BRIEFS 11-11-2013

Jailbirds flee Job protest Visva letter Free aid Zanskar ban AIDS week Srinagar way

By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 11.11.13

Jailbirds flee

Malda, Nov. 10: Three undertrials escaped from the Englishbazar police lock-up last night by bending the iron rods of the toilet window while the officers were busy changing shifts.

Job protest

Burdwan: Police chased away 200 civic police personnel demonstrating in Burdwan on Sunday to protest the termination of their contract. The personnel had been hired to assist the police during the Pujas.

Visva letter

Santiniketan: The teachers’ association in Visva-Bharati — Adhyapaka Sabha — has written to the vice-chancellor about its unwillingness to accept his suggestion that the organisation be split. The Sabha said a decision should be taken only after the terms of the elected representatives ended in September 2014.

Free aid

New Delhi (UNI): The Haryana Union of Journalists will provide free homoeopathic aid to all journalists in the state. The union’s president, Mr K.B. Pandit, said on Thursday that newsmen had made the arrangement with the Homoeopathic Education and Medical Society of Haryana.

Zanskar ban

Jammu (PTI): Zanskar in Ladakh will soon be opened to visitors, with the Buddhist Youth Association lifting the seven-month bthe decision in the hope that their demands would be met soon.

AIDS week

Chandigarh (PTI): The Chandigarh district administration will observe an ymposia, seminars, painting competitions and cultural items will be organised.

Srinagar way

Jammu (PTI): The Centre has sanctioned Rs 14.50 crore for ithereignthd cvnmgt in thryuiemprovement of the Jammu-Srinagar Na0 crore for ithereignthd .