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Two booked for assault:
Sawaran Singh, Harbinder Singh and Rana Sekhon of Phullonwal allegedly stopped Manpreet Singh of Kothe Pona Jagraon and assaulted him with sharp edged weapons. The local police has registered a case under sections 325, 323,341, 34 of the IPC at the instance of Manpreet Singh. The injured has been admitted in Civil Hospital, Jagraon. Some money dispute is said to be the reason behind the act. No arrest has been made so far.

Motorcycle snatched: Some unknown people snatched a motor cycle, PB-10BW-9322, Rs. 700 in cash and a cell phone from Davinder Singh of Dehlon from Butahri area last evening. The Dehlon police has registered a case under sections 382, 34 of the IPC. No arrest has been made so far.

Scooter stolen: In another incidents, some unknown persons allegedly stole one scooter, PB-25B-0264 from the area of Agwar Gujjran, Jagraon, belonging to Kapil Bhandari of Chhatti Gali, Jagraon.

Polio drive: Civil Hospital Samrala, is gearing up for the second round of pulse polio drive on February 18. According to Dr Harvinder Singh, Senior Medical Officer, civil hospital, Samrala, 16 polio booths have been arranged in different parts of the city for 3081 beneficiaries. Seven transit teams and one mobile team have been arranged for children travelling in buses and residing in slums. Apart from health department workers, GAD, GHD and ITI volunteers are taking part in the drive. To supervise the polio drive, three supervisors have been arranged from the civil hospital.

Foeticide condemned: A meeting of the Human Rights Cell of Block Khamanon was held under its President Baljeet Singh Walia at village Bharri, 12 km from here yesterday. In this meeting all the members unanimously condemned the menace of female foeticide in the Punjab region. The members regretted that in Fatehgarh Sahib, male-female ratio has a big difference which needs to be covered. In this meeting, all India Handicapped welfare association (Punjab and Sind Bank), vice president, Mr Najar Singh said that we have to change our mind set.



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