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Chandigarh
7 IPS officers transferred:
The state government has transferred seven IPS officers. B Chandra Sekhar has been posted as IGP, Economic Offences Wing-cum-Director, Vigilance Bureau; Shashi Prabha Dwivedi as IGP, Modernisation; RPS Brar as IG (Crime); Ram Singh as Commissioner of Police, Jalandhar; Jatinder Singh Aulakh as Commissioner of Police, Amritsar; Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh as DIG, Ludhiana Range with additional charge of Cyber Crime; and Dinesh Partap Singh has been posted as Joint Director, Administration, Vigilance Bureau with additional charge of DIG/Administration. ó TNS

Speaker honoured in California: Assembly of California, US, has honoured Vidhan Sabha Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal for his contribution in promoting democratic values. California Assembly Speaker John A. Praze and Mayor Amardeep Singh Dhaliwal felicitated Atwal. 

Hoshiarpur
Woman, son die in road mishap:
A woman and her son were killed and six persons were injured in a road accident near Ghadiala crossing on Jalandhar-Pathankot National Highway today. The deceased were identified as Asha Devi (32), wife of Surinder Kumar and her son Manik (2), of Kalan, district Akhnoor (J&K). The police said mini truck ferrying 12 persons rammed into a parked truck. Asha Devi and her son Manik who were travelling in the mini truck died on the spot whereas six other persons sustained injuries. All the injured were admitted in Civil Hospital, Tanda. Drivers of both the trucks fled from the scene after the accident. 

Three booked under Dowry Act: The police has booked Vipan Kumar, his mother Usha Rani and father Joginder Pal for maltreating Namneet Kaur, wife of Vipan Kumar, for bringing dowry from her parents. The police said Namneet Kaur was married to Vipan Kumar Bhatti in March 2012. Since her marriage all the aforesaid accused used to torture and maltreat her for bringing dowry from her parents. A case was registered with Hariana police station under Sections 498-A and 406 of the IPC.

Conmen withdraw Rs 50,000 from bank: Two conmen have siphoned off Rs 50,000 from the bank account of Poonam Sharma of Indra Colony, Talwara on Monday. The police said Poonam Sharma went to the ATM booth of Punjab National Bank, main bazar, Talwara on August 19 to withdraw some money. Due to some reasons her ATM card did not function there. Meanwhile, two unknown persons came to booth and asked her to put ATM card in the machine in a particular way and thereafter dial the code number. She operated the card on their instructions but the card did not function. Later, the unknown persons took out the card from the machine and returned it to her. After reaching home she came to know that the card returned by the persons was not herís. She immediately rushed to the PNB bank to deactivate her account where she came to know that Rs 50,000 was siphoned off from her account. The police has registered a case under Sections 420 and 34 of the IPC and has started investigation.

Five booked for fraud: The police has booked Sangeeta Sood, her husband Anil Sood, both residents of Mall Road, Shashi Sood, employee of Sood Finance Company, resident of Mohalla Kamalpur, Amit of Vijay Nagar and one unknown woman for fraudulently selling shares of Sudha Mahajan, wife of Dr SK Mahajan, resident of Mohalla Jagatpura. The police said Sudha Mahajan has 528 shares of Tata Company and 24 of Reliance Power. She opened an account with M/s Sanchit Financial and Management Services Limited, Amritsar, through Sood Security and Financial Service, owned by Sangeeta Sood. On November 11, 2009 Amit allegedly in connivance with the other accused got issued a new delivery book after producing a fake authority letter issued by Sudha Mahajan and sold her shares on November 23, 2009. The accused also managed to get a cheque of Rs 4.07 lakh issued by the company in the name of Sudha Mahajan. They allegedly opened a fake bank account in Goraya and later withdrew Rs 1.98 lakh through a cheque and Rs 30,000 through ATM. A case was registered under Sections 406, 420, 465, 468, 471 and 120-B of the IPC. 

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HARYANA

Kurukshetra
4 of family booked in dowry case:
The police has registered a case against four members of a family for demanding dowry and intimidating and beating a woman. The police said Pushpa Devi of Pratapgarh had stated that her daughter was married to Vikas Kumar of Mahesh Nagar in Ambala. She reported that her daughter's husband, father-in-law Jai Kumar and mother-in-law Shashi Rani had been demanding dowry and intimidating and beating her up.

1 nabbed with smack: Vishupal of Deha Basti at Thanesar has been arrested and booked under the NDPS Act. A total of 4 gram of smack has been recovered from his possession. A local court has remanded him in judicial custody.

1 held for theft: Shishpal of Kamoda has been held for stealing wire from three tubewells. Balvinder Singh of Samspur had reported the theft of wire from the tubewells. The police arrested Shishpal and recovered cable wire from him. Shishpal has been remanded in judicial custody.

Two arrested: Two persons--Amarjeet of Mandehri and Balwan of Thol-- have been arrested for passing derogatory remarks and intimidating two minor girls. A local court has remanded them in judicial custody.

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Akranta club win: Akranta Football Club won its match against Thakurpur Football Club 4-1 during the Drona College 70th Nemi Dass Memorial District Football League here today. In the second match, Shiwalik Club beat Doon Star Football Club 2-0. Saurabh Dhaundhiyal scored both the goals at the 28th and 53rd minutes of the match.

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