Protest: At least 35 persons, led by Mr Iqbal Singh, general secretary, Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, PSEB, staged a dharna and blocked traffic on the Hoshiarpur-Dasuya road at Garhdiwala town on Saturday in protest against the owner of Sandhu Gas Agency for not supplying regular cylinders to subscribers. The dharna was lifted on the assurance of Mr Gurdial Singh, owner of the agency, that regular supply would be ensured in the future.
Body found: The body of a youth was found in the sugarcane fields near the Khakhan railway crossing on Saturday. According to the police, both legs of the victim were tied with a rope and face was crushed with bricks to avoid his identification.
Harmony race: As many as 450 school students participated in the ‘communal harmony race’ organised by the District Sports Department on Thursday under the on-going ‘sadbhavna week’. The ADC flagged off the race at JSFH Khalsa Senior Secondary School. The participants covered a distance of 3 km. Kuldip
Singh (Government Senior Secondary School, Sadhra), Anil Kumar (Adarsh Sr Sec School) and Ankush (Adarsh Sr Sec School, Khatkar Kalan) won the first three prizes, respectively.