|Monday, July 10, 2000,
COMPUTERISED: The Police Department here is all set to be computerised. Computers have already been installed in the control room at Police Lines. All the data of the department, including the FIRs, will now be stored in computers. All officials are being trained for the purpose. The department is further planning to install computers in all police stations of the town.
OCTROI FLAYED: The Punjab Pradesh Beopar Mandal has condemned the auction of octroi by the Punjab Government. In a press note issued by the mandal it was alleged that the government was controlling the Municipal Corporation as the elections to the body had not been held so far. The mandal said if the decision was not rolled back, it would organise a dharna in front of the MC office.
RAIDS: A furnance oil company in Mandi Gobindgarh was raided by the local Excise Department here and documents showing a purchase worth Rs 6 crore were seized. The owner was evading tax by not showing any sale on papers. Officials said the furnace oil was purchased by the owner from refineries in Panipat and Mathura and the sales were shown outside the state to shift tax liability. The owner was however selling the material in the state. As per a rough estimate, the minimum penalty in this case would be more than Rs 1.2 crore.
SMALL SAVING GRANTS: Grants worth Rs 5 lakh have been given out of small savings award money to panchayats, educational institutions and youth clubs of this district by Mr Anirudh Tiwari, Deputy Commissioner. This was stated by Mr Mohan Sharma, District Savings Officer, here, on Saturday.
MEMORANDUM: The All-India Anti-Corruption Morcha submitted a memorandum to a local tehsildar against patwari Gurdail Singh, who had allegedly duped the department by appointing Babu Ram in his place. The morcha was headed by its joint secretary, Mr Hari Singh.
CASE REGISTERED: The
local police has registered a case against the husband of
Rakesh Kaur, Gurinder Singh, and her in-laws for
allegedly torturing her for bringing insufficient dowry.
Rakesh Kaur, a resident of Palasaur village, in a
complaint lodged with the police on Friday said she got
married to Gurinder Singh three years ago and was
regularly tortured by her in-laws.
TWO ARRESTED: The district police has arrested two persons in connection with the killing that took place in the main bazar on Friday. According to police sources, Vikram Nai and Rakesh were arrested on Saturday on a complaint lodged by the brother of the victim, Nirmal Sharma, who worked at a shop in Rori bazar. The assailants stabbed him several times. Nirmal was taken to a hospital where he survived for about three hours. A case has been registered against the accused.
ARRESTED: The local police arrested Madan Lal, a resident-of Brahm colony, on the charge of possessing charas, here, on Saturday.
INSPECTION: Mr Sultan Singh, SDO (C) along with other official inspected pumping out of the rain and storm water from various areas of Kharkhauda town, 19 km from here, on Saturday. He also warned the squatters to vacate the municipal and panchayat lands.
BURN INJURIES: A youth, Monu, sustained burn injuries when he came in contact with a live electric wire at Bandepur village, 3 km from here, on Saturday. He was immediately hospitalised and is stated to be out of danger.
RALLIES; The Haryana
unit of the Centre of India Trade Unions (CITU) has
decided to organise rallies and dharnas at all district
headquarters on July 31 in support of its demands. Mr
S.N. Solanki, president of the Haryana unit of the CITU,
told mediapersons here on Sunday that their demands
include withdrawal of hike in the prices of essential and
rationed commodities and petroleum products, enforcement
of all labour laws in the industrial units and increase
in the wages of workers.
SEMINAR: The Deputy Commissioner, Mr Jagdish Chander Sharma, has said the Department of Horticulture will organise a two-day exhibition and seminar here at Kisan Bhawan to popularise mango orchards in the district. Best mango growers will be given prizes.
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