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Rs 3 lakh stolen from car:
Miscreants decamped with Rs 3 lakh and gold jewellery from a car of an advocate parked outside a gurdwara in the town on Sunday. Victim Kulwant Singh Khera told the police that he had gone to get a punctured tyre repaired when some unidentified persons took away valuables from his car. A case has been registered.

Car recovered from canal:
The car that fell into the Bhakra canal on Saturday was pulled out by the police on Sunday. Two youngsters from nearby Hussainpur village were travelling in it. An eyewitness said the car moving at a high speed hit a road bump and fell into the canal. The victims, Sukhbir Singh and his friend Kaka Singh, both 15, are yet to be traced.

LPG cylinders seized:
The local police on Sunday claimed to have busted a gang of LPG cylinder thieves who were active in the area for the past one year. The police have arrested three accused and recovered 21 cylinders from them. Most of these cylinders were stolen in past over two months. Gurpreet Singh Dhindsa, Deputy Superintendent of Police, said they had arrested Gurpal Singh alias Bunty and Sukhjit Singh alias Sukhi of Haripura Basti and Kulwinder Singh of Rampura village.



Sciences Masters Assn poll:
Kewal Singh was unanimously re-elected district president of the Himachal Pradesh Sciences Masters Association (HPSMA) here on Sunday. He was elected president of the district unit for the fifth time consecutively. The newly elected president urged the government to increase the number of high schools in the district to enable education facilities at the doorstep.

Scooty stolen in Kangra:
Miscreants in the wee hours of Sunday morning took away a scooty Activa (HP 53 8411) from the garage of Surinder Kalra, a local resident, on the Hoshiyarpur road here and another scooty was set ablaze in the same locality near the Sadashive temple, said the police. A case has been registered, but no arrest has been made as yet.

367 recruited into SSB:
Renuka Mishra, Inspector General, Seema Suraksha Bal, took the salute of the passing-out parade during the 14th passing-out and oath-taking ceremony at the Basic Training Centre at Shamshi, 8 km from here, on Sunday. PL Thakur, Inspector General of Police (IGP), was present as the special guest of honour. Sanjeev Yadav, Commandant of the centre, welcomed the chief guest.

A primary teachers’ meeting in Mandi.
A primary teachers’ meeting in Mandi. Photo: Jai Kumar

Primary teachers seek pay hike, promotions:A meeting of the district unit of the Himachal Government Primary Teachers’ Association was held here on Sunday. District president Inder Singh Bhardwaj said various issues, including the promotion of teachers, were discussed in the meeting. He said they demanded hike in the pay structure after JBT became full-fledged teacher, removal of mandatory two-year clause for the pay scale of Rs 10,300-34,800, promotion of pending cases at the earliest, among other demands. He said officials were not taking issues of teachers seriously and diverting attention from basic issues.

Man falls from tree, dies:Joginder Singh (52) of Gadrolli village under Fatehpur police station was seriously injured when he fell from a tree on Saturday evening. He was rushed to the community health centre at Fatehpur where he succumbed to his injuries. His body was brought to the Nurpur Civil Hospital mortuary and handed over to his family after a postmortem examination on Sunday.



Two polling stations in Kangan relocated:The election authorities here on Sunday relocated two polling stations in the Kangan Assembly constituency of central Kashmir's Ganderbal district which is going to polls in the first phase on November 25. “The polling stations 01-Nillgrath and 02-Sonamarg of the Kangan Assembly constituency have been relocated to Fisheries Hut Zairpora, Rezan,” an official spokesman said. He said the relocation of the two polling stations was done as the people of the area had migrated due to inclement weather.

4 people arrested for gambling in public :The police on Sunday said it had arrested four gamblers and recovered stake money of Rs 8,400 from a park in the city here. On a tip-off, a police party arrested four people while gambling in a public park. The arrested have been identified as Mushtaq Ahamd Sheikh, a resident of Haft Chinar, Basher Ahmad Sheikh of Doger basti, Manzoor Ahmad Sheikh of Alochi Bagh and Abdul Hamid Sheikh of Batamaloo.

Doctors’ association to hold hypertension screening camp:The Doctors Association Kashmir will hold a free-of-cost hypertension screening and awareness camp in the city on Wednesday.



Guv praises kid’s honest gesture:Governor Aziz Qureshi today extended his wishes to Shivam (3), who returned a bag containing Rs 50,000 to bank officials. The boy was accompanied by his grandmother to Punjab National Bank, Mayapur, Haridwar. He gave the unattended bag to his grandmother, who handed over the bag to bank officials.

MLA protests ‘unnecessary’ issuing of challans:Mussoorie MLA Ganesh Joshi along with his supporters protested at the SP (traffic) office on Sunday. He said city patrol units were issuing challans to vehicle owners who come to the market for shopping. He said giving unnecessary challans to vehicle owners was having an adverse affect on commercial activities. Bhupinder Gupta, Vishnu Gupta, Devendra Pal Singh, Amit Singh, Vijay and others were present on the occasion.

Manish is CYSS chief:The student wing of the Aam Aadmi Party at Gurukul Kangri University formed Chatra Yuva Sangarsh Samiti (CYSS) here on Sunday. Manish Singh Arya has been appointed as the city president of the samiti. Manish said he would work hard to address grievances of students.


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