Friday, September 12, 2003, Chandigarh, India

National Capital Region--Delhi


R E G I O N A L   B R I E F S


ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Sparsh Theatre Society: president — R.G. Ahuja; vice-president — Neetu Chugh; general secretary — Sonu Babbar; and treasurer — Pankaj Narula.

OFFICE-BEARERS : The following have been elected office-bearers of the local unit of the BJP : president — Mr Pardeep Singla; vice-presidents — Mr Prem Jogi, Mr Megh Raj Korkian, Mr Vinod Bansal; general secretary — Mr Sanjeev Kumar Garg; secretaries — Mr Narinder, Mr Ganga Ram Barnala, Mr Kuldeep Chandpuria and treasurer — Mr Mahavir Singla.

WELFARE SOCIETY: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Guru Teg Bahadur Nagar and Kabir Park Welfare Society: president — Lt Col (retd) MS Mand; senior vice-president — Mr GS Sekhon; vice-presidents — Dr Shamir Singh and Mr Bachittar Singh; general secretary — Mr Joginder Singh Sabar; joint secretary — Mr Dhanjit Singh, and public relations officer — Dr Hazare Singh Cheema .

NSUI LEADERS: Following have been elected office-bearers of the National Students Union of India (NSUI) Guru Nanak Dev University unit here: president — Mr Rajeev Madaan; senior vice-presidents — Mr Rajiv Sharma and Mr Kabul Singh; general secretary — Jasbir Singh Jassi and executive members — Mr Kanwaljit Singh and Mr Pankaj Tiwari.

ABDUCTED: Satinder Kaur alias Shinder (17) daughter of Pargat Singh of Pillawal was abducted allegedly by Palwinder Singh of Mirzapur, Gurpreet Singh his wife Harjit Kaur and Lali, all of local Dashmesh Nagar Mohalla and Ladi of Dagana. Mr Pargat Singh alleged that her daughter took away Rs 25,000 in cash and gold ornaments 70 to 80 gm. The police has registered a case.

EYE SPECIALISTS: The following have been elected office-bearers of Hoshiarpur Ophthalmic Society: president — Dr V.K. Bassi, patron — Dr Kuldeep Singh; vice-president — Dr Ashwani Gautam; general secretary — Dr H.S. Sahota; joint secretary — Dr O.P. Badwal; treasurer —Dr Shukhjit Bains.

ILLICIT LIQUOR: The police here seized illicit liquor on Tuesday evening. Dasuya police arrested Jaspal of Dalia Mirza and Beena of Tanda and seized illicit liquor from them. The Tanda police also seized 11250 ml of illicit liquor from Bhabur Kumar of Bhagwat (Bihar). The CIA staff also seized 99000 ml of whisky of Officer Choice brand from Ravinder Kumar alias Tonny of Kamalpur Mohalla. A case has been registered.

DOWRY CASE: The police has booked and arrested Umesh alias Laddi, husband, Pushpa mother-in-law, and Sham Singh father-in-law all of Fathudingha, of Anju Bala daughter of Kimti Lal of Dhilwan village for torturing her.

CAMP: The Taraksheel Society will organise a free camp on second Sundays of each month starting September 14 to generate awareness among people about superstitions, according to a press note issued here on Thursday.

FREE CAMP: A free medical camp will be organised at Dhelpur village on Friday by the Shaheed Udham Singh Youth Welfare Club. Mr Balbir Singh Sidhu, a senior Congress leader from the area, would inaugurate the camp.

POWER OUTAGE: The power supply to Kharar and surrounding villages, 66 KV Morinda and surrounding villages and 66 KV Kajauli water works would remain suspended on Friday from 10 am to 12 pm due to urgent repair work, according to a press note issued by the PSEB here on Thursday. Similarly the supply would be suspended from 10 am to 5 pm to 11 KV Nandi feeder and 11 KV Mandi Kharar feeder here.

BLOOD CAMP: The Blood Donors Council here organised a blood camp at Ranbaxi Factory, Taunsa, 30 km from here on Tuesday. As many as 60 units of blood were collected.

SAPLINGS PLANTED: More than 250 saplings were planted on Wednesday in the civil hospital complex here. The plantation was inaugurated by Baba Sewa Singh of Khadoor Sahib. Dr Karanjit Singh SMO in charge of the hospital said green park in the hospital had been raised on two kanals.

