Arrested: The Sadar police arrested two
cyclists near a canal bridge of Chakra village on
Friday and recovered one pistol and three
cartridges from them. The police has registered a
case against them.
Killed: Bhawna (4), daughter
of Mr Prithvi Raj, of Khukhera village, was
crushed to death by a Tata Sumo on Friday. The
police has registered a case.
Musical fiesta: Guru Nanak Dev University in
collaboration with the North Zone Cultural
Centre, Patiala, organised a two-day musical
fiestat Dashmesh auditorium of the university
here on Thursday. Ustad Shujat Hussain Khan and
Sikhawat Hussain Khan Nishat, among others,
performed. Mr A.A. Sidique, ADGP, Punjab,
Camp: The Lions Club, Mandi Gobindgarh,
organised a free gynaecological check-up camp at
the local Parbhat Puri Charitable Hospital on
Saturday. Dr Rama Sofat, Professor and Head of
Gynae, D.M.C. Ludhiana, along with her team
examined more than 250 patients.
Scholarships: The A.S College Alumni
Association organised a function at A.S. Senior
Secondary School to help the needy students. As
many as 20 students, 10 from A.S. College for
Girls and 10 from A.S. Senior Secondary School
were selected and offered scholarships.
Workshop held: Dr Jaspinder Singh Kolar,
Director, Extension Education, PAU, presiding
over a state-level workshop of chief agricultural
officers, soil testing officers and other
functionaries of the state department, said out
of 11 lakh farming families in the state, 6 lakh
were reeling below the poverty line. He
recommended the use of fertilisers to reduce the
cost of cultivation.
Four arrested: The local police has arrested
four persons in connection with the alleged theft
at the Central Warehousing Corporation godowns
here on Thursday. A case under Sections 380, 409
and 411, IPC, has been registered against them.
Camp: The Dedicated Brothers Group organised
a free medical check-up camp at Noor Kherian
village on the eve of the birth anniversary of
Satguru Satnam Singh (Sirse wale). As many as 236
persons were examined. Mr Harinder Sharma,
Manager, State Bank of Patiala, (Theri branch),
was the chief guest.
centre: The local Shri Yog Vedant Seva Samiti
has opened a free sewing training centre in
memory of Mata Mehengeeba, mother of Sant Shri
Asa Ram Ji Maharaj.
physicians: The following have been elected
office-bearers of the Indian Institute of
Homoeopathic Physicians, Punjab: president
Dr Avtar Singh (Patiala); vice-presidents
Dr Sarmit Singh Mavi (Jalandhar), Dr Raman Kant
Jagpal (Ludhiana), and Dr Vinod Singla
(Ludhiana); general secretary Dr A.S. Mann
(Sangrur); and treasurer Dr Kultar Singh
The following have been elected office-bearers of
the executive body of doctors posted at the
Government Medical College and Rajindra Hospital,
Patiala: president Dr D.S. Bhullar;
general secretary Dr Ashok Kumar; and
treasurer Dr Yadvinder Singh Banga.
following have been elected to the Patiala
Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society: president
Dr Ashi R.Sarin, vice-presidents Dr
Sunita Modi, Dr Kiran Tandon and Dr Deepa Goel;
honorary secretary Dr Monica Verma; joint
secretaries Dr Ruby Bhatia, and Dr Meena
Garg; and treasurer Dr Sarita Aggarwal.
Case registered: Tarsem Kaur (40) was
allegedly strangled with a rope at Khangura
village on Friday. She was the mother of four
children. The police has registered a case under
Section 302, IPC, against her husband Gurmel Ram.
Punjabi fortnightly: A Punjabi fortnightly,
"Namanigar," was launched in Machhiwara
at a function held at Senior Secondary School, 9
km from here, on Thursday. Mr Harcharanjit Singh
Mauji, News Editior, of "Daily Jag
Bani", released the first copy.
Pending bills: Mr
H.S.Saluja, Additional Superintending Engineer,
of the PSEB here has launched a drive against the
recovery of pending bills. In a press conference
on Friday, he said, the local division had a
target to recover the maximum defaulting amount
before March 31. He instructed staff to
regularise unauthorised loads and check power