25052023-LT-01.qxd 5/25/2023 12:40 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana tribune EVENTS MARK MARTYR’S BIRTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS TRAILER OF WEB SERIES SCHOOL OF LIES LAUNCHED ACTRESS VAIBHAVI UPADHYAYA KILLED IN ROAD ACCIDENT Minister Balbir Singh says eradicating drug menace will be the real tribute to Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha. P2 It’s a story of a missing boy and how the entire machinery by the school and cops is put in action to find him. P3 Actor Vaibhavi, best known for TV series Sarabhai vs Sarabhai: Take 2, was killed in HP’s Kullu. P4 » » » FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY MAX 32°C | MIN 24°C YESTERDAY MAX 34°C | MIN 24°C SUNSET THURSDAY 7.20 PM SUNRISE FRIDAY 5.26 AM THURSDAY | 25 MAY 2023 | LUDHIANA Navpreet tops dist, 3rd in state PSEB CLASS XII RESULTS Shivani Bhakoo Tribune News Service HUMANITIES 99.4% NAVPREET KAUR ASHWANI DHIMAN Ludhiana, May 24 Navpreet Kaur from BCM Senior Secondary School, Jamalpur, has done the district proud by bagging the third position in the state in Class XII examinations conducted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), the results of which were declared this afternoon. She has scored 497/500 marks in humanities, which makes 99.4 per cent marks. Navpreet secured the first position in the district followed by Khushpreet Kaur from Government Girls Senior Secondary School (GGSSS), Samrala, who has scored 99 per cent marks (495/500) in science stream. The third position is bagged by two students, Subhkarmanjot Kaur Sandhar from the GGSSS, Samrala, in commerce stream and Gagandeep Kaur from BCM Senior Secondary School, Jamalpur in humanities stream. Both students have scored 98.6 per cent marks (493/500), respectively. Hailing from Mundian Kalan in Ludhiana, Navpreet is not only a dedicated student but also a skilled professional softball player. Navpreet Kaur (centre) celebrates her success with teachers and other students after the declaration of PSEB Class XII results in Ludhiana. SCIENCE COMMERCE School: BCM Senior Secondary School, Jamalpur. Aim: She wants to secure a government job. Parents: Father is a manager at a private company and mother is a homemaker. HUMANITIES 99% 98.6% 98.6% KHUSHPREET KAUR SUBHKARMANJOT KAUR GAGANDEEP KAUR School: Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Samrala Aim: She wants to become an IT engineer Parents: Father runs a dry cleaning shop, mother is a housewife School: Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Samrala Aim: She intends to join the banking sector Parents: Father is an accountant and mother is a housewife School: BCM Senior Secondary School, Jamalpur Parents: Father works at a factory, mother is a housewife Aim: She wants to be a professor of fine arts Navpreet aspires to secure a government job. She loves dancing and reading books. Khushpreet Kaur, the top scorer in the science stream, achieved the fifth position in the state and the second position in the district. She wants to become an IT Engineer and aspires to get admission to Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College. Navpreet’s father, Amrik Singh is a manager at a private firm while mother Maninder Kaur is a homemaker. Despite coming from a modest background, c m y b Her hobby is reading books. Khushpreet’s father Sukhwinder Singh runs a dry cleaning shop and mother is a housewife. Subhkarmanjot used to study during late night hours as well as in the wee hours. She focused on self- study and also took tuition. She wants to go to Canada for which she is taking IELTS classes. She intends to join the banking sector. Subhkarmanjot’s father Parmjit Singh Sandhar is working as an accountant at a factory and mother Karamjit Kaur is a housewife. Gagandeep wants to be a professor of fine arts as it’s her passion. Besides, she also writes poems. Her hobbies include reading, writing, playing musical instruments and singing. Her father Bhupinder Singh works with a factory and mother Ranjeet Kaur is a housewife. A total of 2,96,709 students appeared in Class XII exams, of which 2,74,378 passed. The pass percentage this year is 92.47 per cent while last year it was 95.99 per cent. A maximum of 2,05,386 students appeared in humanities, followed by science stream 45,504, commerce 33,501 and vocational 12,318 students. In Ludhiana district, 35,251 students had continued on page 2 Man hacked to death by friend at sweetmeat shop Tribune News Service Ludhiana, May 24 A man was murdered at a sweetmeat shop on Sua Road, Giaspura, on Wednesday afternoon. He was hacked to death with a sharp knife after arguments over some issue. The deceased was identified as Mohd Soni, a resident of Amardas Colony. The suspect, Sandeep Kumar, was a friend of the victim. Soni and his friend Sandeep were consuming liquor near the shop. Around 3.30 pm, they entered the shop to buy some sweets 12-yr-old raped, man arrested Ludhiana, May 24 The Salem Tabri police arrested a man on the charges of raping a 12-yearold girl at Partapura, Haibowal. The suspect has been identified as Anmol, a resident of Bhattian Bet. The complainant told the police that her brother had been staying with his three children at Bhatian Bet. In November last year, her brother went to Shimla for continued on page 2 The shop where the crime occurred on Sua Road on Wednesday. where the duo started arguments over some issue. The deceased’s friend, who was also in an inebriated state, took a knife from the shop and attacked Soni, killing him on the spot. After getting information, JCP JS Teja rushed to the spot. Teja said the suspect was arrested and further probe was launched in the case. Encroachments removed byMC on Lodhi Club road Tribune News Service Ludhiana, May 24 The Municipal Corporation (MC) conducted an antiencroachment drive on the Lodhi Club road on Wednesday and confiscated around 12 carts/vends from the site. The encroachments were in the form of roadside eateries, vends, etc. Tehbazari branch officials said the temporary encroach- ments were resulting in traffic bottlenecks due to which the civic body organised a drive on Wednesday and removed the encroachments. On the other hand, a joint team of the MC tehbazaari wing and health branch also issued five challans against illegal meat slaughtering on Phambran Road (Ward 1). Chief Sanitary Inspector (CSI) Surinder Dogra said continued on page 2
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