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IAFA honours Prof Jaspal S for his painting Pandora’s Box. CM Parkash Badal presented him with a cash award of Rs 10,000
IAFA honours Prof Jaspal S for his painting Pandora’s Box. CM Parkash Badal presented him with a cash award of Rs 10,000. A Tribune photograph

Tewari is Water Board MD:
DK Tewari, MD, INFOTECH, has been placed at the disposal of the Department of Local Government, for posting as MD, Punjab State Water Supply and Sewerage Board. Karan Singh, Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce, has been given the additional charge of Principal Secretary, Investment Promotion. Kavita Singh has been given the charge of Secretary and Director, Governance Reforms.

25 test positive for dengue in Phagwar
a: Twenty-five patients have tested positive for dengue in the sub-division over the last few days. Confirming the development, Phagwara Senior Medical Officer Dr Jaswinder Singh said this year, 61 dengue cases have been detected in Kapurthala district. A few affected families have put the onus on the local administration, alleging the authorities had failed to check the spread of the virus.

50-yr-old man dies in road accident
: A 50-year-old person was killed on the main road near the DC's residence here on Monday. SHO Harinder Singh said Nachhattar Singh (50), a safai sewak at the local Civil Hospital, was riding a bicycle when he was hit by a tractor-trailer. The driver fled the spot.



Lahori food festival: Lahori food festival began at Pride KC Hotel and Spa, Sector 3, Panchkula, on Monday. The fest will continue till November 24 at Chingaree Indian Speciality restaurant. This festival will be exhibiting an authentic Lahori cuisine, in association with chef Shailendra and master chef Hemanti.



52 units of blood donated:
Students, teachers and Class IV employees of the Government College of Excellence, Sanjauli, today donated 52 units of blood at a voluntary blood donation camp organised by the NSS.


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