|Tuesday, April 18, 2000,
ACCIDENT: A cyclist, Mr
Sucha Singh, resident of Bhucher Kalan village, died in a
road accident. The Chabal police has lodged a report
under Section 174 of the Cr PC. The body was sent for the
post-mortem examination on Saturday.
HC DECISION HAILED: Lawyers at the local courts on Monday hailed the direction of the Delhi High Court to immediately suspend the officers responsible for the lathi charge on lawyers in Delhi and a further judicial inquiry into the matter. Members of the District Bar Association deferred the meeting to decide the issue of strike till April 19. Mr N.S. Minhas, President of the Sikh Lawyers Association, said the development was the result of solidarity and integrity of lawyers of the entire country.
WORKSHOP ORGANISED: IT-interface, a multipurpose workshop for rural people, was organised by Transmedia Infotech in co-ordination with NABARD, CIA, AGRO MASS, TULEC and a local newspaper agency at Dhanas on Monday. The workshop is to promote information technology- Internet in an integrated manner, along with other projects, in rural areas. Mr Jagdish Singh, Chief Executive Officer of Transmedia Infotech, said 18 villages of the Union Territory would have branch offices of Transmedia Infotech, which would educated about 3.2 lakh persons.
KIWI FRUIT: Kiwi fruit will now be available in India for the hotel and restaurant industry as the export of this fruit has been allowed by the New Zealand Government. The first batch of the fruit will be available on India from the middle of May to the middle of November.
BLOOD DONATION: Ninety-two employees of HMT Limited, Pinjore, donated blood at a three-hour blood donation camp organised on Monday. The camp was organised by the Chandigarh Blood Bank Society on a call given by the PGI. The camp was inaugurated by Mr C.N. Dhar, Executive Director of HMT.
SALARIES DEMANDED: A
delegation of the Punwire Workers Action Committee met Mr
D.S. Guru, Secretary in the Industries Department, on
Monday and urged him to release the salaries of the
employees of the company. Mr Shaid Ahmed, General
Secretary of the committee, said an assurance to start
the company and pay their pending salaries was given by
WOMAN RAPED: A married
woman was allegedly raped by an unknown person at Nanak
Nagar on Sunday when her husband was on night duty. The
police has lodged an FIR against the accused under
Sections 376, 323, 452 and 506, IPC.
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