Ludhiana Special prayer meeting:
The three-day 25th Triennial (87th Anniversary) All-India General Assembly United Church of Northern India concluded here today at Issa Nagri. A special prayer was offered for peace, love, prosperity, unity, integrity and communal harmony in India.
Special prayer meeting: The three-day 25th Triennial (87th Anniversary) All-India General Assembly United Church of Northern India concluded here today at Issa Nagri. A special prayer was offered for peace, love, prosperity, unity, integrity and communal harmony in India.
One killed in hit-and-run case: One person was killed in a hit-and-run case and four others were injured in two different road accidents in the Kangra valley during the past 24 hours. Kangra district police chief DS Thakur said one unidentified person was found dead on the Pathankot-Mandi National Highway at Paprola in the wee hours of Sunday. The body after the post-mortem was kept preserved for his identification. He said the age of the victim was between 35 and 40 years.
SHIMLA 3.75 kg of charas seized: The police recovered 3.75 kg of charas from Balag Kanchi during patrolling from the possession of Pratap Singh of Naveen village in
3.75 kg of charas seized: The police recovered 3.75 kg of charas from Balag Kanchi during patrolling from the possession of Pratap Singh of Naveen village in Theog.
45-yr-old run over by train: Bhim Singh Khani (45), a resident of Bakuliya village near Mota Haldu, was killed when he was run over by a train. The victim was returning home after making purchases at the Saturday market. While he was trying to cross a level crossing at Teen Pani, he was run over by a train.
Youth held with 11 crude bombs: The Rudrapur police has arrested a youth and seized 11 crude bombs from his possession. The accused, Asit Bala of Adilabad in Andhra Pradesh, was arrested from his rented accommodation in Sanjay Colony following a tip-off. He is learnt to have made the bombs with the intention of getting one Ranjit Malakar of Dineshpur framed in a case. Ranjit had allegedly humiliated him some time ago. Asit had allegedly manufactured the bombs with the help of one Shekhar Roy who is still at large. Further investigations are on in the matter.
1 killed as dumper falls into gorge: A young boy was killed when a dumper fell into a gorge in the Danya area of Almora. The deceased has been identified as 14-year-old Dalip who had been travelling in the back portion of the vehicle. The dumper was allegedly transporting sand from Panar illegally and the accident took place near Makdaun.
Cold wave claims life: The continuing cold wave conditions in Kumaon claimed another life in Haldwani. A middle-aged person was found dead in the Gorapadav area. He is yet to be identified. He is learnt to have been around 50 years of age and his clothing suggested that he was a beggar. The deceased was found wrapped in a threadbare blanket.
Farmers threaten agitation: Alleging that the administration has failed to address the concerns raised by them, the farmers of the Gaula Par region in Haldwani have threatened to launch an agitation. Agitated over the continuing exploitation by the middlemen and politics deciding the developmental works to be done in the rural areas, the farmers of the Bhabar area of Kumaon have been seeking redressal of their problems. The farmers allege that there has been no intervention from the government on the issue of their continuing exploitation. They have questioned why open auction of cash crops is not being allowed. They have further alleged that the employees of Mandi Samiti have been conniving with the middlemen in exploiting them.
34 cellphones seized: The Tanakpur police claims to have seized 34 mobile phones of Chinese make from a youth arrested by them. The youth, Ramesh Kumar of Pilibhit, was arrested during a routine check at the Banbasa bus terminus. On being questioned, the accused was unable to furnish any document with regardto the purchase or procurement of the cellphones. Investigations are on in the matter.
Woman saves son from leopard: Showing immense courage, a woman from Gagri Tok of Ramaila village in Champawat managed to save her three-year-old son from the jaws of a leopard. The boy, named Deepak, was trying to descend the stairs in his house when a leopard attacked him. Hearing his screams, his mother, Ishwari Devi, reached the spot and flung herself at the animal. The leopard then fled the spot. The child has sustained minor injuries on his head.
(Compiled by Rajeev Khanna)