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: Students of the final year in the degree classes were given a warm send- off at a function organised at Gopi Chand Arya Mahila College here on Friday. Dr Achla Kant, Principal, and teachers of the college were present on the occasion.

KILLED: The proprietor of DS Public School was stabbed to death by Gursewak Singh at 7GD village near Indo-Pak border in Gharsana area on Friday. The deceased was identified as Devi Lal, son of Bhura Ram Suthar. Gursewak was suspected that the deceased had affair with his sister. A case has been registered.

SURRENDERED: Kuldeep Singh, son of Bhagwant Singh of Malookpura and Kuldeep Singh, son of Lahore Singh of Panniwala village, surrendered before the Sadar police here on Sunday. They were wanted in a murder case related to Jagtar Singh of Malookpura village.

SAMPLES EXAMINED: As many as 45 samples of milk were examined at an awareness camp organised at Shaheed Jarnail Singh Memorial Park here on Friday. Mr Gurjant Singh, Deputy Director, Dairy Department, said more than half of the samples failed the test.

THEFT: Thieves stole a tractor-trailer and other agriculture equipment worth Rs 85,000 from the house of Mr Gurnam Singh, a resident of Gumiala, on Sunday night. A case has been registered.

ARRESTED: The police has arrested Prabhu Manjhi and Raman Kant, alias Kubba, both labourers, in a case related to the murder of another labourer, Arjan.

SAMMELAN: A meeting of the state executive of the Punjab Pradesh Saini Sabha was held at JSFH Khalsa Senior Secondary School here on Sunday. The Sabha decided to organise a state-level Saini sammelan here on May 1.

Magazine released:
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh released a magazine ‘Apna Punjab’ here on Monday. He said that the Punjabi language should be developed a way that it should not remain confirmed to a region. First copy of the magazine was presented to the Patiala MP by Managing Editor Gagandeep Singh. Magazine carries special features on Patiala Heritage Festival.

MISS GCG: Sonam Daullat was declared Miss GCG at a farewell party held by students of BA II to the outgoing final year students at the Government College for Girls here on Monday. Jaismine Pasricha was declared the first runners-up while Harneet was given the second runners up prize.

DISTRIBUTED: Mr Ashok Sharma, MLA and Chairman of the Punjab Tourism Development Corporation, distributed a grant of Rs 50 lakh among 44 village panchayats of Dhar block at a function held here on Saturday.

KILLED: A woman, Joginder Kaur was killed while her husband, Charanjit Singh and son Kuldip Kumar were injured when their scooter was hit by a bus on GT Road here on Sunday.

SEMINAR: A legal service seminar on women empowerment was organised at Mangwal village near here on Saturday. Mr Varinder Kumar, Additional District Judge, was the chief guest.

Tarn Taran
BOOKED: Three persons have been booked for defrauding Punjab Agro Industries. They allegedly sold paddy worth Rs 3 crore by producing a fake affidavit on the name of Mr Baldev Singh, a rice sheller. The accused have been identified as Amrik Singh of Nabha, Narinder Goel and Jackson Goel of Sangrur. A case has been registered.



INAUGURATED: Deputy Commissioner Ambala R.P. Gupta on Monday inaugurated the computerisation of vehicle registration and licence at SDM office in Naraingarh. He said that the district Red Cross Society had contributed Rs 5.5 lakh for the computerisation of the vehicle registration and issuance of licence. People will receive new licences in three days’ time.

LOOTED: Two unidentified armed youths reportedly looted shopkeepers in the local industrial estate of the Haryana State Industrial Development Corporation (HSIDC) near Rai village, 13 km from here, on Sunday night. According to a report, the miscreants took away LPG cylinders and other goods worth several thousands of rupees from the shops.

ELOPED: A woman, Babita, along with her seven-year-old daughter Tayal, reportedly eloped with her paramour, Anil, from her house at Shamabad village on March 3. According to a report, the woman had left her two children in the house. Her husband, Mr Mukesh of Meerut (U.P.), has lodged a complaint with the police in this regard.


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