Govt denies job extension: The Punjab Government on Friday clarified that the differently abled employees in the state could not seek job extension after superannuation. A spokesperson said as the retirement age of physically challenged and visually impaired employees had already been enhanced to 60 years, they could not seek further extension.
Ex-servicemen to protest: To protest the non-implementation of the promised one rank-one pension (OROP) scheme, ex-servicemen from Punjab would hold a protest at Jantar Mantar on December 7. Representatives of various ex-servicemen's associations held a meeting at Chandigarh on Friday to discuss the issue and chalk out modalities for holding the protest in a peaceful manner.
A plywood contractor, Jahangir, was found murdered near Bassi Maroof Syala village on the Hoshiarpur-Dasuya Road. There were wounds of sharp-edged weapons on the body. A case has been registered.
Dengue deaths: Dengue has claimed two lives in Jalandhar district in the past one month. Aryan (12) and Sandeep Kumar (18) reportedly died of dengue in the Kot Ramdas locality. While Aryan died on November 3, Sandeep lost his life on November 14. Many patients in the area are currently afflicted by jaundice and typhoid.
Lawyers donate blood: Bharat Maurya Sangh and District Bar Association organised a blood donation camp at the District Courts Complex. A large number of lawyers and volunteers donated blood.
Additional Sessions Judge AP Batra and CJM Ranjeev Kumar were present during the camp.
2 booked for land grab
The land of an NRI, Paramjit Singh, was grabbed by two persons at Dhurkot Kalan village. Surjit Singh and Fakir Singh of Baghapurana have been booked.
1 held for poaching
Forest officials have booked four persons and arrested one of them for killing a sambar deer and a blue bull at Middukhera village in the Lambi area.