Youth goes missing: Manbir Singh (15), a resident of Gurjepal Nagar, has gone missing and a report in this connection has been lodged with the police. According to complainant Joginder Singh, his nephew went for hockey practice at Lyallpur Khalsa College from his home at about 4.40 pm on Wednesday but neither reached the field nor returned home. The police is investigating the matter.
Visually impaired to hold protest: In the backdrop of “failure” of the government to accept demands of the National Federation of Blind, it has decided to hold a rally in Chandigarh on September 7, general secretary of the NFB Rajesh Mohan said.
Death condoled: The Punjab and Haryana High Court mourned the demise of Justice Balwant Rai during a full court held yesterday. Two-minute silence was observed as a mark of respect to former Judge, who breathed his last on August 17. Chief Justice Thakur said Justice Rai’s implacable honesty, integrity and commitment to the cause of justice and contribution to the development of the law has been acknowledged by every one.Power Shutdown: Power supply will be suspended on Friday to parts of Sectors 15, 55 and 21 from 10 am to 4 pm and to part of Sector 19 from 9 am to 5 pm.
Body found: Body of Jaswant Sandhu (47) was found in a forest near Fatehpur in Jawali subdivision under mysterious circumstances on Wednesday. The deceased was a resident of Takolli village and was serving as a senior assistant in the Mid-Himalayan project here. According to the police, the father of the deceased identified the body. He had been missing since August 29. His wife Kiran had lodged a missing report on September 1.
Woman dies in mishap: An old woman was killed when she was hit by a speeding minibus on the BC Road in the Bus Stand area here on Wednesday. Official sources said 63-year-old Pyari of Manorama Vihar in Talab Tillo Bohri was standing by the roadside when a rashly-driven minibus hit her. A police party shifted the victim to the GMC, where doctors declared her brought dead. However, the driver of the vehicle fled.
MBA induction session held: The Business School (TBS), University of Jammu on Thursday organised the induction programme to welcome the 22nd MBA batch for the 2009-11 session. This is for the first time that the admission to the MBA programme in The Business School has been made through CAT. TBS Director Neelu Rohmetra highlighted the vision of the school and introduced the students to the curricula and specialisations offered in the MBA programme.