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TWO BOOKED: The police has booked Boota Khan of Binjal and Bharat Bhushan of Philli Gate Jagraon for allegedly preparing a fake police clearance certificate for going aboard. A case under Section 420, 467, 468, 471, 34 IPC has been registered against them on the instructions issued by the Regional Passport Office, Chandigarh.

7 BOOKED FOR ASSAULT: Baldev Singh, Atamjit Singh, Mahinder Kaur, Iqbal Kaur, Agia Pal, Jaswinder Kaur and Baljit Kaur of Ghureh allegedly entered the house of Nachhattar Kaur and assaulted her .The local police has registered a case under Section 452, 323, 148, 149 IPC.

TRIBUTES PAID: Students of Spring Dale Senior Secondary School paid tributes to Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar here on Wednesday. A film on his life was also shown to them. 

DECISION APPRECIATED: Members of the Guru Gobind Singh Sewa Jatha have appreciated the government decision to declare Sultanpur Lodhi a “holy city” from April 1. The jatha has urged the government to rename Amritsar as Sri Amritsar.



Office-bearers: The following has been elected office-bearers of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Chandigarh: Mr Gian Chand Aggarwal; president, Dr J.C. Kochar; senior vice-president, Dr R.C. Garg; vice-president, Mr R.S. Vasdev; honorary general secretary, Mr Rakesh Vats; honorary treasurer, and Mr Prem Chand Gupta; joint secretary.

89 students awarded
: A prize distribution function was organised in Rayat and Bahra College of Education here, on Sunday, to award 89 students who had excelled in various competitions held at different venues in the month of November .The occasion was graced by Daler Singh Multani, the Additional Project Director of Punjab State Aids Control Society, Mr Prem Vij and Mr C. M. Bahl, Managing Director, Rayat and Bahra Group of Institutes. The Principal, Dr Indu Rihani gave a brief account of the activities that had taken place.

Brushing up past experiences:
Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology held their annual alumni meet on Sunday, with more than 300 alumni participating in it. The newly registered Gian Jyoti Alumni Association was formally announced. The students were given the opportunity to share their experiences. Balvar Pooni, an HR specialist at HDFC from the 2006 batch thanked the faculty for their guidance and exhorted his juniors to make the most of their learning experience at the institute.

Labourers injured
: Two labourers, Surjit Singh and Jaspal Singh, were injured when boiling bitumen fell on them in Sector 11, here on Wednesday. Working on recarpeting the roads, the two were injured when the bitumen overflowed on to the road where they were working. The incident exposed the fact that most of the labour employed for recarpeting the roads do so without wearing the mandatory protective gear. The contractor was not available for comment.



Man hangs himself
: A resident of Gita Nagri committed suicide by hanging himself with a ceiling fan on Wednesday. He was working as a labourer and was under stress due to some family problems. A suicide note was recovered from the body which said he was ending his life because he was tired of his life. The police registered a case and handed over the body to his relatives.

Competition organised: Madhav Netr Bank, a frontal organisation of the RSS, organised a poster competition on Wednesday. As many as 14 schools of the district took part in the competition. The poster of Tridev Badhera, a student of GRSD Senior Secondary School, Ambala City, was declared the best. Manpreet Singh and Dipankar stood first. Pulkit Makan, Rahul Handa, Atul and Harsh Singla secured the second position, while Bharat Sharma, Parampreet Singh and Ankit Bummy were declared third.

Charitable dispensary: Members of the Youngman Sikh Association started Sant Harchand Singh Longowal homeopathy charitable dispensary at Gobind Nagar, Ambala Cantonment on Wednesday. District Congress Committee president Narinder Pal Singh Shera was the chief guest. Mr Shera announced Rs 5,100 for the association.


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