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2 held for theft: Kasturi Lal, a resident of Ropar, was arrested during a raid in Sadulshehar, 31 km from here, on Monday,while his accomplice Rakesh, alias Raju,was nabbed in the Goluwala area for committing a theft in the grain market at Goluwala during intervening night of April 25-26, official sources said on Tuesday.The police recovered gold and silver ornaments, valued at Rs 1.28 lakh, from the culprits. Pawan Kumar Aggarwal had made a complaint about the theft. 

2 killed in road mishap:Two persons were killed as a turbo truck allegedly hit a three-wheeler on the NH 15 near the cantonment area on Monday. According to information, the tempo on way to a village turned turtle when the turbo truck hit it.Two passengers, identified later as Kahna Ram Kumhar (13) and Ashok Kumar (34), were crushed under the tyres of the tempo and others, including driver Bhagirath Ram, had minor injuries.The driver of the truck has been booked and the vehicle seized. 

PLACEMENT DRIVE: A placement drive was held at the GGS College of Modern Technology, Kharar Engineering, The drive began with a pre-placement talk followed by group discussion and one-to-one HR interview. Ten students of final semester, Mechanical engineering branch from the college were shortlisted for the final interview to be held at the company’s office in Chandigarh. The names of the short listed students were Rajeev Kapil, Bhagwant Singh, Jeet Vikram Minhas, Mukul Mangal.



3 criminals nabbed
:The police nabbed three hardened criminals after an exchange of fire at Pabra village,near here,on Tuesday. They were identified as Surinder of Hasangarh, Sandeep of Kirmara and Gobind of Nehla village. The police said the trio was sitting near a well in the village when it conducted a raid to nab them. The criminals fired at the police team, but the bullets hit the vehicle. The police returned the fire and ultimately caught them after chasing them for a distance of about 5 km.

2 get life term
:A local court awarded life term to two brothers for killing their elder brother at Mohanbari village of the district on Monday. The accused Joginder and Surajmal reportedly strangulated their brother Subhash to death in March, 2005.The police said the deceased was drunk when he returned home on the fateful day and started a scuffle with his brothers. However, the brothers and their father killed him and lodged a false complaint against some villagers for killing him. 

: Kendriya Vidyalaya, CRPF, celebrated its annual day today. Deputy Commandant, GC CRPF, Dharam Prakash was the chief guest who inaugurated the event with lighting a traditional lamp and the function commenced with ‘Saraswati Vandana’.Principal Bhupinder Kaur presented the annual report of the school. There after the chief guest gave away the prizes to meritorious students. Several colourful events like ‘Satyamev Jayate’, a group song, ‘Sankalp’, a play by primary section, English play ‘The Bishop’s Candlestics’ were presented by the students. There were nursery rhymes by tiny tots of Class 1. This was followed by ‘Hasya Kavi Sammelan’ and aerobics were the main attraction. The programme came to an end with ‘bhangra’.

Dowry case
:The Kosli police has arrested Prem Kumari’s husband Neelam Prajapat and her father-in-law Jagdish Prajapat, both residents of Hazari Ki Dhani village,near Kosli, on the charge of torturing her for dowry.Prem Kumari, daughter of Prahlad Singh of Nahar village,was married to Neelam in April, 2006.It is alleged that when she failed to get more dowry, she was not only subjected to cruelty, but also forced to leave her marital home. 

:The Department of Psychiatry, PGIMS, is conducting a training programme for medical officers of Gurgaon district. The programme was inaugurated by the PGIMS director, Prof S.S.Sangwan. On the opening day of the session, Dr Sujata Sethi underlined the need to incorporate mental health into the general health system. Dr S.C.Bhargava detailed the participants about various methods of interviewing the psychiatric patients.



Work on road
: Speaker G.R. Musafir on Tuesday inaugurated work on metalling the Dhamla-Khanyood and Manva-Khanyood Dhan Chukharia roads in the Pajhota valley under Rajgarh subdivision of this district. He said the roads would connect the area to the Solan and Rajgarh markets, which would help farmers sell their cash crops.


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