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Sarkaria joins as zila parishad head

Amritsar: Dilraj Singh Sarkaria, chairman, zila parishad, joined his office here on Friday. Dilraj Singh Sarkaria said he was committed to implement welfare policies of the state government. Senior Congress leaders, including Cabinet Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria, Member Parliament Gurjit Singh Aujla, Cabinet Minister Raj Kumar Verka, MLA Tarsem Singh DC, MLA Sunil Dutti, MLA Santokh Singh Bhalipur, Mayor Karamjit Singh Rintu, AIT Chairman Dinesh Bassi and Senior Deputy Mayor Raman Kumar Bakshi were present on the occasion. TNS

7 cycles stolen from shop

Tarn Taran: Thieves struck at a cycle store at Noordi Adda on Thursday night and decamped with items worth Rs1 lakh. Anil Kumar, owner of the store, told the police that the thieves decamped with several items, including seven cycles and motorcycle tyres. He said they barged into the store by breaking the locks. The incident came to light on Friday morning. A case under Sections 457 and 380 of the IPC has been registered. oc

Man held with 100-gm heroin

Tarn Taran: A man has been arrested with 100 gm of heroin from Jagatpur village. The suspect has been identified as Jatinder Singh, alias Jain, of Chhehtra (Amritsar). Sub-Inspector Sarabjit Singh said a case under Sections 21, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act has been registered against the suspect at the Chabal police station. oc

use of robots demonstrated

A novel concept of collaborative automation to digitalise and use robots in manufacturing was introduced by MD of Encon Systems and head of CII Smart Manufacturing Council. page 2

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