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Drug peddler held:
The district police have held a drug peddler with 10 kg poppy husk. SSP Gurmeet Singh Chauhan said the accused was identified as Amarjit Singh of Bassi Pathana. A case under the NDPS Act has been registered.

Harassed woman hangs self:
Mandeep Kaur (32) of Akbarpur village (Sunam), allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her house on Thursday. She is survived by a son and a daughter. On the complaint of the deceasedís mother, a case has been registered against Mandeepís husband Gurpreet Singh and his mother Baljit Kaur. The complainant said they harassed Mandeep for dowry.

Six hurt as bus overturns: Six students sustained injuries when the bus, in which they were travelling, overturned on Kapial-Balial road, near Bhawanigarh on Thursday. Parminder Singh, SHO, Bhawanigarh, said the bus overturned when it was travelling on a kutcha route from Kapial village to Balial village.



Shooting stone kills girl:
A six-year-old girl died while her mother and sister were injured when a huge stone rolled down a hill and struck a house in the Kangan area of Ganderbal, the police said today. The stone struck the house of Mohammad Din Khatana at Kuchpathri Ganiwan village last evening, a police spokesman said. The girl, identified as Iqra, died instantly while her sister and mother sustained injuries, he said.



Governor Aziz Qureshi has greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Ravidass Jyanti. In his message, the Governor said Ravidassji dedicated his entire life for the creation of society without inequality, prejudice and injustice. He taught people that a person should be known not by his caste but by his work and qualities.


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