05112023-JTR-01.qxd 11/5/2023 1:02 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar tribune TRAILER OF UPCOMING FILM 'ATTARI JUNCTION' RELEASED LUPITA NYONG’O THANKS FRIEND ON INSTAGRAM KARISMA KAPOOR RECALLS SHOOTING WITH AAMIR KHAN The trailer depicts cinematic journey that delves into the historic resonance of Attari Junction. P2 Actress Lupita Nyong’o thanked her friend Palmer Hefferan for supporting her through the ‘hardest days’. P3 Karisma Kapoor has recalled her experience during filming of Andaz Apna Apna, alongside Aamir Khan. P4 » » » FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY MAX 28°C | MIN 16°C YESTERDAY MAX 29°C | MIN 15°C SUNSET SUNDAY 5:33 PM SUNRISE MONDAY 6:40 AM SUNDAY | 5 NOVEMBER 2023 | JALANDHAR INBRIEF MAN HELD FOR THEFT AT SHOP Phagwara: The Shahkot police have arrested a person on the charge of stealing a mobile phone and other items from a shop. Investigating officer (IO) Dinesh Kumar said the suspect had been identified as Lovepreet Singh, alias Lov, alias Luki, a resident of Malsian village. In his complaint to the police, Tarlochan Singh, a resident of the same village, said the suspect barged into his shop on October 31 and stole a mobile phone and an electronic hearth. A case under Sections 380 (theft in dwelling house) and 411 (dishonestly receiving stolen property) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against the suspect. The police recovered stolen goods from his possession. OC 1 NABBED FOR SNATCHING CAR Phagwara: The Sadar Police have arrested a person for snatching a car from a person at the gunpoint at Khangura village near here. The suspect has been identified as Jagdev Singh, alias Jagga, a resident of Raiwal village. Phagwara DSP Jaspreet Singh said the police had arrested the suspect and recovered the stolen vehicle from his possession. A case in this regard was registered on the statement of Rohiteshwar, a resident of Sector 34, Chandigarh. OC 3 MOBILE PHONES SEIZED FROM JAIL Hoshiarpur: The Central Jail Administration recovered three mobile phones from prisoners during a search on the premises. According to information, Assistant Superintendent Chaman Lal, posted in the Central Jail, told the police that mobile phones were recovered from two prisoners during the search of cell number 19 in the jail. The accused have been identified as Ajay Kumar, a resident of Nandachor, and Gurjant Singh, a resident of Amritsar district. In another case, Assistant Superintendent Satnam Singh said during the search, a mobile phone was recovered from barrack no. 21. The police have registered cases and initiated investigation into the matter. OC 2 HELD WITH DRUGS, 23 LIQUOR BOTTLES Hoshiarpur: The district police have recovered a huge quantity of drugs and drug money from various places. Acting on a tip-off, the Mahilpur police arrested a person who was selling intoxicating pills at the house of an NRI. The police said a large number of intoxicating pills and drug money worth ~10,000 were recovered from the suspect, identified as Shaukat Ali, a resident of Mahilpur. The Model Town police arrested a person, Pankaj, a resident of Fatehgarh, and recovered 23 bottles of liquor from him. OC Kapurthala surpasses Jalandhar in farm fires Situation grim as 54 new cases surface, tally 588 so far IN FIGURES JALANDHAR KAPURTHALA Total farm fires 511 588 Cases on November 4 67 54 Total area under paddy cultivation 4,25,000 acres 2,96,750 acres Total farmers who sowed paddy 46,600 (estimated) 24,000 (estimated) Area under stubble fires No estimate provided 850 acres (estimated) Farmers who burnt stubble No estimate provided 350 (estimated) Two POs land in police net Our Correspondent Phagwara, November 4 The Lohian Khas police have arrested a proclaimed offender (PO), who was absconding for the past few days. Station House Officer (SHO) Yadwinder Singh said the accused had been identified as Jaspal Singh, a resident of Moti Pur village. He was wanted in a case of selling hooch registered in 2017 and was declared a PO recently. The Shahkot police have also arrested a PO, identified as Dharminder Singh, alias Patloo, a resident of Mein Wal Moulvian village, said IO Pardeep Kumar. 