|Friday, June 9, 2000,
DHARNA: All Congress committees staged a dharna and held a demonstration at the subdivisional complex here on Wednesday to protest against the increasing corruption, unemployment and anti-people policies of the state government.
ARRESTED: The subdivisional police on Wednesday nabbed Balkaran of Hathianwala village and Kamalbir of Sherewala village near the Dodewala canal and seized a .12 bore revolver, besides goods allegedly stolen by the culprits.
ACT OF HONESTY: Mr Paramjit Singh , a JE, PSEB, gave an example of honesty by returning Rs 50,000 to Mr Roshan Lal Goyal, a local industrialist. According to information , Mr Roshan Lal forgot his bag containing the money at the JEs office which was returned by Mr ParamJit Singh.
AWARD: Mrs Parvinder Arora of the Punjabi University campus, Talwandi Sabo, has won the best paper presentation award for her paper on Activity based costing: an insight, which she presented at the 23rd annual conference and national seminar organised by the Indian Accounting Association at the MDS University, Ajmer, on May 21.
APPOINTMENTS : Mr Sukhdev Singh has taken over the charge of Tehsildar here in place of Mr Pyare Lal , who has retired. Mr Nirmal Singh, SDO, Phones , has taken over the charge from Mr T.P.S. Dhillon, who has gone to Ludhiana. Mr Mohinder Singh has been appointed Tehsil Welfare Officer.
MEETING: The BKU here at a meeting has decided to stage a dharna and hold a rally against the corrupt officials of the tehsil revenue and against the PSEB for not giving full water supply during the paddy season, according to Mr Balbir Singh Rajewal, general secretary of the union.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Himachal Pradesh State Small Industries and Export Corporation Employees Union: president Mr Surinder Dutt Bhardwaj; vice- president- Mr Kapil Dev Sharma; general secretary Mr Gopal Krar; and organising secretary Mr Yashwant Rai.
POLICE REMAND: The Chief Judicial Magistrate, Sant Prakash, on Thursday sent Dhan Singh, Anurag Gupta and others to police remand till June 11. The accused allegedly sold photocopies of question papers of various classes of the Department of Mathematics, Panjab University. They were apprehended by CBI personnel and booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, besides Section 120-B of IPC.
The Joint Registrar with the Punjab and Haryana High
Court, Mr S.S. Narang, has been promoted as the
Additional Registrar. According to office orders, an
Assistant Registrar, Mr R.K. Sharma, has been promoted as
Deputy Registrar. Three Superintendents (Grade I), Mr
S.K. Singhal, Mr V.K. Thakur and Mr S.K. Sehgal, have
also been promoted as Assistant Registrars.
MEETING: A meeting of the MPs of Haryana was convened by the Haryana Telecom Circle, Ambala. Among others, the Ambala MP, Mr Ratan Lal Kataria, attended the meeting, in which heads of secondary switching areas in Haryana telecom also participated, a release said. The Chief General Manager, Haryana Telecom Circle, Mr N.K. Mangla, briefed them about the working and status of telecom services in the circle. The MPs pointed out that despite rapid development in the telecom services, customer service, fault repair and behavioural aspect of the staff had not kept pace.
DOWRY CASE: A married woman, Meena Kumari, has filed a complaint with the Beri police against her husband and in-laws accusing them of harassing her for dowry. According to her, she was being tortured from the day she married Rajinder Singh of Faridabad district. A case under various sections has been registered.
LIONS CLUB: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Lions Club (greater): president Mr Mohinder Pal Marwaha; secretary Mr Kulbir Kakkar; and treasurer Mr Ved Prakash Chhabra.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the managing body of Markanda National College: president Mr Yashpal Wadhwa; vice-president Mr Siri Ram Kohli; general secretary Mr Ashwani Kalra; and treasurer Mr Om Parkash Gaba.
OPEN ADALAT: An open
adalat for the redress of public grievances regarding the
electricity supply will be organised at Dadahu on June
13, which will be presided over by the Additional
Superintending Engineer of the HPSEB, local division. The
venue of the adalat will be the office of the Assistant
Engineer, HPSEB, Dadahu.
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