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Man crushed to death
:A 26-year-old man was crushed to death under a train near the Bidipur railway crossings late last evening. The deceased has been identified as Pawan, a resident of Basti Sheikh locality. The police suspects it to be a case of suicide. The body has been sent for post-mortem. 



Two held
: The police has arrested two youths, including a student of BS Anangpuria Institute of Technical and Management, Alampur village, for using unfair means in writing an answer paper for B.Tech (second semester) examination. The police said Hem Raj of Mandkola village was caught writing answer paper for a mathematics exam allegedly impersonating his friend, Subash Daggar, a student of the institute.

Son kills father: Refusing money to his alcoholic son cost 70-year-old man his life as his son pushed him from the terrace of his house in Bharat Colony late on Sunday night. The police said the accused was under the influence of liquor when he committed the crime. No arrest has been made so far. 

Two killed in mishap
: Two persons were run over by a tractor-trailer at the Kali Devi temple crossing in Hansi, near here, on Monday evening. The deceased have been identified as Harikishen, a former sarpanch of Dhana village, and Kasturi Devi. The victims were waiting for a bus when a tractor-trailer swerved suddenly to avoid a collision with a truck coming from Bhiwani. The victims were seriously injured in the accident and succumbed to their injuries in the hospital. The accident also led to a traffic jam. 

: Rohit, a resident of Galedwa, who was seriously injured after being hit by a motorcycle near Galedwa village, succumbed to his injuries at Mission Hospital, Pehowa, on Monday. 

One killed
: A canter driver, Vikram Singh (25), a resident of Alwar in Rajasthan, was crushed to death in an accident on NH 8, near Dharuhera, on Sunday. He was run over by another canter when he jumped off his canter the wheels of which had caught fire. The accused fled the spot.

2 cops suspended: SP Abhishek Garg has suspended SI Shamsher Singh and Havaldar Sandeep Kumar of Bawal police station on charges of indiscipline, negligence and irresponsible conduct. DSP (Headquarters) Krishan Lal has been asked to conduct an inquiry against them. The move comes after a report submitted by Surender Singh, SHO of Bawal, who alleged that Havaldar Sandeep Kumar, in connivance with SI Shamsher Singh, had misappropriated 12,000 litres of diesel from an impounded oil tanker in May.



Student dies
: Chander Mohan (17), son of a trader, Krishan Lal of Ghumarwin bazaar, and a student of Class XI of Government Senior Secondary School, Ghumarwin, was found unconscious at a photo studio at Ghumarwin, near here, on Monday evening. Reports said that he was immediately rushed to a nearby private clinic where doctors declared him brought dead. This has spread a wave of shock in the Ghumarwin area as it was suspected to be a case of drug addiction. He had come to school in the morning, but he missed his classes and was later found unconscious in the studio. 

Body found
: The body of Suresh Kumari (38) of Thana, under the Indora police station, was found in the Beas river, near Rey Pattan, in the Mand area on Tuesday. She had been missing since June 9 and her family had lodged a missing report with the local police on June 10. DSP Rajinder Jaswal said the deceased, mother of three children, left her house suddenly as she was in depression. 

House gutted
: Property worth lakh of rupees was destroyed in devastating fire that broke out at Sarkari Sidhpur village, 6 km from here, on Tuesday, rendering two families homeless. The police said the fire was noticed at about 11 am Brahami Ramís house by villagers. In a short span, the fire spread and engulfed the entire house. Fire engines were called from Palampur, but by then it was too late. Parveen Sharma, local MLA, visited the village and granted financial relief to the victims.

: The government is making concerted efforts to popularise handloom and handicraft products of the state in different parts of the country to help artisans through the Himachal Pradesh Handloom and Handicrafts Corporation. Industries Minister Kishan Kapoor, who is on a visit to Karnatka to explore the possibilities for marketing the stateís traditional products, during a meeting with Commerce Minister of Karnataka Narsimbha Naik at Bangalore on Monday said a decision had been taken to shift the marketing centres of the corporation from Bangalore to Kaveri. 


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