|Saturday, April 29, 2000,
STRIKE: The local unit of the All-India Defence Employees Federation went on a strike on Thursday to protest against the non-implementation of higher pay scales and other recommendations of the Fifth Pay Commission. It also sought the lifting of the ban on recruitments which has been in force since 1984.
RALLY: Farm technocrats of agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry and soil conservation departments held a rally in front of the Deputy Commissioners office here on Thursday for the acceptance of their demands.
RALLY HELD: Agriculture technocrats of the district held a protest rally and staged a dharna in front of the office of the Deputy Commissioner, in support of their various demands here on Thursday.
LIONS CLUB: Dr Sandeep Chauhan has been unanimously elected president, Lions Club (Venus), for 2000-2001.
INAUGURATED: A two-day reorientation course on departmental inquiries and proceedings for gazetted officers started at Punjab Police Academy, Phillaur, on Thursday. The course was inaugurated by Mr S.S. Bains, IGP (retd).
WHEAT PROCUREMENT: About 70 per cent of the process for the procurement of wheat in 1,500 mandis of Punjab has already been completed and 48,77,869 tonnes of wheat procured. This was stated by the Punjab Food and Civil Supplies Minister, Mr Madan Mohan Mittal, here on Thursday.
MEETING: Dr G.S. Kalkat, Vice-Chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University, inaugurated the annual Kharif Oilseeds Research Workers Group meeting for discussion on sunflower, seasame and niger at the PAU.
GREEN REVOLUTION: Mr
David E. Bonior, a Democratic member, US Congress,
visited Punjab Agricultural University and had a detailed
discussion with Dr G.S. Kalkat, Vice-Chancellor, and
other senior scientists of the university regarding the
role of the university to usher in a green revolution in
OFFICE-BEARERS: Mr Pradeep Saurabh of Hindustan was elected President of the Journalists Association, Chandigarh. Other office-bearers are : Secretary-General Mr Devinderjit Singh Darshi (Nawan Zamana); Senior Vice-Presidents Mr Asit Jolly (Asian Age) and Mr Kuldip Singh Sandhu (Northern News); Vice-Presidents Mr Gajinder Singh (Telegraph) and Ms Kamla Sharma (Chardi Kala); Secretaries Mr Kulwinder Sandhu (Amar Ujala) and Mr Prabhjit Singh (UNI); Joint Secretaries Mr Anand Bharti (Jagran) and Mr Vijay Daber (PTI) and Treasurer - Mr GAP Singh (Uttam Hindu).
CIVIL SERVICES EXAM: Candidates desirous of taking the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination on June 4, 2000, can travel to Chandigarh to take the examination on the basis of the Admission certificate-cum-attendance sheet issued to them by the Union Public Service Commission, which may be treated as curfew pass in the event of any particular area on their way falling in the curfew area. This was stated in a press note of the Chandigarh Administration, saying that the examination would be conducted under the supervision of the Home Secretary, Mr M.P. Singh, and that candidates from Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh will take their examination here.
HOUSELISTING: The Directorate of census Operations for the Union Territory of Chandigarh has thanked the people of Chandigarh for their cooperation and fearless information for the houselisting operations which have just ended. The Directorate has also thanked various departments, including the schools and others, who provided their staff for the successful completion of the houselisting operations.
LAUNCHED: Following the
launch of a website on Thursday, the daily cause-list,
besides the addresses of the Punjab and Haryana High
Court Bar Association members, the executives and the
judges can now be accessed on the internet. Information
regarding the association, the process of membership,
events organised and the list of books will also be
available on the website.
CASE REGISTERED: The
police has registered a case against two officials of the
SDM office, under the prevention of Corruption Act for
allegedly demanding bribe from a resident of Barara.
According to the police, Mr Mohan Singh had applied for a
heavy vehicle driving licence in the RTA Office, for
which he had to require a certificate from the SDM office
that he had already been issued a light vehicle driving
licence. Mohan Singh alleged in the complaint that the
officials had demanded bribe through an agent from him.
He filed a complaint with the SP who ordered to register
a case after the investigation.
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