Mangat in FCI panel: Pradesh Youth Congress secretary Mangat Ram Chayal has been nominated as member of the consultative committee of the Food Corporation of India (FCI), director Amit Mehta informed through a fax message on Monday. His term will be of two years.
DC’s surprise visit: Deputy commissioner Kahan Singh Pannu paid surprise visits at government schools and dispensaries at Isapur and Uthian villages. He was satisfied with the presence of students and teachers in the schools and doctors in the dispensaries. He said adequate stock of medicines were also there in the dispensaries. He, however, expressed dissatisfaction on the shortage of adequate medicines in the veterinary hospital. He asked the doctors concerned to complete the stock of medicines in the hospital.
Man run over by train: A middle-aged person was killed after he was hit by a train on the Fazilka-Rewari section near village
Jatwali, here on Monday. According to sources, the incident took place when Jagtar Singh (42), a resident of village
Baghewala, was crossing an unmanned railway crossing. He was hit by a train going to
Fazilka from Rewari. He died on te spot. Police have registered case under section 174 of the
Efforts on to collect cow feed: The Shri Narayan Welfare Society,
Fazilka, managing the local Gaushalla, has arranged a rickshaw to collect cow feed and donations for the Radha Krishan Gaushalla in the village Bodiwala Pitha of this sub-division. The rickshaw has been provided by SHO City police,
Fazilka, Baljeet Singh. The rickshaw was flagged off on Monday by eminent social worker and patron of local Arya
Samaj, Sudesh Nagpal, at a function held in Bodiwala.
Sarpanch, panchs booked: On the complaint of panch Malkiat Singh of Pandher village, the Dasuya police registered a case under sections 409, 467, 468, 471 and 120 B of the IPC against the village sarpanch, Jaswinder Kaur, panchs Surjit Singh and Avtar Singh on Sunday. According to police sources, Malkiat Singh alleged in his complaint that the sarpanch and panchs fraudulently withdrew Rs 1,02,700 from the bank account of the panchayat by forging his signatures.
2 killed in mishap: Sarabjit Singh and his mother Rani of Sahri village were killed when a car hit the motorcycle they were riding on near the village last evening. The Mahilpur police has registered a case under sections 304, 279 and 427 of the IPC against the car driver.
256 examined at medical camp: An orthopedics camp was organised at Kalayani Hospital in which 256 patients were examined. The camp was a joint venture of Hospital and Rotary Club,
Jagraon. A team of Dr Bikram Singh Rajpal and Dr Deepak Kalayani examined the patients and delivered free medicines.
They also briefed the patients about diet they should consume and things they should avoid.
Prof Gill awarded: The Asian Writers Association, Denmark, in collaboration with the panchayat of Simbli village organised a literary function at the village. Former GNDU vice-chancellor Dr S.P. Singh presided over the function and Jagdev Singh Jassowal was the chief guest. Prof Gubhajan Gill was honoured with Baba Bulle Shah award by chairman of the association Swarn Singh Parwana. Dr S.P. Singh released a Punjabi book, “Bhaichara,” authored by Parwana on the occasion.
Langar sewa: As part of the “Langar Sewa” drive launched by Surinder Kaur Badal, wife of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, a jatha comprising more than 100 devotees and three truckloads of ration items, led by the local MLA, Jatinder Singh Kariha, left for Harmandar Sahib, Amritsar, from here on Sunday.
Boy missing: Piyush (14) of Chopra Mohalla here is missing since December 30, last year. His father Vimal Kumar has lodged a complaint with the police. The family of the missing boy suspected a foul play by a tenant living nearby their house. The police has started investigations in this regard.
Army exhibition: The army would conduct an exhibition, ‘Know your Army’, to display its weapons at PT Ground, 8 Jakli near Lal Batti Chowk, Mamun Cantonment, from January 7 to 8. According to the army authorities, machines guns, radars, and surveillance equipments, would be displayed during the exhibition. The army has given an open invitation to school children and citizens of Gurdaspur, Kathua and Kangra to visit the exhibition site free of cost.