12 quintals of firecrackers seized from house in Balachaur, 1 held Motorists have a tough time commuting on the road as smog envelops the Jalandhar-Amritsar National Highway on Saturday. SARABJIT SINGH No re-sowing on 5,000 hectares Aparna Banerji Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 4 There seems to be no let-up in stubble burning incidents in Jalandhar as the tally reached 511 today. Till November 1, the number of farm fires here was 301. In the past three days, 210 fresh cases have been reported from the district. The situation is grim in Kapurthala, which surpassed the figures of Jalandhar district. A total of 588 farm fire incidents have been reported from Kapurthala till date this year. As many as 67 stubble burning incidents were reported from Jalandhar, while Kapurthala witnessed 54 such cases today. Though the acreage under paddy cultivation in Kapurthala is lesser than Jalandhar, it surpassed the figures of the district. While 4,25,000 acres of land is under paddy cultivation Smoke emanates from garbage set on fire at a vacant plot in PUDA complex, Jalandhar. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MALKIAT SINGH 67 FRESH CASES IN JALANDHAR As many as 67 stubble burning incidents were reported from Jalandhar, while Kapurthala witnessed 54 such cases on November 4. Till Saturday evening, 190 stubble fires were reported from Shahkot, 183 from Phillaur, 90 from Nakodar, 31 from Jalandhar II, five from Jalandhar I and 12 from Adampur. in Jalandhar, it is 2,96,750 acres in Kapurthala. An estimated 46,000 farmers indulge in paddy cultivation in Jalandhar, whereas the number is around 24,000 in Kapurthala. Of the 24,000 paddy farmers in Kapurthala, estimated 350 farmers have set paddy stubble on fire so far. Stubble fires have so far been reported on an estimated 850 acres of crop land in Kapurthala. There was no re-sowing of paddy on an estimated 5,000 hectares of land in Jalandhar due to the damage to the crop after the floods. The intensity of farm fires in the region significantly picked up from November onwards. Till midOctober, 20 to 30 farm fires were being reported daily in Jalandhar. The figure rose to 60 or more per day in the first few days of November. The Shahkot block in Jalandhar consistently reported maximum number of farm fires. Adampur, which abstained from burning stubble all this time, also started witnessing farm fires. Till Saturday evening, 190 stubble fires were reported from Shahkot, 183 from Phillaur, 90 from Nakodar, 31 from Jalandhar II, five from Jalandhar I and 12 from Adampur. Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 4 The Nawanshahr police today arrested a person and recovered 12 quintals of firecrackers from his possession. The firecrackers were stored in a house at Friends Colony in Balachaur. The suspect has been identified as Rajesh Kumar Mahajan, a resident of Balachaur. Police officials said on the directions of SSP Akhil Chaudhary, regular checking and surprise raids were being conducted in different areas ahead of Diwali. They said after receiving a tip-off, a police team raided the house and recovered the illegally stored firecrackers. The estimated price of the firecrackers was worth lakhs. The officials said a case under Sections 285, 286 and 188 of the IPC and The suspect in police custody with the seized crackers in Nawanshahr. TRIBUNE PHOTO Section 9B (2) of the Explosive Act had been registered against the suspect at Balachaur city police station. Further investigations were on in the case. Crackers recovered from house Hoshiarpur: Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a house in Jain Colony located on the Hoshiarpur- Chintpurni road and recovered crackers worth lakhs. After getting information, senior police officials reached the spot. Assistant Commissioner (General) Vyom Bhardwaj inspected the house. Bhardwaj said it was being investigated whether the house owner, Naresh Kumar Jain, had the licence to sell crackers or not. — OC Four women, accomplice Overflowing sewer irks Ram Nagar residents arrested for stealing cloth Women take to streets, accuse civic body of neglecting their problem Tribune News Service The suspects in police custody in Jalandhar on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO Tribune News Service THE SUSPECTS Jalandhar, November 4 The Jalandhar Rural police today arrested five persons - four women and a man for stealing cloth from fabric rolls at a