|Monday, January 31, 2000,
Workshop: A workshop on margin money scheme of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission was organised at the District Industries Centre here on Friday. The scheme was launched to encourage the rural unemployed youth to start earning their livelihood.
Cheating case: Phool Chand Sharma was arrested for allegedly cheating people by exchanging their silver anklets with gilt ones. A case under Section 420, IPC, has been registered. The people has recovered 19,585 kg of silver and gilt from him.
Cultural programme: The local branch of Punjab and Sind Bank organised a cultural programme here at JSFH Khalsa High School on Saturday. Jathedar Resham Singh Thiara presided.
Dharna: Zila Banao Sangharsh Samiti on Saturday organised a dharna at the court complex in support of their demand regarding the upgrading of the Pathankot subdivision to the district status. Members of different political groups and representatives of the local Bar association participated.
Bail plea accepted: Mr M.S. Rattu, Additional District and Sessions Judge, Gurdaspur, accepted the bail plea of Anil Kumar of Kachey Quarters here in a case registered under Sections 302, 324, 323, 148 and 149, IPC. The accused had surrendered on January 24. The case was registered on the complaint of Suraj Gupta in an assault case.
local welfare society on Saturday organised a seminar to
make the people aware of drug abuse. Mr Tarlochan Singh
Tur, MP, presided. Dr Rattan Singh, Minister for Animal
Husbandry and Fisheries, Punjab, was the chief guest.
Bhajan programme in jail: Members of the local unit of the Sri Sathya Sai Organisation held sarvdharam bhajans at Burail Jail on Sunday. Nearly 150 jail inmates and staff attended the programme. According to Mr R.S. Prasad, State Coordinator (Chandigarh Zone), the idea was to inoculate the value of spiritualism in these people. He further disclosed that they planned to hold such bhajans at least four times in a year at this place. Prasad was also distributed.
Quiz contest postponed: DAV College has postponed the inter-senior secondary physics quiz contest, which was to be held on February 1, in view of the death of Mr T.R. Tuli, President of the DAV College Managing Committee. The college is organising the quiz in collaboration with the Indian Association of Physics. The function will now be held on February 3 at the same venue.
electron microscopy: The 11th national workshop
on electron microscopy will be held at Panjab University
from January 31 to February 5. It is being organised by
the Regional Sophisticated Instrumentation Centre and the
University Science Instrumentation Centre. The workshop
will deliberate on state-of-the-art electron microscopy
and its applications in chemical, pharmaceutical,
biological and medical sciences.
Cases settled: Four of the 10 cases regarding matrimonial discord were amicably resolved by the Deputy Commissioner, Mrs Sumita Mishra Singh, at the Red Cross Bhavan here on Friday.
Elected: Mr Anand Dahiya was unanimously elected president of the Haryana Ministerial Staff Association at a meeting held here on Saturday.
Assault: Satbir Singh sustained injuries when he was allegedly attacked by certain youths in Vikas Nagar area here on Saturday. He is stated to be in a serious condition. A case has been registered.
Liquor seized: The Parwanoo police seized 24 bottles of English wine and 50 pouches of country-made liquor from Narinder Singh of Patiala on Friday while he was travelling in a Haryana Roadways bus. According to information, the bottles and pouches were hidden in a suitcase and a bag. A case under Sections 61, 1 and 14 of the Excise Act has been registered.
local police arrested Sanjay Kumar on Sunday, who had
committed a burglary in a temple at Panchrukhi three
months ago, and recovered the stolen goods. This was
stated by Mr Virender Kumar, DSP, here.
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