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BODY FOUND: Volunteers of the Sahara Janseva Society fished out the body of an unidentified man from the Bathinda canal on Saturday. According to them, it was the body of a Sikh aged around 60. Both his arms and legs were chopped off. He had injury marks on the left-eye that seemed inflicted with some sharp-edged weapon. The body was thrown into the canal after killing him.

BOOKED: On the complaint of Mr Kehar Singh of Surshitpur village, the Hariana police has registered a case under Section 420 of the IPC on Friday against Manjit Singh of Ghorewaha. According to sources Kehar Singh alleged in his complaint that Manjit Singh took Rs 1.58 lakh from him for sending his son to the USA. He neither sent his son nor returned his money.

ARRESTED: The Hazipur police has arrested Asha Rani, wife of Jaspal Singh of Khunda village on Friday for making an attempt to kill her husband on June 29. According to sources she threw boiled mustard oil on her husband while he was sleeping.

SEMINAR: A seminar on “Anaemia Free Children” was organised by the Indian Medical Association here on Friday. Mr D.K. Tiwari Deputy Commissioner, Hoshiarpur, said 66 per cent of children were suffering from anaemia due to the non-availability of nutritious diet.

POSTPONED: Bhai Darshan Singh, Chairman of the Bharat Netraheen Sewak Samaj said that at a meeting of Samaj held here on Friday, it was unanimously decided that the elections of the office-bearers of the samaj to be held on July 3 would now be held on August 7 while the elections in Amritsar will be held on July 24. He further stated that the elections would be held under the supervision of a five-member committee comprising Darshan Singh (Amritsar), Raj Kumar Lamba, Sadhu Singh, Davinder Singh and Prof Bajinder Singh.

ANNIVERSARY: Bulls Eye, celebrated its fourth Anniversary here on Saturday. Ardas was performed and parshad and sweets were distributed among faculty members and students. In the evening a dance party was organised by students.

VedA week ends: Arya Samaj, Model Town organised a one-week Veda Saptah function which ended yesterday. On the occasion Acharya Vivek Bhushan, who had come from Gujarat said “we should follow Ashtang Yog taught by Patanjali which would help us in ‘moksha’. Mr Satyanand Munjal thanked the audience.

ENGLISH CONFERENCE: A six-day English language conference concluded at Anand Isher Senior Secondary Public School, Chhapar, Ludhiana, on Thursday. Thirty teachers of the school attended the conference. Techniques of teaching English were discussed. The group method of teaching was demonstrated. A short talk was given on the utility of phonetic drills and sight words. Situational English methods were encouraged to be used. Teachers were recommended to inspire a love for English by using various methods. At the end of the six conference all participants received participation certificates.

ELECTED: The following have been elected members of the local Lion club: president — Mr Harcharn Singh Narula; secretary — Mr Satinder Mittal; treasurer — Mr Rajiv Bansal; and PRO — Mr Gurcharn Singh Kapoor.

DOCTORS DAY: The district unit of the Indian Medical Association organised a function to mark the Doctors Day here on Friday evening. Dr Sandeep Gupta, a Jalandhar-based neurologist, delivered a lecture on “Ischemic Stroke Management”.

OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected the office bearers of the district unit of the Indian Medical Association — president — Dr K.S. Purewal, senior vice-president — Dr Gurmej Kaur, vice-president — Dr S.M.S. Sidhu, secretary — Dr Jagmohan Puri, joint secretary — Dr Harinder Singh, treasurer — Dr Pawan Kumar and executive members — Dr Neelam Saini, Dr R.K. Sharma, Dr Paramjit Mann, Dr K.S. Pahwa, and Dr A.K. Rajpal. 

SCHEME: The district has launched a scheme —“Patwari at your call” for providing hassle-free and corruption-free revenue records to the farmers. Mr Parkash Singh, Parliamentary Secretary, inaugurated the scheme here at Suwidha Centre on Friday.



THEFT: Thieves broke into the house of one Ms Santosh and decamped with a cash of Rs 22,000 and gold ornaments worth Rs 33,000.

ARRESTED: The Sadar police on Saturday arrested three persons Vir Singh, Vinod and Ajay of Tihar Khurd village in connection with a criminal case registered under Sections 323, 506 and 34 of the IPC. According to a report they were involved in a case of assault and intimidation.

MEDICAL CAMP: Batra Nursing Home and Heart Disease Centre will organise a one-day free medical check-up camp on the premises of the centre here on Sunday. Dr Ramesh Batra, in charge of the camp, said free ECG and blood sugar examination would be done.

BLOOD DONATION CAMP: As many as 169 students and other people donated blood voluntarily at a one-day blood donation camp organised jointly by the District Red Cross Society and the Lions Club in the Panchayat Bhavan here on Saturday.

BIJLI SABHA: The Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam will organise a Bijli Sabha on July 4 on the premises of the power sub-station at Kundli village. Mr T.C. Gupta, Superintending Engineer (Operation) will hear the complaints of the consumers and redress them on the spot.

MISSING: Sandeep, a student is reportedly missing since Monday evening from his house at Mundlana village. The student left his house for purchasing stationery but failed to return. The parents have lodged a complaint with the police.


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