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Posted at: Jul 11, 2018, 1:52 AM; last updated: Jul 11, 2018, 1:52 AM (IST)BRIEFLY

2-year RI for drug peddler

HOSHIARPUR: The Additional District and Sessions Judge, PS Rai, sentenced Jaspal Singh, a resident of Dhamian Kalan village who was arrested with drugs, to two-year rigorous imprisonment (RI). A fine of Rs 5,000 was also imposed on the accused.  In case of failure to deposit the fine, the convict will have to undergo another month’s imprisonment. On February 2, 2015, ASI Sukhwinder Singh of the Bullowal police had recovered 110 gm of intoxicating powder from Jaspal. OC

De-addiction centres

Nawanshahr: After launching a 24-hour helpline number for drug addicts, Nawanshahr district administration is soon going to launch Out Patient Opioid Assisted Treatment (OOAT) centres in the district. The officials said the 24 hours helpline started by the police- 98553-10023 has been proving to be of great help to the drug addicts. Many parents of the drug addicts are approaching the administration and the police officials to help them out, the officials said adding that addiction is a disease and a drug addict must be handled with proper care. 

Results declared

Jalandhar: Students of MSc Information and Network Security of Post-Graduate Department of Computer Science and Applications (Sem IV) of Kanya Maha Vidyalaya got top positions in the Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. Daljeet Kaur topped the university with 1580/2100 marks. Himshikha secured the IInd position by securing 1576/2100 and Sandip Kaur bagged the third position with 1521/2100. Principal Prof Atima Sharma Dwivedi congratulated the students.TNS 

Protest against dope test

Phagwara: On a call given by the Ministerial Services Association Punjab, the government employees of Deputy Commissioner Office’s Employees’ Union, led by its District Vice-President Purshotam Lal held a noisy demonstration in support of their long pending demands and to oppose the government’s decision of dope tests for all employees on Tuesday. A protest rally organised by the demonstrators was held here on Wednesday, which was addressed by Union leaders who strongly opposed and declared that no government employee will deposit any amount for dope test charges. Union leaders such as Ajay Basra, Sarabjit, Sukhwinder Kaur also addressed the demonstration. OC

‘Food safety on wheels’ campaign 

Jalandhar: ‘Food safety on wheels’ campaign under the Tandarust Punjab Mission on Wednesday gained momentum as the hi-tech food testing van of the Health Department tested samples of 29 food items in the Jalandhar Cantt locality for checking adulteration of food.TNS


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