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Hockey player felicitated:
To celebrate the Indian Hockey team’s winning performance in the Asia Cup held in Chinnai, Spring Dale Senior School felicitated Prabhjot Singh, a member of the hockey team, who is a resident of Batala. The team India thrashed South Korea 7-2 to lif the cup. The members of the hockey team of the school interacted with Prabhjot Singh and picked up some vital tips about improving their game. A colurful cultural bonanza presented by the students drew great applause from the audiences.

English topper: Khalsa College student Surinder Kaur has stood first in the MA (English-I) examination of Guru Nanak Dev University held in April this year. She scored 269 marks out of 400.

IBM placement: Amanpreet Kaur, a student of BSc (computer science) third year of the SGPC-run Trai Shatabdi GGS Khalsa College, has been recruited by the IBM at a placement session held in the college recently.

‘Swagat-2007’: Guru Nanak Dev University will organise “Swagat-2007”, a cultural bonanza to welcome new students on September 14 at Dashmesh Auditorium. Student artistes from various departments would take part in the programme. According to Prof Sarup Singh, dean student welfare, the first and second position holders of the “Jashan” programme would perform bhangra, choreography, folk song, ghazal, skit, western dance and creative dance.

8 B’deshis held: Immigration authorities at Atari international railway station on Tuesday held eight Bangladesh nationals, including two women and two children, for possessing fake visa. According to information, the authorities handed over the accused to the General Railway Police.

BATHINDA
JE nabbed
: Krishan Chand, junior engineer (JE), Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB), was caught red-handed by a team of the Vigilance Bureau led by DSP Onkar Singh. He was caught accepting a bribe of Rs 2,000 from Baljit Singh of Raisar village on Tuesday. Krishan, posted at Bhucho Mandi power grid, was demanding Rs 5,000 in lieu of sanctioning a temporary power connection for Baljit Singh’s tube well motor. A case had been registered under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

BATHINDA
Urged
: Devinder Gupta, co-coordinator, Shri Ram Setu Rakhiya Manch, Punjab, on Tuesday urged people to participate in an agitation being organised throughout the state on Wednesday to press the Central government not to dismantle the Ram Setu (Ram bridge).

Honoured: Chander Prabha, a science teacher of the local Police Public School, has been presented a letter of appreciation and Rs 5,100 as cash prize by the school management after she won the best teacher trophy of Science Olympiad Foundation.

Nabha
2 hurt in scuffle:
Two persons, including a jail warden, of the local Jaspal Colony got admitted to the Civil Hospital on Tuesday following a clash. According to Gurvinder, he was taking a walk with his pet dog when Gurjit Singh, jail warden, residing in the same locality, objected to the movement of his dog. After arguing with him for a couple of minutes, he injured his ear and face.

SANGRUR
Stolen
: A Bajaj PYK motorcycle (PB 13M 9922) of a local journalist Naresh Kumar was stolen from outside his house near Ram Mandir, Sunami Gate Phirni Road, here on Tuesday. He has lodged a complaint with the police in this regard.

Tarn Taran
Memorandum
: Members of various radical Sikh organisations held a protest march here on Tuesday against the alleged biased approach of the police in the Panjwar firing case. The Sikh activists presented a memorandum to SP R.S. Ghuman (Headquarters).

Memorandum: Members of various radical Sikh organisations held a protest march here on Tuesday against the alleged biased approach of the police in the Panjwar firing case. The Sikh activists presented a memorandum to SP R.S. Ghuman (Headquarters).



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