|Wednesday, February 16, 2000,
Mentally upset woman missing: Ms Prem Lata of Nia Shehr Badala village lodged a report with the Kharar police on Monday that her 30-year-old daughter, Renu Bala, who was mentally upset for the past seven or eight years, was missing since, February 13. She informed the police that her daughter boarded a bus going towards Bassi Pathana and could not be located till date. FOC
Free eye operation camp: The Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sports Club, will organise a free eye operation camp in Sahoran village in Kharar on Sunday. According to a press note issued on Monday, Dr Charanjit Singh will check patients and perform the operations under a HelpAge programme. FOC
Justice Harbans Singh bereaved: Mohan Singh, a son-in-law of Justice Harbans Singh, a former Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, died at Escorts Hospital in New Delhi on Tuesday, after an unsuccessful bypass surgery. He was 60. Bhog and antim ardas of will be held at New Delhi Friends Colony Gurdwara on Thursday. TNS
Sanskrit Day celebrated: Kendriya Vidyalaya Number 1 celebrated Sanskrit Year 1999-2000 at Manekshaw Auditorium, Chandi Mandir, on Tuesday as part of a national endeavour to increase awareness about use of Sanskrit. Dr Anirudh Joshi, Head of Sanskrit Department, Panjab University, was the chief guest. Students of the school participated in several events related to Sanskrit. TNS
School holds art competition: Government High School, Khuda Ali Sher, held an art competition, sponsored by the State Bank of Patiala, on Tuesday. Prizes were distributed and sweets and participation certificates given to all. TNS
Parishad seeks Jain's patronage: A delegation of the Sanskrit Adhyapak Parishad on Tuesday requested Mr Stay Pal Jain, a former MP, to become the patron of the parishad so that the language could develop in the region. Mr Jain accepted the request of the delegation and assured it of his co-operation for the development of Sanskrit. TNS
Girl dead: Krishna (17) of local Dogran Gate locality who was admitted to the Civil Hospital here following a stove burst on Saturday succumbed to her burn injuries on Sunday. In another incident, Misro(24) was admitted to the hospital with 80 per cent burn injuries. In her statement before the Additional CJM, Mr R.K. Khangwal, she was reported to have stated that she fell on the stove while cooking.
Yajna begins: A
week-long yajna, organised by the Vedic Yajna Samiti on
the RSS ground near the telephones exchange, began here
on Monday. It will be followed by a Langar.
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