|Saturday, May 20, 2000,
DEAD: Rajinder Kumar, an inmate of the local central jail died at the Civil Hospital here on Thursday. According to the police, Rajinder Kumar, who was convicted for possessing charas and was in the jail for the past two months, had complained of chest pain and vomiting, and was taken to a hospital where he died.
WHEAT PROCUREMENT: Government agencies have procured 4.40 lakh tonnes of wheat as against 3.54 lakh tonnes procured last year in the district. This was stated by Mr Som Parkash, Deputy Commissioner, on Thursday.
HELD: Kewal Singh, Upkar Singh and Malwinder Singh were arrested by the police on charges of gambling at a public place. A case under various sections has been registered.
KIDNAPPED: A 19-year-old girl, Seema, alias Babu, was abducted by certain persons on May 9 from outside her house. A case under Sections 363 and 366, IPC, has been registered on the complaint of the father of the girl.
LOK ADALAT: A Lok Adalat for the settlement of bank loan cases at the pre-litigation stage as well as pending cases relating to the recovery of bank loans will be held at the Ludhiana sessions court complex on Saturday. Mr Justice H.A. Bedi, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court, and Executive Chairman, Punjab Legal Services Authority, will inaugurate it.
ANTI-TERRORISM DAY: The Chandigarh Administration on Friday observed anti-terrorism day by administering a pledge to its employees. The Home Secretary, Mr M.P. Singh, administered the oath where employees pledged to oppose all forms of terrorism and violence, to uphold and promote peace, social harmony and understanding among all fellow human beings and fight the forces of disruption threatening human lives and values.
'SUKRITI 2000': Sukriti 2000, camp for students, was inaugurated at DAV Senior Public School at Surajpur by Mr Rajan Gupta, MD of Haryana Tourism. He said that the camp would help develop the outlook of the students and inculcate team spirit Mr P.L. Chopra, Principal, said experts ranging from folk dance and drama to adult education, would provide training to the students.
RESTRAINED: The Central Administrative Tribunal on Friday restrained the respondent authorities from declaring the result of the interview for the post of microbiology professor in the Sector 32 Government Medical College, according to an official press note. The Union Public Service Commission also sought two weeks to file a written reply and the case was adjourned to May 29. The cancellation of candidature of Dr. R.M. Joshi by the UPSC for the regular post of Professor was challenged in CAT.
LAID: The Additional Chief Administrator (ACA), Mr
Dipinder Singh, has laid the foundation stone of a
community centre in Phase 5. Mr A.S. Shyam, General
Secretary of the House Owners Welfare Society, said the
construction of the community centre was the result of
the consistent efforts made by the association.
DEMOLISHED: In an anti-encroachment drive, officials of the Municipal Council, Ambala City, demolished unauthorised constructions at Premnagar and a few other colonies here on Friday. Meanwhile, the council has started the desilting of the drains on a war footing.
CREMATED: The body of Bhuvnesh Dogra, a jawan of the 20 J&K LI, who died fighting terrorists in the Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir, was cremated at Dehra Gopipur on Thursday.
SPORTS MEET: A six-day All-India Police Sports Meet will be held here from May 29 in which 25 teams of police and paramilitary forces will participate.
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