Robbery: After one Ramesh Kumar received multiple injuries in a road mishap last night and was referred for treatment to Sriganganagar, his family got another setback as burglars robbed them of cash and gold while they were in Srignanganagar. On Saturday, when the family returned, it found the locks of bedroom and kitchen broken. A complaint has been lodged with the police.
Tournament: Indo-Canadian Punjabi Sports and Cultural Club, Toronto, held a meeting in Bathinda regarding the fourth international Indo-Canadian kabaddi tournament, which is being held on January 6, 2008 in the city. There will also be girls' kabaddi show match, 40-year-old men's open competitions, giddha and bhangra during the tournament. Various responsibilities were assigned to village kabaddi clubs to make the event successful.
Attacked: Honeybees attacked at least a dozen people near Gate Number 1 of Thermal Colony here on Saturday injuring one of them seriously. It happened when a beehive broke down accidentally and bees got aggressive. The incident continued for more than three hours.
CLP meeting on Dec 17: Leader of the Congress Legislature Party Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has convened a meeting of the Punjab Congress Legislature Party on December 17 at the Punjabi Regional Committee Hall in the Vidhan Sabha.
Arrested: The detective staff of Ambala police has nabbed three youths for possessing a pistol and 10 live cartridges. The youths belonge to Tarantaran and Amritsar. A case under the Arm Act was registered against them. Later, the youths were produced in a local court which remanded them to police custody.
Appointed: Former vice-president of the District Congress Committee, Kurukshetra, Mohinder Singh has been appointed as the organising secretary of the committee by Phool Chand Mullana, president, Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee.
Rs 7.57 cr for schemes: Jammu District Development commissioner Hirdesh Kumar Singh on Saturday reviewed the performance of various banks at the District-Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting for 2007-08. Chief manager (SBI) R.K. Kaul apprised Singh that banks had made total disbursements of Rs 544.28 crore up to September 2007, against the annual target of Rs 881.39 crore. Kaul further informed that Rs 7.57 crore had been sanctioned in favour of 630 beneficiaries under the SGSY, PMRY, JKSES, KVIB and other government-sponsored schemes.
Pipeline inaugurated: Congress legislator from Jammu-east, Yogesh Sawhney, on Saturday inaugurated the laying work of the PHE pipeline at Peerkho. He said the project would benefit as many as 100 families. Later, he along with Municipal Corporation (MC) mayor Narinder Singh and MC commissioner Vinod Sharma visited the Talab Khatikan to inspect the ongoing work of high mast light. Sawhney along with divisional commissioner Sudhanshu Pandey and DC H.K. Singh visited Kot Bhalwal where the MC plans to develop a land fill site for solid waste management.
Condolences paid: Former Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) patron Dr Farooq Abdullah and party president Omar Abdullah on Saturday expressed shock and grief over the sad demise of two party workers - Tariq Ahmad Rathore and Rinko - in a road accident in Mandi area of Poonch district. Meanwhile, a condolence meeting was also held at the party headquarters. NC leader Dr Shehnaz Ganai also expressed sympathies with the family of the deceased.