27032023-JTR-01.qxd 3/26/2023 11:46 PM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar tribune GHADARITE WOMAN LEADER GULAB KAUR REMEMBERED CREED III STAR JONATHAN MAJORS HELD FOR ASSAULT NO DANCE REALITY SHOWS FOR ACTRESS KAMYA PUNJABI A discussion was held on Ghadrite Gulab Kaur and her contribution to the freedom struggle. P2 Jonathan Majors has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman during a domestic dispute. P3 Kamya Punjabi speaks about her plans of working on OTT and why she is not interested in reality shows. P4 » » FORECAST CLEAR SKY MAX 27°C | MIN 13°C YESTERDAY MAX 26°C | MIN 14°C SUNSET MONDAY 6.38 PM SUNRISE TUESDAY 6:17 AM » MONDAY | 27 MARCH 2023 | JALANDHAR INBRIEF LOHIAN KHAS MAN HELD FOR THEFT Phagwara: The Lohian Khas police have arrested a local resident on the charge of stealing cash from a shop. Investigating officer (IO) Hans Raj said that the accused has been identified as Varindar Singh, a resident of Ward No.1, Chacha Colony, Lohian Khas. Pardeep Kumar a resident of Ward No. 12, Lohian Khas, has complained to the police that the accused had barged into his grocery shop on March 21 and stolen ~25,000 in cash and some foreign currency notes. He was identified from CCTV footage. The IO said a case has been registered under Sections 457 and 380 of the IPC and two smartphones, an amount of Rs 12,340, some foreign currency notes and a chisel have been recovered from his possession. OC 6 burglaries in 48 hours have Phagwara residents worried Ashok Kaura Phagwara, March 26 As many as six burglaries in the past 48 hours in Phagwara have raised a question mark over the prevailing law and order and created panic and a sense of insecurity among residents. Four shops were reportedly burgled only in one night in Phagwara. Three grocery shops on Bus Stand-Mall Godown road and a sweet shop in local Bhagatpura locality were burgled on Friday night. The burglars 4 GROCERY SHOPS BURGLED ON FRIDAY NIGHT ALONE entered the shops after breaking locks and took away goods and cash. In another daring incident, the house of Jail Warder Jaswinder Singh, who is posted at Kapurthala Jail, was reportedly burgled in the Narangshahpur locality under Satnampura (Phagwara) jurisdiction. He told the police that he was living in the official accommodation in Kapurthala and was informed by his neighb- bours from Phagwara about the burglary. In his complaint to the police, he told them burglars broke the locks of his house and stole valuables and Rs 10,000 in cash and a Samsung mobile phone. The police succeeded in arrest one of the accused identified as Sandeep Kumar of the same locality. A case under Sections 457, 380 and 411 of the Indian Penal Code was registered against the accused. ONE BOOKED FOR KIDNAPPING MINOR Phagwara: The Nakodar city police have booked a youth on the charge of kidnapping a minor. IO Kulwindar Singh said the accused has been identified as Lovpreet, a resident of Hamiri Kherra village. Gajann, a resident of Khurshaid Pur village, had complained to the police that Lovpreet had kidnapped her minor daughter by luring her on the pretext of marriage. The IO said a case has been registered against the accused under Sections 363 and 366-A of the IPC. OC Hoshiarpur, March 26 The Mahilpur police arrested a smuggler at a check post in the area and recovered opium and drug money along with some other items from his possession. The accused who had sold the drug to the accused has also been booked. Mahilpur police station incharge Jaswant Singh said the police arrested Gurpal, a resident of Saleran, near Chintpurni temple. On search, 1.05 kg of opium and Rs 5,000 drug money, a digital weighing scale and some envelopes were recovered from him. 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Email Id: email@example.com | URL: www.ctworld.in | Phone- 0181-5032700, 7888499128 Latifpura oustees heckle MLA, demand rehab, compensation COOP SOCIETY SECY BOOKED FOR FRAUD Hoshiarpur: A case was registered against the secretary of a cooperative society by the Mahilpur police station for embezzlement of lakhs of rupees in the cooperative society. According to the information, the Assistant Registrar, Cooperative Societies, told the police that Makhan Singh, a resident of Lahiran, had allegedly embezzled ~66.46 lakh of the cooperative society. After registering the case, the police have started further action. OC In another incident, electrical appliances and several other goods were found stolen from the premises of a local office of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) in Model Town. PSPCL Junior Engineer Jasbir Singh reported to the theft to the police. In his