Monday, June 10, 2002, Chandigarh, India

National Capital Region--Delhi


R E G I O N A L   B R I E F S


ARRESTED: The Mahilpur police raided Kotla village and arrested Sandip Kumar of Mangat Rice Mill in Shahkote and truck driver Pyare Lal while they were allegedly unloading rice belonging government at the premises of Tarlochan Singh, a former Sarpanch of the village, on Thursday. The police impounded two trucks and seized 778 bags of rice.

CASE REGISTERED: On a complaint of Buti Ram of Kulwan, the Tanda police has registered a case against Kashmir Singh alias Pappu, Ranjit Singh, Inder Singh Jaswant Singh and Amar Singh of Khulian Kulwan, all supporters of Manjit Kaur, a candidate for the panchayat samiti poll, under Sections 323, 354 and 342 of the IPC. Buti Ram alleged that when he stopped the accused from pasting election posters on the walls of his house, they teased his wife and daughter and assaulted him.

ARRESTED: The local police on Friday arrested three hardcore criminals in the Mand area in Sultanpur Lodhi. They were wanted in connection with various criminal cases in Kapurthala and Amritsar districts. Rifles, including one A-K 56, and ammunition were seized from them. They have been identified as Bawa Singh Johal, Charanjit Singh and Dyal Singh.

SHOBHA YATRA: Shri Krishan Raas Lila Committee took out a shobha yatra from the Nauhria Mal Jain School on Saturday evening in connection with the Raas Lila celebrations that got under way at the Nauhria Mal Bagh near the Bharat Nagar chowk on Sunday. Before the start, poojan of Radha and Krishna was performed by Balbir. Later, an aarti was collectively performed by several committee members including Mr Vijay Gandhi, Mr. Jeewan Gupta and Mr Vijay Bansal. The shobha yatra, which was greeted with floral petals by the devout on the way, passed through Ram Gali, Sita Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Sham Nagar and Harpal Nagar before reaching the site of Raas Lila celebrations.

SEMINAR: Shri Gyan Sthal Mandir Sabha organised a seminar on ‘Computer hardware’ here on Saturday on the temple premises. Mr. Jagdish Bajaj, president of the sabha, in his address said the number of computers at the computer training center being run by the sabha for girls would be soon raised from the present 32 to 50. Mr Rahul Sidana, in-charge of the computer hardware section of the sabha’s computer center, also gave a talk on the subject. Ms Monica Sikri, incharge, computer software section, also spoke on the occasion. Among others present on the occasion were Ms Kavita Garg, chairperson of the mahila mandal of Shri Gyan Sthal mandir, Ms Sweety Gupta, Ms Anu Kashyap and Ms Pooja Syal.

NOBLE GESTURE: Maa Bhagwati Club arranged marriage of a girl from economically weaker section in Deep Nagar Gurdwara on Sunday morning. The chief guest on the occasion was Mr Rakesh Pandey, Minister of Printing and Stationery. The club members Dimpi Makkar, Harish Goyal, Vinay Dhir, Davinder Kumar, Rajesh Kumar, Ashok Thapar, Vinod Puri, Vinay Singla, Honey Sikka and Manju Sikka played the hosts and welcomed the bridegroom and his guests. The President of the club, Mr Avinash Sikka, informed they undertake marriages of 10 poor girls every year.

ENTRANCE TEST: The Entrance test of SLIET SET for the Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, diploma course, was held in the Ramgarhia College for Women on Sunday. Prof Harmesh Kansal, observer of the centre, informed that 303 students took the exam for a diploma course of two years.

COURSES APPROVED: The All-India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has given approval to the local Bhai Maha Singh College of Engineering to start four-year degree courses in computer science and engineering, electronics and communication engineering, information technology and mechanical engineering. This was stated on Saturday in a press note by Mr D. Goswami, managing administrator of the institution.

JUDGEMENT: The Muktsar District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum , in a recent judgement, observed that it is the moral duty of the nagar council to keep street lights in working condition, maintain their proper record and mark these with serial numbers. The forum gave the verdict on a complaint filed by Mr Sham Lal Goyal, district president, National Consumer Awareness Group.

LOK ADALAT: Mr Sanjay Kumar Sachdeva, Chief Judicial Magistrate-cum-Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, in press note issued here on Friday said that a lok adalat for amicable settlement of matrimonial disputes, motor accident claims and other disputes would be held here at the judicial complex on Sunday.

COW SLAUGHTERERS HELD: The police has arrested two persons— Amarjit and Kanshi, both residents of Sukalgarh — under Sections 379 and 34 of the Cow Slaughter Act. According to the police, the arrested had killed two head of cow at Jaswali village, 12 km from here.

LOK ADALAT HELD: A lok adalat was held here on Saturday under the supervision of Mr Bhajan Ram, Additional Civil Judge here. As many as 19 out of 24 cases were decided. A sum of Rs 15 lakh was given as compensation.

NEW COURSES: Guru Nanak Dev University has granted four new courses to the Kamla Nehru College for Women, a press note said here on Friday. These include MA in Punjabi, BCA, Bachelor’s degree in multimedia and dramatic arts as a subject in MA.



CAMPAIGN: The Environment Society of India on Saturday launched an awareness campaign titled ‘parrots need help’ at the bird sanctuary park in Sector 21-B. On this occasion environment activists of the society distributed stickers and also pasted them on vehicles of visitors to the park as also the people inhabiting the vicinity. The whole campaign has been inspired by a need to save the habitat of parrots. Col Y.P. Kaushal and Dr J.C. Verma and others said on the occasion, ”The parrots have made the landscape of this area pleasant and beautiful.” Residents have urged the UT Administration to plant and protect the trees to improve parrots’ habitat and properly maintain the park so that there is no foul smell emanating from the water ponds in the area. 

BLOOD DONATED: The Rajinder Singh Human Enrichment Society in collaboration with Diocesan Social Development Centre organised the ninth annual blood donation camp in Catholic Church, Sector 19, here on Sunday. As many as 60 persons donated blood during the camp conducted by the Blood Bank Society, PGI. Rt Rev (Dr) Gerarld John Mathais of Bishop Shimla, Chandigarh Diocese gave away certificates of honour to donors.

ELECTION: The election to the post of the chairman of the local market committee will be held on Wednesday. The past chairman, Mr Kesar Singh, was removed about a month ago.

: Mr A.K. Bhargava, General Manager (HRM), HMT Limited, Pinjore, died at the PGI, Chandigarh, due to prolonged illness on Sunday. He was 53. Mr Bhargava is survived by his wife and two daughters. The cremation will take place at Shantigath, HMT’s cremation ground, Pinjore, on Monday.

HONOURED: Mr S.B. Parasher, a Panchkula-based Chartered Engineer, has been awarded with the Vijay Rattan award and a certificate of excellence by Dr Bhai Mahavir, Governor, Madhya Pradesh, for his outstanding performance in his field. He was honoured at a formal function organised by the India International Friendship Society in New Delhi on June 5. 



ATTACKED: A woman received multiple injuries when she was attacked with lathis by some persons at Sanga village on Friday night. The injured , Sita, wife of Hari Chand, who has been admitted to the Civil Hospital here said she was attacked following a dispute over children.


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