Yoga camp: A three day special Yoga camp was organised at Snehi Mandir and Baradari Garden under the aegis of Patanjali Yoga Peeth. Swami Ram Dev’s disciples, Tarsem Lal Rattan and B.D. Sharma taught different breathing exercises and yogic postures for curing different chronic diseases as well as for maintaining better physiological and psychological health.
Chetna camp: A three-day Gurmat chetna camp, dedicated to the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev, was organised by the Guru Nanak Mission Medical and Educational Trust, Dhahan Kaleran (Nawanshahr). SGPC general secretary Sukhdev Singh Bhaur expressed concern over the recent Dera Sacha Sauda-Sikh panth row and stressed the need of curbing the menace of growing “deraism” by propagating the glorious panthic traditions.
Chess tourney: The R.C. Saddi memorial chess (national style) open tournament would be organised at Pathshala Mohalla, Banga, on Sunday.
Seminar: A seminar was organised at the local civil hospital on Thursday on the occasion of blood donors day. Addressing the gathering, chief guest of the function I.D. Goel honoured Yougesh Khatri of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarithi Parishad for spearheading the blood donation campaign in the area. Twenty units of blood was collected on the occasion.
Mishap: Vinod Kumar (32) of Chonthal village of Sarkaghat in Mandi district, was grievously hurt when his scooter had a head-on collision with a van coming from the opposite direction near Bhated on Thursday. Vinod was taken to the Bilaspur district hospital from where he was referred to PGI, Chandigarh. He died on the way to Chandigarh. The van driver has been arrested.
Leopard attack: Sonam of Bharmour was wounded when he was attacked by a leopard in Jassaurgarh village of Churah subdivision on Thursday evening. According to villagers, Sonam had come to this area to collect junk. Sonam was discharged after first-aid at the Jassaurgarh health centre. The leopard had earlier killed a seven-year-old child and a woman.The villagers have urged the state government to kill the 'man-eater'.
One dies: One person breathed his last at the local hospital here on Thursday when he mistakenly consumed some poisonous substance. Doctors tried their best to save him but could not. The deceased has been identified as Ashwani Kumar, resident of Sunara area