complaint, he said he had come to the office after two months of long leave and found the goods missing. The police have started the investigation after registering a case under Sections 457 and 380 of the Indian Penal Code. Man held with 1-kg opium, ~5K Tribune News Service Police arrest protesters staging a dharna outside the SSP’s residence in Hoshiarpur. Dharna outside Hoshiarpur SSP’s residence, 12 arrested Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur, March 26 Drama was witnessed outside the Hoshiarpur SSP’s residence on late Saturday night a number of people staged a sit-in there demanding cancellation of the FIR against an accused who was arrested for smuggling. As soon as the information was received, the police reached the spot and regis- tered a case against 12 protesters and arrested them. According to the information, a large number of people staged a sit-in outside the residence of the SSP on Mall Road and blocked the road. Due to the protest, commuters passing through there had a lot of trouble. The protesters alleged that the accused was framed in a false case of smuggling by the Mahilpur police. Police per- sonnel reached the spot and tried to pacify them. However, when the protesters did not listen to them and refused to budge, they were arrested and taken away in a police bus. The police said since the dharna caused inconvenience to the passersby they had to take the action. A case was registered against protesters under Sections 341, 353, 283, 188, 506 and 147 of the IPC against them. Jalandhar, march 26 Members of the Latifpura Mur Waseba Morcha (LWM) today gheraod Kartarpur legislator Balkar Singh during his visit to Kuddowal village near Kartarpur today. Angry activists asked the Aam Aadmi Party MLA some serious questions. They told the MLA that those living in non-agrcultural land in villages had been promised that they would be given right to the land they had been living in for a long time. “When the promise made to them would fulfilled,” the protesters asked the MLA. They also asked questions regarding those displaced by the demolition drive at Latifpura. Activists raised anti-government slogans in anger. They raised demands which included, rehabilitation of the displaced persons at Latipura, residential plots to the needy, rights to longtime dwellers on non-agricultural land, land for labourers, poor peasants and Dalits, Protesters question MLA Balkar Singh at a village near Kartarpur. RESIDENTIAL PLOTS FOR NEEDY SOUGHT The activists raised several demands, including residential plots to the needy, non-agricultural land right to long-time dwellers, land for labourers, poor peasants and Dalits, waiver of farm loans and membership of landelss labourers in cooperative societies. farm loan waiver, membership of landelss labourers in co-op societies, fixing of daily wages of labourers at Rs 700 and an end to atrocities on the Dalit community. They said the people’s angst against the Bhagwant Mann government had been kindled after it failed to keep the promises made by the party ahead of the last Assembly elections. They also announced that the residence of the Kartarpur MLA would be gheraoed on March 27 to raise the demand for an adequate compensation for Latifpura oustees. Residents of Nurmahal seek ‘no-traffic zone’ Phagwara,March 26 Nurmahal residents have demanded that the approach road to Nurmahal Sarai should be declared a “no-traffic zone” to solve the problem of encroachment on it. Dilbag Singh, a resident of Baina Pur village and social activist, in a written representation to Nakodar MLA Inderjit Kaur Maan, has said the Municipal Council declared the approach road as ‘no-traffic zone’ following an order by the Punjab and Haryana High Court in 2015. However, he added, after some time the Nurmahal Nagar Council took back its decision under political pressure. The council had installed girders to tie iron ropes to restrict the movement of vehicles from 9 am to 6 pm. Dilbag Singh said residents had lodged a complaint with the president’s secretariat in March 2012 against the failure of authorities concerned to stop illegal parking, following which the approach road was declared a no-vehicle zone for a limited period. — OC Dump issue not resolved, Model Town Consume traditional foods to get residents threaten to intensify protest maximum health benefits: Experts Jalandhar, March 26 “Ohna nu aam bandeya di awaz nai sunayi dindi, political bandeya di sunayi dindi hai, (they only listen to people with political influence not the common man)” said enraged residents of the Model Town area. They have been protesting against the MC for not shifting a dump site near