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Neurotherapy camp held
: A neurotherapy camp was organised by the Sewa Bharati, Batala, at community hall here on Sunday. Dr Jatinder Kumar Jain, SSP, Batala was the chief guest. Around 200 persons came for check-up and were provided free neurotherapy.

Youth duped
: A case of duping of an innocent person of Rs 1.20 lakh was reported at Sadar police station, Hoshiarpur on Saturday. According to the police the so-called travel agents Harjit Singh and Ishak Bhatti of Sector 42-C, Chandigarh, allegedly took Rs 1.20 lakh from Kashmir Singh of Rajowa village on the pretext of sending him to Kuwait. But they sent him to Iraq instead of Kuwait. A case under Sections 406 and 420 of the IPC has been registered.

Purse snatched: Two persons snatched a purse containing Rs 200, a mobile phone and other documents, from Saroj Sharma, while she was going on her cycle from Garhshankar to her village. A case under Sections 382 and 34 of the IPC has been registered.

Blood donation camp
: A blood donation camp will be organised by Canara Bank Staff Cooperative Society on Sunday at LR DAV College here. Around 300 honorary members of the society from Punjab and local resident will donate blood in the camp. This information was given by Mr Harjit Singh Mann, general sectary of the society, here on Monday.

CMs effigy burnt: Panjab Roadways employees organised a gate rally in front of the local bus stand here on Monday. They raised anti-state government slogans. Gurdip Singh Moh, state president of the union, and Mr Amrik Singh Meeka, depot president, addressed the gathering. They said the government policies were anti-employees. They criticised Capt Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister, and the Transport Minister. Later, depot members also joined them and they burnt two effigies of the Chief Minister.

Cycles launched:
Bhogal Sons entered the cycle manufacturing segment with the launch of a new range of cycles. The company has come out with 13 models of cycles using strong and heavy material, according to the chairman of the group, Mr Mahinder Singh Bhogal.

Seminar on total health
: The Rotary Club in collaboration with the Bhartiya Yog Sansthan, New Delhi, organised a seminar on total health awareness at Rotary Bhavan here on Saturday. Mr Krishan Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, inaugurated the seminar. Dr Pavittar Singh, a renowned psychologist, in his key-note address, underlined the need to invest in positive thinking, balanced diet, regular exercise and simple lifestyle.



Max India gets awards: Max Speciality Products, a business unit of Max India Limited, on Monday bagged the prestigious Kirt Shiromani and Kirt Vir Awards during the National Safety Day celebrations. Mr Subhash Chand, technician, and Mr Sham Lal, senior operator, were jointly honoured with Kirt Shiromani, while Jag Lal Yadav won the Kirt Vir Award for their suggestions resulting into improvement in safety and productivity in the unit.

Awarded: The Chandigarh chapter of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India has been awarded the best chapter award by the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. The ward was received by Mr M.P. Gupta, Chairman, Professional Development Committee, at the national convention.

Special lok adalats: The Haryana State Legal Service Authority will hold lok adalats with banks, exclusively for women borrowers at the district headquarters in Haryana. The banks have been asked to refer all eligible cases to these adalats. Mr B.P. Chopra, General Manager, PNB, Haryana Zone, said PNB had also adopted this expeditious mode of settlement and all field functionaries were instructed to ensure participation of maximum eligible women borrowers. 



WB funds to be utilised
: The Haryana State Planning Board vice-chairman, Mr Ranjit Singh on Sunday said he would strive for the proper utilisation of funds allotted to the state. He said many a times it had been observed that funds allotted to various projects by the World Bank or other organisations lapsed due to lack of utilisation. Talking to mediapersons at the residence of Congress leader, Mr Munish Mehta, Mr Ranjit Singh, said Haryana had become the hub of information technology (IT) Industry and was leading the country in the outsourcing industry.

Baby found
: A day-old baby was found on the embankment of a canal near Nahra village on Sunday. Mr Ravinder Kumar, sarpanch of the village informed the police and the police has sent the baby to the Bal Gram at Rai. 

Suicide: Pooja(17) committed suicide by taking celphos tablets at Akbarpur Barota village on Sunday. The police has registered a case. A family quarrel is stated to be the cause of suicide.


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