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: Congressman Vijay Sangwan (45), a resident of Bhiwani district, has been appointed convener of the Haryana State Kisan Khet Mazdoor Congress by its national president. Coming from a family of freedom fighters, Sangwan has been committed to the cause of uplift of farmers and labour employed in farms in Haryana. His agenda will be to hear grievances of the farm labour.

4 jailed for looting
: A court of District and Sessions Judge on Tuesday awarded 10-year imprisonment to four after holding them guilty of looting a trader near Silani village here three years ago. The court also slapped a penalty of Rs 10,000 each on them. Mukesh and Purushottam, residents of New Janta Colony in Rohtak, and Rajesh of Shyam Colony in Rohtak and Sunil of Madanheri village here had looted over Rs 5 lakh from a wholesale trader near Silani village when he was on the way to Rohtak after collecting money from shopkeepers of Jhajjar on July 29, 2007.

Baby abandoned
: A newly born baby boy was found abandoned in the fields here on Tuesday. Blood was oozing out from his bruises when he was a villager from Kishangarh in Shahbad spotted him and took him to a government hospital. After giving treatment, the doctors referred the baby to the Jai Prakash hospital. Rajbir, who brought the baby to the hospital, said he got a phone call at 5 am that a baby was lying in the fields. On reaching there, he found that the baby was alive. He wrapped him in a cloth and took him to a hospital.


One killed in accident
: A sadhu died in a road accident in the Banota area of RS Pura on Tuesday. According to reports, a motorcyclist hit the sadhu and fled the spot, leaving him in a pool of blood. He was shifted to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Jammu, where he died.

DGP holds police darbar
: Director-General of Police Kuldeep Khoda has lauded the role of jawans and officers in protecting life and property in the state. Addressing a police darbar at the Police Lines here on Tuesday Khoda said the state police had demonstrated great valour and courage while fighting militancy in the past two decades. The primary role of the police was to maintain peace and law and order to ensure the dignity and honour of the common man.


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