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Meet on flying safety held
: A one-day Aerospace Safety Council meet of the Western Air Command was held at 12 Wing during which flight safety at airbases was reviewed and various measures were discussed to reduce flying accidents in challenging weather conditions and on difficult terrain. Air officers commanding, station commanders, aerospace safety and inspection officers of all bases under the Western Air Command and representatives from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited attended the meet.

Shruti case: Foetus to be examined
: A day after the medical termination of pregnancy of the minor girl, the Civil Hospital authorities on Saturday handed over the samples of the foetus to the police for its DNA examination to prove rape charges against Nishan Singh. These samples will be sent to The Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics laboratory in Hyderabad.

Shooting contest at PAP from today
: The Punjab Armed Police (PAP) headquarters here is all sent to host the 6th All India Police Shooting Championship from Monday. Over 450 shooters, including women, from 23 states and union territories will participate in different events during the five-day championship. Director General of Police (PAP) GS Sahota said shooters from paramilitary forces, including the BSF, CISF, CRPF and ITBP, will also participate in the event, being hosted by the PAP for the second time.

Blankets, ration kits distributed
: Baba Hira Singh Bhattal Trust and Sahara Global Welfare Trust on Sunday distributed blankets and ration kits, containing pulses, sugar, salt and rice among 200 families from 12 villages, including Arakwas, Ramgarh Sandhuan, Ghorrenab, Thaska, Karoda and Bhullan, of Lehragaga and Khanauri blocks. A function was held at the residence of former Chief Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal here. Rahul Inder Singh Sidhu, Bhattal's son, was the chief guest on the occasion.



Stray dogs create panic in Nurpur:
Stray cattle has become a routine traffic hazard on the Pathankot-Mandi national highway from Jassur to Nurpur, but residents of ward No. 2 here are nowadays living in panic from stray dogs. The civic administration seems unconcerned over this growing menace in the town. A stray dog attacked two persons Bidhi Singh and Devi Chand yesterday. They rushed to the Civil Hospital for treatment and are spending on expensive anti-rabies injections from their pocket.



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