|Saturday, March 4, 2000,
Medical camp: A free medical check-up camp will be organised on Sunday and Monday at Soni Hospital, Rajpura.
Workshop: Jhumar and Summi dances depict the rich cultural values of our traditional folk dances and we should make efforts to revive these vanishing forms, said Dr Jasbir Singh Ahluwalia, vice-Chancellor, while inaugurating a 21-day theatre workshop. This workshop is being organised at Punjabi University in collaboration with the North Zone Cultural Centre under the supervision of Mr Prem Singh and Mr Khokhar, according to a press note.
Body found: An unidentified body of a middle-aged man was found from Jhill village near the city on Thursday. The body of a Sikh with flowing beard was nude. A bandage was wrapped on one of his feet. The police has registered a case under Sections 201 and 302, IPC. No clues about the identity of the man or the cause of death have been found yet.
Exhibition: A two-day World of Psychology-2000 exhibition by students was inaugurated at Government College, SAS Nagar, by Mrs Jatinder Kaur, Principal. Toppers in psychology and blood donors were given awards on the occasion. The following were the winners of various competitions: Survey Monoka Bedi, 1, Rupinder Kaur 2 and Inderjit Kaur 3. Charts Manpreet Pal Singh 1, Karan Mann 2, Sukhwinder Singh and Balbir 3. Projects Sukhwinder Singh 1, Manish Kumar and Saurabh Garg 2 and Syrinder Kumar 3.
Addresses: The addresses and telephone numbers of District Court advocates and Judicial Officers can now be accessed through the Internet. The first-of-its-kind website launched on Friday by the Sector 17 District Court Bar Association has not only a complete directory of 1300 members, but also gives full details about the associations constitution. The association president, Mr N.K. Nanda, said the site had been designed and developed by an advocate and could be accessed at www.districtbarassociation.com.
LIC officers' strike: Members of the LIC Class I Officers Association observed a strike on Friday in support of their demands. Among other things, they are demanding a revision in salaries as per the recommendations of the Justice Mohan Committee and the Fifth Pay Commission.
Office-bearers: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Technical Teachers Training Institute Workers Union: President Mr S C Shukla; Vice-President Mr M R Goel; General Secretary Mr Krishan Pal; Joint Secretary Mr Tarsem Lal; and Treasurer Mr Vishnu Dutt.
Workshop on IT: A two-day workshop on the Introduction of information and communication technologies in schools would be held at Shivalik Public School, Sector 41, on March 4 and 5. The workshop is being sponsored by the Indian National Commission, Ministry of Human Resource Development, in Cooperation with UNESCO. It would discuss the use of computer as a tool and resource for learning, teaching and administrative work.
Arts club: The Mani Majra Arts Club has been constituted with the following members: Gurmeet Singh Rana, President, Dalbir Singh, Vice-President; Davinder Singh, General Secretary; Anjum Kalra, Press Secretary; Amrit Pal Singh, Joint Secretary.
Eye camp: The
Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College
Hospital, Sector 32, organised an eye camp in
collaboration with the District Blindness Control Society
in Bapu Dham Colony on February 27. A total of 450
patients were examined and provided medicines free of
Train restored: The Northern Railway has restored the 4647 up and 4648 down Flying Mail running between Delhi and Amritsar with an immediate effect. According to official sources, these trains which were extended earlier to Darbhanga (Bihar) had been cancelled about six months ago as it was daily running seven to 16 hours behind schedule.
Gram panchayats: Residents of Jharot village, 10 km from here, set a fine example of unity on Thursday by electing the office-bearers of the gram panchayat for the ninth time in succession. These office-bearers are Ms Ram Kali, Ms Ompati, Ms Sona and Ms Krishna. Mr Randhir and Mr Baljit Singh (general category), Mr Satya Parkash (Scheduled Caste) and Mr Kabool (Backward Class). Ms Chatro Devi and Kamlawati have been unanimously elected as members of the local zila parishad from reserved ward number 5 (general category, women) and ward number 3 (Scheduled Caste, women), respectively. Similarly, Mr Pritam Khokhar and Mr Dalbir Mehra have, respectively, been elected as members from ward number 13 and 15.
Arms seized: The
Baroda police on Thursday arrested Satyavan, alias Satya,
and Narinder of Butana village on the charge of
possessing unlicenced arms. According to a report the
police also seized a countrymade pistol, a gun and two
cartridges from their possession.
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