MA (HISTORY) RESULTS: Students of Lajpat Rai DAV College,
Jagraon, have brought laurels to the college in the results of MA- I (history)
declared on Saturday. Rajni Arora stood first by scoring 249 out of 400 marks.
Gurpreet Singh and Manjit Singh secured second and third positions,
respectively. This was stated by Dr Satish Sharma, Principal of the college.
Mill workers to continue
stir: Balwinder Singh, Cane Commissioner, Punjab, along with two Chief Engineers from other states on Saturday visited the Cooperative Sugar Mill, Jagraon. Technical experts also accompanied them. The team tried to collect information with regard to cane loader, DC motors, mill turbine, boiler and boiling house. The team, however, could not satisfy the group of mill workers, who had been on agitation. Mr Tajinder Singh Nunny, president, Mill Bachao Action Committee, said the workers would not allow the shifting of the mill to
36 CASES SETTLED: Thirty-six cases were settled in the lok adalat conducted by Ms Jitender Walia, SDJM, Jagraon, on Saturday. An amount of Rs. 833,122 was also awarded as compensation.
Last date for VAT returns: The Assistant Excise and Taxation Commissioner, Jalandhar-II, has announced that the last date of filing VAT returns for the quarter ending on June 30, 2006, would now be July 31, 2006, instead of July 30.
Samples taken: A health department team led by the district health officer took samples of milk from three separate milkmen in different parts of the city during a surprise checking on Saturday morning. The samples were taken after as some citizens complained to the DC of spurious milk supply.
Girl drowned: An 11-year-old schoolgirl was drowned in a well at the nearby Mandali village on Saturday morning. The deceased Tripta had gone to fetch water from the well along with her sister Jyoti. However, she got entangled in the rope she was using to draw water and fell into the well.