Blood donation camp organised on 23rd Thalassemia Day

As many as 200 units of blood were collected during the camp.

By: Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published: May 8, 2014 12:14 am

Dayanand Medical College and Hospital on Wednesday observed 23rd International Thalassemia Day by organising 15th Annual Medicos Voluntary Blood Donation Camp. As many as 200 units of blood were collected during the camp. Departments of Pediatrics and Transfusion Medicine alongwith Punjab Thalassemia Welfare Society had organised the event. A special felicitation ceremony was also held which was formally inaugurated by secretary of DMCH Managing Society-  Prem Kumar Gupta along with Sunila Gupta, member, managing society. Zindagi Live Foundation was awarded ‘Novartis Trophy’ for making significant contribution in providing safe blood for thalassemic children. Thalassemic children also performed on stage.

No headway in three theft cases

Police have not been able to arrest anyone in two theft cases which took place in April. In one case, theft had been reported in the house of one Jasan Raj in Gagandeep Colony. He had gone to a religious place on April 26 and on April 27, he came to know that his house had been robbed. According to his complaint, 3 watches, 5 cell phones, LCD and DVD player, gas cylinder, clothes and Rs 80,000 had been stolen. No arrests have been made yet. In another case, Ashiwini Kumar had lodged an FIR on April 23 stating that while he was in his car in Millerganj, an unknown person had asked him to check his car tyre and when he came out to check, his laptop and camera had been stolen. Apart from this, Dhurv, yet another complainant got an FIR registered on May 5 saying that he came to know that unidentified thieves had entered his office and had stolen three laptops, one dvd player and one mobile. Lock of the office gate was broken. Police is still investigating the case.

Man arrested for rape bid on 5-year-old

Division number 7 on Tuesday arrested one Rahul Kumar for rape bid on a 5-year-old girl. The accused was a neighbour of girl. He was caught red-handed by the girl’s grandfather.

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