|Friday, January 7, 2000,
NSS camp: A 10-day NSS camp organised by students of the local Guru Nanak Dev University College concluded at Gillan village, near here, on Wednesday. Addressing the students on the occasion, Chaudhary Jagjit Singh, a Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha, said such camps play an important role in creating awareness among villagers. He announced a grant of Rs 50,000 for the repair of the village cremation ground.
Appointed: Mr Major Singh has been appointed general secretary of the beopar cell of the Punjab Youth Congress by Mr Devinder Singh Babbu, president, PYC.
Lok adalat: To initiate a debate on the working of the local Doordarshan Kendra, Via-Media, a journalists' association, has decided to hold a Lok Adalat here on January 30. In a press note issued here on Wednesday, Mr Baljit Singh Brar, president of the organisation, said a panel of judges would record the statements of both sides and submit a report to the government.
Faulty telephones: Resentment prevails among residents of Rania town in the district against the Telecommunications Department for a faulty telephone exchange in the town for the past many days. They alleged that no action had been taken by the department inspite of their repeated requests.
Kavi sammelan: The local Punjabi Sahitya Sabha, organised a kavi sammelan here on Wednesday. As many as 24 poets from the district participated in the sammelan.
Plea: Mr Hira Lal Sharma, a spokesman of the Haryana Pradesh Beopar Mandal has demanded that cases registered against traders of Haryana during anti-reservation agitation in Haryana in 1990 should be withdrawn. He said a deputation of the mandal had earlier met the Chief Minister and apprised him of their demand.
Shop gutted: A fire broke out in a cloth shop at Gohana, 35 km from here, on Wednesday resulting in a huge loss. The cause of the fire is not known.
Canal water shortage: A patwari was taken hostage at Bhadana village by irate villagers on Wednesday in protest against the non-reaching of canal water at tail-end of fields. The patwari was later released on an assurance that steps would be taken to improve supply of water. The farmers also threatened to gherao the office of the Irrigation Department in case the supply was not improve.
|| Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Editorial |
| Business | Sport | World | Mailbag | Chandigarh Tribune | In Spotlight |
50 years of Independence | Tercentenary Celebrations |
| 119 Years of Trust | Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |