found unconscious: A student and a married woman were admitted to Civil Hospital in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar city last night in an unconscious state. They were reportedly found in an objectionable position in the house of the 30-year-old woman and had consumed sedatives to end their lives.
Panel to inquire into
sewerage construction: A committee of experts will inquire into quality of material used in the construction of sewerage lines in the city.
100 panchyats get Rs
2.25 cr: SAD general secretary Prem Singh Chandumajra, halka in charge for Fatehgarh Sahib, distributed grants for rural development projects worth Rs 2.25 crore to 100 panchyats in Sirhind and Khera blocks at a function on Friday. A number of sarpanches along with panchayat members attended the function. Chandumajra said the Chief Minister had chalked out a comprehensive plan for the overall development of rural areas.
Camp held: Chief Judicial Magistrate Gurpartap Singh from Fatehgarh Sahib organised a camp at Government Senior Secondary School, Shamashpur, to create awareness on free legal services provided to the people. Principal Ashwani Kumar, National awardee Amar Singh, teachers and students were present at the camp.
Aggrieved teachers submit
memorandum to DPI: A deleagtion of the Government Teachersí Union submited a memorandum to DPI (Secondary Education) Dr Kamal Kumar to demand that the state government should not strip teachers of their promotion. Lecturers in government schools were issued notices to revert to the master
PPS Nabha headmaster bags prestigious award: The prestigious Derozio Award for Excellence in the field of education was conferred upon Jagpreet Singh, headmaster, Punjab Public School, Nabha, during the valedictory function of the 92nd Association of Heads of Anglo-Indian Schools of India held at Bishop Cotton Boys' School, Bangalore, recently. The award comprises a gold medal, a citation, a silver plaque, a certificate and Rs 1 lakh. Giving away the award, Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj lauded the contribution of Jagpreet Singh to the field of education and his missionary zeal.
Drug peddler gets 10 yrs: The fast track court of district and sessions judge Harish Anand has awarded a prison sentence of 10 years to a drug peddler under the NDPS Act on Friday. The convict identified as Ranjit Singh of Morinda was also fined Rs 1
lakh. The convict was held with banned drugs in Morinda on May 18, 2010.
AAP protests rising taxes:
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers on Friday protested against the various taxes levied in the recent past and demanded that these be withdrawn. District convener Bhag Singh Madaan said the state government should withdraw the property tax, VAT, regularisation fee and the hike in the electricity tariff.