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Reasearch paper:
A research paper on “Convergence of wavelet series and applications to computerised Tomography”, prepared by Anju Bala, assistant professor, Department of Computer Science, Aryabhatta College, Barnala, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Mathematical and Computational Science by Science and Knowledge Publishing Corporation Limited, London.

Seminar held:
A one-day career awareness seminar was held for the students of computer science, electronics and communication and mechanical branches at Ghubaya College of Engineering and Technology in Fazilka. Arshpreet Singh from Seer Education, Chandigarh, gave important tips to the students.



Road accident:
Minto, a tractor driver, was killed after a speeding Tata Safari hit him at Sohna Road near the power substation on Thursday night. Tata Safari owner Anil Kumar is a resident of nearby Nangla Gujran village.The victm’s post-mortem was conducted on Friday.

Flesh trade racket unearthed, 11 held:
The Gurgaon police claims to have unearthed a flesh trade racket with the arrest of 11 persons in Sector 56 here. The arrested persons include call girls and two pimps. A police party raided the premises on a tipoff and made the arrests.

1 dies in mishap:
Sahil, son of Raj Kumar, was killed when he was hit by a motorcycle near his native village of Mathana, 10 km from here, on Wednesday. A case has been registered in this connection at Sadar Thana, Pipli, 5 km from here, on the complaint of Sahil’s father.

The district authorities will recruit 666 motivators for 330-odd villages of Sirsa under the Sakshar Bharat Mission .The recruitment process is to be completed by April 10, 2012, said ADC Roshan Lal while addressing block development officers in Sirsa. The motivators will recruited after a written test and a basic test of their knowledge of computers, he said.



Memo submitted:
Led by gram panchayat president Des Raj Sharma and district BJP senior vice-president Ashwini Dogra, a deputation of 24 village elders, including women representatives of Auhar village areas, met DC Ritesh Chauhan here on Wednesday and submitted a memorandum to him objecting to “low fixation of prices of their land” under a government notification. The DC assured to consider all the aspects of their issue and try to satisfy them at the earliest.

2 get 3-year RI:
Sessions Judge, Chamba, Kanwar Chirag Bhanu Singh on Wednesday convicted Dinesh Kumar of Malal village and Rakesh Kumar of Manjhali village, Jundh pargana of Chamba district, for murdering Surinder Kumar. They were sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for three years and pay a fine of Rs 50,000. In default of payment of fine, the convicts would further undergo imprisonment for four months. A case had been registered on the statement of complainant Sohan Lal of Malal village under the Kihar police station.

Case against firm:
The HP state committee of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) has demanded registration of a criminal case against West End Tobacco Company and arrest its founder Poonam Chandel, immediately. Kashmir Singh Thakur, general secretary, CITU, said, while the company had failed to pay wages amounting to over Rs 30 lakh to about 1,000 poor women involved in bidi manufacturing, owners of the company have even cheated its employees and locals by not paying those wages and rent.

World Clean Water Day: The Irrigation and Public Health Department organised a programme to observe the World Clean Water Day on Thursday. Students of DIET also held a rally on the occasion and marched through the bazaar carrying banners and placards. Students of INIFD also held a programme to observe the day at the institute.

Computers stolen:
Burglars broke into the multi-media laboratory of the Government Senior Secondary School for Boys on Wednesday night and decamped with two computer systems kept there.



Fire breaks out in national park: A forest fire broke out in parts of Dachigam National Park, home to the endangered Kashmir Stag (Hangul), at Harwan on the outskirts of the city today. Fire tenders were rushed to the forest area to douse the blaze, a police spokesman said, adding that the details were awaited.



Kumaon Briefs

Leopard scare in Bhasiyachana block:
Panic has gripped residents of six villages after a leopard killed six domestic animals in the past one week. “Residents of Dshon, Dhaniyan, Dalakot, Sannari, Lamgara and Bhatkola villages of the Bhasiachana and Lamgara blocks are so scared that they are not letting their children go out in the evening, " said Shivraj Banola, a resident of Dashon village, Lamgara block.

Two held with 65 boxes of wine:
The police on Friday arrested two youths and seized 65 boxes of wine from their possession. It had been brought from Moradabad.

Water crisis in Haldwani area:
Several areas of the town are facing water crisis owing to the ongoing work on the canal that passes through the town. Pipelines have damaged at various places due to the work. “After newly sworn-in Cabinet minister Indira Hrideyesh directed officials to speed up the work on the canal, they damaged pipelines at Jagnath Colony in a hurry, causing water crisis in the Nababi Road, Damua Dhunga, Mukhani and Bithoria areas," said Munna Binwal, a resident of Jagnath Colony.

Five families demand rehabilitation:
Five families of Aare village, whose houses had been damaged in a landslide on July 20 last year, have threatened to launch an agitation if they were not rehabilitated at the earliest. Suresh Ram, one of the victims, said the administration had given them an assurance to provide permanent shelters to them soon, However, even after eight months, the administration had failed to do anything in this regard.

Bala Sundari fair begins in Kashipur: The traditional Bala Sundari fair began here on Friday. The fair, commonly known as the Chaiti mela, begins from the new Hindu year of Chaitra Shukla Pratipada. Lakhs of devotees from UP and parts of Delhi and Haryana visit the fair every year.

25 students caught cheating in exams:
A total of 25 students have been caught cheating in the board examinations under way in the state. According to the board control room, Ramnagar, of these students, two were recently caught copying in the Pauri and Dehradun centres.

(Compiled by BD Kasniyal)


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