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Case registered for murder:
The Hariana police has registered a case under Sections 302 and 34 of the IPC against Manna Singh, son of Surinder Kumar, Kala, a scooter mechanic and his brother Kishori Lal, sons of Nasib Chand, all residents of Bhunga for allegedly killing Sukhwinder Singh, son of Buti Ram of the same village on June 17.

Case registered: Mr Lalit K. Sharma, General Manager (Liaison), Jagatjit Industries, Hamira, on Tuesday got a case registered with the city police station, Hoshiarpur, under Section 420 of the IPC and Sections 53A and 63 of the Copyrights Act against Ashok Kumar alias Ashoki, a resident of the local Mohalla Bahadurpur, for supplying spurious rum to liquor shops of Saila Khurd and Uchi Bassi of Hoshiarpur district.

Shiv Sena men hold protest: Activists of the Shiv Sena (Hindustan) led by their district president, Mr Rajiv Dogra, protested in the main bazars of Hoshiarpur city on Tuesday to express their resentment against the local authorities of Municipal Council (MC) for their alleged negligence in providing civic amenities to inhabitants. They also staged a dharna at the local Clock Tower and blocked vehicular traffic there.

: Mr Paramjit Singh Buddhiraja, president of the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Punjab, has been nominated as a member of the sub-committee (of the Punjab Government) on preparation of a code of conduct for tour operators in Punjab.

City doctor: Laproscopic surgeon, Dr Gurvinder Singh Jammu, has been invited by the Scientific Committee of Endoscopic and Laproscopic Surgeons of Asia for paper presentation in the Congress of Endoscopic and Laproscopic Surgeons of Korea.

Awareness rally held
: Activists of various social organisations under the aegis of the district-level NGOs Coordination Committee, Upkar, held an awareness rally in connection with the birth centenary of Shaheed-e-Azam, Bhagat Singh on Tuesday. The rally was flagged off by veteran social worker Baba Naubat Rai from the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Museum situated at Khatkar Kalan village.

Tarn Taran
Three booked
: Three employees of a liquor shop of Sarhali were booked for kidnapping two sisters of the village on Tuesday. The Sarhali police has registered a case under Section 363, 366 IPC in this regard. The accused have been arrested. The police informed that the accused had been identified as Dilbag Singh, Raju and Harpal Singh.



two-day workshop: The Department of Otolaryngology will organise a two-day workshop on OTOFESS surgery in the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. This is the first workshop organised on this topic. A press note issued by the Public Relation Department, PGIMER, said that over 300 delegates from the region were supposed to attend the workshop on September 15 and 16.

First-Aid Day: The UT Red Cross Society on Wednesday celebrated International First-Aid Day in Government College for Men, Sector 11, here. More than 120 students of the Bachelor of Physical Education course were told about various first aid techniques. Dr Dharmender Kaushal, Joint Secretary of the UT Red Cross, who was the chief guest, apprised the students about the benefits of First-Aid Training.

Elected: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Telecom and Postal Recreation and Welfare Club: president—Mr Chander Hass; vice-president—Mr Sat Pal; secretary—Mr Gurmail Singh; assistant secretary—Mr Vishwaratan; cashier—Mr Gurmeet Singh; assistant cashier—Mr Vijay Kumar; and editor—Mr Anil Kumar.

Nominated: Mr D.B. Dwivedi, president of Bihar Parishad, has nominated the following office-bearers: vice-presidents — Mr D.D. Singh and Mr Goswami; secretary — Mr Dhananjal Kumar; joint secretary — Mr Pankaj Mishra; finance secretary — Mr Y.N. Mishra; organising secretary — Mr Ashok Kumar; and publicity secretary —Mr J.S. Kanth.


Talent search competition
: A talent search competition was held at SA Jain College, Ambala City recently. Priyanka, Sonia and Amanpreet Kaur were adjudged first, second and third, respectively, in speech delivery competition. In poetry recitation, Neha, Harleen Kaur and Sonia were adjudged first, second and third, respectively. In mono-acting, Meera Kaushik was adjudged first and Swati was second. In painting, Isha Garg was first and Rupinder came second. In quiz competition, the team comprising Sameer Jain, Hitesh Jain and Akash Walia came first with the team comprising Saloni, Sachin and Neelam coming second while team comprising Manik Kapoor, Shreyan Jain and Neha Aggarwal was declared third. In the singing competition, Neha was first, Richa was second while Meera was third. In the dance competition, Prabhjot was adjudged first, Meera Kausal was second and Jasbir Singh was third.

Money missing from bank: A sum of Rs 5 lakh went missing from HDFC Bank, Nicholson Road, Ambala Cantt on Wednesday. Police officials reached the spot. A bank official said that it was an internal matter and the matter was being suitably dealt with.

: Panchayat Samiti member from Ward No 17 Kamlesh has been reinstated by the Panchayat Commissioner. She was earlier declared ineligible by the Deputy Commissioner as in her nomination paper she had filed a declaration that she had only two children. However, she had three children.

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