shop here. Jeeshan, a resident of Kairana in UP and presently residing in Bara Pind in Goraya, told the police that he had been working at a cloth shop near the Goraya bus stand. Four women aged between 35 and 60 came to his shop yesterday and asked him to show ladies suits. They left the shop The women have been identified as Kamlesh, Kanta, Balwinder Kaur, alias Billo and Neetu, all residents of Ganna Pind, Phillaur. The police also arrested their accomplice identified as Lakhwinder Kumar, a resident of Ganna Pind, Phillaur. without purchasing any suit. Later, he came to know that cloth was missing from four fabric rolls. He came out of the shop and started chasing the women, who fled towards Jalandhar side in an auto. He managed to stop the auto with the help of passersby and recovered the stolen cloth from the women. The women have been identified as Kamlesh, Kanta, Balwinder Kaur, alias Billo and Neetu, all residents of Ganna Pind, Phillaur. The police also arrested their accomplice identified as Lakhwinder Kumar, a resident of Ganna Pind, Phillaur. A case under Sections 380, 454 and 411 of the IPC was registered against them at the Phillaur police station on November 3. The police said they would obtain their remand for further questioning. c m y b Jalandhar, November 4 Residents of Ram Nagar, within Ward Number 70, continue to endure hardships due to overflowing sewer. It has been accumulated on the streets for the past several weeks, emanating foul smell. However, the Municipal Corporation (MC) authorities have not taken any action in this regard. Disappointed with the lax attitude of the authorities, women in the locality took to the streets, seeking intervention of the Municipal Corporation. The protesting women said they had to bear the foul smell throughout the day due to the overflowing sewer. They had to think twice before stepping out of their homes. Protesting residents show overflowing sewer in Ram Nagar on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO PLEAS GO UNHEARD Jaswinder Kaur, a resident, said they approached MC officials several times to get the issue resolved, but to no avail. Irregular cleaning of sewer system was the root cause of recurring blockages. There was a need for a thorough examination of sewer lines by officials concerned rather than de-silting. Jaswinder Kaur, a resident, said they approached MC officials several times to get the issue resolved, but to no avail. Irregular cleaning of sewer system was the root cause of recurring blockages. There was a need for a thorough examination of sewer lines by officials concerned rather than de-silting. Resham Kaur, another resident, raised concerns over the unsanitary conditions due to the overflowing sewage. It had taken a toll on the health of residents, making them susceptible to waterborne diseases. Accusing the MC of neglecting their problem, residents called for a permanent solution to the issue. They said politicians make tall promises before the elections. After winning the elections, they failed to address the issues. Area residents, including Ladi, Harsh Jassi, Roop Lal, Gora, Karan, Kamla, Mahendra Kaur, Tripta, Santosh and Paramjeet Kaur, were present during the protest. Bring maximum investments, biz community urged Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 4 Jalandhar has attracted investment proposals worth ~316.12 crores for setting up the new industries in the recent four months. From May-end to September this year, as many as 70 projects put forth from the areas of real estate, health, food, mineral water, hand tool, rubber, hardware, auto parts, tyre and milling industries before the District Bureau of Industry and Investment Promotion (DBIIP), headed by Deputy Commissioner Vishesh Sarangal, had been approved. The DC said officials from various departments, including Industry and Commerce, Housing and Urban Development, Local Government, Labour, Factories, Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB), Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), Forest, PWD (B&R), Taxation and Punjab Small Industries Export Corporation, meet every Tuesday at the DAC to receive, process and grant statutory clearances/ approvals/NOCs required by an industrial unit Continued on page 2
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