Gorakhpur N-plant: Senior INLD leader and MLA from Ellenabad Abhey Singh Chautala on Saturday said his party would stop all works on the Gorakhpur Atomic Power Plant (GAPP) after coming to power in Haryana as the party was against the project in principle. Chautala said the nuclear plant was being set up in Gorakhpur because of the government’s malice towards this area.
Boy found murdered: The body of Shamphu (19) of Kudsan village under Indora police station was found on the GT Road, Dasuya, Hoshiarpur district (Punjab), on Saturday. The deceased had been missing with his tractor-trolley since Thursday. DSP Rajinder Jaswal said a case of abduction with motive to murder had been lodged against unidentified culprits.
Hamirpur: Five persons were injured in two different road accidents under Badsar subdivision on Saturday evening. Sahil, Ravinder and Shashi Thakur were injured when their motorcycle skid near Bani. In another accident, Ankur and Vandana too were injured after their motorcycle skid near Nanawan.
5 injured in accidents
batote: Two persons were killed when a Kashmir-bound truck (JK 02 V 4083) skidded off the highway into a 500-foot-deep Anokhi Fall gorge in Ramban on Friday evening. The dead were identified as Surinder Singh (driver) and Jasbir Singh (cleaner) of Sikanderpur and Makhanpur, Jammu, respectively.
2 killed in accident
Heritage Development Society formed: Members of civil society have formed a body which will act as a “watch dog” towards government activities to restore heritage sites in Jammu. The decision to constitute the Jammu Heritage Development Society was taken unanimously at a meeting of prominent citizens of Jammu on September 1. President of the Dogra Sadar Sabha Gulchain Singh Charak said, “Local people had expressed concern over the suspension of work on Mubarak Mandi Heritage project despite the approval of its detailed project report and release of adequate funds by the Centre for the restoration wok of this prestigious site.”
rajouri: Books and furniture were provided for the library of Government High School, Gagrote, Nowshera, by Commander, Nowshera Brigade, on Saturday. The event was attended by district officials, local leaders, village elders, and civilians, besides schoolchildren.
Books given to school
Speaker to visit Lanka: Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal will leave for Sri Lanka on September 10 to take part in 58th session of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association being held in that country from September 10 to 15.. “The conference is being held on the topics of parliamentary reforms, climate change, tourism poverty alleviation and increasing inter-regional migration,” said
3 kids saved from drowning: Residents of Pandrahapali village saved three school kids from drowing in a local rivulet on Friday evening. Mamata (9), Jyoti (6) and Rahul (7) were crossing the Udiyar rivulet, when they were swept away due to a sudden force of water. However, Rajendra Prashad and Suresh Ram jumped into the rivulet and saved the children .
Munna Chauhan and Madhu to join BJP: Senior leader from Jaunsar Bawar Munna Chauhan and chairman of the Dehradun Zila Panchayat Madhu will formally join the BJP in the presence of senior party leaders and workers. BJP spokesperson Mukesh Mahindra said today that a welcome function would soon be held at the parade
Four new substations:
The Uttarakhand Power Corporation will establish four new substations at Dhukuli, Kania, Haldua and Kashipur. The corporation has sanctioned Rs 9 crore for the purpose, according to officials. “The corporation officers are looking for land for these four places; if we get these substations constructed, the electricity distribution in Ramnagar and Kashipur towns will improve,” said SS Kanyal, Chief Engineer of the corporation in the Kumaon region.
Protest against liquor sale: Women from Sunkhari village in the Nanakmatta area protested at the police station against the open sale of illicit liquor and demanded that the culprits be immediately nabbed. “These liquor sellers take money from our husbands that they had earned after harvesting as farm labourers, thus forcing our families to starve,” said Kailasho Devi, a resident of the village.
Children’s film festival: A children’s film festival will be organised in various cinema halls of Nainital district from October 3 to 10. It will depict films related to subjects found interesting to students from classes IV to IX free of cost, Nainital District Magistrate Nidhimani Tripathi said. “The film festival will be organised by the Children’s Film Society of India for which cinema halls at Haldwani and Lal Kuwan will be hired,” said Tripathi.
(Contributed by BD