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: Two brothers Sanjiv Kumar, alias Tinku, and Sunil from Domeli village, who were arrested on charges of abducting and raping a 13-year-old school girl on February 19, have been remanded to two-day police custody. Both brothers had been arrested under Sections 376, 363, 366, 506 and 34 of the IPC.

Women’s rights: The Punjab State Commission for Women (PSCW) has prepared an action-plan to check vulgarity in Punjabi music videos. The plan had been formulated to protect the rights of women and to raise their social status, said Ms Parminder Kaur, Chairperson, PSCW, here on Tuesday. She said the commission was also organising awareness workshops at grassroots level to redress women’s problems. “About 20 cases are redressed every week,” she added.

Govt scheme: The Punjab government has approved a Rs 2 crore scheme for providing civic amenities in Phagwara. This was disclosed by the local MLA-cum-Chairman, Punjab Agro Foods Limited, Mr Joginder Singh Mann, here on Tuesday. Mr Mann has also sent a demand of Rs 1.69 crore to the Local Bodies Minister, Chaudhary Jagjit Singh, for developmental works in rural areas.

Football match: The International Sports Association, Phagwara, would organise a football match between the Albion Football Club, Bradford, UK, and the JCT Football Academy, Phagwara, here on February 24.


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Office-bearers: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Sargodha Cooperative House Building Society Limited: president — Mr Ravi Sehgal; vice-president—Mr Beant Singh; general secretary — Dr DK Chhabra; treasurer — Mr Vinod Chopra; and executive member — Mr DS Juneja. 

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