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Mentally challenged raped:
The Bulhowal police has booked Suramdeen of Pandori Rajputan and Rafi of Randhawa Barota for allegedly raping a mentally retarded teenaged girl. The victim’s father said on August 26, he 13-year-old daughter was raped by the above said accused when she was alone at home. 



Book released: 
A book authored by former chairman of IndianOil BK Bakhshi, “Kashmir Kidnapping”, on the kidnapping of K Doraiswamy, former executive director of the company, by Kashmiri militants in 1991 during his official visit to Srinagar, was unveiled by M. Nene, director (marketing), IndianOil, at Mumbai.



Girl killed
: In a hit-and-run case, a twelve-year-old girl was killed on the spot while another sustained serious injuries when they were hit by an Indigo car while they were returning back from their school near Phoosgarh. The deceased has been identified as Chinna.

10 kids hurt: Ten kids sustained minor injuries when their school bus veered off the road and entered fields near Satund village in Gharonda on Monday. Parents alleged that the driver, who was under the influence of liquor, was driving the vehicle rashly. As the kids started screaming, villagers rushed to their rescue and took them out of the bus by smashing windowpanes.

Two die
: Two persons died in road accidents in the district on Monday. Sonu (17) of Gurgaon died after being hit by a tractor on the NH-8 at Malpura village, near Dharuhera. In another mishap, Naresh Kumar (29) of Surakhpur village, near Kosli, died on the spot when his motorcycle was hit by a vehicle at Kheda Alampur village.



Hawan performed in temple after 23 yrs: As peace returns to Kashmir, devotees today performed a hawan at Arya Samaj Mandir in Rainawari, Srinagar, after 23 years. Locals had made all arrangements for the hawan. They also assured Samaj members that they would extend their help to them in future too. 


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