Motorcycle stolen: Some miscreants stole a motorcycle (Hero Honda) belonging to Swaran Singh’s from Mukerian Chowk, Hajipur, on Saturday. According to the police, Swaran Singh parked his vehicle in the chowk and went to meet his friends. Police has registered a case under Section 379 of the IPC. Under this section, whoever commits theft may face imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Dasuya police also registered a case under Sections 454 and 380 of the IPC for stealing mobile phones worth Rs 30,000 from the shop of Paramjit Singh.
Talent hunt: Don Bosco Global School hosted “Kidz Talent Hunt” in which students in the age group of 3 to 12 years participated. A seminar for parents was also organised to make them aware of the emerging trends in education. Student artists experimented with new artistic ideas and techniques. Budding singers and dancers left audience spellbound by their upbeat and synchronised performances. The participants and winners were honoured with trophies and prizes.
Annual function organised: KC Public School organised its annual function with zeal and enthusiasm here on Saturday. SK Sharma, Deputy Commissioner of Navodya Vidyalaya Samiti, Regional Office, Chandigarh, presided over. Students presented a cultural programme giving a glimpse of cultural diversity and great cultural heritage of India.
CM congratulates winners: Chief Minister BC Khanduri has congratulated the Uttarakhand team for winning medals in the Asian Powerlifting Championship held at Kobe in Japan recently. In his message, Khanduri congratulated state police constable Manish Kumar for winning a gold medal in the junior category and constable Monis Khan and head constable Amit Kumar for winning bronze medals. — TNS
Haldwani Municipal Board chief threatens to move court: The chairperson of the Haldwani Municipal Board has threatened once again to go to the court following the failure of the administration to hand over the charge to the elected representatives despite the High Court orders. The High Court had ordered the restoration of the municipal boards in Hardwar and Haldwani last week while doing away with the decision of the state government to convert the two into Municipal Corporations. Chairperson of Haldwani Municipal Board Renu Adhikari has expressed resentment over the failure of the administration to hand over the charge to the elected representatives till now. She has accused the administrative officials of dilly dallying in the matter.
Number of people getting arms licences on the rise: The remote district of Champawat has registered a major increase in the number of people getting arms licences since the creation of the state. Reports say that no less than 259 possess arms licence in the district. While observers see the possession of such a licence as a social symbol, they also point to the irony of the fact that instead of seeing a rise in employment, civic amenities , education and health facilities, the district has witnessed the same in case of possession of weapons.
Entrepreneur goes missing from Haldwani: A young entrepreneur from Haldwani going missing has sent alarm bells ringing in the town. It is learnt that 37-year-old Sajjid Ali has not returned home since Friday afternoon when he had left following a phone call. He is into the business of furniture manufacturing. The fact that his mobile is switched off has added to the trauma of his family members who have approached the police on the matter. Police investigations are on.
Resident of Bazpur electrocuted to death in US Nagar: A resident of Bazpur was electrocuted to death in the Jaspaur area of Udham Singh Nagar. It is learnt that Sanjiv Kumar of the Subhash Nagar locality in Bazpur worked as a truck cleaner. He was covering the truck with canvas when his hand touched a high tension power line. He sustained major burn injuries. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead.
(Compiled by Rajeev Khanna)
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