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Janmashtami celebrated:
The Mittal Group celebrated Janamashtami at Shri Ram Mandir, Ganpati Enclave, from August 9 to 11. Renowned artists, Ram Sharma Nimai and party from Vrindawan are performing Raas Leela to mark the festivities. Sarup chand Singla, Chief Parliamentary Secretary, was the chief guest at the Raas Leela celebrationons on the second day. Nirmal Singh Dhillon, IG police, along with his family, also visited the temple. 

Rs 1 lakh for Pensioners’ Bhawan: Bathinda (Urban) MLA Sarup Chand Singla today attended a meeting of the Punjab Government Pensioners’ Welfare Association to listen to the grievances of the pensioners. On the occasion, he announced a grant of Rs 1 lakh for the Pensioners’ Bhawan.


Three injured:
Three persons were hurt when an under-construction roof of a showroom caved in at the Char Marla Colony area of Fatehabad town on Saturday. Jitender Kumar, a mason worker, who was shifted to a hospital after he sustained injuries, said he was working on the roof when it caved in, as the support beneath slipped due to rains. Two other labourers working on the construction site were injured. 

Two booked
: The police has registered a case against two persons, Anupam Singh of Jhambra village and Sultan Singh of Retgarh, for allegedly carving private colonies in their respective native villages without prior permission of Kurukshetra Country and Town Planner Vimal Singh. 

Man dies: Mookh Raj of Indbari, who was hit by a motorcycle near Harbal Park on the Pehowa Road here on Friday, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital here on Saturday. 

Poppy seized
: The police has arrested a woman with 2.8 kg of poppy husk in the Kalawali mandi area. The police said the woman had been identified as Jaswinder Kaur of Kalanwali. 

Chautalas criticised
: Krishan Murti Hooda, HPCC spokesman and former minister, on Saturday criticised the INLD chief, Om Prakash Chautala, and his sons for demanding resignation of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda every now and then on moral grounds. He said Chautala and his sons had no moral right to make such demands when they had already been charge sheeted in criminal cases in a Delhi court.'

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