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impersonation: On a complaint lodged by Rulda Ram, Superintendent, Examination, Kurukshetra University, the police has arrested four persons for impersonation. District police chief Rakesh Kumar Arya said Sumit of Israna(Panipat) and Aman of Kalayat were found taking an examination in place of Mukesh of Majra Rodan and Jagbir of Aatagarh (Kaithal), respectively. They were produced in the court which granted them bail, Arya added.
Office-bearers elected: Nar Singh, Wazir Dhanda and Paramjit have been elected president, general secretary and treasurer, respectively, of the Hero Moto Workers’ Union, Dharuhera.
Woman falls off tree, dies: Satya Devi (61), a resident of Tadaun village, near Ghumarwin, on Wednesday slipped from a tree branch and fell on the ground. She was seriously injured. Reports said she was rushed to the Regional Hospital at Hamirpur where she succumbed to her injuries. Satya had climbed the tree to cut fodder for her cattle. The police has registered a case.
office-bearers: District president of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) DS Thakur has announced the names of office-bearers of the district unit of the party. In a statement here on Thursday, DS Thakur said Jasveer Singh Nagpal had been appointed senior vice-president; Narender Thakur, Virender Gupta; Chaman Lal Sharma, Gajinder Singh and Subhash Kumar vice-presidents; Tek Chand Tandan and Nanak Chand Verma district general secretaries; Bhani Chand, Suresh Sharma, Daya Ram, Madan Kumar, Hoshiar Singh Thakur and Inder Singh Thakur secretaries of the
Six PRIs to be awarded: The Union Government has selected six Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) of the state to be awarded under the Panchayat Empowerment and Accountability Incentive Scheme (PEAIS) for 2012-13. Disclosing this here on Wednesday, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Anil Sharma said Rs 40 lakh to the Zila Parishad, Kullu, Rs 20 lakh to the Panchayat Samiti, Kotkhai, Shimla, Rs 20 lakh to the Panchayat Samiti, Hamirpur, Rs 5 lakh to Sari gram panchayat, Jubbal-Kotkhai, Shimla, and Rs 5 lakh to Jassai gram panchayat, Nadaun, Hamirpur, would be given under the PEAI scheme.
Training programme concludes: A five-day induction training programme through information communication techniques (ICT) for faculty members of polytechnics of Himachal Pradesh organised by the Directorate of Technical Education concluded here recently. A press note said the programme was sponsored by the National Institute of Technical Teacher Training and Research (NITTTR), Chandigarh. Experts from the NITTTR and different industries interacted with polytechnic teachers through video-conferencing. Vijay Chandan, Director, Technical Education, said the department would continue to conduct such courses in the future for better quality training.