Eye donation: The family of a noted social activist Bimla Devi Nagori on Wednesday fulfilled her wish to donate her eyes before cremation. She had signed the BVP pledge form wishing that her eyes should be donated after her death. She passed away late on Tuesday night.
National seminar ends: Around three dozen research papers were presented by academicians and intellectuals on the concluding day of the two-day national seminar on "Changing Perspectives of Study of Punjabi Fiction" organised by Guru Nanak Dev University here on Wednesday.
Netaji’s birth anniversary: The 111th birth anniversary of Subhash Chander Bose was celebrated here on Wednesday by the Azad Hind Fauj Association, Amritsar, and tributes were paid to the great freedom fighter at his statue on the Bhandari Bridge here.
Faulty sewerage system: Residents of Golden Avenue protested here on Wednesday against the faulty sewerage system. R.N. Sekhari, president of the Golden Avenue Welfare Society, presented a memorandum to SDM Munsavi Kumar and demanded the supply of pure drinking water to residents.
Play presented: Dedicating the performance to the sweet memory of renowned urdu poet Jigar Jalandhari on his 74th birthday, the students of Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology presented a play “Aagaz Ik Khoobsoorat Soch”, strongly condemning the dreaded evil of female foeticide, written and directed by NTAS product Surjit Singh, at Baradari Gardens, here on Wednesday.
Condolence: The Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda condoled Balwant Gupta, secretary Haryana Congress Committee Cell, whose younger son Sachin expired on January 20, 2008, at his residence in Ambala city. Those present on the occasion were HPCC president Phool Chand Mullana, media incharge of Haryana Congress Committee Bittu Chawla, Ranjit Singh, deputy chairman Planning Board, Major Narpinder Singh MLA Dadri, Ambala District Congress president Arun Garg, Harish Sasan, president Municipal Council, Ambala city, Ravinder Gupta and other prominent personalities from the local area.
HAMIRPUR Thief held: The residents of ward no. 8 on Wednesday caught a thief red handed while he was trying to break open the lock of a house. The people found Ashwani Kumar breaking the lock of Madhulika’s house. The police later arrested him. NURPUR
Thief held: The residents of ward no. 8 on Wednesday caught a thief red handed while he was trying to break open the lock of a house. The people found Ashwani Kumar breaking the lock of Madhulika’s house. The police later arrested him.
Camp for farmers held: The Block Veterinary Centre of Animal Husbandry Department organised an awareness camp at Zewan in Srinagar on Wednesday, in which sizeable number of local farmers participated. The camp was organised to create awareness about various ailment afflicting cattle and poultry birds.