|Friday, May 19, 2000,
POWER SUPPLY: The electricity supply to Bassi Kalan, Saila Khurd, Kot Fatuhi and Mahilpur from the 11 KV feeder will remain suspended on May 19 and 20 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. for urgent repairs, according to a PSEB press note here on Wednesday.
ONE DEAD: Ranjit Kumar, a young boy, died on the spot and another was seriously injured when a bus hit their scooter on the Gurdaspur road on Tuesday.
ROAD BLOCKED: The G.T. Road was blocked for four hours by residents of Dhaki chowk on Tuesday in protest against the non-supply of drinking water. They urged the administration to give proper attention to the area and provide facilities like in other areas.
BAL NIKETAN: Clothes and other articles of daily use were distributed among the needy girls staying in Bal Niketan by Mrs Ravinder Kaur Bir, chairperson of the hospital welfare wing of the District Red Cross Society. The clothes were distributed on the occasion of the birthday of 17 of the 27 girls of the niketan. On the occasion, Ms Kushal Garg, President of Bal Niketan, said that since its inception more than 100 girls had been married off and all were leading happy life.
LAUDED: The services of a philanthropist, late Bir Dasondhi Ram, were lauded by Mr Manjit Singh Narang, SDM, at a function organised by the Red Cross Society at Shakuntala Girls Secondary School here on Tuesday. On the occasion, Mr Narang inaugurated a complex built on the school premises, the funds for which were donated by an England-based social worker, Mr Ved Parkash Goel. Books, Uniforms, Stationery and other such articles were provided to the students of the school. A hearing aid machine was presented to Rimpi, a class V student of the school by the Red Cross Society.
CAMP: The State Bank of Patiala organised a camp at its Patiala chowk fort branch to educate customers for availing the facilities of house loan, car loan and Gyan Jyoti loan for higher education. The camp was inaugurated by Mr R.S. Sharma, General Manager, of the bank.
PREVENTIVE MEASURES: The
Deputy Commissioner, Mr G.S. Grewal, here has ordered the
health authorities to take measures to prevent the spread
of cholera in the district. The Health authorities have
been ordered to take strict action against shopkeepers
who are not keeping the eatables covered.
CAMP: A yoga sadhna camp is being organised at Dhanwantry Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Sector 46-B, up to May 21. Mr Balvinder Kumar and Dr Shvetanand Swami will provide guidance in yoga asanas, pranayama, yogic relaxation and meditation to the participants during the morning and even sessions.
ANNUAL URS: The annual urs of Hazrat Sakhi Sarvar Peer (Lallanwale) will be held at Peer Khana, Burail, on Friday. The Rasm Chadar Poshi will be held at 4.00 p.m and Qawwali will be followed by langar at 9 p.m., according to Khalifa Nazir Shah Sabri.
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