Plot auction: An auction for the sale of plots of Phulkian Enclave was held at Community Centre, Phase III, Urban Estate, Patiala, on Friday. As many as 15 residential and 14 commercial flats were sold for Rs 16 crore. The auction was conducted by DC D.S. Garewal. People from various states took part.
Liquor sale: To ensure peace during the municipal committee elections, district magistrate Dharamjit Singh Garewal has ordered the closure of all liquor vends on June 30. Also the hotels which serve or sell liquor have been instructed to stop the sale on that day.
Suicide: ‘arrest accused’: The Khanauri police has not arrested the accused of the death of Ajit Pal Singh of Thaska village (near Khanauri), who consumed poison on June 14 and died on June 18 in a Ludhiana hospital., Daljit Singh, a relative of the deceased, has urged the Sangrur, SSP to arrest those named in the FIR), including deceased’s wife Ratinder Kaur, alias Ritu, and her maternal aunt Baljit Kaur.As per the FIR registered by Balbir Kaur, mother of the deceased the police registered a case under Section 306, of the IPC, on June 18 against seven persons, including deceased’s wife Ratinder, in connection with suicide of Ajit. who allegedly ended his life due to harassment and threats by the accused persons. The Moonak DSP was said to be probing the matter.
UGC-NET today: The University Grants Commission (UGC) national eligibility test will be held on the premises of Kurukshetra University here on Sunday. Stating this here on Saturday, public relations officer, KU, Devender Sachdeva said the university had created 16 examination centres on the campus for smooth conduct of the test in which 4,807 candidates would appear.
Jawan cremated: Constable Vijay Singh Yadav (30), a jawan of the fourth Battalion of the Chhattisgarh Armed Constabulary, was cremated at his native village, Surheli, with state honours on Saturday. Vijay Singh along with two other constables was reportedly killed in an encounter with the ambuscading naxalites during an anti-insurgency expedition carried out in the Orchha area of Raipur district in Chhattisgarh on Thursday. He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.
Student booked: The examination staff at National College here on Saturday alleged that Vishal Deep, who had come to the college to appear in the examination of art and craft, ran away with the answer sheet. The police has registered a case against the absconding student on the complaint of central superintendent Paramveer Singh.
4 booked for murder: The case pertaining to the drowning of Rajesh of Bali Kutubpur village, whose body was recovered from the Western Yamuna Canal on Thursday, took a new turn when his father lodged a complaint with the police alleging that Rajesh was first strangled to death and then thrown into the canal by Sahib Singh, Devender and two others. He alleged that the accused came to his house on Tuesday and took Rajesh along with them. The police has registered a murder case against the alleged accused.
Plea to shift dispensary: The Himachal Pradesh Senior Citizens’ Forum has demanded the shifting of ayurvedic dispensary from Baloo to the regional hospital complex in Chamba town for the convenience of the elderly. In a letter addressed to health minister Rajiv Bindal, the senior citizens have said that Baloo is about 5 km away from Chamba town while the regional hospital was centrally located in the town.