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Shimla girl deaths: Cops rule out foul play

The police on Tuesday ruled out foul play in the death of two Class VI students of Shimla’s Convent of Jesus and Mary but said a probe was on to find exact reason behind the deaths.

Written by Express News Service | Shimla |
September 26, 2012 12:19:05 am

The police on Tuesday ruled out foul play in the death of two Class VI students of Shimla’s Convent of Jesus and Mary but said a probe was on to find exact reason behind the deaths. Nancy Thakur and Sakshi had died in an accident on Monday after they left school. “On the basis of the postmortem report,we are ruling out a hit-and-run case. The girls sustained injuries after falling from the hill side. We will investigate if it was an accident,” said SP Chander Shekhar Pandit.

Amritsar cops getting robbers sketches made

Amritsar: Police are set to come up with sketches of the robbers,who had decamped with Rs 41 lakh after opening fire and injuring a person in Amritsar on Monday. Commissioner of Police Ram Singh said a special investigation team has been formed to probe the incident.

Doctor arrested on corruption charges

Chandigarh: Haryana State Vigilance Bureau has arrested Dr Pawan Kumar — posted at Sirsa Civil Hospital — while accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 from Shahpur Begu resident Harjinder Singh alias Kaka,in lieu of continuing his stay in the hospital. A Bureau spokesperson said a case under Section 7/13/49 of Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused.

Haryana to staff: Enrol for e-salary

Chandigarh: The Haryana finance department has asked all government employees to get themselves registered with the e-salary site immediately. The system allows the employees to view details like salary pay slips,annual salary statement and their GPF details,among others. To avail all these e-facilities,the employees need to get themselves registered in the treasury department websites — esalaryhry.nic.in or hrtreasuries.gov.in.

Docs to make blood slides in fever cases

Chandigarh: The Haryana health department has directed all private health practitioners to prepare blood slides of each fever case reported to their clinics and submit its report to the department within a week. The directions were issued by Health Minister Rao Narender Singh. “These guidelines will remain in force till March 31,2013”,Singh added.

HSEB cancels exams at three centres

Chandigarh: In the ongoing semester examinations of Haryana Board of School Education,at least 207 cases of cheating have come to the fore across the state on Monday. Examination at three centres in Palwal,Sonepat and Bhiwani — conducted on September 21 and 22 — have also been cancelled.

SGPC plans contests on Gurpurab

Amritsar: The SGPC will organise poetry,declamation,painting and kirtan competitions of students from to mark the celebrations of birth anniversary of fourth guru of Sikhs,Guru Ram Das. The competitions will begin from September 29. Winners will be awarded on October 9 — the birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das.

PIL seeks House dy secy’s removal

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Speaker,and three other Haryana Vidhan Sabha officials on a PIL demanding removal of Naren Dutt from the post of Assembly deputy secretary. One Balwant Singh,a resident of Sector 46-D,Chandigarh,has alleged that the selection and promotion process of deputy and joint secretaries in Vidhan Sabha as “arbitrary and unconstitutional.”

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