the cremation site in Model Town. Joint Action Committee president Jaswinder Singh said they had held several dharnas earlier too. “An agreement was made that waste from two wards would come to this site. This continued for some time, but again, things are back to square one. It seems that waste from the entire city is coming here,” he rued. “The Joint Action Committee members clicked pictures of the site and circulated them among mediapersons so that everyone could see the conditions we are living in,” he added. During the press conference that was held by the committee some time ago, members said they were unable to live in such condi- Tribune News Service Authorities have failed to find an alternative to the dump at Model Town in Jalandhar. TRIBUNE PHOTO tions. “Come to the place, and no one will be able to stand for even five minutes there. An unbearable powerful stench emanates from the area all the time. Reptiles, mosquitoes and other insects have made the situation worse,” they regretted. Recently, in their ongoing protest against the dump site, residents of the Model Town area also held a candle march. They had said the march was held in the memory of those who lost their lives due to prob- lems arising from the dump site. Protesters were seen holding placards bearing slogans like ‘Not smart, but welcome to Garbage City Jalandhar’ and ‘Enough is Enough’. Rajya Sabha MP Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal had also reached the site then and the protestors had informed him about the problem. Joint Action Committee members have again given an ultimatum and said that if this continues, they would intensify their protest. — TNS NO SOLUTION YET agreement was ❝Anthat waste from made two wards would come to the site. This continued for some time, but again things are back to square one. It seems that waste from the entire city is coming here. ❞ Jaswinder Singh, JOINT ACTION PANEL HEAD c m y b Jalandhar, March 26 A food and nutrition show was organised at Science City, Kapurthala, under the Mission LiFE (A Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change initiative) with the Punjab State Council for Science and Technology as the state nodal agency. On the occasion, Science City Director General Dr Neelima Jerath said, “Traditional Indian foods have been prepared for many years and the preparation varies across the country. Traditional wisdom about the processing of food, its preservation techniques, and their therapeutic effects have been established for many generations in India. Food systems can deliver numerous biological functions through dietary components in the human body. Indian traditional foods are also recognised as functional foods because of the presence of functional components such as body-healing chemicals, antioxidants, dietary fibers, and probiotics. These A food and nutrition show underway in Kapurthala. TRIBUNE PHOTO functional molecules help in weight management, maintaining the blood sugar level balance and supporting the immunity of the body.” Science City Director Dr Rajesh Grover said we need to have scientific temperament and healthy eating habits for a sustainable future. This show aims to promote the generation of new ideas in healthy eating, adopting an integrative nutritional approach and instilling good food habits besides providing a platform to all budding chefs. Sumit Chakraborty, Executive Chef, ITC Fortune, Jalandhar and Prof Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, School of Hotel Management, Lovely Professional University were the judges at the event. The competition was organised under two themes: Health and Traditional Foods and Foods from Millets. More than 300 students from Hotel Management institutes and colleges, schools and housewives participated in the show. The show was catalysed and supported by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The result of the competitions: Health and tradition food students Category — Rohit Parsed from CT Institution-Jalandhar won the first prize, Mehakpreet from NFSC-Jalandhar stood second and Amit Gill from the Aroma Group of Institute bagged the third position. In the amateur category, Anahad Bains got first prize, Sukhwinder stood second and the third prize clinched by Gursharan Singh. In ‘Food from Millet’, in the student category, Shsubkarm and Uravsh from GNA University received the first and third prizes, respectively, while Sidhi Gupta From HMV stood second. In amateur category, Jyoti Kadam and Shiria Mani stood first and second, respectively. Overall, Sonu from GNA got the ‘best dish’ (special Navratri Thali).
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