Fatal collision: Balwinder Singh, a resident of Usmankhera village, died on the spot as the motorcycle he was driving collided with a cow near Maujgarh village on the Abohar-Sriganganagar road here on Saturday. His pillion rider wife Sukhwinder Kaur received minor injuries.
Students clash: Students belonging to MBBS and BDS clashed on the medical college hostel premises in which one student was reportedly injured. According to information, the students had organized a dance party at the hostel premises in which a quarrel took place in two groups of students over a minor issue. However, Dr J.S. Dalal, Principal, Medical College, said that it was a minor issue and has been settled.
Killed in mishap: Mr Mohinder Singh (73), father of Jugraj Singh, alias Toofan Singh Toofan, a top militant leader, was killed in a road accident at Srihargobindpur, about 60 km from here, on Saturday. He met with an accident on the roadside when a speedy vehicle hit him in the wee hours at Srihargobindpur.
Camp for farmers: Mr Harpratap Singh Ajnala, MLA, said the state government would soon introduce a new scheme for helping farmers to usher in second green revolution. He was addressing a farmers’ training camp held at Dana Mandi, Ajnala, near here on Saturday. He said that the Central government had awarded the National Productivity award to Punjab from 1991-1992 to 2002-2003. Dr Gurdial Singh, Joint Director, Agriculture Department, Punjab, cautioned the farmers to wisely use ground water otherwise the state would turn into desert within 20 years.
Bank men show solidarity: A meeting of members of the Punjab Bank Employees Federation (affiliated to All-India Bank Employees Association) was held here on Saturday on the premises of Union Bank of India under the presidentship of Comrade Kishan Lal to show their solidarity with the striking staff of SBI. A resolution was adopted in favour of the demands of the SBI staff, saying that if the government remained adamant employees of the other banks may resort to agitation in their support.
Jalandhar Phagwara Three held: A police team headed by the Phagwara ASP, Dr Sukhchain Singh Gill, raided three different places in the town and arrested three persons for forward trading and seized Rs 1,210 in cash and a large number of slips used for it here on Sunday. Those arrested were Mahesh Kumar, a resident of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Parminder Singh from Goraya and Pawan Kumar, from Mehli Gate. SANGRUR
Three held: A police team headed by the Phagwara ASP, Dr Sukhchain Singh Gill, raided three different places in the town and arrested three persons for forward trading and seized Rs 1,210 in cash and a large number of slips used for it here on Sunday. Those arrested were Mahesh Kumar, a resident of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Parminder Singh from Goraya and Pawan Kumar, from Mehli Gate.
Governor’s plea: The Himachal Pradesh Governor Mr
V. S. Kokje has urged the teachers to inculcate high values in the students for the
uplift of society. He was addressing students and staff of Chinmaya Vidyalaya at Nauni on the occasion of their annual prize distribution function on Saturday.