Power corp JEs strike work: PSPCL Junior Engineers (JEs) on Wednesday stayed away from work and switched off their mobile phones to express resentment over the delay in fulfilling their demands. They demand revision of pay and allowances, 23-year service promotional increment and filling of vacant posts through promotions response.
13 litres of illicit liquor seized: The police on Wednesday seized 13 litres of illicit liquor at Bir Talab village, while the accused Shinda Singh managed to flee.
Two held for stealing construction material: Two persons were held while stealing construction material from the HBN Colony on the Mansa Road. In his complaint to the police the manager of the colony Jagjit Singh said on the intervening night of January 20 and 21, the accused identified as Simranjit Singh from Model Town phase III and Satish Kumar from Patel Nagar area were taking away construction material in their car number PB 10 M 4525. The material recovered include four feet long pipe, two weight lifts, 20 lift ML lock, box and three iron plates. The value of the entire stolen goods is Rs 35,000.
2 held for illegal sand mining: The police have arrested two persons on the charge of excavating sand illegally from Mumbeki village in the district. They seized three tractors and a JCB machine from the accused. SHO Chhinder Singh said that on a tip-off, police conducted a raid at the village, where the accused and their accomplices were excavating sand. On seeing the police, all but two fled. They have been identified as Davinder Singh and Gurvinder Singh.
Book released: The third collection of poetry by poet Jaswant Zafar was released by Ujagar Singh Kanwal at Punjabi Bhawan.
Felicitation function on Feb 1: Dr SS Dosanjh and Dr MS Randhawa will be honoured by Kaumi Sahit, Kala Parishad in association with the Punjabi Sahit Academy on February 1 at Punjabi Bhawan. Dr Dosanjh’s 75th birthday also falls on the same date. A cash prize of Rs 51,000 will be given to Dosanjh on the occasion.
Mobiles stolen: Thieves struck at a mobile shop in the Dholewal Area and decamped with 40 mobile phones. The incident came to light when owner of the shop Amit Kumar reached the shop in the morning and found the shutter broken. The police has registered a case and started investigation.
Chandigarh Kaithal 40 examined at eye check-up camp:
A free eye check-up camp was held at Haryana Institute of Medical Science (HIMS) and Hospital on Wednesday. HIMS and Om Parkash Jindal Gramin Jan Kalyan Sansthan jointly organised the camp in which as many as 40 patients were examined. Some of them were shortlisted for operation. Dr Janak Raj Saini and Dr Pritbha implanted lenses in the eyes of the patients. Kurukshetra Sirsa
40 examined at eye check-up camp: A free eye check-up camp was held at Haryana Institute of Medical Science (HIMS) and Hospital on Wednesday. HIMS and Om Parkash Jindal Gramin Jan Kalyan Sansthan jointly organised the camp in which as many as 40 patients were examined. Some of them were shortlisted for operation. Dr Janak Raj Saini and Dr Pritbha implanted lenses in the eyes of the patients.