|Thursday, January 13, 2000
Rotary Club: The following have been elected office-bearers of the local Rotary Club: presidents Mr K.G. Sapra and Mr Sanjeev Sud; vice-presidents Mr I.S. Kataria and Mr Mahesh Sagar; secretary Mr I.S. Parmar; joint secretary Mr Yash Pal Mahajan; and treasurer Mr C.L. Malhotra.
Traffic safety: The district police and the local Lions Club organised a traffic safety week which concluded here on Monday. During the week 10 pollution check-up camps were organised where 800 vehicles were issued pollution certificates.
Body found: The police on Tuesday found the body of a migrant labourer from Lambran village near here. The exact cause of death could not be ascertained. The police suspects that the deceased died because of cold. A post-mortem examination was conducted at the local Civil Hospital.
Association: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Junior Telecommunication Officers Association: district president Mr Lachchman Das; vice-presidents Mr Balvinder Singh and Mr Sukhminder Singh; district secretary Mr Sanjeev Kumar; and treasurer Mr Deepak Kumar.
The Malerkotla police has arrested Jagjit Singh of
Malerkotla and seized 24 bottles of country-made liquor
from him. In another case, Gajjan Singh of Dhuri village
was arrested and 15 bottles of country-made liquor seized
from him. Cases under the Excise Act have been
Dharna: Representatives of the Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers Union, the Federation of Principals and Management (Private Colleges) and non-teaching forums in private colleges organised a dharna on Wednesday for pension scheme, enhanced retirement age and regular grants to colleges.
Mishap: One person was killed and 10 others injured when the jeep in which they were travelling overturned on the Jind-Barwala road near Intal Khurd village in the district on Tuesday. According to a report received here, the injured included five school teachers who were going to the school in the jeep. The condition of two injured teachers was stated to be serious. Rash driving was stated to be the reason of the mishap.
Injured: Six persons were injured in a clash at Naultha village on Tuesday. Two of them were stated to be in a serious condition. An old enmity was stated to be the reason behind the clash.
Salaries not paid: Fire brigade employees of the local municipal council have not been paid their salaries for the past two months. Shortage of funds is stated to be the cause of the delay.
HVPN men hurt: Six employees of the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam (HVPN) were injured on Tuesday when a roadways bus hit a 132 kv power pole, which they were repairing. Two of them were seriously injured. The police has taken the bus and its driver in custody.
Marriage of girls: The Social Welfare Department has provided the sanctioned amount of Rs 5,100 each for the wedding of seven girls under the scheme initiated by the Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala.
Open darbar: An open darbar was held at Ganaur, 16 km from here, on Tuesday. Ms Anita Yadav, SDM, presided.
1 killed: One person was killed and two injured when a canter collided with a jeep near Hullaheri village on Tuesday. According to the police, the victim had not been identified so far. In another incident, a young housewife, Suman, was killed and two others injured, including her husband, when a roadways bus hit them on GT Road near Pio Munyari.
Body found: The Rai police recovered the body of a woman on the premises of a closed factory at the HSIDC complex in Kundli village on Tuesday. According to the police, that the woman was allegedly murdered after a gangrape. A case has been registered.
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