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SGPC funds being ‘misused’: Jaswant Singh Mann, SAD (A) candidate from Anandpur Sahib parliamentary constituency, started his campaign after paying obeisance to Takth Sri Kesgarh Sahib here today. Mann alleged that the SGPC funds, including its 27,750 acres of land, were being misused and his party would raise the issue during elections. The Akali leader said his party would contest elections raising issues such as ending dynastic rule, and misgovernance.


Woman killed: A woman was killed by unidentified persons at her home in Mahilpur on Thursday. The victim was identified as Yogesh Rani. Her brother-in-law Ramesh Kumar complained to the police that his daughter saw two youths enter Rani's house during night. On reaching her house, he saw Rani in a pool of blood. She was taken to the Civil Hospital, where she succumbed to injuries.


Meet on criminology starts: A three-day All-India Criminology Conference of the Indian Society of Criminology, Chennai, started at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law here on Friday. In all, 282 delegates have registered for the event. Paper readings and deliberations will take place over criminal laws.

3-day education meet starts: SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar presided over the inaugural session of a three-day 20th national conference on "Higher Education for Development of Economy and Society through Research and Innovations". The conference is being organised by Khalsa College, Patiala, in collaboration with the Indian Colleges Forum, New Delhi.

Power engineers to protest: The executive committee of the PSEB Engineers' Association has decided to intensify its agitation. Engineers would sit on a dharna and hold a one-day fast in front of the head office here on March 3 and 6.


College inks pact with firm: The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Bhaddal, on Wednesday signed an MoU with Datawind Technologies, UK, to promote international collaboration, technical know-how, consultancy and training. The agreement was signed between Datawind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli and the college management.


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