UPROOT CONGRESS GRASS: Mr Bakhtawar Singh SDM on Wednesday inaugurated a campaign to uproot the congress grass, and asked the Education, Forest, Agriculture, Irrigation Departments to seek cooperation of social organisations to destroy the congress grass.



OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Income Tax Bar Association, Chandigarh: president — Mr Lal Bahadur Gupta; senior vice-president — Mr S.S. Arora; vice-president — Mr R.L. Mehindiratta; general secretary — Mr Hitesh Puri; press secretary — Mr Vijay Sharma; and finance secretary — Mr C.L. Chaudhary.

PHONES DEAD: The Senior Citizen Welfare Association, Sector 48-C here have complained that all phones in the sector are lying dead for the past one week. Despite repeated complaints, no effort has been made to rectify the fault, say residents most of whom are retired personnel. 



PULSE POLIO DRIVE: The District Administration has set up 519 camps for the administration of pulse polio drops to be organised from September 14 to November 9 and formed 81 mobile teams for this according to the, Deputy Commissioner Dr R.B. Langyan on Wednesday.

COMMUNICATION SKILL: Mr Ram Sharan Joshi, Executive Director, Makhan Lal Chaturvedi Journalism University on Wednesday suggested greater interaction among farm scientists and mediapersons for the dissemination of farm technology. He was speaking at the valedictory function of a month-long refresher course in Language Skills and Technical Writing organised by the Directorate of Human Resources Management of Haryana Agriculture University here. Mr Joshi said farm scientists could not be expected to be good communicators as mediapersons could not be expected to possess an in-depth knowledge of a specialised subject as agriculture. Interaction among them would help both these groups to understand each other to benefit of farmers. He said the language used in communication must be impressive, interactive and market oriented.

BLOOD CAMP: Kurukshetra University Vice-Chancellor, Dr A.K. Chawla said here on Wednesday that a blood donation camp was being organised by NSS unit of Kurukshetra University, Sathanu Seva Mandal, Kurukshetra, Rotary Club, Kurukshetra, Lions Club, Kurukshetra, State Bank of India, Kurukshetra University Branch, District Red Cross Society, Kurukshetra and Trauma Centre, Karnal on September 18.

ACCIDENT: Mr Attar Singh (55), a rickshawpuller died on Wednesday morning when a vehicle hit him near Jagadhari Bus Stand. He died on the spot. He was resident of Durga Garden. Jagadhri police has registered a case.



ACCIDENT: Six persons, including two women were injured when a three-wheeler (HP 04-0658) overturned near Kotle da Kwaloo in Baijnath sub division. A case has been registered against the driver.

TIMBER SEIZED: The police seized 112 sleepers of deodar from a truck coming from Manikaran to Bhuntar at Shat bridge on Tuesday morning. The timber was valued at Rs 3 lakh. A case under Sections 41 and 42 of the Forest Act and Sections 379 of the IPC was registered. Three persons — Satwinder, Jagga and Sunil of Ludhiana were taken into custody.

BAN ORDERS: Mr R.D. Nazim, Deputy Commissioner, here on Wednesday ordered that manufacturing, collection, segregation, transportation, stocking, distribution, and sales of polythene carry bags below 70 micron would be a crime under Section 15 of the Environment Act 1986. Plastic carry bags above 70 micron can be used. A fine of Rs 1 lakh and jail for five years could be given to the violator under the Act. A fine of Rs 1000 will be imposed on the defaulters on the spot.

STUDENTS’ DHARNA: Students of the evening college here supported by activists of the SFI sat on dharna at Dhalpur and blocked traffic on the National Highway on Wednesday for more than one your. They alleged that the closure of Dharamsala, Mandi and Kulu evening colleges would deprive poor and working students of higher education.

2 DIE IN MISHAPS: On Tuesday evening one Motor Cycle (No HP-18-9394) met with an accident at Sado bridge under Paonta Subdivision causing the death of the rider. The deceased could not be identified. In another accident a Truck (No HP 10-2573) on the way to Delhi from the Rohru rolled down in into a khud at Jathar on Wednesday under Rajgarh Sub Division 120 km from here. Truck driver Davender Kumar died on the spot and another person was injured.

SEMINAR: Himachal Vidhan Sabha speaker G.R. Musafir at a seminar on preservation of culture in Himachal on Wednesday presided over at Rajgarh on Wednesday. Mr L.R. Gajta, Vidyanand Serak and K.L. Sehgal were honoured for promoting Himachali culture. He announced to give Rs 5000 to students of Dasan Public School and Rs 10000 for Chudeswar from his discretionary fund. 


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