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10 die in mishap
JALANDHAR, Oct 6 (UNI) — All 10 occupants of a Tata Sumo, returning home to Punjab from Ahmedabad after attending a funeral, were killed in a road mishap on the Jaipur-Delhi highway in the wee hours yesterday. Jagir Kaur, along with her relatives, was returning to Samrari after attending the funeral of her daughter-in-law Amarjit Kaur when their vehicle collided with a trailer loaded with cars near Shahjehanpur, police sources said. Besides Jagir Kaur (65) the others killed in the accident have been identified as Sewa Kaur (75) Jagir Singh (60) Darshan Singh, Bhajan Kaur (52) Daljit Kaur (32) and driver Sukha, all residents of Samrari, Harjinder Kaur (30) of Pamal village in Ludhiana district.
Wildlife conservation award to WWF-India
NEW DELHI, Oct 6 (UNI):
The WWF-India has bagged the first Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Conservation
Award for its contribution in spawning a large number of conservation
NGOs as professionals to preserve the environment and wildlife in the
country. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 100,000, a trophy and a
citation. Vice-President Krishan Kant presented the award to WWF-India
president S.P. Godrej on Wednesday.