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PUNJAB

CHANDIGARH
Khamano incident: Probe ordered: State Labour and Employment Minister Tikshan Sud has ordered a probe into the incident at M/s Lakshmi Rice Mill, Khamano, where at least two persons were feared dead and four seriously injured. The atomised paddy steam plant installed at the mill had collapsed on Sunday. In a statement, Sud expressed sympathies with the families of the deceased and ordered financial assistance to them under various welfare schemes launched by the Labour Welfare Board.



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CHANDIGARH

Chandigarh
200 donate blood
: A blood donation camp was organised to observe the death anniversary of Lt Sardar Amrik Singh at Gujjar Bhavan, Sector 28-D, on Wednesday. Jyoti Arora, senior IAS officer, and special secretary, Haryana Transmission Corporation Limited, was the chief guest. Around 200 persons donated blood. A team of doctors from GMCH-32 conducted the camp.

Bereaved: Jagir Kaur, mother of Gurdeep Singh Pannu, former international hockey player, and Superintendent of Police, died yesterday after a prolonged illness. She was 82. Her cremation at Patiala was largely attended.


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HARYANA

CHANDIGARH
Govt denial: A governmentís spokesman has denied reports that two persons were crushed to death near Pirthala railway station by a goods train when a few agitators reportedly tried to stop the train during the Jat agitation on Monday. A spokesman said the news was false.


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HIMACHAL PRADESH

KANGRA
Man beaten to death: A 48-year-old resident of Gorakhpur (UP), who was working at a dhaba, was allegedly beaten to death by his landlord last evening at Baroie village. Kangra district police chief Atul Fulzele said deceased Raj Kumar stayed on rent at Jagdish Chandís house. Chand was drunk when he asked Raj to hand himover his homeís key and started beating him up. The deceased received a head injury that led to his death.


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