Camp begins: A four-week camp for training in food processing under the central governmentís entrepreneurs development programme was inaugurated at the Central Institute of Post Harvesting Technology here on Tuesday.
Man cuts wrist: Anil Kumar allegedly attempted suicide by cutting his wrist with a surgical blade near the lake here on Monday evening.A profusely bleeding Anil was taken to the local Civil Hospital by volunteers of the Naujawan
Sabha. He was refused admission to a de-addiction centre on the ground that he must bring an attendant with him.In frustration Anil cut his wrist veins.
Dharna: More than 100 agitating elementary trainee
teachers(ETT) staged a dharna in front of the office of the DC here on Monday.The agitators from different parts of the district assembled at Nehru Park and took out a march raising anti-government slogans.They were demanding de-recognition of teaching courses offered by various private colleges.
Motorist dies: Mandip Singh, a resident of Nanglan village, succumbed to his injuries at local Civil Hospital on Tuesday. According to the police, Mandip Singh along with his friend Harwinder Singh, of the same village were seriously injured when a bus of Allas High School hit their motorcycle. They were on their way to Garhshankar from their village to appear for supplementary examination. Both were admitted to the Civil Hospital,
Mahilpur, from where Mandip Singh was referred to Civil Hospital, Hoshiarpur.
One murdered: A case was registered against two brothers for allegedly murdering Sucha Singh by throwing him from the roof-top of his house on Sunday evening. The accused have been identified as Bias Dev and
Kala, residents of the Kalwal Lalian village. Both the brothers fled after the incident. In a complaint filed by deceasedís son Kulwinder Singh, he alleged that both the brothers threw his father from the rooftop in a fit of rage over some dispute.
Six booked: The district police here on Monday registered cases against six persons for evasion of stamp duty by showing residential plot as agriculture land in land sale deed.A case of forgery was registered against buyer Bhajan Kaur,Ajit Singh, who sold off the land, witness Sukhwinder Singh,nambardar Mahinder Singh and deed writer Ravi
Dharna staged: Activists of the
DIET students welfare association (DSWA) held a protest dharna in front of the
office of the deputy commissioner to protest against the anti-education
policies of the state government, here on Tuesday. Ajay Kumar Yadav and
Gurjinder Singh, presidents of the Doaba zone and district units, respectively,
demanded imposition of a ban on the recruitment of B.Ed. teachers against ETT
posts, scrapping recognition of ETT from Jammu in Punjab, scrapping policy of
recruiting teachers on contractual basis and shifting of ETT seats allotted to
private colleges to DIETs.
Ex-servicemen meet: A meeting of the all-India ex-servicemen action committee was held under the presidentship of Major Harchand Singh at Neelon, 10 km from here, on Monday. A resolution demanded that the pay of a soldier must be delinked from the pay of civilian employees because his work was more strenuous and risky. He must be given 80 per cent of the last pay drawn as premium because of the early retirement policy.
camp: A blood camp will be held on July 31 in the dharamshala near the Bank of Baroda. It will be organised by Shaheed Udham Singh Club and the Lions Club. The SDM and the DSP will inaugurate the camp while Jagjeewan Singh, MLA, will be the chief guest.
Protest: Under the banner of the DIET Students Welfare Association, a dharna was staged by members in front of the office of the DC here on Monday.The protesters, led by state president of the association Jagtar Singh Jhabbar, also took out a march through the main bazar, raising slogans in support of their demands, including regular appointments for ETT
Tuberculosis (TB) kills more women in India than any other infectious disease. It is also responsible for infertility among them to a great extent.This was disclosed by district TB officer Surinder Singla while addressing a TB awareness programme organised by the District TB Control Society at the Government Hospital, Lehragagga, on Monday.