|Saturday, February 5, 2000,
Sabha: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Suthar Samaj Sabha: president Mr Prem Kumar Kulria; vice-presidents Mr Krishan Lal Patodia, Mr Gopi Chand Ghugria, Mr Babu Lal Ladoia and Mr Mani Ram Patodia; secretary Mr Rajinder Kumar Mayal; and treasurer Mr Likhmi Chand Mandan.
Dental camp: A five-day free eye-cum-dental camp organised by the local Lions Club (Satluj) and the local Civil Hospital concluded at Ferozshah village on Thursday.
Conductor wire seized: The Sujanpur police arrested Bhim Sain, a junk dealer of Pathankot, on Thursday and seized conductor wire weighing 240 kg and worth Rs 20,000 from him. A case under Section 379, IPC, has been registered.
Camp: The Registered Medical Practitioners Association of the district on Thursday held a free electro-homoeopathy medical camp at Ranjit Bagh, 5 km from here. Medicines free of cost were given to patients.
Case registered: A case has been registered against Dinesh Saini, a parcel clerk at the Railways office here, under Sections 420, 468 and 471, IPC. This was done on a complaint by Mr Trilok Chand, a commercial inspector, Railways, Pathankot, regarding some forged money receipts.
275 examined at camp: Nearly 275 patients were examined for various ailments and given medicines free of cost at a medical check-up camp organised by the Lions Club Chandigarh Greater in Karsan. Free X-ray, ECG and blood testing facilities were also provided. The club has also distributed 150 blankets to the needy persons sleeping on the roadside without shelter.
Kesar Singh is Chairman: Mr Kesar Singh and Mr Didar Singh have been elected Chairman and General Secretary of the Hallomajra Vishvakarma Mandir, respectively the other office-bearers are: President Mr Ami Chand; Vice-President Mr Baljit Sethi; Secretary Mr Gurmukh Singh; and Cashier Mr Dilbag Singh.
Residents body elects new team: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Mani Majra Residents Welfare Association: President Mr Ashok K. Saini; Senior Vice-President Mr J.D. Lakhanpal; Vice-President Mr Vijay Kumar; General Secretary Mr Rakesh Verma.
Delegations meet Administrator: Two delegations of the Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Welfare Federation and the Chandigarh Citizens Welfare Front met the Administrator of Chandigarh, Lieut-Gen JFR Jacob (retd), and submitted to him memoranda containing their demands. While the Federation deputation demanded clearance of backlog of vacancies reserved for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes , the Welfare Front demanded separate school for children of police personnel, provision of basic amenities, including post office, bank besides development of parks, community centre and other civic amenities in Sector 45.
Awards for scouts, guides: The KV 2, 3 BRD School on Thursday organised the Presidents Medal Presentation ceremony on the school premises. The awards were distributed by Mrs M.L. Saxena, Divisional Commissioner, Bharat Scouts and Guides, KVS, Cr-cum-Assistant Commissioner KVS Chandigarh. A total of eight students of the school became the recipients of the Rashtrapati Award for their outstanding achievement in scouting and guiding.
Physics quiz contest winner: An inter-senior secondary school physics quiz competition was held at DAV College, Sector 10, on Thursday. The quiz was organised by the DAV College Physics Association and the Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT). The first prize and the running trophy went to Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 16. The team consisted of Radhika Dhamija, Apoorv Anand and Preetika Bhasin.
maths competition: An inter-school mathematics
contest was organised by the Chandigarh Maths Teachers
Association and the State Institute of Education (SIE),
Sector 32, on December 21. In the modern and public
schools category, students of Government Model Senior
Secondary School, Sector 16, bagged the following
positions. Himanshu (1); Varun Gupta (3); Gaurav Sehgal
(4) and inderpreet Singh (7).
Telephone subscribers: Resentment prevails among telephone subscribers of the city against the delay in the despatch of the bills by local officials of the Telecom Department. Many subscribers alleged that they had still not received the bills and repeated complaints made to the authorities had no effect.
Dharna: Employees affiliated to the HUDA Joint Action Committee staged a dharna in front of the HUDA office here on Friday in support of their demands. They also held a demonstration.
Probe sought: The Sonepat Citizens Council on Friday sought a high-level probe into the use of substandard materials in the repair of the roads undertaken by the PWD (B&R) and the Railways. It also urged the state government to punish the officials who were in league with the contractors.
Tractor recovered: The
Kharkhauda police on Friday arrested Balbir, alias
Pappoo, of Mulana village and recovered a stolen tractor
from him. The suspect had reportedly stolen the tractor
on January 19.
Grievances: The Gobindsagar Ghats Sudhar Sabha here has urged the Himachal Pradesh Government and the district administration to look into the grievances of passengers who travel on motor boats while going across the Gobindsagar. It urged the government to provide sufficient budget for proper planning and construction of all ghats.
Fire brigade union: The Fire Brigade Employees Union has urged the Himachal Pradesh Government to accept their demands. Which included creating of awareness among people regarding safety measures and enforcement of rules.
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