Smuggler held: The police on Wednesday nabbed smuggler Tabrej Singh Gill, a resident of Kotli Sakkian Wali, from an area in Bhikhiwind in Tarn Taran district and seized 2 kgs of heroin from him. A case under Sections 21/61/85, NDPS Act, has been registered.
Varsity results: The results of Diploma in Computer Applications (full and part time) part-I and II, BA (Hons) in English part-I and II, MA (Fine Arts) part-I and II, and MA (Sanskrit) part-I and II examinations of Guru Nanak Dev University will be declared on July 12. The results will also be available on www.gnduonline.org after 5 pm.
Counselling: Guru Nanak Dev University will hold counselling for admission to B.Tech in computer science and engineering and B. Tech in electronics and communication engineering under ‘NRI category’ on July 16 in Maharaja Ranjit Singh Bhawan of the varsity at 10 am.
Office-bearers: At a meeting of the general body of the local Nankana Sahib Public School, Samrala, held under the chairmanship of Ujjal Singh Jathedar, Jathedar Kirpal Singh Kheernian has been appointed additional secretary, Jaspal Singh Bedi as senior-vice president and Joginder Singh Seh, Sher Singh Mushkabaad, Harbhajan Singh Gurugarh, Balbir Singh Mann Machhiwara, Hardev Singh Harion, Parminder Singh Balli, Surinderpal Singh Dhillon, Malwinder Kaur, Kuldeep Singh Jattiwal and advocate Harjeet Singh as executive members of the managing committee of the school. — OC
electrocuted: Two goats of Binder Singh Binda, a poor Mahzabi labourer of Baghaur village, were
electrocuted here on Tuesday. The sarpanch of the village Surjit Singh, member panchayats Labh Singh and Nazar Singh, demanded financial aid from the Red Cross funds, keeping in view his poverty.
Salary: The district executive committee of INTUC here has expressed resentment that several labourers in the Forest Department here have not been given their salary for the past three months. At a meeting presided by district president Paras Ram Parmar the committee demanded that the salary should be disbursed immediately or the INTUC would be constrained to start a Dharna outside the forest office here. —
Course begins: A short-term course on fundamentals of technology began at NIT here, which was inaugurated by NIT director I.K. Bhat. Course coordinator Rajesh Kumar said Brahma Kumar, who had come from Sweden to attend the workshop, highlighted various activities being undertaken at the division of machine elements at Tribolab, LUT, Sweden. This two-week programme will focus on various themes related to friction, wear and lubrication.