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Demand:
The Unemployed Elementary Teachersí Union held a protest rally at Desh Bhagat Yaadgaar Hall here on Monday, demanding that the rules for their appointment be changed. Carrying placards and banners, the members raised anti-government slogans. Later, they marched towards the Deputy Commissionerís office and submitted a memorandum of their demands.

Phagwara
Liquor seized:
The local police recovered 400 caskets (4,800 bottles) of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) from a truck and arrested three persons at a naka on the Mehtan-Jalandhar National Highway here on Sunday.
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Fatehabad
Cases settled at Lok Adalat
: The District and Sessions Judge, Mr Lakshman Dass Sharma, said Lok Adalats had been playing a vital role in dispensing cheap and speedy justice to litigants. Inaugurating a rural Lok Adalat at Dhangar village in this district on Saturday, Mr Sharma said it was a well-known notion that justice delayed is justice denied. In all, 303 cases were taken up by judges during the Lok Adalat out of which 187 cases were settled on the spot.

Jhajjar
Automatic rifle seized
: The police arrested a person and recovered an automatic rifle from his possession near Kheri Sultan village in this district on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, a police party apprehended Anang Pal and recovered an imported rifle, 14 live cartridges and a magazine from him. A case under the Arms Act was registered against him.

KURUKSHETRA
Arrangements for fair reviewed: The Deputy Commissioner, Mr TK Sharma, has directed all departments to complete all necessary arrangements to facilitate the visit of lakhs of pilgrims during the solar eclipse fair here on March 29. Mr Sharma, who was reviewing the arrangements at a meeting here on Saturday, asked the PWD and other departments to complete their arrangements.

Yamunanagar
Couple identified
: The couple who had allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a running train on Friday evening were identified as Deepa and Maya Ram, residents of Kansapur village here. Meanwhile, in road accidents, three persons lost their lives here on Sunday. Gulshan Sehgal of Bhaita Nagar here was killed after being hit by a scooter.
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