|Sunday, May 7, 2000,
ANNOUNCED: Mr B.S. Sudan, Deputy Commissioner, while addressing a sangat darshan at Jakhwali village announced a grant of Rs 50,000 for shamshan ghat and Rs 50,000 for the building of a primary school in the village. Mr Paramraj singh Umaranangal, SSP, was also present on the occasion.
WHEAT PROCUREMENT: Mr V.K. Singh, Deputy Commissioner, on Friday said the district procured 31 lakh quintals of wheat till Friday. He said the procurement would touch 32 lakh quintals this year.
FOUNDATION STONE: Dr Upinderjit Kaur, Housing and Urban Development Minister, laid the foundation stone of a bridge on the Kali Bein rivulet near Hussainpur village on Friday. A sum of Rs 1.70 crore will be spent on its construction.
PMs RELIEF FUND: The Government Pensioners Association has sent a draft of Rs 21,000 towards the Prime Ministers Relief Fund as an aid for the drought-hit people in various states in the country. The amount was collected at the monthly meeting of the association held here on April 30. The meeting called upon the pensioners to contribute liberally for the cause.
AMARNATH YATRA: The Bhole Bhandari Charitable Trust has urged the Jammu and Kashmir Government to announce the schedule of Amarnath yatra and to start the process of registration. A meeting of the trust presided over by Mr Rajan Gupta was held here on Friday observed that devotees had to face many problems due to delay in commencement of registration process. He said the trust had decided to organise a langar at Panchtarni during the yatra.
BOOK DISTRIBUTED: The Jan Sewa Durga Bhajan Mandli in collaboration with the Lal Bahadur Shashtri Social Forum has distributed books among students of New Public High School, Civil Lines. Mr Sushil Malhotra, president of the forum, was present on the occasion.
ONE KILLED: Rajesh Khanna (27), a resident of Thandi Sarak, was killed in an accident on Thursday near Khanna. According to family sources, the deceased was going to Gobindgarh along with his friend when his scooter slipped near Khanna. He was brought to the Civil Hospital, Khanna. After examination, doctors referred the patient to the DMC, Ludhiana. While preparing for shifting to the DMC he died.
UK MAGAZINE EDITOR
VISITS NIPER: Mr Robin Davison, Editor of UK-based SCRIP
World Pharmaceutical News, visited the National Institute
of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) complex
here on Friday. Mr Davison said an international
exhibition and conference of chemicals, petrochemicals
and pharmaceuticals would be held in October this year.
PROPOSAL FOR SCHOOL BLOCK APPROVED: The Chandigarh Administration has approved a proposal of former Member Parliament Satya Pal Jain with regard to the construction of an additional block in Government Senior Secondary School, Behlana. It will be made out of Mr Jains local area development fund. The Deputy Commissioner informed Mr Jain about this through a letter. The DC further informed him that sum of Rs 5 lakh had been sent to the Chief Engineer, UT, for the construction of the block.
OFFICE BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of Shri Sanatan Dharam Sabha (regd) Sector 32-D, Chandigarh: President Mr Subhash Singla; Senior Vice-President Mr S.L. Singla, Vice-President Mr Prem Sagar Bansal; Finance Secretary Mr R.L. Sachdeva; General Secretary Mr Lekh Raj Sharma, Joint Secretary Mr M.L. Sailly; Auditor Mr O.P. Beotra and Patron Mr Chhottu Ram Sharma.
CASE REGISTERED: The police has booked two miscreants on a charge of abducting a girl. Mrs Urmila of Madaudi Ragdan village alleged in an FIR that her neighbour Pradeep and his wifes brother, Naresh, had kidnapped her daughter on May 3. The police has registered a case under Sections 363 and 366, IPC. However, no arrest has been made so far. Earlier, a girl of the Vijay Nagar locality here was allegedly abducted on April 29. The police has registered a case under Sections 363, 366, 120-B and 376 of the IPC against Amit and his accomplice, Priyavrat. Both were sent to judicial custody till May 12 by the Additional Chief Judicial magistrate.
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