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CJI to visit PU campus in Bajwara: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Altamas Kabir will attend a function at Panjab University’s regional campus in Bajwara on Sunday. Aimed to sensitise people about illegal immigration and fraudulent marriages involving NRIs, the function is being organised by the Punjab Legal Services Authority (PLSA) in association with the state commission for NRIs. Supreme Court judge and executive chairman of the National Legal Services Authority Justice DK Jain will preside over. Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice AK Sikri, who is patron-in-chief of the PLSA, will also participate.
Symposium: A two-day international symposium on "One Health: Way Forward to Challenges in Food Safety and Zoonoses in 21st Century" and national conference of the Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health Specialists started today at School of Public Health and
Zoonoses, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University. National and international delegates attended the conference.
One arrested with 20-kg poppy husk: The CIA staff of Muktsar on Thursday claimed to have nabbed a narcotics smuggler and seized 20 kg of poppy husk from his possession. The accused has been identified as Karnail Singh, a resident of Shamkhera village. A case under various sections of the NDPS Act has been registered.
Drug peddler held with poppy husk: The police has arrested a drug
peddler, Baljinder Singh of Soeta village, after seizing 35 kg of poppy
husk from his possession. Deputy Superintendent of Police Satish
Malhotra said the accused was arrested during a naka set up near Ranewal
village. Seeing the police, the accused, who was riding a scooter, tried
to flee but the police party overpowered him and recovered the poppy
husk being carried in jute bags, he said.
13 injured in car accidents: Thirteen persons, including three women and five children, were injured in two separate accidents near Phagwara on Thursday. Seven occupants of a
Nawanshahr-bound car were injured when it collided with another vehicle near Khalwara bypass on the
Phagwara-Chandigarh road on Thursday. In another mishap, six persons were injured in a collision between two cars at Chiherru in
Phagwara. The injured have been admitted to various hospitals.