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Blood donation camp
: Swami Vivekanand Group of Institute organised a blood donation camp on its central campus on Friday. Faculty and students of management studies, pharmacy and education participated in the camp with the help of a team of doctors from the PGI. Around 500 students, along with faculty members and other staff participated in the camp. As many as 149 units of blood were donated by students during the occasion.

New voter cards
: Subdivisional magistrate-cum-assistant election officer Jagwinderjit Singh said here today that those voters who did not have voters’ identity cards could get their cards made up to December 2 for the forthcoming parliamentary elections. He further said that photography for the new voters’ cards would be held at the following places: November 29 - Government Primary School, Gaunspura, Umarpura and Shahpura. November 30 - Government Primary School, Marrianwal, Government Girls School, Gandhi Nagar and Guru Nanak Senior Secondary School (Narowal), Batala. December 1 - DAV Senior Secondary School, Batala. December 2 - BVN High School, Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Balata, Quality Marketing Centre, Krishna Nagar, Batala.

Youth’s body found in forest
:The body of an unidentified young man was found in the forest area of Siali village in Garhshankar subdivision of this district last evening. According to police sources, after killing the young man his body was thrown to conceal his identity. The police has registered a case and sent the body to the civil hospital, Garhshankar, for a post-mortem examination.

Mullanpur Dakha
Decomposed body found
: Decomposed body of a woman in her early twenties was found in a drain in Bhanohar village here on Friday. Sarpanch of the village Amrinder Singh spotted a body and informed the police. The body has been kept in the morgue after post-mortem.

Physics workshop
: With a view to enriching the teaching-learning of physics, the Kirpal Sagar Academy, in collaboration with the Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) organised a workshop on physics. Academy chairman Dr Karamjit Singh inaugurated the workshop which was attended by 200 senior secondary students and faculty members. In his address, Karamjit Singh stressed the need of evolving innovative teaching techniques.



: Darshan Singh, a resident of Patiala, reported to the police that he parked his Balero outside a local hotel in Phase V on September 18. Next morning he went out of the hotel and found his car to be missing. In another case, Pradeep Singh, a resident of Phase XI reported to the police that someone had stolen his motorcycle during the night, which was parked in front of his residence. Cases of theft have been registered in respective incidents.

Molestation charge: A 26-year-old woman of Sector 56 has alleged that the proprietor of Sunny Enclave, Kharar, J.S. Bajwa has been molesting her for the last many years. In the complaint filed with the DSP, Mohali, the girl has claimed she was physically abused when she was working as a receptionist with the coloniser. However, the coloniser has denied the allegations. He said she was trying to frame him as he had removed her husband from job for stealing construction material. The police is probing the matter.



Website launched
: To ensure better coordination with the public, the Bhiwani police on Friday launched its website, bhiwani.haryanapolice.gov.in. SP Sanjay Kumar said any citizen could take help of this website in order to register his/her complaint. He said the updating work of the website was in progress and would soon be completed.

3 held in abduction case
: The police on Friday arrested three persons, including a police constable, for allegedly abducting a minor girl and misbehaving with her. The accused have been identified as Anshu Sachdeva, Michial, both residents of Karnal, and constable Suriender of Panipat, presently posted here. The police has registered a case on the basis of complaint filed by the girl who alleged that she was thrown out of a car by the abductors near sector 13 market here on Thursday.

Blood donation: A blood donation camp was organised by IGN College, Ladwa, on its premises, 10 km from here, on Friday. MP Ram Parkash inaugurated the camp and also gave away prizes to meritorious students and distinguished sportspersons of the college. As many as 55 students donated blood.

Man electrocuted
: Rajender Kumar (45), a resident of Rampura village, near here, was reportedly electrocuted while repairing a faulty cable in his house on Friday. The police has held inquest proceedings under Section 174 of the CrPC.

Medical camp: As many as 268 patients were treated for various ailments at a medical camp held under the auspices of the District Red Cross Society (DRC) and the Health Department at the Red cross Bhawan here on Friday. Deputy commissioner-cum-chairman of the DRC Chander Prakash inaugurated the camp. Patients were given medicines free of cost.



Forest rest house gutted
: A forest rest house had been burnt to the ground near Swai village falling in the high attitude forest range in Holi sub-tehsil here on Thursday night according to a delayed report received at the district headquarters on Friday. According to sources, officials of the Forest Department had rushed to the incident to ascertain the situation about the fire occurrence and the losses caused due to the fire.

Police station inaugurated
: Mandi SP M. Chandra Sekhar on Friday inaugurated a police station in the BBMB colony that will cater to four wards of Sundernagar town and 12 surroundings panchayats. According to police officials, the government had issued notification for the BSL police station, as residents have demanded it as incidents of crime were reported from the area.

Woman found dead
: The Sangrah police on Thursday found a decomposed body of a woman from the bed of Giri river. She was identified as Bela Devi (38), wife of Keshwa Nand, resident of Mohtu village. She was missing from her home since November 11 and had reportedly gone to collect fodder from the nearby forest, but did not return. The police said she possibly died due to fall from the steep slope. A post-mortem on the body was performed at the spot and it was handed over to the family members.



35 including 13 BSF personnel hurt
: Thirtyfive persons, including 13 BSF personnel, were injured in different road accidents in Kashmir on Thursday night. Sources said on Friday that a vehicle carrying BSF personnel skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge at Pathro in Keran sector. Besides driver, the 13 BSF personnel were injured. The sources said 19 persons were injured when a vehicle in which they were travelling met with an accident at Churat in Qazigund area on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway. A tipper collided with a Sumo at Hanjiwera Pattan in north Kashmir injuring two persons.

1 electrocuted, 2 hurt: One person was electrocuted and two others were wounded in the Kashmir valley on Thursday night. Official sources said on Friday that Mohmmad Altaf Thakery got in contact with a live wire at Malpora Kullan in Ganderbal and died on the spot. The injured were admitted to hospital.



Modi playing politics: Dhasmana: The incharge of the media committee of the Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee Suryakant Dhasmana today strongly flayed the statement being issued by the Gujarat CM Narendra Modi regarding the Mumbai attacks. Dhasmana said that it was extremely unfortunate that Modi was indulging in petty politics at a time when the nation is facing a crisis. He also termed the action taken by the center government to send NSG Commandos as appropriate.

Constables promoted: As many as 211 constables (Provincial Armed Constabulary) have been promoted to the post of Head Constables (PAC). A decision in this regard was taken during the meeting of the departmental selection committee meeting held on November 25. According to police headquarters officials, orders for sending the promoted constables for necessary training would be issued separately.

SSP holds meeting: Dehradun SSP Amit Kumar Sinha today convened a meeting with the police officials, representatives of shopping malls, industrial units and others. During the meeting deliberations were held regarding the security arrangements to be made in wake of the increasing terror activities in the country. Everybody was asked to keep a close watch on the activities of the strangers.


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