SAD function: Circle SAD president Jathedar Kaur Singh has said that Gurdas Singh Badal, younger brother of the Chief Minister and former MP, would attend a thanksgiving ceremony at Gurdwara Singh Sabha here on Monday. The Balluana unit of the SAD is arranging an ‘Akhand Path’ at the Gurdwara from Saturday. District SAD general secretary Surinder Saluja said that SAD MP Zora Singh Mann would be visiting the villages here on December 18, 19 and 20 to distribute grants from the MPLDA for development projects.
Dead: One Shanker Lal, son of Jagan Nath, resident of Jandwala Hanwanta village was crushed to death when the tractor he was driving reportedly overturned after he lost control over it near the Bhagsar sub-canal in village Sadhuwali on Tuesday night.
Lecture: A lecture on technological skill was delivered at the Kenway College of Education here on Wednesday where Jishu Jaskanwer said the would-be teachers should involve students in the syllabus to make teaching more interesting and value-based. He emphasised on the use of computers, projectors, LCD, CD player, TV, cameras and screening of educational films. He also responded to the queries made by the students and teachers during the session.
Opium seized: Dyalpura police arrested Balvir Singh of Jand Wala village with 500 gms opium, at Kotha Guru village, on Tuesday. A case had been registered.
Three booked: The police booked three persons for allegedly breaking windowpanes of Green hotel by throwing empty soda and liquor bottles on Tuesday. Confirming this, SHO Vibhor Kumar told The Tribune that an FIR had been registered under section 427 of the IPC against Amanvir Marwaha and his two accomplices on the statement of hotel owner Harcharanjit Singh. Earlier talking to mediapersons, Harcharanjit Singh had requested security for himself and his family as he was being threatened earlier too.
Boy drowned in village pond: Prabhjit Singh (8), son of Dilbag Singh of nearby Mughal Chak Panuan village, about 10 km from here, was drowned in the village pond on Tuesday. Surjit Singh, Budh Singh, Bhajan Singh and Tota of the same village, who had allegedly dug up the pond without panchayat permission, have been booked.
Suicide: A 23-year-old resident of Phase 3B1 allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself with a rope from a ceiling fan at his residence on Tuesday afternoon. The victim, Randeep Singh, was the only son of Jagtar Singh, a property dealer of Mohali. Randeep used to help his father in his business. Jagtar Singh told the police that they had suffered major losses in the business recently due to which their son was depressed. The police said the family had come from Jharkhand some years back where they were involved in mining business. The police has started inquest proceedings under Section 174 of the CrPC.
Khula darbar: In order to redress the grievances of people on the spot, a “khula darbar” will be organised by the deputy commissioner at Dhatogra village near Pinjore on Thursday. The personal as well as community problems can be raised at the darbar scheduled to start at 10 am. All officials from all over the district will remain present on the occasion.
3 held for fraud: A local court today sent three members of a fake currency racket to police custody for three days. Fake currency of 500 denomination amounting to Rs 5,000 was recovered from them on Tuesday. A computer, printer, scanner and other material were also recovered from their room. The police had got information that a youth had been cheating a shopkeeper by giving him fake notes. The youth was nabbed during a raid. Later, during investigation, he disclosed that two of his friends were also involved in the trade. The police then raided their residence near Tangri river and arrested the them.
Jammu Foreign liquor: At least 6,000 bottles of India Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL), being illegally 'imported' to Jammu and Kashmir, were seized on the National Highway at Lakhanpur toll post, official sources said on Wednesday. The state excise department officials on the Lakhanpur toll post on J & K-Punjab border on Wednesday recovered 150 cases of the IMFL from a vehicle, which was supposed to carry wheat as per the challan, sources said. Srinagar UDHAMPUR
Foreign liquor: At least 6,000 bottles of India Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL), being illegally 'imported' to Jammu and Kashmir, were seized on the National Highway at Lakhanpur toll post, official sources said on Wednesday. The state excise department officials on the Lakhanpur toll post on J & K-Punjab border on Wednesday recovered 150 cases of the IMFL from a vehicle, which was supposed to carry wheat as per the challan, sources said.