Crushed: Om Lata, five-year-old daughter of Gaja Nand, a brick kiln worker, was crushed to death by a motorcyclist near Gobindgarh village. The motorcyclist was chased and nabbed by residents of the village.
Arrested: The CIA staff on Wednesday arrested Om Parkash of Bhadana village at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan for possessing 1 kg opium near the Indo-Pak border. In another case, Dilraj of Dandi Khurd village in Jalalabad subdivision was nabbed for possessing 10 gm smack near Kerakhera village.
Dishonour rued: Shailesh Kumar, president, Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Suraksha Youth Sangram Democratic Parishad, in a memorandum sent to the finance minister, Manpreet Badal, copies of which were released to the press here today, has drawn his attention toward shabby treatment given to the martyrs and their relatives. He said it was a matter of national shame that in some history books, the great martyrs - Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev had been depicted as extremists. Besides, Bhagat Singh was being animated as Spiderman. Such activities should be strictly prohibited and strict action should be taken against the errant persons, the complaint added.
Coaching classes: University Grants Commission sponsored special coaching classes to prepare students for clearing various entrance tests to tap employment avenues in the service sector has been started at Sikh National College, Banga. Dr Jaspal Singh Randhawa, principal, while formally inaugurating the coaching classes, said in the rapidly changing scenario, the special skill was needed and the special coaching classes would help the youth to face the challenges of globalisation.
Rehab centre: DC Bhawna Garg, in a press release here on Wednesday, disclosed that a District Disability Rehabilitation Centre( DDRC) would be set up at Pharala in the district. The centre government has released an instalment of Rs 12.50 lakh for the purpose. The services like fitting of artificial limbs and appliances, provision of mobility aids (bicycles, wheelchairs, crutches, walking sticks etc) and physiotherapy services will be provided under the ADIP scheme at the DDRC.
Man dies in road mishap: Piyarae lal, a resident of Bangola, was killed on the spot when he alighted from a bus and was crush by a speedy tempo canter near Garh Mata Mandir at Dhorola in this district on Monday, the police said here. A case under Sections 279 and 304 A of the IPC has been registered. Tempo driver has been arrested and the vehicle impounded.
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