Killed: In a hit-and-run case, Ramesh, alias Happy, of Behman Diwana village was killed by an unidentified vehicle, on the Malout road, about 6 km from here, on Friday night. He was rushed to the local Civil Hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead. Two children, Nanhe Ram and Goldy, also sustained injuries in the mishap.
Sangat darshan: As many as 217 applications had been presented at the first sub-divisional level sangat darshan in the district. Eleven panchayats were present at the sangat darshan held at Malkana village in Talwandi Sabo sub-division, near here, on Friday.
Camp held: The NSS unit of Baba Farid College, Deon (Bathinda), organised a cleanliness and beautification camp on the college premises here on Saturday. Managing director of the institute Gurjit Singh Dhaliwal inaugurated the camp.
ASI killed: In charge police post, Bhagta village, Nachattar Singh (45), was killed in a road accident, at Gondara village on the Bathinda-Faridkot national highway, 35 km from here, on Saturday. He was posted as ASI in the Punjab police.The incident occurred when his car collided with a milk van. A case has been registered.
Bus looted: Three armed robbers have looted Rs 10, 000 from the conductor of a government bus on the Mansa road here. The PRTC bus (PB 03 Q 9025) was going to Dabwali from Chandigarh when three persons, who were in the same bus, forced the driver at gunpoint to stop the vehicle near Misarkhana and Chanarthal village.
2 die in mishap: Two persons, including a one-year-old child, Gaurav, and a woman, Gej Kaur, died on the spot while 17 others were injured when a private mini bus collided head-on with a tractor near Jodhpur Romana village on the Bathinda-Dabwali road on late Friday evening.
Jungle day at school: The staff and students of New Delhi Public School, Shanti Nagar, Urban Estate, celebrated jungle day as part of wildlife week at the school’s premises here on Saturday. The students dressed up to look like various animals. Students also learnt from their teachers about how animals stayed in jungles and also learnt about their habitat. The principal of the school, Gagandeep Kaur, said the day was celebrated to make children more aware of the actual wildlife around them.
Chemists warned: To control drugs, a meeting of sports clubs and chemists falling in Samrala subdivision was called by DSP Daljit Singh Rana and SHOs of Samrala. For the success of this anti-drug campaign, the DSP sought cooperation of the public.
Man killed: A resident of Gulab Mandi in Ambala Cantt died after he was attacked by youths armed with iron rods on Saturday morning. The incident took place when Rakesh, aged 20, resident of Gulab Mandi, had gone to a vacant area to relieve himself. A group of youths armed with iron rods attacked him. He sustained serious injuries. He was rushed to Civil Hospital where he breathed his last. The attack on Rakesh is believed to have taken place due to an old animosity.