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Man booked for cheating:
The police has registered a case of cheating against a city resident who procured bail for his son from a local court by submitting fake property documents. Following a complaint lodged by Ruldu Ram, the police initiated a probe. "In order to get his son released on bail, Megh Singh submitted documents of a property which he had already sold and managed to get his son out," said the police.



PSEB suspends its legal adviser:
The chairman of Punjab School Education Board, suspended Sukhvinder Kaur, senior legal adviser & adhoc controller (examination), here recently.



Body found:
The police has recovered an unidentified body of a woman aged between 25 and 30 years on a pedestrian path at Padhon ka Paroh, near Kaulan wala Toba, 100 km from here on Thursday. The woman was wearing a red suit and a “chuda” in her forearm. She is estimated to have been killed about two to three weeks ago and her face had been burnt with an intention to hide her identity. A case has been registered.

One booked:
The district police has booked Madan Lal for setting fire in the forest area near Tapovan, 6 km from here. SP Kangra, Diljeet Thakur, said the accused had been booked on the complaint of local residents. He said police officials had been deployed in areas that were prone to forest fires in the district.

Foundation day:
Hundreds of students of DAV Public School, Bagni, took out a shobha yatra in the town on Friday to celebrate the foundation day of the school. Besides students, faculty, school management members and Aarya Samaj activists took part in the yatra. The yatra passed through markets of the town.

Employees’ protest: The Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Employees’ Union, which has started staging statewide dharnas in support of its demands from May 25 at Rohru, has decided to hold protest demonstration at Nurpur and Jawali, respectively, on June 6 and June 7. Presiding over the meeting of office-bearers of local units at Bodh, near here, on Friday, its state vice-president Pawan Mohal said protest rallies would be held in front of divisional offices of the board on scheduled days.


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