Seminar: A seminar was held at DAV College of Education here on Tuesday where P.L. Garg, coordinator at the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, spoke on ways to make the teaching process enjoyable. At another workshop, S.K. Misra and R.K. Singh, experts from the Tapovan Vidyalya, spoke on disabilities management.
Killed: Jaspal Singh (35) of Lambi village was killed in a road mishap on Bathinda-Badal road on Tuesday. He was driving a scooter. The volunteers of Sahara Jan Seva rushed him to the civil hospital. He succumbed to his injuries later. After the postmortem, the body was handed over to the family members.
Man hangs self: Mahesh Dhir (32), son of Kasturi Lal, committed suicide by hanging himself from a girder of a ceiling of a room at his house in Model Colony here on Tuesday morning. According to police sources, his wife divorced him three years ago due to which he was under tension. He leaves behind his five-year-old daughter.
Eyes donated: The eyes of Daljit Singh, son of Gurbachan Singh of Premgarh, were donated after his death by his family to the Eyes Donation Association here on Tuesday. According to association president Bahadur Singh Sunet, the donated eyes were sent to the eye bank of Government Medical College, Patiala.
Rs 95,000 looted at knife point: Six persons, who were in a white Gypsy, looted at knife point Rs 95,000 from Bhola Ram, an employee of a soap factory at Bhikhi village, here on Tuesday. DSP Pritpal Singh Thind said Bhola had been going to Dhuri from Bhikhi when the incident took place between Namol and Ubhawal villages. A case has been registered.
Spice told to pay relief: The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed Spice Telecom Private Limited to pay a sum of Rs 10,000 as compensation for mental tension and harassment to complainant Ram Pal Verma, who runs a Colour Lab here. President of the forum M.D. Sharma has also directed the company to reactivate the complainantís mobile connection and pay him Rs 1,000 as litigation expenses. The company had sent Verma a bill of Rs 1,170 in the name of one Munish Bhalla. It also disconnected his mobile connection. Nothing happened despite a legal notice. So the complainant filed the complaint with the forum, seeking relief.
PSEB workers hold protest: Activists of the Technical Services Union (TSU) of the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB), along with farmers and workers, under the leadership of Sangrur Circle president of the TSU Gurdev Singh, took out a protest march through the main bazaars of the town to the office of the DC here on Tuesday in support of their demands.
Rally at Ateli: Naresh Yadav, independent member of the Haryana Assembly, on Tuesday said the Kishan Sangharsh Samiti headed by him would hold a rally at Ateli on February 17 to honour Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for the state governmentís step of arranging long-term cash compensation for farmers whose land would be taken over for setting up of SEZs. He said the samiti had initially protested against the acquisition of land for SEZs. But, since Hooda has kept his promise of giving adequate compensation to the landholder, the samiti has decided to honour him.
Meeting on Feb 3: A meeting will be organised at Dubaldhan village in Jhajjar district to mourn the death of Dalip Singh, father of Haryana Assembly speaker Raghubir Singh Kadiyan, on February 3. Government functionaries and legislators, including Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and others, will attend the meeting.