|Tuesday, February 1, 2000,
Blood donation: The Local S.D. College's N.S.S. Unit and Lions Club jointly organised a blood-donation camp at S.D. College here on Saturday. Around one hundred donors donated blood.
Remand for Modern Food staff: The UT Additional District and Sessions Judge-cum- Special Judge for CBI cases, Mr S. S. Lamba, on Monday further remanded the General Manager and another officer of Modern Food (India) Limited, accused of demanding a commission of 15 paise per bread, to judicial custody till February 14. The duo General Manager J. S. Bindra and D.B. Malhotra were allegedly caught red-handed by an investigating agency from a Sector 35 hotel while they were allegedly demanding and accepting bribe from transporter Pawan Kumar Sharma.
Re-elected: Mr Gurpartap Singh Riar was re-elected President of the Central Coordination Committee of All Gurdwaras and Sikh Institutions at the annual general meeting held here on Monday. His election for the next term of two years was unanimous.
Zonal Chairman: A. S. Sawhney, Zonal Chairman, Lions Club, died here on Sunday. He was 50. He will be cremated at the SAS Nagar cremation ground on Tuesday at 12.30 p.m.
Workshop: The applications of scanning electron microscopy in determining the age of different species of fish were discussed by Dr Amit Ghosh, Director, IMTECH, in his inaugural address on the opening day of the 11th national workshop on electron microscopy organised by the Regional Sophisticated Instrumentation Centre and University Science Instrumentation Centre at Panjab University on Monday.
Two killed in road mishaps: Two persons were killed and another was injured in two separate accidents here on Monday. According to the police, Gubachan Singh died when a vehicle hit him on the G.T. Road near Ambala cantonment. In another accident Ram Nath was killed at Ambala cantonment. The police has registered separate cases.
SBI loan compromise camp: The State Bank of India, Ambala cantt branch, organised a recovery and loan compromise camp here on Monday. According to a press note of the bank, many cases of loan were decided on the spot. Officials of several branches of the bank participated in the camp.
Car accident: One person was killed and another was injured when a Maruti car in which they were travelling dashed against a truck near Hisar Cantonment on Sunday night. The victim has been identified as Joginder (25), a resident of Patel Nagar, Hisar.
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