15032023-ATR-01.qxd 3/14/2023 11:24 PM Page 1 c m y b Amritsar tribune FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY VIEW-CUTTERS WITH NAT’L FLAG COLOUR SCHEME UPSET RESIDENTS FEW INTERESTING STORIES ABOUT THE OSCAR AWARDS VARUN KASTURIA JOINS THE CAST OF MAIN HOON APARAJITA Residents are upset over the use of fabric having colours similar to the national flag for concealing garbage and filth. P2 Superstar Tom Cruise decided to skip the Academy Awards and instead spent the evening in an igloo. P3 MAX 31°C | MIN 16°C YESTERDAY MAX 31°C | MIN 15°C Zee TV’s Main Hoon Aparajita viewers recently witnessed the entry of a new character, Arjun, played by Varun. P4 » » SUNSET WEDNESDAY 6.38 PM SUNRISE THURSDAY 6:40 AM » WEDNESDAY | 15 MARCH 2023 | AMRITSAR INBRIEF Councillor, 2 booked for mining Police raid sites in Madhopur, Narot Jaimal Singh CRIMINAL NEXUS Amritsar: The Border Security Force seized 1.08-kg heroin from Bharobhal village near the International Border here Tuesday. On Tuesday morning, the BSF troops, while carrying out area domination patrol near the border fence, observed suspicious human footprints in the area. They searched the area and recovered three packets. The total weight of the recovered heroin was 1.08 kg. TNS 1 NABBED FOR MOLESTING GIRL Tarn Taran: The Patti Sadar police arrested one person on Monday in connection with sexual harassment of a school girl. SP (Investigation) Vishaljit Singh said here on Tuesday that the accused had been identified as Jora Singh of Sabhra village. The accused molested a teenage school girl, a student of Class VII at Government Senior Secondary School, Sabhra. The girl was on her way back home on Monday after school hours when the accused molested her publicly. OC Tribune News Service Pathankot, March 14 The Pathankot police raided two illegal mining sites in Madhopur and Narot Jaimal Singh and booked three persons, including a sitting councillor of the Municipal Corporation (MC). SSP Harkamal Preet Singh Khakh said one of the accused, FILE PHOTO 1-KG HEROIN SEIZED NEAR IB Amit Sharma, was a sitting Congress councillor and is the owner of Madhav Stone Crusher. The others who have been booked are Deepak Mankotia and Pankaj, owners of Manimahesh stone crusher. FIRs have been registered against these accused under the Mining Act and the IPC. Earlier, about a year ago, a similar FIR was registered against Amit Sharma. Meanwhile, the SSP requested the general public to come forward and report any unlawful mining activity in the city. Prisoner escapes from Tarn Taran Civil Hospital Police issue route plan for conclave Tarn Taran, March 14 A prisoner, lodged in the Central Jail, Sri Goindwal Sahib, escaped from the Civil Hospital here on Tuesday. The prisoner was admitted to the hospital on Monday without informing the city police. The prisoner, a historysheeter, was facing a number of criminal cases registered against him at different police station. He escaped from the Civil Hospital on Tuesday noon, but the jail authorities did not lodge a complaint in this regard with the police till late evening. — OC Amritsar, February 14 The city police issued traffic plan, diversions and details of other arrangements during the stay of the delegates for the G-20 Summit here on Tuesday. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) PS Bhandal stated that the city was hosting the G-20 Summit from March 15 to 20. Representatives of different countries are coming to Amritsar city to participate. All these delegates will visit different places including Darbar Sahib, Jallianwala Bagh, Partition Museum, Gobindgarh Fort, Sada vil- Tribune News Service lage and Khalsa College during these days. So the general public should not face any kind of traffic problem. In this regard, traffic routes have been divided into three sectors under the supervision of senior officers. From Airport to Hotel Radisson, Gumtala Bypass, Rialto Chonk, Customs Chowk, T-Point Basant Avenue (Near Sukh Sagar Hospital), Ratan Singh Chownk, Hotel Taj Swarna. From Hotel Radisson Blu to Gumtala Bypass then Sada Pind, Khalsa College Via India Gate Bypass to Chheharta Chowk, Khandwala Chowk to Khalsa College. c m y b While going to Sri Darbar Sahib and Fort Gobindgarh: Hotel Radisson Blu to Gumtala Bypass Rialto Chowk, Ashoka Chowk, Bhandari Bridge, Hall Gate to Bhrawan Da Dhaba, Jallianwala Bagh, Darbar Sahib and while coming to Fort Gobindgarh, Darbar Sahib to Sikandri Gate, Hathi Gate, Parshuram Chowk, Lohgarh Chowk to Fort Gobindgarh. DCP Bhandal said the general public was appealed to support the administration during this time and emergency vehicles such as ambulances and Fire Brigade vehicles must be given passage in every possible way during this period. Khalsa College is geared up to host the inaugural G20 Summit meet in Amritsar. TRIBUNE PHOTO Holy city all set to host summit KHALSA COLLEGE DECLARES HOLIDAY The historic Khalsa College has become an epicentre of pre-event activity. In view of the G20 events, the Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) has declared a holiday for four of its institutions on March 15. Tribune News Service Amritsar, March 14 With the holy city all set to host the first event of the G20 Summit, the historic Khalsa College has become an epicentre of pre-event activity. In view of the G20 events, the Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) has declared a holiday for four of its institutions on March 15. KCGC honorary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina said all was decked up at the heritage building of the college for the main conference of the G20 on education. He said top minds from around the world would be converging for thought-provoking sessions and they are happy and excited to host the event. “The whole college building has been cleaned and white-washed and the main historic Sunder Singh Majithia Hall is ready for the conference,” he said. Khalsa College Principal Dr Mehal Singh said heavy security arrangements had been made and the whole venue would be sealed by security agencies and only authorised persons would be able to move around the campus on the day. The century-old college, found in 1892, with its Nanakshahi red brick structure and architecture that is a mix of Sikh, Mughal and British style, was designed by Ram Singh.
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