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Punjab Briefs

Thieves broke open into the house of Mr Shiv Kumar Aggarwal, a resident of Gopal Nagar colony on Saturday and took away cash and jewellery. The police has registered a case.


As many as 12 members of the emergency staff, including doctors, nurses and class IV staff of Civil Hospital here, have not been paid their salaries for June and July. A delay in the approval of budget for these posts has resulted in the non- payment of salaries. Mr Sarwan Kumar, president of the Class IV Employees Union, and Mr Shashi Kant, senior vice-president of the All Employees Coordination Committee, in a joint statement urged the government to release the salaries immediately.


As many as 97 mutations were registered on the spot at a camp held at Sathiala , 13 km from here, on Friday. Mr Seva Singh Sekhwan, Minister for Public Relations, inaugurated the camp. Mr Sekhwan directed the revenue officials to issue mutations of applicants in 30 days and to implement various development and welfare schemes.


Body found
The body of an unidentified person was found near Lalheri village, 2 km from here, on Saturday. The deceased had entered a house in Lalheri village on Friday and was beaten up by the owners of the house who took him for a thief. He was, later, taken to the police station in serious condition but the police refused to take him in. His body was found near an ice-factory of the village the next day. The body has been sent to Civil Hospital here for post-mortem . A case has been registered.
Medical camp
A free homoeopathic medical camp was organised at Kotla Dhak village, 5 km from here, on Sunday by the Lions Club. Mr Gurdeep Singh, president of the club, said more than 150 patients were examined and medicines were distributed free of cost. The camp was inaugurated by Mr Bachan Singh Cheema, MLA. Mr S.S. Gill, SDM, was the chief guest.


Mr Amarjit Singh Kaleka has been promoted Additional Excise and Taxation Commissioner Punjab and he took charge on Thursday.
Rajput Sabha
The following have been elected office-bearers of the Patiala Kashyap Rajput Sabha here: president — Mr Raghbir Singh; vice-presidents — Mr Krishna Bhandari and Mr Raj Kumar Mehta; secretary — Mr Jaspal Singh and treasurer — Mr Nardev Singh.
The following have been elected office-bearers of the Food and Supplies Inspectors' Union here: president — Mr Hardev Singh Rosha; senior vice-presidents — Mr Bachitar Singh, Mr Manoharjit Singh, Mr Charanjit Singh Gill and Mr Parshotam Garg and treasurer — Mr Gurbachan Singh.


Sapling plantation
The Deputy Commissioner of Kapurthala, Mrs Usha R Sharma, said 1.80 lakh saplings would be planted in the district during the year and Rs 17 lakh had been sanctioned for project. She was addressing a sapling plantation function organised by the Phagwara branch of the Bharat Vikas Parishad at Government Middle School at Chakhakim village on Saturday. The parishad had adopted this school for its overall development.


First open darbar
The first open darbar was organised at Phillaur on Saturday evening. The Deputy Commissioner of Jalandhar, Mr Som Parkash, and the SSP, Mr Paramjit Singh Gill, addressed the people and attended to about 200 complaints.
Money recovered
The Goraya police has arrested a Amit Ghai, a resident of Bedian mohalla, and recovered Rs 2.84 lakh from him near Dosanjh Kalan village in Phillaur subdivision on Saturday. The police has impounded his scooter (No PB 36 A-3864). The arrest has been made under Sections 411, 414, IPC, and 9 B and 9 D (FERA).


Sports club
The following have been elected office-bearers of the Common Causes Welfare and Sports Club, Gosal village: president — Mr Amarjit Singh; senior vice-president — Mr Kamaljit Singh; general secretary — Mr Malkiat Singh; head treasurer — Mr Jasbir Singh.
Kala Sangam

The following have been elected office-bearers of the Kalgidhar Kala Sangam here: president — Mr Malkiat Singh Mahjail; vice-president — Mr Manjit Kaur Sandhu; general secretary — Giani Parkash Singh Mehta and treasurer — Mr Shamsher Singh Sher.top

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Chandigarh Briefs
The following have been installed office-bearers of the Lions Club Rose (Chandigarh): president — Mrs Vinod Sabharwal; vice-president — Mrs Baljit Modi; secretary — Mrs Mohinder Kaur; and treasurer — Mrs Kaliash Seth.

The following have been elected office-bearers of the General Insurance Officers' All-India Association: president — Mr Rajesh Sharma; senior vice-president — Mr V.K. Bhatia; vice-president — Mr H.M.S. Bedi; general secretary — Mr A.S. Minhas; joint secretary — Dr Balwinder Singh; and treasurer — Mr R.N. Batta.

Haryana briefs

Mr Madan Lal, an employee of the Central Telegraph Office in cantonment here, was robbed of cash and jewellery by some youths near the bus stand on Friday. The police is interrogating two youths in this connection.


Mr Virender Bahadur Singh, DIG inaugurated a new block in the office of the SP here on Saturday. He was accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner, Mr K.S. Yadav; the SP, Mr Rajbir Deswal, and other police officers. The DIG reviewed the law and order situation in the district and directed the officers of his department to take effective steps to stop illicit distillation of liquor and trafficking in poppy husk and other narcotic substances.


Backward classes
Representatives of various communities of this district met Mr Ram Parshad Jangra, chairman of the Haryana Backward Classes Commission, here on Friday and presented their claim for inclusion in backward classes. Representatives of Lilgarh, Swamisadh, Samkhia and Moria communities pleaded their case on the ground that people of these communities were economically, socially and educationally backward. The commission will soon prepare its report and submit it to the government.


Biru, a resident of Bainsi village, 20 km from here, was allegedly murdered by three persons of the same village on Friday. The deceased and his brother Rinku had some altercation with Ramesh, Rajkumar and Jalkumar who hit Biru with some weapons. He was shifted to the PGIMS where he died. The police has registered a case under Section 302 of the IPC.


The Rai police has arrested two persons in a raid and foiled an attempt to loot a petrol pump on the G.T. Road near Rai village. The police seized two loaded pistols, a motor cycle and a scooter from their possession. The culprits were also involved in a number of robberies and thefts of vehicles in Delhi and Karnal.

Himachal Briefs

Development block
Residents of the Doon constituency have urged the state government to create a separate development block for their constituency. Mr Achhar Pal, president of the BJP Yuva Morcha, told that out of total 41 panchayats, 16 had been included in the Dharampur block and the remaining 25 in the Nalagarh block.


Completion of road
Residents of Maneshi, Manjhyar, Durgapur and Kayal Mehta villages have urged the state government to give priority to the completion of Bhat ki Hatti-Kithar link road. Mrs Shanti Devi, president of Badhalag panchayat, said the residents of these villages were facing difficulties in transporting farm produce to the vegetable markets.


Mr Manoj Kumar Bansal, Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, in an order asked Mr V D Sharma, advocate to appear in his court on August 25 on the charge of fabricating false evidence in a case.


Paras Awasthi (13), a student of BBMB Model School, here drowned on Saturday in "Jangam bagh" water pond about 1 km from the school. According to the police the deceased had slipped into the pond.top

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