4 held in murder case: The police in Hanumangarh have arrested four persons in connection with the murder of a security guard Amod Sharma on June 16 in the Haryali Bazaar area. His body was thrown near the railway track. The accused Hans Raj of village Navan, Karni and Dharampal of Satipura and Neeraj Sharma of Sureshia village were remanded to the police custody by a local court today.
Appointed: Sikander Singh Maluka, the district president of the ruling SAD (B), has been appointed as the chairman of the circle style kabaddi by J.S. Gehlot, president, Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India.
Revenue officials strike: The pen-down agitation of the Revenue Patwar Union, Bathinda, against the assault on tehsildar at Ludhiana, entered its fourth day on Friday, a press release issued here said.
Cyclist hit by truck, dies: A 25-year-old cyclist was hit by a truck (HR-37-A- 1899) here on the Hallomajra Chowk today afternoon. The cyclist got unconscious and was admitted to Sector-32 Government Medical College and Hospital where he was declared brought dead. The deceased has been identified as Naveen Chand of Hallow Majra and was returning home when a speeding truck hit him.
Man dies of electric shock: A 22-year-old labourer died of an electric shock at IT Park today. According to the police, the deceased, Raju, was taken to Govt Multi-Speciality Hospital, Sector-16, where doctors declared him brought dead. The incident took place when he went to attend nature’s call and accidentally fell on naked electric wire.
National coach to train international players:
National badminton coach Surinder Mahajan, Sports Authority of India, and presently posted at Panjab University,
Chandigarh, has been invited to Austria to impart training to European-ranked players and others from Germany, Poland,
Salvania, Czech and Austria. This is for the first time that a top national badminton coach from Chandigarh has been invited for such an important training camp in Austria.
3 students hurt:
Three students of a Government Middle School in Kupwara district were injured after the roof of the school collapsed, a police spokesman said here today.
The roof of the building of Government Middle School at Teerna-Haril village gave in yesterday, injuring Nigeena Bano and Manzoor Ahmad (both of class VIII) and Asil Magray of class VII.