|Saturday, April 22, 2000,
UNDERTRIAL ESCAPES: An undertrial ran away from the court of Mr Sanjay Agnihotri, Judicial Magistrate, Kharar on Thursday. The police has registered a case against the undertrial Jaswinder Singh Sadrao, one advocate and another person. Jaswinder had appeared in the court in connection with a case registered against him and others in State Vs Jaswinder Singh under Sections 419/420/465/467/I20 B IPC dated December 4, 1999.
PHONES: Hundreds of telephone subscribers here and in surrounding villages have bean facing a lot of problems due to the non-functioning of phones since Thursday evening. A large number of phones were without dial tone while others are missing it frequently.
STOLEN: Cash and ornaments worth several thousands were have been looted from a house at Mangiwal village, 3 km from here. The police has registered a case under Sections 454 and 380 of the IPC.
REHRI WORKERS' PLEA: Rehri workers of Janta Market in Mani Majra on Friday urged the Chandigarh Administration to provide them booths on the pattern of booths in various parts of the city. It may be recalled here that nearly 100 rehris were gutted in the market some days ago. The Administration on Friday disbursed Rs 1,000 each among the fire victims who had been paid Rs 2,000 each earlier. According to Mr Satpal, President of the market, the fire victims include several widows who do not know what to do next and how to look after their families.
HAILED: The Chandigarh Beopar Mandal has hailed the decision of the Chandigarh Administration to implement the Apartment Act in the Union Territory. A Press note of the Mandal said that the Administration should also amend the 50-year-old building byelaws to provide much-needed relief to the trading community of the city.
CELEBRATIONS: The Sector 14 Gurdwara Sri Mukatsar Sahib will organise Baisakhi Purb on April 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The programme will include a special kirtan darbar, discourses on the birth and rise of Khalsa and a community kitchen, Dr Amrik Singh Ahluwalia and Mr A.S. Patang, President and General Secretary of the Gurdwara said on Friday.
RE-ELECTED: The executive committee of the Sector 39-D Shiv Mandir Parbandhak Committee has unanimously re-elected Mr Bharat Bhushan Sharma as its President and authorised him to nominate his team.
WINNERS: Six students won the final rounds of Reynolds Inter School Quiz. The competition was organised by Year of the Quiz Kids (YQK) at Tagore Theatre Sector 18, here, on Friday. The winner of the quiz in junior category was Hans Raj Public School, Panchkula. The first runners-up was St Johns High School and the second runners-up was Ajit Karam Singh Public School. In the senior category winner was St Johns High School, first runners-up St Kabir School and second runners-up Hans Raj Public School.
DHARNA: Members of the Diploma Engineers Association staged a dharna in front of the office of the Deputy Commissioner on Thursday in support of their demands.SURPRISE RAID: Mr Jeet Singh Mehra, City Magistrate, conducted a surprise raid on the office of HUDA here on Thursday and found eight employees absent from duty. The raid was conducted following complaints about the working of the office.
SOLVED: The police has
arrested five persons in connection with the alleged
murder of Yashpal of Gumar village on April 15. The
district police chief stated here on Friday that all
arrested were members of the same family.
ARRESTED: The police has arrested three persons in connection with the murder of Bachan Singh, a chowkidar, at Dadiala village on April 2. In a press note released on Thursday, the district police chief said a case has been registered under Section 460, IPC, in this regard.
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