Plantation programme: Rotary Club and Inner Wheel Club Batala, a unit of Rotary International-3070, in a joint venture took up a tree plantation project and planted about 110 saplings of ornamental plants on the premises of SL Bawa DAV College here on Sunday. The project was carried out under the leadership of new president R.K. Gupta and Usha Gupta of Manik Nursing Home, Dharampura Colony. Gupta said it was their first joint project which aimed at keeping the city green and clean.
Dowry harassment: The Model Town police has booked Rakesh Kumar, Reshma, Meena, Gagandeep and Ramandip, residents of Kahna Dasian village of Noormahal under section 498-A of the IPC for allegedly torturing and maltreating Meena Bala, a resident of Gokal Nagar, on Saturday evening. According to the police, Meenu Bala alleged that she was maltreated and tortured for dowry by her husband Rakesh Kumar and others.
Phagwara Samrala Seminar: A seminar for milkmen was organised at the local Shahi Palace.Verka chairman Ajmer Singh Dhillon was the chief guest. Five hundred milkmen, including 100 women, took part in the seminar. Milkfed director Kuldeep Singh assured to hike the rate of milk within two days.
Seminar: A seminar for milkmen was organised at the local Shahi Palace.Verka chairman Ajmer Singh Dhillon was the chief guest. Five hundred milkmen, including 100 women, took part in the seminar. Milkfed director Kuldeep Singh assured to hike the rate of milk within two days.
Resign: Prominent ex-servicemen leaders belonging to the Congress and the BJP have resigned from their party along with their supporters and have joined the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Saturday. District president Ex-servicemen Union Captain Brijlal, joined by other ex-servicemen leaders Dharm Singh, Kuldeep Ranote and Onkar Singh strongly criticised the Congress and the BJP saying both parties had given false assurances before elections but had forgotten them while in power.
Youth drowns: Yashwant Singh (25) of Padohari village here was drowned while crossing the Seer khud on Sunday evening. Yashwant, a home guard, was a good swimmer. He slipped while crossing the khud and probably his head struck against a rock. He fainted and was washed away by the strong current. His body was recovered. A case has been registered.
Meeting: DC Rajendra Singh has exhorted district officers to ensure coordination with other departments for better implementation of various government programmes. He was presiding over a meeting of District Efficiency Committee here on Monday. He also spoke about various development projects being undertaken in the district.