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Sugarfed Chairman:
Sulakhan Singh Wahla, president  of the Gurdaspur district Youth Akali Dal,  has been appointed Chairman of Sugarfed, Punjab.

GGSCET job fest on Feb 4-5:
The GGS Group of Institutes is going to organise a job fest on February 4-5 at Guru Gobind Singh College of Engineering & Technology (GGSCET), Talwandi Sabo. Vice-chairman of the group Gulabh Singh said among others, Xsys Technology, ATS Infotech and Neural Info Solutions were to select candidates.

Meeting with Patar:
Amardeep Singh Shergill Memorial College, Mukandpur, organised a “face-to-face” programme with renowned Punjabi poet Surjit Patar. He shared his experiences of life, literary journey and poetic excellence with the students in his lecture, “Meri boli, mere geet”. Patar also mesmerised the audience with sheer magic of his poetic excellence as well as melody by reciting his poem, “Aaya Nand Kishore”.

Religious examination: Mandip Kaur, a students of Class VIII of Guru Nanak Mission Public Senior Secondary School, Dhahan Kaleran, has bagged the first prize at the national level religious examination conducted by Sikh Missionary College, Ludhiana.



Challan filed:The police today filed a supplementary challan against Vijender Singh, Chotu Ram, Bhagwan Deen Yadav, Naresh Kumar and Devinder Singh, who were allegedly involved in the Nari Niketan rape case, at the district courts here today.

Website launched:
Dr RS Parmar, president, IMA, Punjab, inaugurated a spiritual website www.blisswithjapji.com developed by Dr Tejinder Singh Sidhu, a clinical psychiatrist. The website has been launched with the aim of maintaining contact with readers of Sidhu’s soon-to-be-released book, ‘Kiv sachiara hoeeye’, based on Japji Sahib, a part of Guru Granth Sahib, and help answer their queries and overcome their difficulties in their spiritual path.

3 arrested during naka: The police arrested five youths on Monday and seized valuable items worth Rs 2 lakh from their possession. The accused have been identified as Rohit, Suraj Yadav, Chhima Ram, Parminder Singh and Shakir, all hailing from UP. The investigating officer said the police set up a naka near the old barrier in Mohali and started checking vehicles. They stopped the accused and taps and other sanitary items from their possession. During preliminary investigation it was found that the accused had stolen the items from various houses in Mohali. A case has been registered against the accused.


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