Four arrested: The district police has arrested Ritesh Kumar, Vinod Kumar and Happy, all residents of Shakti Nagar and Gursharan Singh of Kot Baba Deep Singh for gambling. The police seized Rs 4350 from the accused. A case under the Gambling Act has been registered.
Air Force Day: To mark the 73rd anniversary of the Indian Air Force, the 10-day-long celebrations being held at Air Force station, Adampur, concluded here on Monday. Air Commodore Inder Singh, Air Officer Commanding, Adampur Air Base, administered the pledge to the personnel of the station.
GRAMIN MELA: Over 40 artisans from Punjab and Haryana participated in the week-long “Gramin udyami mela” organised by NABARD, which concluded at the Kalagram here on Tuesday. According to a press note, hundreds of persons visited the mela, being organised by NABARD to provide forum to the rural entrepreneurs for marketing their handicrafts and other products to the urban clientele.
WELCOMED: The Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers’ Union (PCCTU) has welcomed the statement of the Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, that the pension and gratuity for private college teachers would be implemented by March 31 next year.
MP THANKED: A delegation of Panjab University teachers led by Prof N.K. Ohja, president, Panjab University Teachers Association, on Tuesday called upon Pawan Kumar Bansal, MP, and thanked him for his support and help to get pension for the PU staff. Later at the meeting of the PUTA executives, the efforts on part of the university employees and the support the university has received from all factions of society in their struggle were appreciated.
SEMINAR: A seminar on entrepreneurial development in changing scenario was held at Sri Guru Gobind Singh College on Tuesday. Mr Paramjeet Singh, Director of the Regional Centre for Entrepreneurial Development, motivated students for harnessing their skills and emphasised for self-employment. The college Principal, Dr Kuldeep Singh, also addressed on the occasion.
RALLY: Eighty students of Government High School, Dadu Majra, took part in a rally to mark “Wildlife Week”, here on Tuesday. The rally was flagged off from the school by the Headmistress, Ms Suman Malik. The students carried banners and placards with slogans like “save forests, save life” to create awareness among the villagers to protect plants and save wildlife and plants for a better environment.
One killed: A person was killed in a scuffle in Ambala City on Tuesday. The deceased, Kailash, was the resident of new Ratanagar Colony. According to information, there was a scuffle between Kailash and his neighbours over drainage problem. Kailash sustained injuries in the scuffle and later he succumbed to his injuries. The police registered a case under the Section 304/34 against six persons, including three women.
Health camp: A health check-up camp was organised in Ambala Central Jail on Tuesday, in which 500 prisoners were examined by doctors and medicines distributed free of cost. The Deputy Commissioner Mr J.P. Kaushik, inaugurated the camp. The Civil Surgeon, Ambala, Dr Satbir Choudhary, the Superintendent of Jail, Mr S.P.S. Chauhan, and a number of senior doctors of the local Civil Hospital were present on the occasion.
Woman, aidheld: A woman and her accomplice have been arrested by the police on the charge of attempts to loot vehicle owners moving around the Railway Road near Civil Hospital here. A pistol and a knife have been recovered from them. A case under relevant Sections of the IPC has been registered.
Bail jumpersarrested: The Police has arrested two bail jumpers, Raj Kumar of Umravat village and Laxmi Narain of Krishna colony in an excise case. They were produced before a court which remanded them in judicial custody. Raj Kumar of Umravat village and Laxmi Narain of Krishna Colony had been declared bail jumpers in an excise case.
STOLEN: Two motorcycles were stolen on Monday, according to the police. Ratan Singh of Amirwas village, who had parked his motorcycle in the porch of his house found it missing later. A motorcycle was also stolen from the house of Pradeep Kumar of Loharwara village under Charkhi Dadri subdivision. Cases have been registered.