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Fake injections seized
: The police has arrested Manoj Kumar of Gandhi Camp with 45 fake injections. A case under sections 22, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act has been registered against him. 

Students call for world peace:
The Millennium School here celebrated the UNO week. Marking the 63rd anniversary of the UNO, the school gave a call for world peace. A special assembly was organised where children enacted role plays and recited poems on peace. They said, “We want peace, we need peace, we wish peace. And if you ask us, it is not a big task. Believe us, it is easy to have peace.” Students were given comprehensive information about the UN, its organs, agencies and main functions. The students conducted a signature campaign and took a resolution to awaken all to work together in peace and harmony.

3 doctors honoured
: In return of their relentless services provided during the dengue outbreak, three doctors — Dr Kashmiri Lal, Dr Gagandeep Singh, Blood Transfusion Officer, and Dr Satinder Bajaj, all posted in Civil Hospital, Jalandhar — were honoured by the Dalit Vikas Parishad at a function held here in the auditorium of Guru Nanak Library yesterday. Besides doctors, a police official and local; drug authorities, who played vital role in containing the sale of spurious drug in the city, were also been honoured in the function. Similarly, Som Nath, SHO, Bhargo Camp, Kulwinder Singh, Drug Inspector and Dinesh Kumar, Dealing Assistant, Drug Inspector, were also felicitated for their campaign against the sale of prohibited and spurious drugs in the city. 

One killed in mishap
: Vikas Ghera of local New Model Town was killed on the spot when his motorcycle was hit by a speeding vehicle near JCT Mills on the national highway late last night. The police has registered a case against the vehicle driver and sent the body of Vikas to the local Civil Hospital for the post-mortem examination. 

Power cut in Phagwara today: Power supply in the local Hoshiarpur Road, Palahai Road, Bhularai Road, Khalwara Gate, Palahai-Jalandhar Road, Khatti, Khurampur,Chiherru, Madhopur, Nangal, Ranipur, Barna, Banga Road, Hari Krishan Nagar, Professor Colony, Bansa Bala Bazar, Railway Road, Gaushala Bazar and Patel Nagar would not be available on October 31 from 9 am to 4 pm due to urgent maintenance works on power lines, according to a press release issued here today.

Tarn Taran
Grievances panel meets
: The issue of black marketing of LPG, besides other local issues was raised in the Sub Division Level Grievances Redressal Committee meeting held here under the chairmanship of SDM Bakhtawar Singh. The officials of different departments, besides private members of the committee, attended the meeting. The private members complained that poor quality sweets were being sold in the market in bazaars, keeping in view the ongoing festival season. 



Annual function
: Holy Child School celebrated its 15th annual function at Indardhanush Auditorium, Sector 5, on Saturday. “Mera Vatan-A Contemporary Fusion” by Class VI students mesmerised audience. Students staged an English play “Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves”, along with the “Arabian Dance”. Budding actors of the school presented a hilarious Hindi play-“Lo Museebut Aiyee”. Young dancers of classes I and II presented a magnificent display of different seasons. Chief guest Ashima Brar, Deputy Commissioner, gave away prizes to young achievers. 



Book on yoga out
: Union Tourism Minister Kumari Selja today released a book “Yoga for Women Diseases”. Parvesh Handa of Ambala Cantt has penned the book. The author has written 41 books on women issues. Parvesh started her career as a journalist in 1980. Her four books have been published in the USA, Russia, Egypt and the UK. Parvesh said various ailments could be cured by practising yoga. Satish Saini, state Congress leader, Narinder Singh Shera, Ambala Congress president, and Dr Rattan Singh Dhillon, a journalist, were also present on the occasion.

8 hurt in accidents:
Four persons sustained injuries when the motorcycle they were riding on collided with an unidentified vehicle near the Gujrani road here on Saturday. The injured were travelling on two separate motorcycles and have been admitted to a hospital. The injured identified as Sawan, Jaiveer, Sonu and Jai Bhagwan were on the way to Bhiwani. In another incident, two motorcycles collided near Rawaldhi canal on the Rohtak road last night. Four persons were hurt in the accident.


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