|Monday, April 10, 2000,
ELECTED:The following have been elected office-bearers of the Arthiya Association of Goniana Mandi: president - Mr Parshotam Tandon; vice-presidents- Mr Banta Singh and Mr Naresh Kumar; general secretary - Mr Harjinder Singh Mann and treasurer - Mr Vijay Kumar.
SEVA BHARTI: The following have been elected office-bearers of the local unit of the Seva Bharti for the year 2000-2002: patron - Mr Jiva Ram Goyal; president - Mr Y R Handa; vice-president - Dr L D Gupta; organising secretary - Mr I D Pal; general secretary - Mr Binder Pal Goyal; joint secretaries - Mr R N Parsad and Mr P K Bansal and treasurer - Mr Madan Gopal Jindal.
LIONS CLUB: The following have been elected office-bearers of the local Lions Club for the year 2000-2001: president - Mr Pardeep Kumar Goyal; secretary Mr Rajan Chopra and treasurer Mr Mandeep Mittal.
CASE REGISTERED: The Model Town police on Friday registered a case under Sections 419, 420 and 120 B of the IPC against Vir Singh, a resident of Dariyapur Kalan village for allegedly getting released an impounded Maruti car (DDU-7544). He had posed himself as Om Parkash, a resident of Pachhim Vihar, New Delhi, who was the real owner of the car. The car was impounded by the police for smuggling illicit liquor.
VAN STOLEN: A Maruti Van (HR-04-7076) of Ravinder Singh, a resident of Ambala, was stolen from Prahlad Nagar area on Friday. A case has been registered under Section 379 of the IPC.
TOPPERS: Ms Manveen K. Saini and Ms Simpy Joura, both first year MBA students of Punjab College of Technical Education, stood first and second, respectively in the Punjab Technical Universitys first semester board exam. This was stated here on Saturday by Dr K N S Kang, Director, Punjab College of Technical Education.
UNDERWEIGHT LPG: Local residents on Sunday protested against the gas agencies which supplied underweight LPG cylinders to them.No action had been taken against them by the administration they added. Cylinders were found to be underweight by 2 to 3 kg, they alleged.
KHATRI SABHA: Mr K.K. Puri, president, Managing Committee of DM College, was elected president of All India Khatri Sabha here on Sunday.
FILM SCREENED: Rang Lok DI Gatha, a TV documentary film, depicting history of world Punjabi theatre movement, produced and directed by Pran Sabharwal, was exhibited here on Friday to mark the 86th birth anniversary of the modern Punjabi theatre movement. Mr Sabharwal urged the authorities and theatre lovers to observe April 6 as World Punjabi Theatre Day, as it was on this day in 1914 that an Irish lady Norah Richards staged Prof I.C. Nandas play Dulhan at Dayal Singh College, Lahore.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Ropar Readymade Garments Association: chairman Mr Raj Kumar Sharma; president Mr Arihant Jain vice-president Mr Sandeep Kumar; secretary Mr Raman Sharma; and treasurer Mr Nirmal Singh Mittar.
RAID: A three-member team comprising Dr Rajinder Singh, Civil Surgeon, Mr J.C. Sabharwal, Assistant Commissioner (Grievances), and Mr Ashok Duggal, District Drug Inspector, conducted a raid at a medical store on Kurali-Neolika road on Thursday. The team seized 15 drugs for chemical examination.
CREDIT PLAN: The annual credit plan outlay of the district for the year 2000-2001 was launched by Mr G S Grewal, Deputy Commissioner, here on Friday. The plan was prepared by UCO Bank. Mr Grewal said the total plan outlay for the current financial year was Rs 263.87 crore whereas it was Rs 219.39 crore last year. He said Rs 149.43 crore had been allocated for agriculture, Rs 40.89 crore for small scale industry and Rs 45.25 crore for other priority sectors. Mr Jagwant Singh Brar, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development), Mr P. K. Dutta, Regional Manager, UCO Bank, Punjab region, and Mr Gurmeet Singh, Lead District Manager, were present on the occasion.
