|Friday, May 5, 2000,
BAJAJ ASSUMES OFFICE: Mr
Manmohan SIngh Bajaj, senior Akali leader and President
of the District Unit of the Shiromani Akali Dal on
Wednesday took over as Chairman of the Improvement Trust
of Patiala. A large number of his supporters and Akali
leaders accompanied him to the trust office.
ENCROACHMENTS: The enforcement wing of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh on Wednesday removed about 120 encroachments adjacent to the internal roads of Sectors 39 and 40. The MCC also sent notices to over 100 water byelaws defaulters. Meanwhile, the Mandal No 15 of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha has demanded a probe into the use of substandard material in the construction of roads from CTU Workshop to Hallo Majra and from OCF to Plot No 1 of the Phase I of the Industrial Area.
PUNJABI QUESTIONS: Students of MA II (Punjabi) who appeared in the first option in the annual examination of Panjab University this year in a letter to the Controller of Examination have complained that a big section of the question paper did not adhere to the syllabus norms. Mr Dayal Pratap Singh Randhawa, President of the Panjab University Campus Students Council, in a press note here on Wednesday urged the university officials to look onto the matter.
SAMMELAN: The 71st five-day Shri Harinam Sankirtan Sammelan will be organised in Sector 20 from Friday. The main events will be jagran and discourse.
following have been elected office-bearers of the Punjab
State Cooperative Audit Department (ministerial staff
association, H.O., Chandigarh): President Mr
Hazara Singh; Vice-President Mr Amrik Singh;
General Secretary Mr Satpal Singh; Joint Secretary
Ms Surinder Jit Kaur; Propaganda Secretary
Mr Nachchattar Singh Baidwan; Cashier Mr Surjit
Singh; and executive Mr Shiv Kumar Saini, Ms
Paramjit Kaur, Ms Nimrata Devi, Mr Gurdeep Singh, Mr
Mohinder Singh, Mr Gurdev Singh, Mr Ramesh Mohan Khuller
and Mr Umar Paul Sharma.
IEC STUDENT: Dipti Gupta, a student of IEC computer education, Ambala Cantonment centre, has secured 3rd rank in India in the July 99 exam of O level computer course. Dipti was awarded a certificate of merit and a cash award of Rs 1,000 by Prof Ashok Chandra, Special Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development, in DOEACC review workshop held at Delhi.
ARRESTED:The local police on Thursday claims to have solved three cases of thefts committed in different parts of the city with the arrest of three persons. Mr K.P. Singh, SSP, said here on Thursday that the accused have been identified as Vinod, Jai Bhagwan and Narinder. Two country-made pistols, two cartridges and household goods worth several lakhs of rupees have been seized from them. The culprits confessed having committed the thefts in West Ram Nagar and Model Town areas of the city.
SNATCHING: The Sadar police has arrested Jagbir of Jahri village in connection with the alleged snatching of a cash bag from Naresh Kumar near Jahri village on May 24, 1999. The SSP said here on Thursday that the culprit had snatched several thousand rupees from Mr Naresh Kumar, a partner of S.R. Surinder and Company while he was on his way to a distillery at Jahri village for purchasing liquor. Naresh Kumar was waylaid near the bus stand by two persons who snatched the cash bag from him and escaped on a motor cycle.
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