Students honoured: A social organisation of Lalru- Shelter Charitable Trust honoured the students of this area, who got 10 CUmulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) in Class X examination during a function at Lalru on Thursday. Trust president Daler Singh Multani had provided the memento and certificates of honour to students
Rewari Money looted: Two motor cycle-borne miscreants wearing masks looted Rs 32,000 and a mobile phone from cigarette dealer Mani ram Sharma of Naay Gaon village, near here, on Wednesday evening. The miscreants snatched the money from Mani Ram when he was returning to the village after collections from his retailers at Pataudi, 22 km from here. The police has registered a case.
Money looted: Two motor cycle-borne miscreants wearing masks looted Rs 32,000 and a mobile phone from cigarette dealer Mani ram Sharma of Naay Gaon village, near here, on Wednesday evening. The miscreants snatched the money from Mani Ram when he was returning to the village after collections from his retailers at Pataudi, 22 km from here. The police has registered a case.
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Parliamentary panel meets CM: A Parliamentary Standing Committee of the Ministry of Finance led by Yashwant Sinha met Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here on Thursday. Issues pertaining to the Central Revenue and Finance were discussed at the meeting, an official spokesperson said. The committee was headed by Yashwant Sinha.
Pistol recovered: The police on Thursday recovered an unlicenced pistol and six cartridges from a man at the local Natraj Chowk. He has been identified as Sandeep Kumar of Ambala (Haryana). The police said he was arrested during an inspection. The police has booked him under Section 25 of the Arms Act at the Rishikesh police station. The police said the case would be transferred to Basant Vihar police station as he was caught from that area.
Leopard kills 3-yr-old child:
A three-year-old child was killed by a leopard in a village located on the Nepal border in Pithoragarh district. According to information, the victim, Mahendra Kumar, was playing in the courtyard of his house when he was attacked by the leopard that fled carrying the boy along with it. Officials of the Forest Department have provided an instant cash relief of Rs 5,000 to his father Jagdish Ram. once again became a theatre of unrest following the death of a girl. Death due to ‘negligence’: Dispute over jurisdiction" 61 villages face water shortage: Plan to beautify Chitai temple: (Compiled by Rajeev
Death due to ‘negligence’:Following the death of Alima (11) of Gaujajali, her kin created ruckus at Sushila Tewari Memorial Hospital in Haldwani and accused doctors of negligence. They alleged that despite the condition of the child becoming worse, senior doctors came to attend to her after a gap of several hours. She had been referred to the hospital from Base Hospital. The authorities at the hospital have decided to seek an explanation from the doctor concerned and take action in the matter.
Dispute over jurisdiction": An instance of a delay in attending to a body on account of jurisdiction matter between the revenue police and the regular police has come to light in Kahalkwira village near Bhimtal. According to information, villagers had seen the body of a youth hanging from an electric pole on Wednesday morning. The cause of his death is yet unknown. On account of a dispute between the regular police and the revenue police on the matter of jurisdiction, the body kept on hanging from the pole till late in the evening. The body was discovered at 11 am. It was only after the intervention of the district administration that the body was brought down late in the evening.
61 villages face water shortage:As many as 61 villages in the Kharehi and Majihakhet areas of Bageshwar are reeling under an acute water crisis. The villagers have threatened to launch an agitation if the government failed to provide them any respite within the next 10 days. According to reports, nearly 15,000 persons are reeling under an acute water shortage and are being forced to collect rain water and use it for their daily needs. They say despite their repeated requests over the last three years, nothing has been done to provide them proper water supply. They have taken up the matter with the District Magistrate, who is learnt to have sought a report on the ground situation from the Jal Sansthan.
Plan to beautify Chitai temple:The Almora district administration has undertaken a plan to beautify Chitai temple. The temple is known as the temple of justice where the local deity, Gwalju, is worshipped. District Magistrate DS Garbyal has given instructions to his subordinates to ensure that lakhs of pilgrims who visit the temple every year are provided with the basic facilities at the temple.
(Compiled by Rajeev Khanna)