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Tension defused
: The district administration on Thursday helped in defusing the tension between Dalits and zamindars of Draj-Draka villages over the issue of dumping the carcasses of cattles near Dalit basti. The administration accepted their demand to remove the carcasses from Draj village.

Post office fined
: A Consumer Forum on Thursday directed the local Head Post Office to make a payment of Rs 1,00,750 of National Saving Certificates, including interest to Bhagwan Singh along with Rs 1,000 as litigation expenses within a month.

1 killed in road mishap
: One person was killed and eight injured when a tractor trolley, carrying them, overturned near Mehli village on the Phagwara-Chandigarh bypass on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Paras Ram, a resident of Dharamkot locality. All of them were returning after attending a marriage at Dosanjh village.


: Ravi, a motorcyclist, died when a tempo hit him near Luhari village on the Rewari road on Wednesday night. He was coming from Heli Mandi in Mahendergarh district. Deepak who was riding pillion, also received injuries and was admitted to a hospital in Gurgaon. The police has arrested the tempo driver.

Road repair
: Twelve highways, including three in Jind district, will be improved by spending Rs 71.55 crore, Chief Minister Bhupinder Hooda said on Thursday. The Deoban-Naguran and the Safidon-Jind highways will also be improved, he added. 

: Krishan Lal (25) was crushed to death by a truck at refinery premises here on Thursday. He was a resident of Kota in Rajasthan. Krishan Lal. He was standing near a wall when the driver of another truck who parked his vehicle near spot resulting in the accident.



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