REFRESHER COURSE: A three-week refresher course on “economic reforms and growth sustainability in India” organised by Academic Staff College concluded here. Dr Satinder Singh, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University, presided and presented certificates to participants from Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka. The course was held under the supervision of Dr Parminder Singh of the Economics Department of the University.
Orders issued: The District Magistrate, Mr S.K. Ahluwalia, exercising the powers under Section 144 CrPC, has made it compulsory for all house owners of the district to provide information, including name, address, background etc about their tenants. The orders would remain in force till December 2. Similarly in a separate order under 3 Act no 2 of Section 144 CrPC, 1973 (1974), the magistrate has imposed a ban on the use of loud speakers at high volume between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. without seeking permission from the SDM.
Money sanctioned: The Punjab Infrastructure Development Board has sanctioned a sum of Rs 56 lakh to install streetlights and traffic signals on the Patiala-Rajpura road. A large number of crossings and link roads exist on the stretch from Badi Nadi to Bahadurgarh. Residents of the colonies situated along the road had been demanding the facility for some time as a number of accidents had taken place due to darkness.
TRIBUTE: Tributes were paid to Mr Gian Chand Chopra, Director, Chopra Senior Secondary School, Machhiwara, here on Thursday. On this occasion, Mr Chander Shekhar, IG, Punjab, Mr Anil Sood, president of the Nagar Council, Mr Ved Pritpal Singh, Principal of the National Senior Secondary School, Samrala, highlighted the services rendered by him.
VAN MAHOTSAV: Van Mahotsav was celebrated in Malwa College, Bondli-Samrala, in association with the local branch of the State Bank of Patiala, on Thursday. On this occasion, saplings were planted. Mr Aggarwal, Manager of the bank, and Dr Parminder Singh Benipal, Principal of the college, appealed to students to plant saplings.
HONOURED: A postman, Mr Gurnam Singh, serving in the Machhiwara post office, has been declared the best postman in the Ludhiana District (Rural) by the Chief Post Master General, Mr Puri. He was given the award at a function organised in Machhiwara on Thursday. Mr Gurnam Singh is the first postman to have received this award in the Ludhiana district.
AMBALA APPOINTED: Dr Ashok Valmiki has been appointed president (Ambala rural) of the Anti-Terrorist Front of India. The appointment has been made on the recommendation of Dr Viresh
Shandilya, president of the front.
APPOINTED: Dr Ashok Valmiki has been appointed president (Ambala rural) of the Anti-Terrorist Front of India. The appointment has been made on the recommendation of Dr Viresh Shandilya, president of the front.
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