|Monday, March 13, 2000,
ARRESTED: The Sangrur police has arrested Sher Singh for his alleged involvement in the murder of Bhola Singh, a resident of Ravinder Nagar. A case under Section 302, IPC, has been registered against the accused.
FEE HIKE FLAYED: Parents of the local DAV School children at a meeting held at Kali Mata Mandir, here on Saturday, condemned 55 per cent hike in fees and 100 per cent increase in admission fees and other funds. They urged for the withdrawal of the hike.
15 ARRESTED: The police has launched a drive against those indulging in liquor and arms smuggling and drug trafficking, according to Mr Raghubir Singh, SP. Fifteen persons have been arrested and large quantity of liquor, drugs and arms seized from their possession. A case has been registered against them.
GCG, CHANDIGARH, WINS QUIZ CONTEST: The Government College for Girls Chandigarh won a state level inter-zonal quiz contest in the discipline of geography, organised at Punjabi university here on Friday. The second prize went to DAV College for Men, Chandigarh, while Lyallpur College for Women had to be content with the third place.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Ropar Thermal Plant unit of the PSEB Employees Federation: president Mr B.S. Saini, vice-presidents Mr Harmesh Singh and Mr Madan Pal; secretary Mr Kartar Singh; joint secretary Mr Kewal Krishan; press secretary Mr Ram Singh Jhajj; and treasurer Mr Jai Chand.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Ropar District Chemists Association: Patron Mr Vinod Bhushan Jain; President Mr Harish Chander Sethi; Vice-Presidents Mr Sudharshan Chaudhary, Mr Manjit Singh, Mr H.S.Bhatia and Mr Arvinder Singh; General Secretary Mr L.D.Jindal; Organising Secretary Mr Rajesh Anand; Finance Secretary Mr Satpal Garg and Secretary Mr Satish Kumar Gupta.
GARHWAL SABHA FUNCTION: The Garhwal Sabha will organise Mandaan-2000, a cultural programme, at Shantikunj in Sector 16 here on March 26. Garhwali folk singers and poets, including Narendra Singh Negi (Pauri), Kishan Bagot (Meerut), Kanhaya Lal Dandriyal, Lalit Keshvan (Delhi), Neter Singh Aswal (Ghaziabad), Dr Nagender Jagudi (Uttarkashi), Jeevanand Shriyal (Tehri), Gokulan and Kimothi (Chamoli), Puran Pant Pathih (Dheradun) and Veena Benjwal (Shrinagar-Garhwal) are expected to participate.
STRATEGIC RESEARCH CENTRE: A meeting of the governing body of the Strategic Research Centre was held at Government College, Sector 11, to elect the new office-bearers of the organisation. These are: Director Mr HS Sodhi, Deputy Director Col DS Cheema (retd) and Secretary Dr Rakesh Dutta.
DR J. S. SARKARIA RE-ELECTED CHAIRMAN: Dr J.S. Sarkaria was re-elected Chairman of the National Cactus and Succulent Society of India at its annual general meeting. Other office-bearers are: Vice-Chairman Mrs Ravi Lal; President Mr Ramji Lal; Vice-Presidents Mr R.P. Puri and Mr B.P. Singh; Secretary Lieut-Col C.S. Bewli; Joint Secretary Mrs Komal Anand; and Treasurer Mr M.S. Kohli.
LIONS CLUB OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Lions Club, Chandigarh Nightingale of district 321-F of the Lions Club International for 2000-2001: President Mr Sushma Malhotra; Vice-President Mr Devinder Bedi; Secretary Mr Pritpal Benipal; Treasurer Mr Arun Bala Vij; PRO Mr Harinder Banga.
THE ART OF LIVING PROGRAMME: The servants of the People Society will organise The Art of Living Programme at Lajpat Rai Bhavan from March 15. The four-day programme will be conducted by Mr Sunil Gulati and his wife Mrs Shashi Gulati.
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