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Memo to PM: Mr Jasbir Singh Aklia, general secretary, District Kisan Sabha, submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, demanding his intervention at the Hong-Kong ministerial to make the trade conditions of WTO just and balanced. As per press note issued here on Friday, Mr Aklia said that the trade conditions in WTO were against the agriculture interests of third world nations.

DEAD: Neeraj Jarial, son of Rattan Chand of Dugri Rajputtan, was crushed to death by a Tata Sumo (HR-04-6019) near Attalgarh on Friday. According to police sources, the driver of the Sumo suddenly stopped his vehicle and opened its door which hit the motor cycle as a result he fell down on the road.

Case registered: On the complaint of the Director, PUDA, Jalandhar, the Hariana police has registered a case under Section 36 of the Punjab Apartment and Property Regulation Act 1995 against Harminder Singh, Kuldip Kumar and Ravinder Paul Singh, all residents of Dalamwal. In his complaint the Director alleged that they had constructed a residential colony at Bulhowal without taking permission from the government.

Woman held: The Tanda police has arrested Harbhajan Kaur, wife of Buta Singh of Talwandi Dadian, for allegedly killing her mother-in-law, Gian Kaur. Buta Singh had already been arrested by the police.

Smugglers booked: The Khalra police has booked five narcotic smugglers. The suspects have been identified as Harpal Singh of Thatha village, Sukhraj Singh Patti, Niramal Singh of Wantara Singh village, Swarn Singh of Dhal and Makhan Singh of Dhani Jodh Singhwala village (Ferozepore). A case under Sections 411, 414 IPC and 18, 21, 22, 61, 85 of the NDPS act has been registered.



Foundation stone: The Haryana Irrigation and Revenue Minister, Capt Ajay Singh Yadav, laid the foundation stone of a new boosting station of drinking water supply in Model Town here on Friday. Two other boosting stations — one each at Jhajjar road and Adarsh Nagar with a capacity of two lakh gallons and three lakh gallons each would also be set up. Later, he also laid the foundation of two community centres—one in Rajiv Nagar and the other at Nai Abadi Colony.

Urged: Mr Satish Yadav, Chairman of Zila Parishad, addressing a press conference at Dharuhera on Friday, said the Zila Parishad here was understaffed. It had been working with only a four-member staff against a total sanctioned strength of 14 employees.

Case registered: Iron wires worth about Rs 23,000 were stolen from a bottling washing plant at Dharuhera on Thursday night. On the complaint of Mr Prakash Yadav, proprietor of the plant, the police has registered a case of theft against Sonu of Turkiawas village.

Scooter stolen: A scooter (HR 36-A 5859) belonging to Chander Parkash, a commission agent of New Grain Market, was stolen from the market here on Wednesday. The police has registered a case.

4 theft cases: Four cases of theft were reported on the Kundli Janti road along the Haryana-Delhi border, about 25 km from here, on Friday night. The owners of the shops, Mr Raj Kumar, Mr Parkash, Mr Mahesh and Dr Bangali, have lodged complaints with the Kundli police.

Car recovered: The Rai police on Saturday claimed that it had recovered the snatched car from Chamba town near Qumashpur village on the G.T. Road on Tuesday night. The alleged robbers have been identified as Rajesh of Qumashpur village and Devinder and Vinod of Kami village.

Youth arrested: The Rai police on Saturday arrested a youth, Amit of Rathdhana village, in connection with the case of kidnapping and rape.

Students protest: Angry students held a demonstration in front of the Government Senior Secondary School at Akbarpur Barota village, about 8 km from here, on Friday. They were protesting against the alleged beating of a student by the Principal of the school. Members of the gram panchayat resolved the dispute through negotiations.

Fire: A jhuggi was set on fire at Pipli village, about 25 km from here, on Thursday. Residents saved six milch animals. Owners of the jhuggis had been residing on the shamlat land for the past few decades. The land was allotted to Mr Raghbir of the village who had been trying to vacate it from them.

Killed: A 23 old student, Sudesh of Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, was killed in a road accident on the Sonepat-Narela road near Rathdhanna village, on Thursday. The deceased was going on a motor cycle towards Halalpur village. When he reached near Rathdhanna village, he was hit by an unknown vehicle and seriously injured. He was immediately taken to the local Civil Hospital where he was declared brought dead. The police has registered a case.

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