migrant to catch a kite, suspect nabbed Tribune News Service Ludhiana, January 5 In a shocking incident, a migrant farmer threw a fouryear-old boy into a gutter at Machhiwara Sahib here on Wednesday. The child’s body was found three hours after the incident by his family members. The suspect had killed the boy as the latter had entered his fields to catch a kite. The Machhiwara police today arrested the suspect, identified as Babu Lal, a Nikhil Bhardwaj Tribune News Service Ludhiana, January 5 In a strange incident, after the body of a youth, Ayush Sood (25), was mistakenly claimed by some other persons from the Civil Hospital’s mortuary thinking that the body was of their kin Manish Sharma (25) on Wednesday, high tension was witnessed at the hospital on Thursday morning when kin of Ayush went to claim his body on Thursday. When Ayush’s kin came to know that his body was already claimed by some other persons and even the cremation was also performed, they turned furious and started ransacking the hospital. The infuriated kin first ransacked the mother and child care ward and then took on to the emergency ward and even the office of the Senior Medical Officer (SMO). After the incident, senior police officials, led by ADCP Rupinder Kaur Sran, ACP Ramandeep Bhullar, along with a huge force, reached the spot and calmed down the protesting kin. As per information, Ayush Sood of the Peerubanda locality in Salem Tabri had died Wailing kin of deceased Ayush Sood at the Civil Hospital in Ludhiana. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: HIMANSHU MAHAJAN DOCS GO ON STRIKE, CALL IT OFF AFTER CIVIL SURGEON’S INTERVENTION Doctors at the Civil Hospital on Thursday went on strike after kin of a deceased ransacked the mother and child ward, emergency ward and SMO office of the hospital. The incident occurred after the body of a youth kept in the hospital mortuary was mistakenly taken by another family. It was due to the timely intervention of Civil Surgeon Hitinder Kaur that the matter was solved and the strike was called off later in the day. ADCP Rupinder Sran took a quick action and deputed 10 cops. The police post has now been shifted to the room located in the emergency only. due to some illness on January 1. His body was kept at the Civil Hospital’s mortuary Kin of Ayush ransack the hospital after they came to know that his body was wrongly handed over to another family. as his sisters had to come from abroad to take part in the last rituals. His cremation c m y b was scheduled on Thursday. Yesterday, some residents continued on page 2 Gold, silver jewellery stolen from shop Ludhiana, January 5 Thieves targeted a jewellery shop, ‘Kamola Jewellers’, at Basti Jodhewal and decamped with gold and silver ornaments worth lakhs. The incident came to fore this morning when the shopkeeper came to open the outlet and was shocked to see a hole in the wall. The thieves had first created a hole in the wall following which they used a gas cutter to cut open the safe containing the ornaments. Shopkeeper Ashish Ghosh said the thieves were captured on CCTVs and the footage was given to the police. — TNS native of Bihar. He had taken a land on contract for farming. The deceased has been identified as Ankush Kumar, who is also a migrant. Raju Sahni, deceased’s father, said yesterday his son along with other children had entered the fields of the suspect to catch a kite. Babu Lal had shooed away all children by abusing them. “He had caught my child and then threw him in the gutter. when my son did not return home, we started searching for him. On Wednesday night, his body was found in the gutter. Later, we informed the police,” he said. The deceased’s father even suspected that the suspect seemed to have killed his child either by strangling him or by resorting to some other means and then he dumped the body in the gutter. He demanded that strict action should be taken against him. Machhiwara SHO inspector Davinderpal Singh said the suspect was arrested by the police after registering a case of murder on Thursday. CM visits air terminal site Ludhiana, January 5 Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday inspected the ongoing work at the civil air terminal in Halwara near here and asked the officials to expedite the work so that the upcoming international airport gets established at the earliest. He directed them to complete the work in a timebound manner as the state government had already released Rs 50 crore for the early completion of the work. Maintaining that the work on the ambitious project remained stalled for the past few months, he said though it was to be completed by March Asks officials to complete construction work within 6 months 31, 2022, it had already skipped its deadline due to what it termed as the callousness of the previous governments. “After assuming the charge of office, my government has put the work on the project in fasttrack mode,” he claimed, adding that the executing agency would complete the work in the coming six months. He warned that any sort of compromise in quality of work would not be tolerated. — TNS
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