Woman held : The Garhshankar police has arrested Jasbir Kaur of Denowal Khurd village and seized 20 gram of smack from her. According to the police sources, she was booked under the NDPS Act.
Bar chief : Daulat Singh Chabbrewal has been elected president
Foundation day: The NSS wing of the Kamla Nehru College for Women celebrated its foundation day. Poster making and slogan-writing competitions were organised on the themes of blood donation and literacy. Victorious students were felicitated. A quiz on AIDS was held. Rajni Arora from the psychology department delivered a lecture on “Learning disability”.
Bravery award sought: Members of the Ex-Servicemen Grievances Cell here have recommended to the Punjab Chief Minister the name of ex-serviceman Harjinder Singh for a bravery award. In the request letter sent by the cell, Lt Col S.S. Sohi (Retd), president of the cell has related that Harjinder Singh saved the life of a young girl when she was trying to commit suicide by drowning in the Sirhind canal. The incident reportedly took place on August 25, 2007, when Harjinder Singh aged 30, of Behlolpur village, Ludhiana, saved Parvinder Kaur, aged 20, from drowning in the canal. She was rushed to the Machhiwara Civil Hospital. Harjinder Singh earned the appreciation of the crowd. “Harjinder Singh of 15 Punjab Regiment, had suffered severe head injuries during the Kargil war, was declared unfit and sent home. This cell fought his case and got 50 per cent disability pension,” said Lt Col S.S.
Free UGC-NET service: Aryans Educational and Charitable Trust, (AECT), Chandigarh, engaged in creating awareness for UGC-NET in the region announced extension of Free-Postal Sewa for UGC-NET aspirants till December 2007. The service has been extended for sixth consecutive term. Chairman, AECT, Anshu Kataria said, “We have started free UGC-Postal service for UGC-NET aspirants of northern region of the country especially who live in far-flung areas. Due to lack of proper development in that area the aspirants failed to get exact knowledge about the date of examination, syllabus and pattern.”
Camp: A month-long Panch- Karma camp began at Hamirpur on Monday. A team of doctors and masseurs have been invited from Kerala for the camp which is being organised by the Ayurvedic department and Baba Balak Nath trust Deoth-sidh. A nominal fee of Rs 100 is being charged as registration fee and IRDP persons are exempted from this fee. Indoor facility to admit patients is also being provided in the Pancha- Karma camp.