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Woman, paramour booked for killing son
: The Nathana police booked one Sukhdev Kaur and her alleged paramour Mithu Singh of village Ganga for killing her son and then disposing of the body. The case was registered on the complaint of the deceased’s father-in-law Nachatar Singh of village Bajakhana.

Labourer electrocuted:A 25-year-old labourer Gurpreet Singh of Talwandi Sabo was electrocuted while two others sustained injuries at Talwandi Sabo this morning. According to information available, the laboureres were helping a farmer and a contractor in raising poles for the installation of a transformer. The police has begun investigations.



14-yr-old killed: A 14-year-old boy, who was believed to be working as a labourer in one of the factories on Devpuri road, was on Saturday crushed to death under the factory wall that fell on him while he was on way to his workplace. The boy who was identified as Ram Lal, a native of Gonda district in Uttar Pradesh, reportedly worked as a winder in one of the local units that produces bed-sheets. When he was going to the factory in the morning, the boundary wall of the adjoining factory of Sewa Ram fell on him. He was immediately rushed to the local civil hospital. Considering his condition serious, he was referred to the PGI, Rohtak. He, however, was declared brought dead at the PGI. — TNS



Music day
: Tabla player Ananya (4) left the audience in the auditorium of Tanda Medical College spell bound on Thursday by his performance on the occasion of ‘World Music Day 2009’. The fingers of the little master were dancing on the tabla when Pandit Anupam Rai was on the harmonium. The audience and chief guest Dr Rajeev Bindal continued to clap till he completed his performance.

Workshop held
: Presiding over a workshop of principals of government schools on Saturday, Additional Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Bhatnagar said under total sanitation campaign, toilets would be built in all government schools in Kangra district by the end of financial year. He informed so far 811 toilets had been built and 1,301 more would be built in schools under the District Rural Development Agency.

Three booked: Following the directions of the court, the police on Friday registered a case of dowry harassment against Ravinder Kumar, his mother Bimla Devi and one Gudiya. According to the police, complainant Lajya devi of Kotpalari village, alleged in her complaint that she got married to Ravinder of Dohra village on July 26, 2006 and her husband and mother-in-law were harassing her to bring money from her parents. On May 4, she was beaten up by the accused and they forced her to leave the house.


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