Youths rob jeweller: Two youths posing as police officials robbed a jeweller of 90-gm gold at Sarafa Bazaar on Wednesday. Chander Pal, owner of Paras Jewellers, came to the city to purchase gold. The youths stopped him and said they were cops. They checked his bags and stole the jewellery.
Jobs for martyrs’ kin: The Haryana Government has decided to provide compassionate appointment to a dependent of a martyr of armed forces or paramilitary forces of Haryana domicile who sacrificed their lives before January 1, 2014.
MDU to set up centres:
Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday said Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU), Rohtak, will establish two regional centres at Faridabad and Nagina (Mewat). The decision was taken at the 176th meeting of the Academic Council of the university held on Thursday.
HAU gets best centre award:
Haryana Agricultural University (HAU) has bagged the Best Centre Award for its contribution to research and development of rapeseed-mustard crops.
BJP wanted tie-up with HJC: Rao Inderjit: Union Minister Rao Inderjit Singh on Thursday said the BJP had not intended to break the alliance with the HJC. Instead, the snapping of ties was of HJC chief Kuldeep Bisnoi’s making, he said. “The BJP was in favour of retaining the alliance, but Bishnoi did not understand the changed political scenario in the state,” he told the media here.
Alliance break-up relief for HJC leaders: The breaking up of the HJC-BJP alliance has come as a relief for the Kuldeep-Bishnoi-led party leaders who have been carrying out public contact programmes in their respective areas as they feared not getting the ticket in case the alliance continued. They are confident about getting the ticket.
Dowry death accused held: The police have arrested Sunil of Bali Kutubpur village and his brother Anil for allegedly setting Sunil’s wife Reena on fire after pouring kerosene on her on August 21. She succumbed to her burn injuries at Government Women Medical College Hospital, Khanpur Kalan, yesterday.
Mine blast: Two soldiers injured: Two soldiers were injured when a mine exploded on the Line of Control (LoC) in Sabjian area of Poonch district on Wednesday evening. During patrol, a mine exploded near the LoC in Sabjian area, causing injuries to two soldiers, a defence spokesperson said. The soldiers were identified as Lance Naik Ashok Kumar of the 40 Rashtriya Rifles and Havildar Chet Bahadur of the 5/4 Gukha Regiment. The incident took place near Makhyari Dhok in Sabjian. The injured soldiers were airlifted to the Northern Command Hospital in
Army rescues infant: The 48 Rashtriya Rifles under the aegis of the Romeo Force came to the rescue of an eight-month-old in Tai Basti village of Mendhar tehsil here who felt unconscious after being administered contaminated water by his parents. Mohammad Islam was immediately shifted to an Army post by his parents Mohammad Sharief and Nazi Bibi. The Army doctors attended the boy on a very short notice and provided the necessary medication to the toddler. After the baby regained consciousness he was shifted to civil hospital under the supervision of the unit’s medical staff. Sources said the boy was responding well to the treatment at civil hospital and was out of danger. The family members of Islam and the villagers thanked the Army for timely help.