|Saturday, April 15, 2000,
LAND GRAB: Three persons have been arrested in a land grab case. The owner of the land, Mr Gopal Krishan Puri, said some people were found digging the land near Nalwa Bridge for erecting a fence. The land was purchased from Bal Gopal Dass of Dehradun in 1973 through Mr Jagdish Raj his manager in the name of Kamla Devi, wife of Mr Puri. Some persons with fake registry deed along with 50 labourers started digging the land. On hearing from a Chowkidar Mr Puris son asked them to vacate the land but they refused. On verification the registries possessed by them were found to be fake. Gurdip Slingh, Pardip Singh and Kuldip Singh have been arrested in this connection.
CONTEST: The Speakers Association and Study Circle (SAASC) of Punjab Engineering College will organise an inter-school literary competition called Stimulus 2000 on April 20. It will include events like debate, dumb charades and quizzes. All major school of Chandigarh will take part in the competition.
MEDICAL CAMP: The
Survival of Young and Adolescent Foundation (Surya)
organised a seminar on reproductive child health (RCH)
and a free medical camp in collaboration with the Social
Welfare Advisory Board, Chandigarh, at Government High
School, Hallomajra, here on Friday. As many as 230
patients were examined and given treatment by specialists
at the seminar, which was organised to observe
Vikas Parav-2000. Patients
suffering from chest infection, skin diseases, gas
trouble, malnutrition, anaemia and upper respiratory
infection were also examined. Earlier, the seminar was
inaugurated by Dr Joginder Singh, Director Health
Services, UT. Dr Supriya, a RCH consultant, presided over
SHOT AT: A constable at the Nanyola police post under the Naggal police station was seriously injured when one of his colleagues fired at him with his service revolver here on Friday. The injured Constable Rajinder Singh was shifted to the PGI, Chandigarh. According to the police report, Harjinder Singh, the colleague of the injured Constable, got provoked over a minor issue and fired at him. The police has registered a case against Harjinder Singh.
ELECTED: Mr Rajinder Kumar Guddu, a councillor of the BJP, was elected the leader of the BJP councillor group in the Ambala City Municipal Council here on Friday. A senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar proposed his name for this post, while Mrs Poonam Rawal and Raj Kumar Mal (both councillors) seconded the proposal.
ARRESTED: The district police has arrested seven persons involved in a feature film piracy case from the Bansal Theatre here, on Thursday. The cinema hall was raided after receiving a complaint from the regional manager of a film who found that the film was being shown illegally. The manager of the cinema hall along with six others have been arrested under the Copy Right Act. The cinema hall has been sealed.
BODY RECOVERED: The Kharkhauda police recovered the decomposed body of a youth from a canal and sent it for the post-mortem examination at the medical college hospital in Rohtak on Thursday. The body was found floating in the canal. A case has been registered.
MUSHROOM MELA: The HAIC Agro Research and Development Centre has decided to organise a mushroom mela at Murthal in this district. According to Dr V.S. Pahil, scientist in charge, the Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, will inaugurate it. He told mediapersons here on Friday that mushroom growers from all over the country and scientists from various universities will attend the mela.
GRANT BONUS: The Haryana Government Cooperative Department Ministerial Staff Association on Friday urged the state government to grant bonus from 1998 to 2000 to all Class III and Class IV employees. This was stated at a meeting presided over by Mr Randhir Singh Chahlia, president of the district unit of the association here, on Thursday. Mr Surinder Kumar, general secretary of the unit, also attended the meeting. They also demanded an increase in uniform allowance of Class IV employees from Rs 85 to 200 a year and filling of vacant posts through promotions and a loan of Rs 5,000 to Class III employees for purchasing wheat.
ARRESTED: The city police on Thursday arrested Deepak Kumar and Tara Chand on the charge of manhandling policemen. They were challaned for not possessing a driving licence. They quarrelled with the policemen and tried to snatch the challan book from them.
KILLED: Yajinder Kumar, a resident of Nangal Kalan village, was killed when his scooter was hit by another vehicle on the G.T. Road near Pio Munyari, 25 km from here on Thursday.
SEIZED: The staff of a
private cassette company seized 1,955 illegal audio
cassettes from a number of shopkeepers at Gohana town, 35
km from here, on Thursday. Cases have been registered
against the shopkeepers.
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