Charas seized, 2 held: Two persons were arrested by the district police for possessing 2.5 kg of charas. Both were intercepted near the Jallianwala Bagh area here on Tuesday. District police chief Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh said the consignment was concealed in a bag. They were identified as Rakesh Kumar and Sanjiv Kumar of main bazar, Dera Baba Nanak. However, they were now residing at Chowk Maqboolpura and Vijay Nagar area, respectively. A case under Section 20/61/85, NDPS, was registered at Kotwali police station.
Distribution: Rajindra College is having its prize distribution function on March 15 in which around 124 students will be awarded. R.K.Bangar, principal of the college, will present the annual report.
Blood donation camp: The United Welfare Society organised a blood donation camp at the Government Elementary School at Phallar village here today in which 19 persons, including 5 women, donated blood. School students also presented a cultural programme on the occasion. Another blood donation camp was organised by Khalsa Diwan, Bathinda, in association with the Shri Hemkunt Sahib Welfare Committee at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Khalsa Technical College here, which was inaugurated by Dr Indu Bhushan Aggarwal, assistant civil surgeon. She described the blood donation as the noble cause for the needy. More than 25 units of blood was donated by the college students on the occasion.
Woman concocts rape story: The case of the alleged rape of a married woman by two youths here has taken a new turn and DSP Nripjit Singh has recommended action against the women under Section 182 of the IPC for giving wrong information regarding the crime. The woman of Lajpat Nagar on January 10 had informed the police that when she along with her landlady Shakuntala was on the way to a hospital, two youths, who were acquainted with Shakuntala, raped her. The DSP said, during the investigation, the woman confessed that she had concocted the story to implicate Shakuntala as she nursed a grudge against her.
Blood donation camp: As many as 88 young activists of the INLD donated blood in a blood donation camp held under the joint auspices of the Rewari district units of the youth wing as well as the students’ wing of the INLD in the Community Hall here on Tuesday. The camp, which was organised to mark the 47th birthday of Ajay Chautala, national secretary-general of the INLD, was inaugurated by Ajay himself.
Work suspension plan: Members of the Sonepat Bar Association has unanimously resolved to observe work suspension in local courts on March 14 in support of their demand for opening family courts in every district of the state. The resolution was passed in a meeting of the Association held here on Monday. President of the association Anoop Singh Dahiya said if the demand was not accepted by March 14, a meeting of the members of the associations of all districts would be convened on March 15 at
Chamba museum: The Chamba Citizens Progressive Council has suggested to the government to organise a function to mark the centenary celebrations of Bhuri Singh Museum here Chamba. Raja Bhuri Singh (1904-1919), the ruler of erstwhile Chamba state, had gifted his inherited art collection to this museum which was opened to visitors on September 14, 1908. The oldest among four museums of Himachal Pradesh, Chamba museum has a total collection of 5370 art objects, including the ‘panchmark’ coin of 2nd century B.C. is acquired from Arki in Solan district.