|Friday, January 28, 2000,
The Kurali police registered a case of fraud and cheating
to the tune of Rs 5 lakh against a former employee of
Punjab Motors Limited, Kurali, on Wednesday. The case has
been registered as per the complaint of Mr Manjit Singh
Bala, Managing Director of the company. He complained to
the police that Parminderjit Singh of Jhingra village had
prepared forged documents and cheated the company. The
police has registered a case under Sections 408, 420,
418, 465, 468, and 471 of the IPC. The anti-fraud staff
has started investigations.
Vachher promoted: Mr R.K. Vachher, Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Vigilance, Haryana, has been promoted and posted as Inspector-General of Police, Vigilance, Haryana. Mr R.K. Vachher had earlier also served as Superintendent of Police, Security and Intelligence, Chandigarh Administration.
Medical camp: A medical health the check-up camp for children up to five years was organised by the State Bank of India, Industrial Estate, Chandigarh, at the Ordnance Cable Factory Dispensary, Sector 29, on Sunday. Dr S. Mohanty and Dr T.D. Bhutia of Ordnance Cable Factory conducted the check-up. Similar camps were organised by the branch on November 21 and December 19 last year.
Republic Day: The Saint Soldier International School, Sector 28, celebrated Republic Day on Wednesday by holding a cultural programme. The Chairman of the school hoisted the National Flag and the programme concluded with the distribution of sweets among students. Government High School, Sector 7, also celebrated Republic Day. Ms Urmil Dogra, Headmistress of the school, spoke on the occasion. Students sang patriotic songs and recited poems.
camps: Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh, in
association with Rotary Club, Chandigarh, and Sharmik
Vidya Peeth, will organise free hepatitis-B vaccination
camps for children below five years of age in Colony No 4
and Janata Colony, Sector 25. According to a press note
issued by Mr K.K. Seth, District Chairman of the
Hepatitis Vaccination Committee, the camps will be
organised in Colony No 4, Industrial Area, on January 28
and 29, and Janata Colony, Sector 25, on January 30 and
31, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Booking office: Several industrial and traders organisations have demanded a sub-railway booking office in Ambala Sadar area. Ambala Traders Federation has also made a demand in this regard to the railway authorities. The Railway Booking office is more than 2.5 km away from Ambala Sadar area and more than 4 km away from Mahesh Nagar. There is heavy traffic on GT road due to the construction of an overbridge these days. The President of the federation, Mr N.C. Jain, has urged the divisional railway manager to make immediate arrangement of subrailway booking office in Sadar area. The President of BJP unit of Ambala contonment, Mr K.D. Sharma, has also supported the demand.
Honoured: As many as 17 war widows of Rewari district were honoured with badge of sacrifice at a function organised here. The badges were given by Lt-Col I. Narayanan, Commanding Officer of the 106 Medium Regiment. Mrs Sumita Mishra Singh, Deputy Commissioner-cum-Chairman of the District Soldiers Board, was also present on the occasion.
Demonstration: Employees of HUDA held a demonstration on Wednesday in protest against the non-acceptance of their long-pending demands.
Rally: Members of the ECE Karamchari Union launched a relay fast in front of Osram India Limited on Wednesday in protest against the dismissal of employees. A rally was also held.
Two killed: Two persons were killed and two injured in road accidents on Wednesday. A youth was knocked down and killed on the spot by a bus on the G.T. Road near Nathupur village. The bus driver, however, escaped. In another accident, one person was killed and two persons were injured when a truck hit a jeep near the cooperative sugar mills here. The victim has been identified as Zile Singh of Tharu Uldepur village.
Bimla Devi, a housewife, allegedly committed suicide by
consuming insecticide tablets in Kalupur village on
Wednesday. According to the police, a family quarrel is
said to be the cause of the alleged suicide. In another
case, Sunita Devi, a student of the local Hindu Girls
College, was admitted to the Civil Hospital here on
Wednesday after she consumed poison. According to the
police, she belonged to Sisana village.
Results: Bandna Sharma, Pushpanjali Thakur and Arun Thakur and Hariram were declared first, second and third, respectively, in slogan writing competition on "Prohibition" organised by the Department of Information and Public Relations at Namhole, 23 km from here, on Monday. Principal Joginderlal Vishishtha presided over the function.
Constable suspended: Vishwanath, a constable posted at the Awahdevi police post, has been suspended. An official spokesman said on Monday that he allegedly misbehaved with an officer on duty under the influence of liquor. He was medically examined and later suspended by Mr A.P. Syddiqui, SP.
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