28032023-ATR-01.qxd 3/27/2023 11:52 PM Page 1 c m y b Amritsar tribune AMRITSAR-GATWICK AIR INDIA FLIGHT STARTS GIGI HADID WOULD HAVE ‘NO PROBLEM’ WITH ZAYN-SELENA Zayn Malik’s ex-girlfriend Gigi Hadid would have ‘no problem’ with him dating Selena Gomez. P3 PARTLY CLOUDY MAX 28°C | MIN 14°C YESTERDAY MAX 27°C | MIN 14°C MC STAN TO JOIN KHATRON KE KHILADI SEASON 13 Air India today started a direct flight to Gatwick from Shri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport. P2 FORECAST Bigg Boss Season-16 winner MC Stan will be joining Khatron ke Khiladi Season-13. P4 » » SUNSET TUESDAY 6.38 PM SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 6:16 AM » TUESDAY | 28 MARCH 2023 | AMRITSAR INBRIEF ONE BOOKED FOR ASSAULTING COP Amritsar: The Civil Lines police have booked a man for allegedly assaulting a constable, identified as Jagramanjit Singh. The accused was identified as Ekamjit Singh of Kazi Kot village in Tarn Taran. Jagramanjit Singh said he was posted with the Amritsar traffic police. Around 4.30pm on Sunday, he stopped a Mahindra Thar (PB-09-V-4091). As the car had black film on the windowpanes, he asked the driver to show the papers. But the accused started driving the vehicle and lifted the glass from the driver side. As his arm was stuck in the window, the windowpane of the car was broken due to which he suffered injuries on his arm. The police registered a case under Sections 186, 353, 379 and 337 of the IPC against Ekamjit Singh. TNS GNDU approves over ~733-cr budget for new financial year 20 booked on charge of murder bid Earmarks maximum funds for research, teaching, etc Tribune News Service Tribune News Service Amritsar, March 27 The Senate of Guru Nanak Dev University on Monday approved the budget estimates of Rs 733 crore 89 lac and 76 thousand for 2023-24. The university would spend 46.23 per cent on further improvement in teaching, allied teaching, research and education. Prof Jaspal Singh Sandhu, Vice-Chancellor, presided over both the Syndicate and Senate meetings as Prof SS Behl, Dean of Academic Affairs, presented a digital report in the Senate meetings. During the 2022-23 financial year, the university has spent Rs 2.86 crore to help economically backward and intelligent students in the form of fee concessions. The fee claims of Rs 12 crore 24 lakh, 31 thousand of 1,714 candidates belonging to the SC category under post- matric scholarships has been sent to the state government and online claims of 62 students under the National Scholarship scheme have also been sent to the government. continued on page 2 Roof of house collapses near Bhaiyan Da Shivala Tribune News Service Amritsar, March 27 The roof of a two-storey house collapsed at Tilka Nagar near Bhiayan Da Shivala in Muslim Ganj area here on Monday. Volunteers of the Sewa Society and nearby residents of the locality rescued two girls from the house. The incident took place around 12.15 pm. According to information, the house was in a deplorable condition. However, the house owner claimed that pits dug for laying sewer pipes led to water accumulation alongside walls of the house, which further resulted into cracks in the house. The house owner, Satnam Singh, is a vegetable seller. He left the house around 12.10 pm. A few minutes later, the roof walls collapsed, leading to falling down of the roof. A 15-year-old girl, Ravneet Kaur, was trapped inside the room while another 6-year-old girl, Chanpreet Kaur, was on the first floor of the house. The mother of the girls raised the alarm and a fire brigade team from Sewa Society reached the spot around 12.50 pm. They took away the debris of the roof and rescued the girls. The girls suffered minor injuries in the incident. The house owner demanded compensation from the government as he had no place to live in. Moti Lal, a volunteer of the Sewa Society, said, “We took one hour to remove the debris. Thankfully, both the girls were rescued.” c m y b Amritsar, March 27 The Ajnala police have booked around 20 persons on the charge of attempt to murder and under the Arms Act after they allegedly thrashed a man in Ugar Aulakh village here on Saturday. Those booked included Laadi, his father Tarsem Singh, Manga, Gurbinder Singh, Ravinder Singh, Ranjit Singh, Sarabjit Singh and Sukhdev Singh, all residents of Ugar Aulakh village, besides 15 unidentified persons. The Ajnala police have registered a case under Sections 307, 452, 506, 148 and 149 of IPC and section 25/27-54-59 of Arms act against them. The complainant, Lovely Kumar (30), told the police that on Saturday he along with his uncle Surinder Kumar was sitting in his flour mill while the main gate of the house was open. He said Laadi, who was armed with a .12 bore rifle, along with Tarsem Singh, Gurbinder Singh, Ravinder (carrying a .12 rifle), Ranjit Singh (revolver), Sarabjit, Sukhdev Singh along with unidentified persons barged into the house and challenged him. Sukhdev asked his companions to catch him and teach continued on page 2 Harassed for dowry, 2 women end lives In both cases, police have booked in-laws Tribune News Service Amritsar, March 27 Two married women of different areas in the holy city ended their lives here on Sunday. The police have booked their in-laws on charges of abetment to suicide. In the first case, Pandeep Kaur (33), a resident of Pandori, ended her life by hanging herself from a ceiling fan for allegedly being subjected to mental harassment by her father-in-law and brother-in-law, identified as Bakshish Singh and Davinder Singh. Both are absconding. The police have registered a case on the statement of the victim’s father Tarsem Singh of Mustafabad area on the Batala road. Tarsem told the police that the couple did not have any issue. She along with her husband Varinder Singh was living separately in the village after constructing a house by raising a loan. He said due to debt they had not planned a baby. He said her father-in-law Bakshish VICTIM WAS MARRIED SIX MONTHS AGO ❝ My daughter was married to Suraj around six months ago and was four months pregnant. When my son-in-law informed me that my daughter was not opening the door, I went to her house and found her hanging from a fan. ❞ — Bittu, FATHER OF THE VICTIM (PUJA) Singh and brother-in-law Davinder singh used to harass Pandeep Kaur. He alleged they used to say that the bank would seal their property as they would not be able to repay the loan. He said his daughter told him that the duo used to insult them. She had told her father that she would end her life. He said yesterday he got a call from Varinder who told him that Pandeep had committed suicide. The Kamboh police have registered a case under Sec- tion 306 of the IPC against her father-in-law and brother-inlaw and further probe was on. Meanwhile, Puja a resident of Lakshmi Vihar, died by suicide here on Sunday. On the statement of the victim’s father Bittu, a resident of Banke Bihari gali on the Batala road, the Sadar police have booked her husband Suraj and mother-in-law Urmila for abetment to suicide. Puja was married to Suraj around six months ago and was four months pregnant. He alleged on Saturday night, the duo brutally thrashed her. Yesterday Suraj called him, informing that she was not opening her room’s door. Bittu said when he went to the house and opened the door, she found her hanging from a fan. He alleged her husband and mother-in-law used to harass her for bringing insufficient dowry. They were demanding a car, he alleged. The police have arrested Urmila while Suraj is absconding. A case under Section 306, Indian Penal Code, was registered.
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