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The results of BCA part II and B Sc (IT) part III examinations of Guru Nanak Dev University held in September this year were declared here on Monday. According to Harbhajan Singh, controller of examinations, the results are also available on the university website: www.gnduonline.org.

Eye camp:
As many as 246 patients were treated for eye ailments at a free eye camp organised by the Sant Baba Attar Singh Charitable Trust at Ghunus village, 14 km from here, on Monday. A team of doctors comprising Dr J. P. Singh and Dr Shamsher Singh examined the patients. About 90 patients will be planted contact lens on Tuesday free of cost.

Doctors looted: Four car-borne youths entered Dr Naresh Goyal and his wife Dr Nisha’s hospital at Tapa, about 15 km from here, on Sunday night. They took away 80 gm of gold jewellery, Rs 25,000 cash and a two-barrel rifle from them.A case has been registered.

: A Punjab Home Guard personnel, Rajinder Kumar, was allegedly assaulted by two persons at the Multiana Road here on Sunday.Balpreet and his friend intercepted Rajinder and assaulted him without any reason. He was returning to the Kotwali police station after duty. A case has been registered.

Stolen: Dapinder Mishra of Madhok Pura Colony reported to the police alleging that someone had stolen his motorcycle (PB-03A-3819) parked near Co-operative Bank here on Sunday. A case of theft has been registered.

Beer seized: The Excise and Taxation Department seized more than 250 bottles of beer, which were being sold even after the expiry of its prescribed consumable date at Rose Garden Chowk here on Sunday night. The TNS team had informed the police about the illegal sale of expired beer by the vend owner. The police said strict action would be taken against the offenders.

Two held: The police on Monday arrested two persons on the charge of abetting the suicide by Harmeet Kaur of Burj Mahima village in this district.Police sources said Balwinder Singh, alias Puppy, and Ram Singh, alias Vicky, residents of the same village, had teased the woman a couple of days ago.

Body found: The body of Supahi Devi, a resident of Doomwali village in the district, was found in the middle of the railway tracks near the Pathrala railway station, some 40 km from here, on Sunday.

Injured: A 25-year-old cycle stunt man, Vakil Singh, sustained burn injuries while doing a fire stunt at Behman Diwana village in the district on Friday.His friends doused the fire and rushed him to a private doctor of the village.

Student missing:
B.Com (final) student of Khalsa College Karan Aggarwal went missing under mysterious circumstances on October 13. Karan’s uncle Shiv Kumar said he had left his house after some altercation on October 13 and had not returned till date. A daily diary report was registered on October 15.

Career options:
To make students aware of various educational and vocational courses and potential employment avenues, a mass counselling was organised by the Department of Employment Generation and Training for Youth at Government Senior Secondary School here on Monday.

U-19 volleyball: Students of the Kirpal Sagar Academy, near Rahon, have won boys under-19 (boys) volleyball in the CBSE cluster-16 volleyball championship held at Gobindgarh Public School, Mandi Gobindgarh, recently. As many as 44 teams took part in the tournament. The academy won the title by defeating PPS, Amritsar, in the final match and qualified for taking part in the national-level tournament.

The GOC-in-C Western Command, Lt-Gen Daljeet Singh inaugurated a new building of the Army Public School at Mamun Military Station,near here, on Monday. Daljeet Singh emphasised that students should serve the society after learning quality education from the institution.




Iodine intake:
The District Health Department celebrated a district-level Global Iodine Deficiency Disorder Prevention Day by organising a seminar at government Post Graduate College here on Monday, which was presided by Chief Medical Officer Dr Sharda Pandit. Dr Pandit said iodine was an essential element for human body and its deficiency caused serious disorders. Dr Pandit said iodised salt was recommended for pregnant women not only for safe delivery but also for the health of the child.

Theft: Thieves broke into four houses and succeeded in carrying away jewelry worth Rs 20,000 and Rs 15,000 cash from the house of one villager, Bishan Das of Dadhole-Kallan village, near Ghumarwin on Sunday night. An FIR has been registered and the police was investigating the matter.

Training camp: Led by Captain P.S. Cheema, a group of 35 Naval NCC cadets of 1 J&K NCC Naval unit from Jammu and Kashmir, began their 12-day adventurous training camp in Gobind Sagar here on Monday. Captain Cheema said the 35 cadets, including 15 girls, would be given training of physical and mental endurance,discipline, organisational skill and leadership apart from being apprised with sea life. He said Gobind Sagar had ideal conditions for a sea-life training 

Awarded: Amit Sohar (25), of Bilaspur, here, has been awarded “highly effective new comer of the year 2007” by Procter & Gamble. Presently employed at the Baddi branch of the company, he was given the Asia-level award at Bangkok in Thailand, where the company had organised a meet for appreciating work of its best scientists in various fields.

2 arrested
: The Nerwa police seized 4 kg charas being illegally smuggled and arrested Kasnu Ram and Kumbh Dass ( both from Uttrakhand) from Nerwa area of Chopal in Shimla district, on Monday. The two were carrying the charas on their bike (UA-08G-7342), when they were intercepted by the police. They have been booked under the NDPS Act.


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