A 27-year-old woman committed suicide on Sunday noon at her parentís home in Shastri Nagar. The deceased, Ragini Devi, was married in a village of Bihar. Her relatives claimed that Ďshe was mentally disturbedí and was living in her parentís home for the past few days. ASI Gurmeet Singh from Basti Jodhewel police station said the police got a call from civil hospital, where she was taken for treatment. ďAs per the statement of the relatives, she was mentally disturbed and left her husbandís home over some family dispute. No suicide note was found from the spot,Ē Singh said.
9-year-old jumps into canal, missing<\b>
Despite the district administration putting a ban on going into in Canal, a 9-year- old boy, Rohit, on Sunday went missing after he jumped into the canal near village Jaspal Bangar.
A resident of Dr Ambedkar Nagar, Rohit had gone there with his five friends. One of his friends,who had also jumped into the canal, was rescued by the locals. Rohitís father Sham Bihari, who is a labourer ina cycle factory.
Conference on orthopaedics organised<\b>
Punjab Orthopaedics Annual Conference (POACON-2013) under the aegis of Punjab Orthopaedic Association was held on Sunday at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital. Dr S S Gill, vice-chancellor, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, inaugurated the conference. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Gill highlighted the importance of training in super specialities and for continued medical education in the field of orthopaedics and trauma care.