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Kahani Utsav
: The Punjabi Lekhak Sabha in association with a local literary organisation will organise a two-day Vishav Punjabi Kahani Utsav here from July 22. Writers and scholars from Pakistan, Europe and India are likely to participate.

Murder for dowry: Harvinder Kaur, a resident of Cheema Bath was allegedly poisoned to death by her in-laws. A case has been registered and the accused are absconding since the incident.

Cleanliness drive
: The municipal committee launched a safai pandarwara here on Monday. Municipal committee president Makhan Sharma along with councilors and executive officer K.S. Brar started the campaign at Nehru Chowk.

Man dies at platform: An unidentified old man (about 80 years) became a victim of hot weather at the local railway station on Monday. The old man reached the platform and within a few seconds of his sitting in a chair he fell down and died. The police sent the body to the Civil Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

Girl drowns: Davinder Kaur, 17, slipped into the Upper Bari Canal while washing her hands. Villagers have failed to find her body and informed Quadian police station.

Cyclist killed
: A cyclist was killed after being run over by a tractor-trolley near the Kishanpura area here on Tuesday. The victim, Ache Lal (35), a resident of Uttar Pradesh, worked as a cutterman in the Industrial Area. The victim died on his way to the hospital. The tractor’s driver, Pyare Lal, has been arrested and booked under Section 304 of the IPC.

Twin deaths
: Shingara Singh (41), a resident of Railway Road, died after reportedly consuming some poisonous substance in the aftermath of an altercation with his wife on Tuesday. In an accident case, one Rakesh Kumar Moghla (42) was killed after his scooter was hit by an unidentified vehicle near the Lohian octroi post.

Bhogal passes away
: Pritam Singh Bhogal (85), Chairman of the Ramgarhia Educational Institutions, succumbed to a brief illness at a hospital in Jalandhar on Monday evening. Bhogal had been running around 15 educational institutions in Phagwara for the past 50 years. He is survived by his advocate son Bharpur Singh Bhogal. The funeral was attended by the educational fraternity at Banga Road. All Ramgarhia institutions remained closed on Tuesday. 



Man killed in road mishap
: A young man, Surender Kumar of Banipur village, 12 km from here, died on the spot, while co-rider Shish Pal was injured when their motor cycle was hit by a vehicle on the Bawal- Rewari road near Suthani village, 8 km from here, on Monday evening. The mishap occurred when they were coming from Banipur to Rewari. In another incident, a young cyclist, Sonu, a resident of Jamalpur village (Rajas-than), was crushed to death by a truck ( HR-55-B-0241 ) which hit his bicycle on the Rewari-Bharawas road near here, on Sunday evening.

Dowry death: After being harassed for more dowry allegedly by her in-laws, Krishna Devi ( 21 ), wife of Dharambir, reportedly ended her life by jumping into a well at Balawas village, 12 km from here, on Saturday. On a complaint lodged by her father Mr Sheo Ram, a resident of Rajwara village in Alwar district of Rajasthan, the Bawal police has registered a case of dowry death under Sections 498-A, 304-B, and 34 of the IPC against her husband Dharambir, mother-in-law and three others. Krishna was married to Dharambir in May,2004.

Bar elections: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Rewari District Bar Association: president-Mr Yogender Singh Yadav; vice-president- Mr Jasbir Singh; secretary—Mr Nigesh Kumar Sharma and treasurer — Mr Raj Kumar Gera.



One drowned
: As per information received here on Monday evening, one young boy was drowned in the water tank, while another young person ended his life by consuming poisonous substance in Paonta subdivision. As per police sources, Ashok Kumar (17) of Bangran village in Paonta tehsil was drowned in a water tank in the village. In another incident, a 28-year-old young man, Surjeet Singh, of Badripur (Paonta) ended his life reportedly by consuming some poisonous substance on Monday.


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