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SC Bar honours former addl AG
: Former Additional Advocate-General of Punjab Harpreet Sandhu was honoured by the Supreme Court Bar Association at New Delhi during the Law Day celebrations on Monday. A certificate of honour was conferred on Sandhu by Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir and Union Minister for Law and Justice Ashwani Kumar for authoring the book “German Indian Law - A Comparative Study”.

Two killed in  road accident
: Two persons were killed and two seriously injured in a head-on collision between a Scorpio SUV and an Indica car on the Kotkapura-Moga highway near Samalsar in Baghapurana sub-division of the district on Sunday. Those killed have been identified as Roop Singh (45) of Kotkapura and Harpal Singh (50) of Jaito. Former councillor of the Kotkapura Municipal Council Naresh Kumar and Om Parkash were injured.

4 thieves arrested
: The police has arrested four members of an Inter-district gang of transformer thieves identified as Jasbir Singh of Bohani, Amarjit Singh, Charanjit Singh and Avtar Hans (all residents of Ranipur) and recovered 134 kg of aluminum wire, stolen from power transformers in Ranipur. 



Dahiya is Gurgaon MC Commissioner:
The Haryana Government has shifted two IAS officers with immediate effect. Vijay Singh Dahiya has been posted as Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Gurgaon, against a vacant post. Balraj Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad, has been given additional charge as Deputy Commissioner, Palwal.

Dharamshala gets face-lift
: To give a boost to religious tourism, Deputy Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar has stressed upon the need of upgrading facilities in dharamshalas of various communities located in Kurukshetra. Brar inaugurated a newly renovated VIP block of the Jat dharamshala located on the bank of Brahamsarovar.

Ex-MC chief cremated
: Pawan Sharma (57), a former president of the Rewari Municipal Council and senior Congress activist, who died in a private hospital at Noida on Saturday, was cremated here on Sunday. His funeral was among other attended by Power Minister Ajay Singh Yadav.

Woman falls from stairs, dies:
A married woman died when she fell from the first floor of her house in the Mela Ground area on Begu Road of Sirsa town. Victim’s brother Shish Pal said his sister Rani (35) lived with her family in their Mela Ground house, where they had recently constructed a second floor. She was shifting some household items on the second floor when she slipped from the stairs and fell several feet below.

6 highway robbers held
: The CIA unit of Sonepat has busted a gang of highway robbers with the arrest of six persons identified as Manoj, Shivlesh and Sandeep, all residents of Uttar Pradesh, Ravi Chautala of Bass village, Rajesh of Sector-6, Karnal and Vikrant of Hari Nagar, Panipat, on Sunday night. The police seized two loaded country-made pistols, a “khukhri’, rope and a Ritz car from their possession. 


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