POWER THEFT: The local
PSEB authorities have launched a drive against power
theft and cases amounting to Rs 67 lakh have been
detected in the month of March. This was stated here on
Saturday by Mr G S Virdi, Superintendent Engineer. He
said efforts had been made to recover Rs 7.79 crore from
the consumers. Arrangements have also been made to repair
the transformers before the paddy season to provide
better power supply.
SUPPORT: The Punjab State Cooperative, boards, corporation workers and the Employees Mahasangh have decided to extend support to the ongoing agitation of the Punwire Employees Union, Punjab Wireless System Employees Union and the Punwire Officers Association. The Mahasangh has appealed to the Punjab Government to accept all genuine demands of the employees, which include release of salary for the past one year and re-activation of the working of Punwire.
LIONS CLUB CHIEF: Mr Bhaskar Arya and Mr V.K. Gulati have been elected President and Secretary, respectively, of the Lions Club Chandigarh Plaza. Other office-bearers are : Vice-Presidents Mr Subhash Garg, Mr Jagmohan Goyal and Mr K.P. Deshmukh; and Treasurer Mr V.K. Gulati.
HEALTH CAMP: The Chandigarh Health Care and Nature Cure Society organised a free treatment camp at Sector 44-D where 20 patients suffering from joint pains, cervical and lumber spondilitis and knee pain were treated. The camp continued from April 2 to 8. Dr Iqbal Bhalla conducted the camp.
CURRENCY NOTES: Some currency notes have been found near the Kairon Block in the PGI. The claimant can collect the same by contacting Mr P.L. Sharma, Private Secretary to Deputy Director (Admn) PGIMER, Chandigarh, or on phone no. 747050 (O).
FUNCTION: The 30th annual religious function of Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math began here on Sunday. Many Sanyasis and Brahmacharis from all over India accompanied Tridani Swami Om Vishnupad 108 Shreemad Bhakti Ballabh Tritha Goswami Maharaj, President Acharya of the All-India Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math Organisation and Vice-President of the World Vaishnav Association. The programme will continue till April 14 during which spiritual meetings will be organised from 7.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
HOME CARE: Inscol Hospital in Sector 34 here a satellite unit of Apollo Hospital, New Delhi) will shortly open the facility of Home care service. The service will be available round the clock. The service aims to reduce hospital and nursing home stays and to facilitate a more comfortable recovery in familiar surroundings.
ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Private Schools and Colleges Workers Union here: Chairman Mr V.P. Vadera; Mr Mohamad Mokarmardin; Vice-President Mr Handry Hardev Das; General Secretary Mr Gyan Bahadur; Secretary Mr Om Prakash Morya; Treasurer Mr Jeet Bahadur and Deputy Treasurer Mr Dhan Raj.
PANEL: Mr Deepak Thapar
has been elected President of the Debts Recovery Tribunal
Bar Association, recently formed by lawyers here.
According to a press release, Mr Bhupinder Kakkar was
elected Vice-President, while Mr P.K. Khindria was
declared elected Secretary.
JUDICIAL PROBE: Capt Ajay Singh Yadav, Congress legislator, has demanded a judicial probe into the alleged beating of the three persons by the police at the polling booth of Ward No 27 during the municipal elections here on Sunday last. The police had registered a case of rioting against them. He also demanded withdrawal of cases registered against Congress activists and others.
CAR SNATCHED: Mr Vikas Mukhija, a resident of Sector 15, was allegedly robbed of his car by three motor cycle borne youth at a pistol point while he was on his way to his house on Saturday.
FIRE: The fire which
broke out at a six-storey cold storage, was brought under
control after 35 hours by 40 fire engines brought from
Sonepat, Delhi, UP and Haryana in the HSIDC complex at
Kundli along the Haryana-Delhi border, 25 km from here,
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