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Relief material
: The SGPC has sent six trucks of relief material for the earthquake victims in Pakistan. The trucks crossed over to Pakistan through the Wagah Check Post. Bibi Jagir Kaur, president, SGPC, handed over the relief material to the Pakistan Cabinet Secretary, Mr Shabur Mallik.

Suicide: Ram Pal of Mochpur village committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at his house here on Wednesday. Kulwinder Kaur wife of deceased told the police that they were issueless after a considerable period of their marriage. So, he remained mentally disturbed.

Two held: The Mahilpur police arrested Parmajit Singh of Ajnoha and Sarabjit Singh of Mehmadpur in connection with the murder of Vijay, wife of Rui Dass of Ajnoha, on Wednesday. The police had already arrested Gursharan Singh of Ajnoha and Charanjit Singh of Nadalon in this connection.

Minor raped: A case of alleged rape of a five-year-old girl was reported to Model Town police station on Thursday evening. According to police sources, Deepak, of the Piplanwala area lured a minor girl of his neighbourhood at about 5 pm and took her to his house and allegedly raped her.

Conference concludes: The two-day conference of the Punjab Nirman Mazdoors Union concluded here on Thursday. Leaders of the union urged the state government to get implemented the Labour Laws and instruct builders and contractors to deposit 2 per cent of their projects for the welfare of labourers. They decided to organise a state-level function on November 25 on the occasion of foundation day of the union.

Elected: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Town Education Development Committee: chairman—Mr Harjinder Singh Kohli; general secretary—Mr Piara Singh; and treasurer—Mr Kulwant Singh.

Theft bid: Miscreant took away the ‘golak’ (cash box) of the local gurdwara singh sabha, Master Colony, and tried to break it on Wednesday. However, no loss is reported. Mr Bhupinder Singh, a sewadar of the gurdwara, said it was the fourth attempt by the miscreants during the past sometime. Residents of the areas protested against the incident.



Four injured: Four youths have been injured, two of them seriously, when their car rammed into a stationary tractor trailer on the Sirsa road. The injured have been shifted to Hisar. According to reports, Sonu, Joginder, Sanjay and Mukesh were going to Sirsa. When they reached the outskirts of the town, a cyclist came in front of the car. In effort to save the cyclist, the car driver, Joginder, lost control over the car and rammed into the trailer.

Motorcycle stolen: A motor cycle (HR 36D 4389) belonging to Mr Bhagat Singh was stolen on Wednesday. The motor cycle was parked near Punjab National Bank in the New Grain Market. The police has registered a case.

Rs 1.88 cr for roads: The Chief Minister, Mr Bhupinder Singh Hooda, has allocated a sum of Rs 1.88 crore for the construction of 32 internal roads of the city. Besides, he also made a provision of Rs 10 lakh for the beautification of Ambedkar Chowk, Lal Bahadur Shastri Chowk and four other chowks of the town, according to the Irrigation and Revenue Minister Capt Ajay Singh Yadav.

Crushed to death: Mr Krishan Singh Yadav, a teacher of the local Jain Senior Secondary School, was crushed to death by a vehicle which hit his motor cycle (HR-36C-9198) on the Rewari-Jhajjar road, near Gangiacha Jat village, 8 km from here, on Thursday. In another accident, Shyamvir of Lisan village was killed when his motor cycle (HR-36F-0456) was knocked down by vehicle near Dahina village, about 25 km from here, on Thursday.

Crackers’ sale: The District Magistrate, Mr Mahender Kumar, has earmarked some places for the sale of crackers on the occasion of Divali. He said only licence-holders shopkeepers could sell crackers under the Indian Explosives Act of 1834. The order shall remain in force till November 2. 

Blood donated: As many as 86 students donated blood at a blood donation camp which was organised at community hall which was under the auspices of the District Education Department and the District Red Cross Society here on Wednesday. The Deputy Commissioner, Mr Mahender Kumar, blessed the blood donors .


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