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Body found
: A 50-year-old daily wager who was reportedly missing for the last five days was found murdered at his friend’s house on Saturday. The body of the deceased, identified as Santokh Ram of Gumtala village, was recovered from the bathroom of his friend Bahadur Singh’s house in nearby Kandolan Kalan village. The body was found in a badly decomposed state, the police said. It was sent to the civil hospital for an autopsy. The police has arrested Bahadur Singh under the Section 302 of IPC.

Youths snatch handbags: Two unidentified motorcycle-borne youth snatched the handbag of two women near Sidhamtal village on Saturday night. The women were returning to their home from a temple. The police has registered a case. 



Website launched
: The Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board has launched its website ‘punjabsssb.gov.in’ here. After launching the website, the PSSSB’s chairman, Santa Singh Umedpuri, said the website would prove helpful to the youngsters, who are in search of jobs or who have applied for jobs in various departments. 



HUDA draw: The draw of lots for the allotment of residential plots in Sector 5, Rohtak, will be held at the Gymkhana Club, Sector 4, Rohtak, on September 19. A spokesman of HUDA said the registration numbers of all eligible applicants had been uploaded on website of HUDA -www.huda.gov.in 



Mason electrocuted to death
: Mason Dhanesh Kumar (35) of Majhona village, Champal district, Bihar, was electrocuted with an electric fan at Dhadhole Khurd village under Bharadi police station, 60 km from here, on Saturday. Reports said Dhanesh was working as mason in Ram Lal’s house for the past two weeks. He requested for an electric fan from Ram Lal as it was a very hot day. He carried the fan to the room where he was working. But after some time a labourer working with him rushed to the owner informing him that Dhanesh was lying unconscious on the floor with the fan lying on him. He was found dead. 

Temple Trust staff hail decision: The Shri Naina Deviji Temple Trust Employees Association has hailed the order of the government and management to accept some of their major demands. Association president Mahender Singh Thakur said the government had accepted their demands of giving them 7 per cent DA and 3 per cent annual increment to contract employees and also releasing of last instalment of revised Punjab pay scales. 

Boy falls off parapet, dies: Amar Prakash, son of Gian Chand, a resident of Humni Bai, Dhalpur, Kullu, fell down from a parapet near Sukkibaim on the national highway and died on the spot on Sunday. The police conducted the postmortem and handed over the body to family members after ruling out a foul play. The police has started inquest proceedings under Section 174, CrPC. 

Missing youth’s body recovered
: The body of Sandeep Sharma (26), son of Narinder Sharma of nearby Chhatrolli village, was found in a well of the same village on Sunday. The deceased had been missing for the past two days. The villagers spotted the body floating in the well and informed panchayat pradhan Urmila Devi who further intimated the police. The police reached the spot and pulled out the body with the assistance of villagers. DSP Rajinder Jaswal said the body had been handed over to the family after postmortem examination and matter was reported under Section 174, CrPC. 


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