Man booked for fraud: The Chandigarh Police have booked Kuldeep Singh, a resident of Sangrur district, Punjab, for duping Gurshbir Singh, a resident of Sector 40 here, of Rs 7.70 lakh on the pretext of sending him abroad.
The complainant stated that he had paid the amount to the accused, but he neither sent him abroad nor did he return the money.
Docs check jailed AAP candidate Cheema: Doctors checked the health of jailed Balli Singh
Cheema, AAP candidate from the Nainital parliamentary seat, who was on a fast against his arrest. Three AAP workers, including
Cheema, who were arrested and jailed, had refused to apply for bail as their confinement was wrong and against the laws of democracy, said Surya
Prakash, adviser to national secretary of the party who reached Haldwani to meet the arrested party
Polling day likely to be hot: MeT Dept
The temperature might rise up to 40°C in the Terai region of the Nainital parliamentary constituency on the polling day on May 7. While the election machinery has started preparing for the smooth conduct of polling by making arrangements of water, first aid and 108 emergency ambulance service near the polling booths as the voters may find it difficult to stand in a queue in searing heat. As the sun keeps minimum distance from the earth in May, the temperature might become unbearable on the polling day, said Dr HS
Kushwaha, head of the meteorological department at Pantnagar
Congress leader killed in mishap
Two persons, including a Congress leader, were killed and another passenger was injured when their Maruti Alto car fell into a deep gorge at Lohaghat on Saturday. The car was heading towards Barakot from Lohaghat town, when the accident occurred. General secretary of the district Congress Lalit
Verma (40) and Sadanand (45) died on the spot while Bahadur Singh (65) was injured. Bahadur was admitted to a local hospital with the help of 108 medical emergency service, said Manoj
Raturi, SO of the Barakot police post.
Investiture ceremony: Ankur Kumar and Anwesha Trivedi were administered oath as senior school captains of Oak Grove School at an investiture ceremony held at the school at Jharipani in Mussoorie yesterday. Priyam was nominated as captain of junior school. Principal Sandeep Trivedi gave the badges and the sashes to the students' council. Teacher Anand Kumar proposed a vote of thanks.
Voting slips given to eligible voters: Over 300 booth-level officers have given more than 3 lakh voting slips to eligible voters in all six Assembly segments of Nainital district since April 23. “We are expecting all voting slips to be distributed by next week as the work has to be completed before May 7,” said Uday Singh
Rana, deputy election officer of the district.
(Complied by BD Kasniyal)