|Sunday, April 9, 2000,
FUNCTION: Mr D.S. Kalha, Commissioner, presided over a prize-distribution function organised at Sangrur by the Department of Small Savings. He also honoured the agents who had shown excellent performance and handed over cheques to various social organisations for the developmental works of various village in the district.
SEIZED: The police has seized 72 bottles of country-made liquor from Anoop Kumar, who is alleged to have been selling liquor illegally near Sunet village, without a permit or licence. He has been booked under Sections 61, 1 and 14 of the Excise Act.
ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the International Kirtan Council: President Mr Jagmohan Singh; Vice-President Mr Jasbir Singh; General Secretary Mr Harjinder Singh; Secretary Mr Surjit Singh; and Press Secretary Mr Amanpreet Singh.
QUIZ: The District Red Cross and Government Girls High School, Anardana Chowk, organised a diet and health awareness quiz and talks on Friday on the occasion of World Health Day. The host school won the quiz. Mr Vijay Kumar Goel, Honorary Vice-President, Red Cross, and Dr Bharat Bhushan spoke on the occasion.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Shri Sanatan Dharam Sankirtan Parchar Mandal: President Mr Harmesh Chand Sharma; Vice-President Mr Jagdish Pal Sareen; General Secretary Ms Kamla Varma; Secretary Mr S.K. Kansal; and Treasurer Mr P.C. Rohila.
RAM NAVMI: A three-day Shri Ram Katha, sankirtan and discourses to mark Ram Navmi celebrations will start at the Sector 22 Nehru Park on Sunday. The programme is being organised by the local unit of Shri Ram Nam Sumrin Satsang Sabha. According to Mr Ashok Arora, Press Secretary of the sabha, there will be a joint recitation of Shri Sundarkand Path at 4 pm.
ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the GIC Employees Union: President Mr Surinder Singh; Vice-Presidents Mr Mohan Lal and Mr Dharamvir Kharb; General Secretary M.R. Choudhary; Joint Secretaries Mr Jeet Bhmbla and Ms Neelam Khullar; Organising Secretary Dr Matvar Singh Meet; and Cashier Mr Naresh Kumar.
RALLY: The Punjab State
AIDS Control Society organised a rally of school children
from the civil dispensary in Phase 7 to the civil
dispensary in Phase 9 on Friday to create awareness on
AIDS and blood safety. As many as 400 students
participated. A poster competition and street plays were
NO POWER SUPPLY: Sonepat and its suburbs remained without power for an hour between 12 noon and 1 p.m. on Friday following the power supply being switched off without any prior notice.
NEW POLICE STATIONS: The
Haryana Government has approved the opening up of three
new police stations in the district in view of the
increasing incidence of crimes. This was stated by Dr
John V George, Inspector-General of Police, Rohtak range,
while addressing a press conference on the premises of
the PWD (B&R) rest house at Rai, 15 km from here, on
WATER RESOURCES: As many as 89 water sources in Sirmour district have been provided with roofs at a cost of Rs 13 lakh to provide potable water in rural areas. This was stated by Mr Rakesh Kaushal, Deputy Commissioner, here on Thursday while presiding over a meeting of officers to discuss measures for the prevention of water-borne diseases.
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