Meeting held: The unemployed multi-purpose health workers and Asha workers held meetings at Nehru Park here, shouted slogans against the state government and later submitted memorandums to Satish Chandra, principal secretary, health department, in presence of Laxmi Kanta Chawla, health minister, urging them to accept their long-pending demands.
Drug, bikes seized: In an offensive against drug trafficking and incidents of thefts, the Sriganganagar district police on Sunday stormed the infamous Mohalla Chhajgiria early morning and carried door-to-door search. As per the action monitored by the new SP Rupinder Singh, police parties led by officials from all district town police stations cordoned off the locality before going in for the search. The police confirmed having recovered five gram smack and four motorcycles that are believed to have been stolen. Meanwhile, the traffic police too set up nakas and issued 85 challans under the Motor Vehicles Act besides seizing 10 vehicles.
Feeder for Hans Kalan: A separate rural and urban residential feeder for Hans Kalan village and high voltage distribution system for the agricultural sector was inaugurated by PS Gill, PSEB chief engineer, Central Zone, Ludhiana. Gill also promised to get main power transformer at Heran village upgraded to 20 MW.
Medical camp: The Rising Youth Association has organised a medical check-up camp for students at Government Primary School, Chander Nagar, Ludhiana. A team of doctors from Medicity Hospital examined 300 students and 150 other patients.
New judges: Legal fraternity extended a warm welcome to the new additional sessions judges Karamjit Singh Kang, Arunvir Vashishst and Mandeep Pannu, judicial magistrates Deepti Gupta, Gurpreet Kaur, Vipindeep Kaur, Raman Kumar, Vikrant Kumar and Rajwinder Singh.
Miss World Punjaban-2010: The Miss World Punjaban- 2010 contest would soon be organised in Chandigarh and Ludhiana. Gursaran Bajaj, general secretary, disclosed that any Punjabi girl between the age group of 17 to 25 years could participate in the event. There is no entry fee and forms can be downloaded from www.missworldpunjaban.in <http://www.missworldpunjaban.in> <<http://www.missworldpunjaban.in>>.
Office-bearers elected: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Rewari District Bar Association. Raghuvir Singh Yadav - president, Chandan Sinmgh Yadav - vice-president, Sunil Kumar - secretary, Anoop Prakash - joint secretary, and Sandeep Yadav - treasurer. They were administered the oath of office by Returning Officer Hawa Singh at a ceremony held here on Saturday. The newly-elected president, Raghuvir Singh Yadav, said he would make all efforts to keep the dignity of the Bar and would not allow any such thing to happen that could lower the prestige of the Bar members.
Truck driver looted: Four armed miscreants looted Rs 5,000 and two mobile phones from truck driver Sukhbir Singh Gujjar, a resident of Bawal, at gunpoint while he was sleeping inside the truck parked outside a factory in Industrial Estate, near Bawal, on Saturday. The miscreants, who were reportedly travelling in a pick-up van, fled with the booty. On a complaint filed by the victim, the Kasaula police has registered a case of robbery in this regard.
Stone laid: The Finance, Irrigation, Forest and Environment Minister, Capt Ajay Singh Yadav, laid the foundation stone of two canal-based rural water supply schemes, one each at Phadni and Bamber villages, near here, on Saturday. He said the two schemes, which would be accomplished at a total cost of Rs 2.43 crore, would provide drinking water to residents of 18 surrounding villages.
Hideout busted : Security forces have busted a hideout and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in Doda district. Acting on a tip-off, troops of the Territorial Army on Saturday busted a hideout in the Khankote area and recovered a .12- bore rifle with two rounds of ammunition, 10 rounds of AK ammunition, 8-meter safety fuse, 3 detonators and 10 kg of assorted ration, sources said. No one, however, was arrested in this regard, they added.