Garg gets award: Dr VK Garg, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, has been conferred ‘Indian Citation Award 2012’ by Thomson Reuters. He specialises in water pollution, waste water treatment, solid waste management and radio-ecology. He has published more than 150 research papers. He is a Fellow of Biotech Research Society of India. Dr Garg has visited several countries for academic and research purposes. He was recently sanctioned a project of Rs.5 crore by DAE-BRNS, Mumbai, for the establishment of a radio-ecology centre in the university
Degrees given: Randeep Singh Surjewala, Minister for Industries, PWD and Parliamentary Affairs, on Friday called upon the youth to prepare themselves to face the forthcoming challenges of the 21st century. He was the chief guest at the annual convocation and prize distribution function of Dayanand Mahila Mahavidyalya here. As many as 199 students were awarded graduate and postgraduate degrees while 60 students were honoured for securing high positions in educational and cultural activities. Best student Tamanna, best singer Komal, best orator Vridhi, best NCC cadet Dipanshi, best NSS wing student Reena and best Yajna performer Shobha were also honoured.
Complaints resolved: Randeep Singh
Surjewala, Haryana Minister for PWD and Public Health, disposed of 19 public complaints at Kisan Bhawan hereon Friday. Residents of Sector 5 complained that they were facing acute power fluctuation because of a fault in a transformer. The minister directed the officials concerned to rectify the transformer and ensure regular supply of power in all HUDA sectors.
Man dies in mishap: Sujal Arora, a resident of Kabir Nagar in Jalandhar, was killed on the spot when his car hit a canter, which was parked without indicator and reflector, near Mohari village, 30 km from here on Wednesday night.
PO arrested: The police has arrested proclaimed offender Jarnail Singh, a resident of Niharsi in Ambala district. A case under Sections 419 and 420 of the IPC was registered against him on November 18, 2008, and he was declared proclaimed offender by the court here on May 19, 2010.
Wife booked for murder: After recovering the body of
labourer Subhash (35), a resident of Mewat district, from his rented
accommodation at Peevara Ki Dhani Colony here on Wednesday, the police
has registered a case of murder against his wife Kamla Devi and her
accomplice. Sources said Subhash, who was a liquor addict, had an
altercation with his wife on Tuesday night after which he was
strangulated when he was asleep.
Gangsters held: With the help of the Uttarakhand police, the Sonepat police has arrested four gangsters who had taken away a truck at pistol-point on near Rohat village on Monday. The police has also recovered the truck. The gangsters were nabbed at Sahaspur in Uttarakhand while they were going to sell the truck. The gangsters were produced in the court on Thursday, which remanded them in police