Inauguration: Prof S. S. Bari, registrar, Panjab University, inaugurated the first session of the Kenway College of Education by lighting a lamp before the portrait of Bharat Mata here on Saturday. President Puran Chand Bansal, general secretary Sushil Garg and principal of the college Dr Satyender Singh welcomed the chief guests.
Escape: The driver and his assistant escaped by swimming when their tractor-trailer slipped into a sub-canal, while crossing the partly-damaged bridge between Alamgarh and Dharampura villages on Saturday. The villagers said complaints on the poor condition of the bridge had been made made many times during the past 20 years, but had failed to attract the attention of the administration.
Office-bearers: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Ferozepur circle (based on Ferozepur, Faridkot, Muktsar, Bathinda and Amritsar divisions) of the Punjab Non-Gazetted Forest Officers Union: president - Harinder Singh, Faridkot; vice-president - Kuldeep Kumar, Bathinda; general secretary - Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Abohar; finance secretary - Gursewak Singh, Amritsar; and joint secretary - Balwinder Bhatti.
Celebrated: The festival of Dussehra was celebrated with great fervour by the staff and students of New Delhi Public School on the school premises, here, today. Tiny tots, dressed up like the characters of Ramayana, including Lord Rama, Hanumana and Lakshmana, presented a variety of items on the occasion.
Dussehra: Bhupindra International Public School celebrated Dussehra here today. A colourful function was organised in the school on the occasion. Later, principal Indu Sharma distributed prizes to the winners and congratulated the students and the staff of the school for their efforts in making the show a success. The function concluded with the National Anthem. Sweets were also distributed among the students.
Bias alleged: The previous Congress and the present SAD-BJP governments have been working on the same lines by adopting a discriminatory attitude towards panchayat samitis. This was alleged by local panchayat samiti chairperson Krishna Kainth here on Saturday.
Appointed: The Haryana government has appointed Suvineet Sharma as additional advocate general in the office of the advocate general of the state.
6 injured: Six persons were injured after a canter lost control on the Kalka-Shimla highway in Kalka here today. All the injured were admitted to a local hospital before being referred to the PGI where they were undergoing treatment. Police sources said the canter, driven by Kailash, hit a santro, a truck and a scooter, before coming to a halt. Kailash was accompanied by cleaner Anil and three others and they were on its way from Parwanoo to Panchkula.
Bhiwani Rescued: A joint team of the People for Animals (PFA) and the police rescued buffaloes being taken in two trucks at a check post near Achina Taal village on Saturday. The check post was put up last night. The two trucks were stopped and when the police started checking up the vehicles, four persons tried to escape but were nabbed. JHAJJAR JIND
Rescued: A joint team of the People for Animals (PFA) and the police rescued buffaloes being taken in two trucks at a check post near Achina Taal village on Saturday. The check post was put up last night. The two trucks were stopped and when the police started checking up the vehicles, four persons tried to escape but were nabbed.