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Annual magazine: The 16th edition of the annual magazine of the Chamoli Parvatiya Vikas Parishad — ‘Garhsudha’ — will be released by Mr Balkrishan Bansal, Chairman, Trader Cell of the Congress, at Tagore Theatre, Sector 18, on Sunday. This was stated by an office-bearer of the parishad on Saturday.

SYMPOSIUM: A symposium on the importance and benefits of the Fundus Fluorescein Angiography (FFA) will begin on Sunday at Grewal Eye Institute here in which the leading ophthalmologists of the country will take part. Announcing this on Saturday, Dr S.P.S. Grewal, CEO of the institute, said the elderly and diabetics would stand to benefit from the FFA due to the technique’s precise diagnosis of diabetic rentinopathy.


WEBSITE LAUNCHED: A USA-based engineer, Mr Manu Sharma, has launched to provide information on Panipat. Mr Sharma claimed that the interactive website would provide usable information about Panipat.

APPOINTED: Mr Vikas Khatri, Mr Sanjiv Rathi, Mr Ombir Singh and Mr Jagbir Ritoli have been appointed presidents of the Sampla, Meham, Kalanaur and Rohtak (City) units of the Haryana Youth Congress respectively. Mr Yashpal Rana has been appointed as the unit spokesperson. Mr Suresh Rana, Mr Vivek Mandya, Mr Nafe Singh and Mr Vijay Gotwal have been appointed senior vice-presidents, informed the party General Secretary, Mr Tejbir Singh.

CONFERENCE: The department of Psychology, Maharshi Dayanand University, will organise the 8th International and 39th National Conference of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology here from July 15 to 17.

TWO MURDERED: Two prisoners on prole Krishan and Vinod, both brothers, killed at Mehra village, about 15 km from here, on Friday night. The police has registered a case against the alleged assainlants who managed to escape, The bodies of the victims were sent to the local Civil Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

DEMONSTRATION: A large number of Dalits, including women, of Nahri village held a demonstration in front of the Deputy Commission’s office here on Sunday to protest against the alleged gang rape of a 12-year-old Dalit girl on Thursday night.

ARRESTED: As many as 15 lottery sellers were arrested in a series of raids conducted by the police in lottery bazars here on Saturday. According to a report, the police action followed the public complaints against the lottery sellers.

ENCROACHMENTS : Officials of the district administration have removed encroachments from the panchayat land at Chaulka village.The panchayat land had been encroached about 30 years ago, it was stated.

CASH LOOTED: Three unidentified car-brone youth looted about Rs 1.68 lakh from Sahara India Limited, the Bawa Tarans Road, on Friday. The police registered a case.

SUICIDE: Manjeet (18) reportedly committed suicide by consuming celphas tablets at his house in Saholi village, about 15 km from here, on Friday night. The police has sent the body for a post-mortem examination.

POWER DISrupted: Following a breakdown in the 33 KV main power lines in the 220 KV Power station, Fazipur and the 33 KV subdivision, Garhi Brahmanan on Saturday morning, the power supply in nearly six residential colonies here and 10 villages located on the Gohana and Mahlana Roads remained disrupted for more than eight hours.Top

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