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3 booked for kin’s suicide:
Police on Sunday booked three people on the charge of abetting the suicide of a relative. Businessman Ved Parkash had reportedly consumed a poisonous substance on Saturday and died later. His wife Monika Garg alleged that Anil Kumar (Parkash’s brother), his wife and son for abetting abetted the suicide of Prakash.

Two booked for murder:
Police booked a woman and her son for murdering a farmer at Ram Nagar Dhaha village. The victim’s son Daljinder Singh said he and his father Lakha Singh were in their field when Harcharan Singh and his mother Bakhshish Kaur came. They had a heated conversation with Lakha, following which Harcharan ran his tractor over him. 

Newborn dies in hospital:
A newborn boy on Sunday found on a road in Jainpur village near Dhuri. Villagers took the baby to the Civil Hospital, Dhuri. The newborn, however, died in the afternoon. Senior Medical Officer Dr Makhan Singh said the baby was brought to the hospital in a serious condition. “In spite of best efforts by the doctors, the baby died,” the SMO said.



SPO booked for eve-teasing:
A Special Police Officer (SPO) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police was booked for eve-teasing here on Saturday. A case has been registered against Anoop Kumar under section 294 RPC at police station Doda.

Blood donation camp:
NC provincial president Devender Singh Rana on Saturday lauded the philanthropic efforts being supplemented by the private sector in mitigating sufferings of people. Inaugurating a blood donation camp sponsored by the New Era Environmental High School here, Rana said: “This will not only help in saving precious lives but also strengthen the bonds between the people thus making this world a better place to live in.”

Teachers welcome move:
The Headmasters Forum, the Teacher’s Joint Front and the Peer Panchal Regional Employees Front, during a joint meeting here on Saturday appreciated efforts of Chief Education Officer Choudhary Lal Hussain in revolutionising the “derailed education system” in government schools. The CEO has warned teachers and other staff members to remain punctual or otherwise get ready to face action. 


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