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Alumni meet HELD
: The third alumni meet of Sri Sukhmani Institute of Engineering and Technology here was held in the college premises on Sunday, with more than 100 students participating in it. The Principal, Dr I P Singh, appreciated the ex-students for making the alumni meet a great success.

Samrala
Appointments
: A meeting of the Human Rights Manch, Ludhiana district, was held under the presidentship of Dr Jaswant Singh Kherra at Mandiala village 10 km from here on Monday. The meeting saw the appointment of the office bearers of Samrala block. Karamjeet Singh Raja Mandiala Kalan was appointed as president, Daljeet Singh as vice-president, Jasvir Kaur Bhamaddi as women cell president. Balraj Singh, Tarsem Singh and Manpreet Sharma were appointed as the members. President Karamjeet Singh was also given powers to appoint general secretary, press secretary and cashier.

Honorarium to Nambardars: Mr Baldev Singh, SDM, Samrala, told the Ludhiana Tribune that the honorarium to the Nambardars at the rate of Rs 500 per month from April to November have been received from the Punjab Government to this office. The amount of the honorarium will be paid to Nambardars in this week, the SDM added.

Fire Station: The long-standing demand of a fire brigade station at Samrala has been met, according to Mr Jasvir Singh Dhillon, President of the Nagar Council. Talking to Ludhiana Tribune on Monday, Mr Jassi said this fire brigade will give immediate service to the nearby area i.e. Machhiwara, Doraha etc. A new library has also been inaugurated, keeping in view the demands of the general public, Mr Jassi added. 



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CHANDIGARH

SEMINAR BEGINS: A week-long seminar on 'Revisiting Pedagogic Concerns' for college lecturers began at the Regional Institute of English on Sunday. In the opening session, Mr. Roopinder Singh, Assistant Editor, The Tribune, briefed the audience on the relationship of technology and print media . As many as 25 lecturers from various colleges are attending the seminar.


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HIMACHAL PRADESH

KULU
Labourer killed in tunnel: One person was killed and two others were injured inside a head-race tunnel in the Parbati Hydro Electricity Project (phase-III) at Shalah on Saturday night. It was learnt that the lose strata fell on the L&T workers while they were digging. The dead was identified as Umesh Kumar of Bihar. The injured were admitted to the Regional Hospital here.

NURPUR
Driving institute: The Himachal Pradesh Government has decided to strengthen road safety in the state by making the driving licence system more stringent and regularly checking of licences of drivers of vehicles from outside the state who ply their vehicles in the hill state. Addressing a press conference after laying the foundation stone of a driving training institute at Jacch, near here, on Sunday, Transport Minister G.S. Balli said the government was concerned over the violation of road safety rules in the state.


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