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BSc (IT), B CAM results:
The results of B Sc (I T) part I and B CAM (computer aided management) part I examination of Guru Nanak Dev University held in April this year will be declared on Wednesday.Stating this, Prof B.R.Batra, professor in charge (Examinations), said the results would be available on the university website www.gnduonline.org after 5 pm on the same day.

2 die in mishap:
Two persons were killed in a road accident near Dogranwala village on the Jalandhar-Amritsar national highway here on Tuesday, the police said. The deceased have been identified as Yusaf Mohammad and Dilawar Mohammad, both residents of Nijjar village, near Rayya in Amritsar.

Poppy husk seized:
With the seizure of another 30 kg of poppy husk from a smuggler of Daulewala village known for illicit distillation of liquor, the district police claimed to have recovered a total of 320 kg of poppy husk in the special anti-smuggling drive during the past four days. According to SSP Devinder Singh Garcha, the police has arrested Avtar Singh after the recovery of the poppy husk from him. 

Summer camp:
A summer camp was opened at DAV Public Senior Secondary School, Kakrala, here today. Principal of the school Mohan Lal Sharma said the summer camp would not only hone talents of children but would also arrange extra classes for students of the board classes. Apart from this, there would be a variety of activities like sports, dance, music and rangoli, he added. He also lauded the efforts of teachers of Classes X and XII for giving 100 per cent results.

Cracking down on the practice of illegal sale of prohibited medicines used as drugs by youths, the city police on Tuesday raided a number of chemist shops in the Model Town area of the district and arrested one person. ASI Ashok Kumar said, “The police raided several chemist shops and seized 380 capsules of proxyvon, which can be used as drugs, from a shop. The shopkeeper, Mohinder, was arrested and a case has been registered against him”.

Escapes: An undertrial,Jinder Singh of Sheron village, who was booked under Sections 363 and 366, IPC, for kidnapping a girl by the Sadar police escaped from police custody.The police sources said here on Tuesday that besides the undertrial,constable Anwar Masih who was posted as security guard has been booked under Sections 223 and 224, IPC, by the city police.The accused complained of abdomen pain to the gaurd and managed to escape. 



The management, staff and students of Sri Sukhmani Institute of Engineering and Technology, Dera Bassi, bid farewell to the institute’s final year students, on Monday. The main event of the day was the crowning of Mr and Ms Sukhmani. The titles were bagged by Dashmeet Singh and Roshi Walia, respectively. The event was organised by professor Gurpreet Kaur, registrar, SSIET, who wished the graduating engineers success. 



Harassment alleged:
District unit of the INTUC has warned the Himachal Pradesh PWD officers concerned that they would face consequences of unnecessarily withholding salary of 14 months of its district president Paras Ram Parmar and have demanded his salary be released immediately. Parmar strongly objected to withholding of this salary without giving any reasons for the same and said he would go to court to get the vindictive officers punished. The problem started when Parmar led a deputation of district INTUC to the Chief Minister and presented him a memorandum accompanied by documents as proofs, demanding enquiry against the alleged corruption of lakhs of rupees indulged in by two PWD officers here. Parmar has been repeatedly transferred by these officers since he refused to withdraw the allegations and Chief Minister has ordered a vigilance enquiry against these officers. Paras Ram Parmar is a confirmed Beldar with division No. 2 of HP PWD here. 

Ration shops: Essential commodities worth Rs 6,38,66,690 have been distributed to consumers through ration cards through government ration shops in Bilaspur during the months of April and May. Deputy commissioner Rajinder Singh said 6,68,71 APL (above poverty line), 6,161 BPL (below poverty line), 11,580 Antodaya and 211 Annapurnna families are being provided these cheaper rations, including pulses, iodised salt and oil which have been subsidised by the government. He said subsidised pulses, oil and salt worth Rs 1,63,06,334, have been provided on ration cards to the consumers in the district. 

2 get jail for eve teasing: Chief Judicial Magistrate Rakesh Kainthla has convicted two youths in a case of eve teasing. Kainthla found Susheel and Raj Kumar guilty of teasing a girl in a bus in July, 2004, and sentenced them to one-year imprisonment besides imposing a fine of Rs 2,000. Susheel and Raj Kumar are residents of Tippar under Badsar tehsil. A girl travelling in a bus from Chandigarh to Hamirpur had lodged a complaint that they had teased and made obscene remarks against her when the bus reached Glode. 

Illicit liquor seized: The police has seized 200 boxes of illicit liquor and arrested two persons in this connection. A truck (HR-58-3918) was intercepted at a police naka at Kehdroo on the National Highway No. 88, around 12 km from here, and liquor seized. Truck driver Labh Singh, a resident of Jagadhari, and conductor Kewal Singh have been booked under Section 6-1-19 of the Excise Act. 


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