Briefly Region; Haryana cop bags PM’s medal for saving drowning driver’s life

A Haryana Police head constable,Satyawan,has been awarded Prime Minister’s Police Medal for saving a person from drowning.

Written by Express News Service | Published:February 16, 2012 12:08 am

Haryana cop bags PM’s medal for saving drowning driver’s life

CHANDIGARH: A Haryana Police head constable,Satyawan,has been awarded Prime Minister’s Police Medal for saving a person from drowning. Satyawan is posted as a driver of a police control room vehicle in Yamunanagar district of Haryana. On October 19,2009,Satyawan jumped into a deep canal to save the driver of a car which had fallen into it. Satyawan is among 18 police personnel from across the country who have been chosen for the prestigious award. The award would be given during the closing ceremony of 55th All India Police Duty Meet in Nasik,on February 25.

Fees fixed for Haryana technical institutions

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana State Fee Committee has set a fixed tuition fees to be charged by technical institutions across the state. The students and parents have been advised to report cases of overcharging to the Technical Education Department of the state,and all institutions warned of stern action in case of overcharging. The fee structure has also been uploaded on the technical education department’s website http://www.techeduhry.nic.in.

HSBTE’s IT strategy plan approved

CHANDIGARH: The state level Information Technology Steering Committee – IT Prism has approved the strategy plan of Haryana State Board of Technical Education (HSBTE). Under the IT Plan,a unique roll number for each student would be created on the basis of a pre-defined algorithm,attendance of the students would be recorded digitally,exam schedule would be prepared and centre wise list of the students appearing by roll number would also be prepared. Also,centre allocation and seating arrangements would be prepared,automated compilation of scores of internal assessment,practical and written exam and computation of result for each student would be done.

Manpreet condoles family of NRI

CHANDIGARH: People’s Party of Punjab President Manpreet Singh Badal visited the residence of a Non Resident Indian (NRI) Baaj Singh on Wednesday to express his condolence. Baaj Singh (80) died on the day of polling while manning a PPP booth set up in his village Gungrali Rajput. Badal also expressed his gratitude for the support and trust his party received from the NRIs of Punjab.

Dharna against police ‘atrocities’

Ludhiana: Residents of Faridkot staged a protest dharna outside the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) G S Chauhan,complaining about the callous attitude of the police towards cases and harrassment of citizens. They alleged that no action was being taken by the police about pending cases,citing that of a kidnapped girl from village Sadiq and that of an extortion. Residents also cited cases of policemen entering homes and beating up people without giving a reason.

Sirmaur villagers oppose stone crushers

NAHAN: Residents of over 10 villages under the Barma Papri Panchayat in Sirmaur district are opposing the state forest and mining department’s move to allow the setting up of stone crushers along the banks of the Salani river. The villagers alleged that the stone crushers have been granted approvals without obtaining the necessary No Objection Certificates (NOC) from the panchayat. They alleged that stone crusher would disturb the environment,and damage the pillars of the river bridge. The villagers said that the NOC could never be provided to install stone crusher near schools,temples or cremation grounds. They demanded immediate scrapping of the project and said they are planning to seek the high court’s intervention.

SAD Delhi demands action against Raj cops

LUDHIANA: Shiromani Akali Dal (Delhi),in a letter written to the Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot,has demanded strict action against police personnel who had shown utter disrespect to Guru Granth Sahib in Pilian Banga village in Ganganagar district. Jaswinder Singh Baliawal,president of Punjab wing of SAD (Delhi) said,“As per reports,the police team had thrown it in a canal,which has hurt the religious sentiments of Sikhs.” He added,“In order to avoid any protests in other states,the CM must punish the culprits.”

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