Teachers, students injured in accident: A teacher and more than 10 students of the Government Adarsh High School at Dharangwala village were injured as the van they were travelling overturned after hitting a roadside tree. Abohar Civil Hospital Senior Medical Officer Dr Lal Chand Thakral said two of the students had been referred to a super-specialty hospital as their condition was stated to be serious.
Livestock fairs to be held across state: The Punjab Government has announced to organise district-level livestock fairs and milch competitions from November 7 to December 10 across the state. Animal Husbandry Minister Gulzar Singh Ranike said on Monday that the first fair would be held at Tarn Taran on November 7, followed by Patiala on November 8. In the concluding leg of the fairs, Pathankot will play host on December 2, Fatehgarh Sahib on December 3, Ajitgarh on December 6, Barnala on December 7, Roopnagar on December 9 and Fazilka on December 10.
Mahila Congress to oppose property tax: Hundreds of volunteers of the Punjab Mahila Congress would begin their statewide protest against the imposition of property tax in Punjab by the SAD-BJP government from Tuesday. The volunteers would fan out among the common people, particularly women, and persuade them against depositing the tax. In place of property tax assessment forms, these volunteers would assist the women folk to submit a "shapath patra" to the respective civic bodies.
10,000 children to make largest human water droplet:
Ten thousand children from the district are set to register their names in the Guinness World Records by making the largest human water droplet on the earth. “We will break the record of Russia, where 7,140 participants made the largest blood droplet in May,” said Preetinder Kaur, vice-president of the Mehar International Educational Society and Charitable Trust at a press conference in Nangal today. Certificates would also be distributed to the participants, she added.