|Thursday, March 9, 2000,
APPOINTMENTS: Prof Sukhdev Sharma was on Tuesday appointed, Head, Sanskrit, Pali and Prakrit Department, Guru Nanak Dev University, in place of Prof Lekh Ram Sharma for a period of three years. Dr Prem Sagar Sharma, Head, Foreign Languages Department, has been given three years' extension by Dr H.S. Soch, Vice-Chancellor, according to a statement issued by the university.
BABY SHOW: The local Municipal Corporation will organise a flower and a baby show on March 11 and 12, respectively, at the Nehru Rose Garden. The competitions will be held in the categories of pot plants, cut flowers and flower arrangements besides a baby show.
TRAINING CAMP: At least 1,500 landlords participated in a district-level farmers' training camp organised by the Punjab Agriculture Department here on Tuesday. The camp was inaugurated by Mr Arun Goel, Deputy Commissioner.
GATE RALLY: Employees of the Punjab Roadways depot on a call given by the Punjab Roadways Mulazam Action Committee organised a gate rally here on Wednesday in protest against the faulty transport policy of the state government. They also demanded scrapping of kilometres scheme for private bus operators.
PHONE NUMBER: Mr R.C.Loi, Divisional Engineer (Phones) in a press note issued here on Wednesday said the telephone number of the District Consumer Redressal Forum had been wrongly printed in the latest telephone directory in the name of Mr Jaspreet Singh Bedi.
MEDICAL CAMP: The Guru Nanak Mission Medical and Educational Trust, Dhahan Kaleran, organised a medical check-up camp at GNM Hospital here on Tuesday. Mr Bhag Singh, an NRI, inaugurated the camp. At least 704 patients were examined on the occasion.
HC LAWYERS: The Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association has decided to intensify the stir launched by advocates for scrapping the anti-people measures adopted by the government and for protesting against the indiscriminate lathi charge on the agitating lawyers. In meeting held under the chairmanship of Ms Daya Chaudhary, it was decided that a rally of lawyers of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh would be held in the High Court on March 13.
ENCROACHMENT: The Estate
Office continued with its anti-encroachment drive in
Sector 12-A on Wednesday. An illegally constructed store
and a boundary wall on the premises were razed to ground
near the previous office of the SDM. The department will
remove encroachments by jhuggi-dwellers on HUDA land in
Sector 14 on Thursday.
NOMINATION PAPERS: The nomination papers of 416 candidates for the municipal committees/councils of Ambala district were found valid. This was stated by the Deputy Commissioner, Mr Ram Niwas, here on Wednesday. He said 15 nomination papers of Ambala City Municipal Council were found invalid and now 209 candidates were in the fray. Mr Niwas said the BJP, BSP and the NCP had decided to contest the municipal elections on their party symbol. He said the symbol to other independent candidates would be allotted on March 13.
ONE KILLED: Sawan Ram, a resident of Mulana, was killed in a road accident on the Ambala-Jagadhri road near Mulana on Tuesday night. According to a police report, he was hit by a vehicle. A case has been registered.
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