248 units of blood donated: A blood donation camp was organised in Swami Parmanand Group of Colleges,
Lalru, on Saturday. A team from the GMCH-32, Chandigarh, conducted the camp. Atul
Mittal, secretary of the institute informed that 248 units blood were collected during the camp.
Power theft cases detected: The Punjab State Power Corporation has intensified the campaign by launching a combing operation to check the theft of power. Five teams of the Powercom officials conducted raids at different places in the last 24 hours and detected three dozen domestic consumers in the urban and rural areas, who were carrying out the power theft by connecting the wire directly with the supply line or by tampering with their power meters. The executive engineer, Powercom (Jalalabad) JS Pathania said those involved in the power theft have been directed to deposit a penalty of Rs 4.81
Blood donation camp held: The NSS unit of the DAV College for Women organised a blood donation camp. Hundreds of college girls donated blood on the occasion. A team of doctors from the local civil hospital led by Dr Vanita Bhullar was present. Principal Dr Pushpinder Walia thanked the medical team of the civil hospital. In her address, she said one can donate up to 350 ml of blood at a time, and it takes just two hours for the body system to replenish the same.
2 dead in mishap: Two persons, Balwinder Singh (25) and his migrant servant Raju, were killed when their car hit a roadside tree near Shalapur Bet village in Sultanpur Lodhi on Friday night. A JCB machine was pressed into service to take out the bodies from the car. Balwinder Singh belonged to Jabosudhar village near Sultanpur Lodhi. Surprisingly, the police also recovered two bags containing 50 kg poppy husk from the car. A case under the NDPS Act has been registered.