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Farewell function
: A function was organised at Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, BRS Nagar, to bid farewell to the students of Class XII. The students of Class XI presented a colourful programme on the occasion for their seniors. The programme included a fusion dance Crazy Phulkari and Soorma. Mother's Day, a play in English gave the message of love and respect for elders and parents. The most eagerly awaited contest- the selection of Mr and Ms Sacred Heart was a great hit. Siddhant Srivastava was adjudged Mr Sacred Heart, while Tanya Puniani was selected Ms Sacred Heart. Palak Arora got the title of Ms Congeniality and Siddhata Chopra bagged the title of Mr Congeniality.

Elected: General meeting of Shri Durga Mata Mandir Trust, near Jagraon Bridge, was held here on Monday. It was was presided by the Chairman of the trust, Mr Purshottam Lal. The new members of the trust elected unanimously included: Lala Lajpat Rai- vice-chairman; Mr Sanjay Mahender- vice-chairman; Mr Krishan Chander Gupta-general secretary; Navin Mittal-finance secretary; and Mr Balvir Kumar Gupta-joint finance secretary.

2 held
: Sadhu Singh and Charanjit Singh of Ballowal were arrested by Dehlon police at Phallewal and 5 kg of poppy husk seized from them. a case under the NDPS Act has been registered.

4 booked: Achhra Singh, Jaswinder Singh, Devinder Singh and Bhinder Singh of Bhutta village allegedly attacked Surinder Kaur of the same village with a sharpedged weapon. The Dehlon police has registered a case under Section 324, 323 and 34, IPC, on the complaint of Jasmail Singh, husband of the injured. She has been admitted to the Civil Hospital, Ludhiana. A dispute with regard to casting of votes is said to be reason behind.



Book released
: Mr Virbhadra Singh, Chief Minister, released a book, “Kinnar Desh Ka Itihas”, authored by Mr Tashi Tshering Negi, a tribal scholar, here on Friday. The Chief Minister congratulated the author for his maiden effort to carry exhaustive research on the rich tribal culture of the state.

Order stayed
: While rebuffing the state’s PWD Superintending Engineer (10th circle) R.C.Gupta, the Himachal Pradesh Administrative Tribunal has put a stay on the forcible retirement of Assistant Engineer F.C. Guleria, who was also working in the same office.


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