Constable booked: A constable of the Chandigarh police has been booked for eve teasing a girl. The constable, identified as Shamsher Singh, a resident of Kaimbwala village, is posted with a PCR. A case has been registered at the Sector 3 police station and an investigation has been initiated.
Ramlila in Kumaoni:Ramlila in Kumaoni language was revived at Almora town after a gap of more than 150 years . It was in the year 1860 that the first Ramlila in Kumaoni dialect was held. Shiv Charan
Pandey, Hukka Club, Almora, said that after a gap of more than 150 years, the Kumaoni dialect Ramlila was being played.
Child killed by leopard:A seven-year-old child was lifted by a man-eating leopard in Jhuna village in Bageshwar district last evening. The child who had gone out of his home was picked up by the leopard near his home. His half-eaten body was found 100 metres away from his house. The villagers protested at the district hospital to demand that the leopard be declared as man eater. Satendra Singh, SDO, Forest, has informed that the leopard which had killed three children so far has been declared a man eater, and famous hunter Lakhpat Singh has been engaged to kill the animal.
10 hurt in mishap:A jeep on its way from Tanakpur to Pithoragarh fell into a gorge at Bapru bend in Champwat district injuring 10 persons. Pradeep Singh
Bisht, medical officer, Champawat, informed that one of the passengers was in serious condition and
has been referred to Haldwani base hospital, while others have been admitted in a Champawat government hospital.
Dengue death:Shabnam (32), a villager, died in a private hospital at Haldwani due to dengue. Doctors attending on her said that her palette blood count had gone down below 19,000 causing her death. B.C. Joshi, District Malaria Officer,
Nainital, said that he would look into the suspected dengue patients admitted in various private hospitals of
Additional charge for SDMs:SDMs in eight blocks of Nainital district have been given the charge of the block development committee following the expiry of the term of the elected representatives' today. The SDMs would take charge of the BDCs on Sunday while District Magistrate will take charge of the Zila Panchayat on October 14.
Protest by voters:Voters of Pucchdi village near Ramnagar staged a protest at the Ramnagar tehsil headquaters against deletion of their names in the voters' list. They alleged that names of more than 1000 voters had been deleted ''due to some conspiracy.'' They said that they are residents of the state and had been voting in the last elections.
(Compiled by BD