Businessman robbed: A businessman identified as Krishan Garg was robbed of Rs 4 lakh in Hansi, 25 km from here, on Monday. According to the police, the incident took place when Garg was on his way to Punjab National Bank located near Delhi Gate to deposit the money. As he neared the bank, three youths on a motorcycle snatched the bag containing the money from him and escaped. No arrests have been made as yet.
2 killed in accident: Two persons were killed and three sustained serious injuries in a road accident on the Jondhi-Girawar road here on Monday. The deceased have been identified as Jagbir Singh, a resident of Girawar village, and Dinesh of Chharra village here. The incident took place when Jagbir along with his wife Promila was on the way to Chhara village. The motorcycle they were travelling on collided head-on with another motorcycle. Consequently, Jagbir and Dinesh, who was riding the other motorcycle, reportedly died on the spot while Promila, Jummy and Manjeet were seriously injured.
Training workshop: A six-day UGC-sponsored third northern region training workshop on “Capacity building of women managers in higher education” organised by the Women’s Studies Research
Centre, Kurukshetra University, was inaugurated by Prof Susheela
Kaushik, co-chair, UGC National Consultative Committee, here on Tuesday. In her inaugural address, Prof Kaushik said over 2,000 women teachers had been trained at 79 workshops in nine regions. She said unless they reach thousands of women in higher education, especially academicians, they would not reach the ultimate goal of equitable participation of women in the management of higher education and development of policies.
Media Utsav: The Institute of Mass Communication and Technology and Media Technology, Kurukshetra University, is going to celebrate its two-day annual function “Media Utsav” on March 25 and 26. Prof Rajbir Singh, director, IM and MT, Kurukshetra University, here on Tuesday said the fest would provide a platform for students to exhibit their skills in various media competitions and cultural activities.
Jawan looted: Some armed miscreants, who were travelling in a pick up van, looted a bag from jawan Banwari Lal at gunpoint on the Khori-Gumina road on Tuesday. The bag reportedly contained Rs 1,250, a smart card, a PAN card, a passport and a driving licence. The incident took place when Banwari Lal, after alighting from the train, was going from Khori station to Dhani Bhandor village. A case has been registered.
Woman commits suicide: Nisha Yadav (23), wife of Jitender
Yadav, committed suicide reportedly by setting herself on fire at Natheda village, near
Kosli, on Wednesday. In a fit of desperation, simultaneously, her husband Jitender
Yadav, too, made a bid to end his life by consuming poison and has been admitted to a private hospital here. Kosli DSP Ram Phal said Nisha’s body had been sent to Rewari Civil Hospital for postmortem.
Pay relief, power nigam told: President of the District Consumer Forum Joginder Singh on Monday directed the Haryana Bijli Nigam to pay a compensation of Rs 20,000 within a month to the owner of a buffalo that was electrocuted on June 22, 2009. He also imposed a penalty of Rs 2,000 on the nigam as compensation for mental torture of the owner and directed the nigam to pay 9 per cent interest on the compensation for the period after the incident. A complaint was lodged by Rashid of Narender Nagar on July 27, 2009.