|Wednesday, May 10, 2000,
SPECIAL TRAINING: The Senior Medical Officers (SMOs) of the district were given special training about the referred system by the Punjab Health Systems Corporation at the local Civil Hospital on Monday. Dr Harpal Singh, Civil Surgeon, said the referred patients would not be charged admission fees.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the local MES Civilian Workers and Employees Union: president Mr Atma Singh; senior vice-president Mr Kishan Lal Savatra; general secretary Mr Balraj; and treasurer Mr Amrit Lal.
WELFARE ASSOCIATION: The following have been elected office-bearers of the local DIET Students Welfare Association: president Mr Anil Prabhakar; senior vice-president Mr Tarsem Singh; general secretary Mr Gian Dev; and treasurer Mr Sukhdev Singh.
CAR RECOVERED: The police on Sunday claimed to have recovered a Maruti car which was forcibly taken away by four youths on Thursday. The four accused involved in the case have been identified.
ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the local PCCTU unit: president Mr P.S. Bansal; and general secretary Ms Jaswinder Kaur.
DRINKING WATER: The villages of Posai, Paddi Khushi and Chansu Jatan are without supply of drinking water for the past two months. The residents are forced to drink water of abandoned wells. They have demanded improvement in the supply of drinking water.
CHILDRENS DAY: The local Bhagwan Sri Sathya Sai Seva Samiti celebrated its annual childrens day on Sunday. A fancy dress competition and a cultural programme were main attractions of the programme.
HC STAYS CAT'S JUDGEMENT: Issuing notice of motion, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday stayed the operation of a judgement by the Central Administrative Tribunal setting aside the appointment of Ms Ritu Puri, Ms Subhakshi and Ms Manisha Jain as Assistant District Attorneys and Law Officer. Seeking directions to the Union of India and five other respondents to quash the judgement dated April 4, the petitioners had also asked for directions to permit them to continue in view of their selection and appointment to the post. Describing the Tribunals order as illegal, the counsel for the petitioners had contended that the same was liable to be set aside. Giving details, the counsel had stated that the Tribunal had exceeded its jurisdiction by interfering in the selection criterion. The order, the counsel had added. was based on erroneous presumption of facts and law.
ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR VARSHA JOSHI: The Administrator of Chandigarh has given the charge of the Registrar of Cooperative Societies to Ms Varsha Joshi, Chief Executive Officer, Chandigarh Housing Board, in addition to her own duties, with immediate effect.
BAN ON SALE OF OIL LITED: The Director Health Services-cum Food (Health) Authority has lifted the ban on the sale of Hafed Agmark mustard oil grade-I in packed condition in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, including Manimajra.
DALIT SENA HOLDS MEETING: The local unit of the Dalit Sena held its meeting at Indira Colony on Monday. Ms Latika Sharma, General Secretary of the All-India Dalit Sena, was the chief guest. She claimed that the dalit Samaj had been used by political parties and now the Union Communication Minister, Mr Ram Bilas Paswan, had given a call to all Dalits to get together under one umbrella.
AIR MARSHAL GUPTA'S VISIT: The Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the IAFs Maintainance Command, Air Marshal S.S. Gupta, is arriving on a five day official visit to No. 3, Base Repair Depot (BRD), here on Wednesday. A statement issued here said he would be accompanied by his wife, Ms Kusum Gupta, President of the Air Force Wives Welfare Association (Regional). During his visit, Air Marshal Gupta will inspect the various units and sections of the depot, while Ms Gupta will take stock of the welfare activities being undertaken by 3 BRD for the families of the airmen.
GURU SINGH SABHA OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of Sri Guru Singh Sabha of Gurdwara Sri Guru Nanak Sahib, Milk Colony, Dhanas: President Mr Karminder Singh Gill; Senior Vice-President Mr Mewa Singh; Vice-President Mr Paramjit Singh; General Secretary Mr Amar Singh; Joint Secretary Mr Gurcharan Singh; Cashier Mr Harjit Singh; and Aditor Mr Gurmit Singh.
GRANTS TO THRESHER VICTIMS: Mr Nagar Singh Dhadak, Chairman of the Market Committee of Kharar, and the others distributed cheques of grants to the thresher victims of Jhanjheri, Kailon, Jhungian, Chunni, Kharar and Badi Choti Nagal villages. Mr Nagar Singh has urged the government to release the grant to the victims whose cases are pending.
TELEPHONE CONNECTIONS SOUGHT: Mr Hardev Saini, a Panch of the nearby Tewar, village has urged the Telecommunication Department to release connections to the applicants here from the village telephone exchange which has already been built two months ago. He said the cable had already been laid, but, the connecitons had not been given.
FACILITIES AT BARRIER
DEMANDED: Mr Daljeet Singh Saini, President of the Kharar
unit of the Sarb Hind Shiromani Akali Dal, has demanded
that the Punjab Government should provide more facilities
at the sales tax barrier on the Kharar SAS Nagar road in
Balaungi village. He said long queues of trucks could be
seen at the barrier, causing a lot of hardship to the
drivers. He demanded that some barriers should be
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