Jhajjar Two migrant labourers, Chandi and Pardesi, were mowed down by a truck at a brick-kiln in Kheri-Jatt village here on Thursday night. Another labourer, Surender Munshi, was seriously injured in the mishap.
Truck kills 2 labourers:
Kurukshetra University on Saturday declared the results of BTech (8th semester, re-appear), BCA (2nd year), MBA (2nd year), MBA (2nd year Hospitality Management), MA economics (2nd and 4th semester), MA
economics(final), Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication and MSc Applied Physics (4th semester), held in May this year.
Rewari Shri Niwas (40), a Sub-Inspector in the Excise and Taxation Department, and a resident of Sector 4 here, was killed when his car was hit by a Canter on the Rewari-Mahendergarh road , near Kharagwas village, last night. The deceased was posted at
Excise official killed:
Paras Ram, who was absconding after hitting Bittu Ram with his vehicle at Kharamukh in Bharmour on Tuesday, was arrested on Thursday.
The police recovered the body of a woman from the Gobind Sagar on Wednesday. The woman is said to be a resident of Kaka Colony of Fatehgarh Sahib in Punjab.
Reports said the police had also found some papers and a photo of the woman with a youth. The police suspects it to be a love affair and both may have jumped into the water. A case has been registered.
HPCC meeting tomorrow
State Congress president Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu has convened a meeting of the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) office-bearers and executive members at
the Rajiv Bhawan here on September 9.
The Dehradun Municipal Corporation on Saturday launched an anti-encroachment drive from Clock Tower to the Hanuman Chowk stretch of Paltan Bazaar. The Public Works Department, the district administration and the police assisted the DMC in the drive. DMC officials also had heated exchanges with a number of shopkeepers, who resented the drive. However, the DMC officials continued to remove encroachments.
A JCB machine removes encroachments from Paltan Bazaar in Dehradun
on Saturday. A Tribune photograph
Residents’ charge against SI:
Hina Kausar, a resident of Chandrashekhar Azad Colony,
Govindgarh, has accused Sub-Inspector HA Chowdhary of threatening her. In a complaint lodged with SSP Kewal
Khurana, Hina alleged that she was going with her children on Friday when the SI not only confronted her but also threatened her of dire consequences over a petty issue of vehicle parking. The SSP has assured her of action on the matter.
against four: Manager of Vijaya Bank, Ashley Hall, GS Chadda in a report lodged with the Kotwali police has alleged that Shyam
Sundar, Radhey Shyam, Rakesh Kumar and Sapna Jaiswal had together taken a loan of a few lakhs of rupees from the bank on the basis of fake documents. The foursome was now not repaying the loan. The police is investigating the matter.
A case has been registered against a local resident for enticing a minor girl to elope with him at the New Patel Nagar
thana. A woman alleged that Salman, a resident of Valmiki Basti, enticed her minor daughter to run away with him. The girl is a student of Government Girls College, Patel
Nagar. The police has started investigation in the case.
100 given food material:
Education and Drinking Water Minister Mantri Prasad Naithani distributed food material to 100 persons under the Food Security Scheme in Udham Singh Nagar district on Saturday. He said as the minister in charge of the district he had ordered the District Magistrate to form a committee to review the implementation of the scheme regularly. “Of 16.43 lakh population of Udham Singh Nagar district, we have selected 10.10 lakh people for availing of benefits under the scheme. These families will be given sufficient ration under the scheme every month,” Naithani added.
Haldwani Thousands of farmers from the Golapar area on Saturday staged a demonstration against alleged forcible acquisition of their land. They demanded that the notification of land acquisition for the four-laning of the Rampur-Kathgodam highway be cancelled as it had been published without informing them. “The land is being acquired for some other purpose as the proposed four-laning of the highway is a difficult task because it will pass through a narrow bridge at Kathgodam,” said Damodar Joshi, president of the Kisan Sangharsh Samiti, Golapar.
Farmers resent land acquisition:
Ramnagar The Forest Department has granted permission to a hunter to kill a leopard in Ramnagar. The leopard had injured a woman at Samkhelia village in Ramnagar last month. It had now created panic in nearby Kania village. “We have installed a cage near Kania village but the leopard skipped it last night. Two village women saw the carnivore near their house,” said hunter Thakur Datt Joshi, who is preparing to kill the animal. Joshi added he would need the help of more hunters and elephants for the purpose. He had earlier killed a leopard in Nainital.
Permission to kill leopard:
Ranikhet The demand for starting new subjects at the postgraduate level has become a hot issue in the students’ union election in the local Postgraduate College this year. Student leaders are demanding that besides M.Com, subjects like music, Sanskrit, zoology and botany should be taught in the college at Ranikhet. “We have been agitating in support of our demand that new subjects be taught in the college. But despite assurances from politicians, nothing has been done. This is causing problems to students who come from remote villages,” said Ashok Pant, a student leader.
New subjects demanded:
Almora People have decided to oppose the determination of water tax on the basis of house tax in Almora town. They have planned to hold a demonstration in front of the District Magistrate’s office on September 11. According to Devendra Joshi, convener of the agitation, the state government is putting extra burden on the people by imposing water tax calculated on the basis of house tax. “We have decided to take the movement to every house in the town to compel the government to withdraw the decision,” said Joshi.
Water tax opposed:
(Compiled by BD