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Marwari mare wins second position:
Marwari mare, Kali Chameli, got the second position in the Bhatner Ashv Mela in Hanumangarh (Rajasthan). Its owner Sandeep Singh said the mare stood second in the ‘Do Pakke Dand’ (pair of permanent teeth) category.

Zorawar appointed senior vice-president: Zorawar Singh Happy Gill, a resident of Ajit Road, has been appointed senior vice-president of the Circle Civil Line of Shiromani Akali Dal. SAD MLA and CPS Sarup Chand Singla gave him the letter.

4 vice-chairmen appointed:
CM Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday appointed four vice-chairmen. Purshotam Arora has been appointed vice-chairman of the Punjab State Industries Export Corporation, Reena Jaitley of the Punjab State Forests Development Board, Geetesh Gupta of the Punjab Khadi and Village Industries Board and Khushwant Rai Geega of PICTCL.

Fatehgarh Sahib
Drug peddler held:
The district police arrested a drug peddler with 5 kg poppy husk on Thursday. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Gurmeet Chauhan said the accused, Surinder Singh of Kheri Bir Singh village, admitted to supplying drugs in rural areas. A case under the NDPS Act has been registered.



Four underage workers rescued
: A team of Child Protection Council raided three restaurants in Barara today and rescued four underage migrant workers. The children were between the age of 12 and 15. District Child Protection Officer Megha Singla said the children had been kept in an orphanage at Ambala Cantt andparents had also been informed.


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