Couple injured in cylinder blast
AMBALA: A married couple was injured and household articles were partly burnt in a fire caused by the blast in an LPG cylinder in a house at Mehranwala Chowk,Ambala City,on Sunday night. However,three children sleeping in the adjoining room escaped unhurt. The fire was contained with the timely help rendered by the neighbours. The fire tenders also reached the spot later. The wife was admitted to the civil hospital. However,the damage caused by fire could not be assessed.
Man sentenced to 3-yr imprisonment
CHANDIGARH: A local court on Monday sentenced a person to three-year imprisonment in an NDPS case. The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Shalini S Nagpal sentenced 42-year-old Naresh,a resident of Bapu Dham,to three- year RI after he was caught with 8 kgs of poppy husk. Naresh was apprehended by a team during a police naka in Manimajra. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on him.