Briefly Region: Unhappy with school change,boy commits suicide

A 16-year-old boy committed suicide on Tuesday because his parents had changed his school.

Written by Express News Service | Updated: March 14, 2014 3:53 pm

A 16-year-old boy committed suicide on Tuesday because his parents had changed his school. Family sources said that Jagdish Pal,who had retired from the Indian Army two months ago,was constructing a house in Rama Mandi area. On Tuesday,when he along with his wife had gone to Kartarpur,his son Girish committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan. His daughter was also not at home as she had gone to her institute. When she returned home,she saw Girish sitting on his knees on the bed with a rope around his neck. The family said Girish was depressed after his parents changed his school.

Food safety tribunals set up in 2 districts

The Haryana government has set up two Food Safety Appellate Tribunals each at Ambala and Gurgaon to hear appeals on the decisions of adjudicating officers under Food Safety and Standards Act,2006. “The government has appointed district and sessions judge,Ambala,for Ambala,Panchkula,Yamunanagar,Kurukshetra,Kaithal,Karnal,Panipat,Jind,Hisar,Fatehabad and Sirsa as presiding officer of Appellate Tribunal,Ambala. Similarly,district and sessions judge,Gurgaon,would be the presiding officer in Gurgaon for Gurgaon,Rewari,Mahendergarh,Mewat,Faridabad,Palwal,Sonipat,Rohtak,Bhiwani and Jhajjar,” a government spokesperson said.

VB arrests two on graft charges

The Haryana State Vigilance Bureau arrested two government officials on graft charges. In one case,the VB caught Pawan Kumar,Inspector,Food and Supplies Department,Rania,in Sirsa district as he was taking bribe of Rs 1,500 from Gurmeet Singh,a resident of Bajigar Theri in lieu of issuing a duplicate pink ration card. In another case the VB arrested Paramjeet Singh,Meter Reader,Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited,in Yamunanagar district,for taking Rs 3,000 from Vikarm,a resident of Manka in Ambala.

Haryana to spend Rs 654 cr in 7 districts

The Haryana government will spend Rs 654.43 crore on development works in seven districts. The expenditure was approved on Wednesday by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda,while presiding over the 35th meeting of Sub-Committee of Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA).

Dal Khalsa questions arrest of 20 youth

Putting a question mark over the recent arrests of around 20 teenaged youths within the span of two weeks,Dal Khalsa has blamed the Punjab Police for “manipulating the arrests” to dilute the case of Jaspal Singh,who died on March 29 last year after he was hit by a bullet fired by policemen in Gurdaspur.

EC seeks nod for IAS officers’ transfer

The Election Commission in Punjab has sought ECI’s nod for transfer of 11 IAS officers,including four deputy commissioners-cum-district election officers. The transfer orders,issued by the Punjab government,were withheld following EC guidelines that officers involved in the process of revision of electoral rolls for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections should not be disturbed.

Delhi builder fined Rs 5 lakh

The Haryana Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has slapped a penalty of Rs 5,00,000 on a New Delhi-based construction company for not giving possession of a flat to a Gurgaon resident.

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