Smack seized: The police has arrested two smack smugglers and seized 20 gm of smack from them.According to sources, the Tanda police, on a tip-off, intercepted a Maruti car (PB-07-E-8562) Dehriwal village and on the search of its occupants, who were identified as Amarjit Singh, alias Katta, of Budi Pind and Mandip Singh, alias Sonu, of Ghorewaha, seized 20 gm of smack from them.
Effigies burnt: Activists of the Balmiki community, led by Bharatiya Balmiki Dharam Samaj (Bhawadass) district president Anil Hans and Balmik Samaj Sabha chief Hans Raj Hans burnt the effigies of TV news channel Aaj Tak and its bureau chief of New Delhi at Clock Tower here on Tuesday in protest against the alleged telecasting of the history of a bad character in the name of Maharshi Balmik on Monday. They demanded an apology from the TV channel and its bureau chief.
Car thief held: The Mahilpur police arrested Satnam Singh, a son of Jit Ram of Bahadurpur (Nawanshahr) under section 411 of the IPC on Monday evening and recovered a Maruti car (PB-28-B-1779) from his possession. According to police sources, a special naka had been put up at on the Hoshiarpur-Chandigarh road to nab the car thief. The car had been allegedly stolen from Nawanshahr area.
10 booked: Kuldeep Singh of Gill Patti Sudhar, Bahadur Singh of Rajoana and eight others have been held for making a bid to take forcible possession of the land belonging to Darwara Singh of Sudhar. The accused harvested the wheat by using a combine belonging to the complainant and stole the wheat from there. The Sudhar police has registered a case under Sections 447, 379, 511 of the IPC. However, no arrest has been made so far.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Haryana Public Service Commission Employee’s Association: president - Udai Singh; general secretary - Ved Singh Kuhar; senior vice-president - Bimla Setia; vice-president - Satbir Singh; cashier - Om Parkash; and office secretary - Anil Kumar Gulia.
ELECTED: Following have been elected office-bearers of the SBI Staff Residents Welfare Association, Sector 42-C, Chandigarh: president - B.S. Chauhan; vice-presidents - Suresh Sharma and Khem Chand Sharma; secretary - Rakesh Singh; assistant secretaries - Siya Ram, Ravinder Kapoor; treasurer - Manjit Singh; assistant treasurer - V.K. Yadav and organising secretary - V.K. Dogra; executive members: Raghubir Parsad, Ravinder Kapoor, B.S. Chauhan, H.S. Chanana, Jarnail Singh, Trilochan Singh, Nandan Singh, Siya Ram, Hardeep Mehta, R.S. Pathania, Arun Dhawan, V.k. Dogra, Rakesh Singh, Suresh Sharma, Khem Chand Sharma, R.K. Kalia, S.S. Lamba, Mohan Singh Rawat, Tarun Sharma, Raghubir Singh Rautela, V.K. Yadav, Manjit Singh, Ashok Gupta, Ramesh Kumar and women representatives - Raman Singla and Kiran Behl.
Injured: A person was injured in an accident on the Ambala-Chandigarh highway late last night. Ram Pal, 25, was travelling in a Canter, which collided with a truck late last night. He suffered serious injuries and was admitted to the Civil Hospital, Ambala cantt.
Three injured: Three persons were injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling overturned at Niazpur on Tuesday. Those injured were Parveen Kumar, Gulzar and Ismail. They were admitted to a hospital.
Judge’s car damaged: The parked car (HP 06-616) of Pardeep Singh Sambyal, Civil Judge (JMIC I), was damaged when a tractor (HP 40-6625) hit it from behind at Tehsil Chowk. There was no one in the car when the accident took place. The police has arrested the driver and impounded the tractor.
Rs 22 cr for agriculture: The Centre has approved a Rs 22.22-crore scheme for speedy agricultural development in the state during the current financial year. Director (agriculture) J.C. Rana said the scheme was granted to the state at a meeting held in News Delhi.
CM urges students for Scouts training: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has urged students from classes VI to X to get themselves involved in the Bharat Scouts and Guides activities. He said his government would set up the headquarters of the state branch of the Bharat Scouts and Guides where all training facilities would be provided.
Benefit from govt schemes: Speaker: Speaker Gangu Ram Musafir has said that people should derive maximum benefits from various government welfare schemes. “People should attend public information campaigns so that they benefit from schemes like the National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (NREGP), the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, the Mid-Day Meal Scheme, the Integrated Child Development Services Scheme and the Right to Information Act,” he said.
Industrialists meet Sukhbir Badal: Peeved at the bad condition of roads connecting the state’s industrial hub Baddi to Chandigarh, a deputation of the Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh Industries Association recently met Sukhbir Badal, MP, for an alternative route from Baddi to Chandigarh via Nawan Nagar Siswan. Sukhbir Badal assured them to complete work on the portion of road falling in Punjab.
Woman attacked by bear: Kala Devi (50) was grievously injured when a bear attacked her while she was cutting grass near Gyana village. The woman had gone to the forest with her two daughters. She received severe injuries on the right side of her body. The woman was rushed to the Arki Civil Hospital where she received 30 stitches from where she was referred to IGMC, Shimla.
Father cries for compensation: Demanding proper action in case of untimely demise of his son, Sanjay Kumar (19), due to electrocution while working as an electrician for Dev Bhoomi Apartments on March 28, his father Prem Singh wrote a complaint to the SP on Monday. Prem Singh said the employer concerned had got away due to his influence and the police had failed to investigate the case.