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Both warring groups of the Chief Khalsa Diwan (CKD) today deposed before the Committee, constituted by Jathedar Akal Takht, separately, even as the offices of the Dewan continued to be locked for the second consecutive day today.
A seven-day-old infant was rescued after she was thrown into a septic tank , a village latrine, at Taajoke village about 25 km from here following laudable efforts of the Taajo Ke Panchayat near Tapa Mandi.
A 50-year-old Malaysia-born Buddhist monk, Dr Sumana Siri, who had made a history of sorts by covering the 7,000-km Great Wall of China in nine months without a break, now wants to walk around the world to promote peace. His earlier expedition had started from the deserts of Ganzu province in China, which runs along the North Korean border, in October, 2000.
During the four-day annual Shaheedi Jor Mela starting here from December 24 to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of the younger sahibzadas of Guru Gobind Singh, who were bricked alive here, a bhakti sangeet sammelan, ‘var gayan’ competition, paintings on sahibzadas and ‘shabad gyan’ competitions will be organised by the district administration to pay homage to the sahibzadas.
As many as 13 persons were injured, including 11 children, when a school bus of Narain Public School overturned near Meerapur, a few kilometres from here, while ferrying children back to their homes after the school hours.
The Panchayati Raj Junior Engineers Association today demanded that more posts of SDO (Electrical) should be created to supervise the electrical works in the state.
The district health authorities today raided four private nursing homes here and found that three chemist shops in as many nursing homes were selling medicines without getting mandatory licence from the authorities concerned. Medicine stock worth about Rs 1 lalh was seized from these shops.
A four-week re-orientation training programme in the Department of Ras Shastra of Government Ayurvedic College concluded here today.
Relief was distributed among kin of blast victims, who complained that they had not been provided with jobs promised to them by authorities.
One person was killed and three others were injured when the lintel of a house at the local Sidharth Nagar collapsed due to a LPG cylinder blast in the wee hours today.
A court here today granted bail to 11 persons, said to be involved in a ‘clash’ between Dalits and landlords of Hasanpur village, near Dhuri. The clash took place on November 11 over a piece of shamlat land (common land) in the village.
Eight teams of income tax officials, which carried out surveys in different business premises and of those who with real estate business, have succeeded in detecting transactions worth crores of rupees on which the income tax has been evaded.
The Punjab Government will spend Rs 18.69 crore on various schemes in Ropar district in the current financial year through the District Planning Board. Out of this Rs 9.09 crore has already been released.
The district police has arrested a proclaimed offender who was booked in a case of theft 21 years ago.
A city watchmaker, Jaswant Lal (32), was murdered for cash and valuables here last night but the crime came to light today when his body was found in a field outside Hathi Gate, the police said.
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