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P4 » » FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY MAX 41°C | MIN 24°C YESTERDAY MAX 41°C | MIN 23°C SUNSET MONDAY 7:09 PM SUNRISE TUESDAY 5:29 AM » MONDAY | 15 MAY 2023 | JALANDHAR Alan Wilson tops dist in Class XII with 93.75% CISCE RESULTS In Class X, Pawani Kundra first in the district with near perfect 99% AvneetKaur Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May14 The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) declared the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE Class X) and Indian School Certificate (ISC Class XII) results on Sunday. Alan Wilson of St Joseph’s Boys School, Defence Colony, bagged the top position in the district with 93.75 per cent marks in the non-medical stream. In Class X, Pawani Kundra of St Joseph’s Convent School topped the district with near perfect 99 per cent marks. She got 97 marks in English, 99 in Punjabi, 99 in maths and a perfect 100 in each computer and social studies. Both district toppers attributed their success to the unwavering support of their teachers and parents. They acknowledged that their dedication to regular studies and staying away from social media served as their primary mantra in achieving such impressive percentages. With 93 per cent in the medical stream, the second position in the district in ISC Class XII result was bagged by Indriyas Hans of St. Joseph’s Boys School, and the third position remained with Raghav Sehdev of the same school by securing 92.75 per cent marks in the non-medical stream. Talking to Jalandhar Tribune, Indriyas Hans, son of Nelson Masih, a vegetable shopkeeper, said to score good marks, he learned to INBRIEF MOTORCYCLIST DIES IN ACCIDENT Phagwara: A motorcyclist was killed in an accident near Mehatpur railway crossing on the Nakodar -Jagraon road on Saturday. SHO Har Gurdev Singh said the deceased, Jaideep Singh (25), was a resident of Mohalla Shandhuan Mehatpur. He said Jaideep was coming to Nakodar when his motorcycle collided with a truck near the railway crossing. The deceased was rushed to Civil Hospital from where he was referred to Jalandhar, but he died on the way. OC YOUTH CONSUMES WRONG DRUG, DIES Phagwara: A youth from the Lohian Khas village died on Saturday after consuming the wrong medicine. Investigating Officer Manoj Kumar said the deceased, Romi (25), was a resident of Chak Chela village. The father of the deceased told the police that his son consumed the wrong medicine and died. The IO said the police, acting under Section 174 of the CrPC, handed over the body to the family after the post-mortem. OC WOMAN PEDDLER HELD IN PHAGWARA Phagwara: The police arrested a woman drugs smuggler and recovered 5 grams of heroin and 1,500 intoxicant tablets from her possession last night. The arrested accused was identified as Kamaljit Kaur, a resident of Kirpalpur Colony, Phagwara. Superintendent of Police Mukhtiar Rai said the accused was the nabbed by a police team. OC DIDN’T STICK TO RIGID SCHEDULE STAYED AWAY FROM SOCIAL MEDIA rigid schedule or study for 8-10 ❝I didn’t adhere toIafocused on studying whatever to regular studies fromembracing hard work were the ❝Staying away and social media, dedicating myself hours a day. Instead, material I had thoroughly. Quality over quantity became my guiding principle. I want to pursue a degree in either maths or computer science. — Alan Wilson, CLASS XII ❞ INDRIYAS RAGHAV GURSHEEL 93% 92.75% 98.4% MEDICAL NON-MEDICAL strike a balance by staying away from social media distractions. “By investing time in regular studies, working hard, and staying consistent in my efforts, I was able to get such good results,” he added. He said he aimed to be a doc- key factors that helped me get good marks. I have now opted for non-medical and want to pursue engineering in computer science in future. — Pawani Kundra, CLASS X ❞ PALAKSHI 98.4% GUNEEV CHARANPREET RUDRAKSHI 98.2% 98.2% 98.2% CLASS X TOP SCORERS GIRLS AGAIN tor in future, so that he could financially support his family. Third position holder, Raghav Sehdev, an all-rounder said, success was not just about studying hard, it’s also about staying calm and composed throughout the journey. “By adopting a consistent study routine, working diligently, and refusing to panic, I was able to secure good marks. Remember, a calm mind is the key to unlocking your true potential,” he added. Sharing his interests, Raghav said, he was a gold medalist in karate, and had interest in other sports and activities as well. Meanwhile in the ICSE Class X results, the second position in the district was shared by Palakshi and Gursheel Kaur of St Joseph’s Con- vent School, who secured 98.4 per cent marks each. The third position was shared by three students of the same school, namely, Charanpreet Kaur, Guneev Kaur and Rudrakshi Aggarwal, who secured 98.2 per cent marks each. Sharing her success mantra, Palakshi said she learned the art of staying calm even in the face of adversity. “By approaching every challenge with a composed mindset, and consistently putting in the necessary effort, I managed to achieve my academic goals”, she said. She added that she has taken medical stream in class XI and wants to be a doctor like her parents. “I attribute my success to staying away from social media distractions, maintaining a disciplined approach to regular studies, and putting in relentless hard work and consistency,” said both Guneev Kaur and Charanpreet Kaur. While Guneev said she had opted for the medical stream in Class XI as she wanted to follow in the footsteps of her doctor parents, Charanpreet opted for nonmedical stream as she wants to be an engineer. Rudrakshi Aggarwal, said, in the pursuit of success, the importance of hard work, consistency, and staying calm cannot be overstated. “Though I maintained consistency and studied regularly, I used to get stressed before exams. So, I suggest other students to make sure that they don’t panic, and try to stay focused and calm, and success will definitely follow,” she added. Get food samples tested on the spot for just ~50! Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur, May 1 Cabinet Minister Bram Shankar Jimpa has said providing adulteration-free food items to the people of the state is the top priority of the Punjab Government. For the purpose, a special campaign has been launched to stop adulteration in the entire state. He flagged off a food safety testing van from Hoshiarpur yesterday. The van has tested more than 30 samples so far and more samples would be taken in coming days. The Cabinet Minister said in this van, run by the Health Department for the purpose of food testing, samples were taken and the test report was given on the spot . This van has been given to Hoshiarpur district for four days on a rotational basis and in the coming days this van would continue to come to the district for checking. He INSTANT REPORT A laboratory has ❝inside food safetybeen set up vans, in which samples of juice, oil, milk products, spices, etc., are tested for just ~50 a sample. The report is handed over on the spot. The objective is to spread awareness so that adulteration can be curbed. ❞ Bram Shankar Jimpa, CABINET MINISTER Minister Bram Shankar Jimpa flags off a food safety van in Hoshiarpur. said a laboratory had been set up inside these vans, in which samples of juice, oil, milk products, spices, etc., were tested for just Rs 50 per sample and the report was handed over to the shopkeeper on the spot. He said the objective of the van was to spread awareness so that adulteration can be curbed. Dust on Jalandhari Pulli road troubles residents Our correspondent Phagwara, May 14 Dust rising on Foraha Chowk to Jalandhari Pulli road after lying on the sewerage pipeline has become a headache for the residents. Locals said the Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board had dug deep trenches for laying lines; but after completing the work, the road has not been repaired and the dust has made life miserable for the residents. Shopkeepers said their business had been affected due to the dust and customers avoid visiting shops due to the bad condition of the road. They said the authorities concerned have laid stone boulders on this stretch, but no premix carpet hadbeen laid and the stone boulders have become another problem. Jimpa said adulteration would not be tolerated in the district at any cost. He said the need of the hour was to ensure the availability of clean and pure food items to the people. District Health Officer Dr Lakhvir Singh said apart from shopkeepers, consumers could also get food items tested through this food safety van for only Rs 50 per item. The tests will be conducted by the stateof-the-art machines installed in the van on the spot, result of which would be given on the spot. Hoshiarpur Central Cooperative Bank Chairman Vikram Sharma Bobby, Sat- want Singh Siyan, Varinder Vaid, Sumesh Soni besides other dignitaries were also present on the occasion. During this, Senior Deputy Mayor Praveen Saini, Civil Surgeon Dr. Balwinder Kumar, District Health Officer Dr. Lakhbir Singh were also present with him. Save Time and Money AAP’s calculated gamble paid off Aparna Banerji Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 14 On Saturday, AAP leader Sushil Rinku stepped out of his house as a former MLA and walked back in as a Member of Parliament (MP). The political journey of the former councillor has surprised many, thanks to his Lok Sabha bypoll win on Saturday with a huge margin of 58,691 votes. Months before the byelection, rumours were rife about AAP planning to rope in a number of senior leaders from the Congress, SAD and the BJP Some who had been . waiting on the sidelines for years — stayed back or were held back — choosing loyalty. Of all the party hoppers ahead of the bypoll - Rinku is clearly the luckiest. Holding Congress meetings days ago, he joined the AAP much to the resentment of his former party’s leaders who said they had nurtured him for years. Rinku has also been called a “traitor”. However, jumping the ship merely a month before the bypoll on April 6, his abrupt joining has now turned into a calculated gamble which has paid rich dividends both to him and the AAP Wresting . the decades’ long Congress bastion, Rinku now has the honour of being a representative in the Lok Sabha. His win has also ensured AAP’s reentry into the Lok Sabha. The Jalandhar bypoll has also proven a face-saver for AAP which was looking for , redemption (and power) after the Sangrur debacle. CM Bhagwant Mann and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal, reiterated, “This win will empower us in the state. You have voted Congress for 60 years. Give us 11 Despite severe criticism from his previous party, Sushil Rinku ensured maiden Lok Sabha berth for AAP from Jalandhar. The entry of BJP Jalandhar West stalwart Mahinder Bhagat into AAP days before the poll also seemed to benefit the party. months.” AAP boosts vote share in Jalandhar West Other than gaining the Lok Sabha seat, the party’s victory has also set some other speculations to rest. The Jalandhar West, which was being deemed one of the trickiest for the party has continued on Page 2 AAP victory draws crowd, and pickpockets Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 14 As ecstatic supporters of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) gathered to celebrate the victory in the Lok Sabha bypoll on Saturday, pickpockets seized the opportunity to strike. Amid the joyous atmosphere, some supporters lost their wallets and mobile phones to thieves. The victims shared their accounts, shedding light on the audacity of the individuals who posed as c m y b SOME LOST WALLETS & MOBILE PHONES DURING CELEBRATIONS AAP suppoters celebrate the party’s victory in Jalandhar. FILE AAP supporters or party workers to steal others’ belongings. According to the victims, their wallets and mobile phones were pilfered in the commotion caused due to Sushil Rinku’s exit from the counting centre. One of the victims shared, “I had two mobile phones with me. I was recording a video on one of my two phones and the other phone was in my pocket. It appears that the individuals posing as supporters or party workers took advantage the chaos.” Another victim stated that his wallet, which contained Rs 9,000 in cash, an ATM card and other important documents, went missing during the celebration. “I didn’t even realise when it was taken out of my pocket. I only found out about it when I had to pay cash to someone at the venue,” he recalled.
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